Who we are becoming will determine how we are able or unable to deal with the crises in Europe.
God calls you to be a different kind of person: without being deceitful and cheating, without false words or pretense.
Ecclesiastes mirrors, in my view, a general feeling of people in our contemporary Western world. Life is meaningless, says the ordinary human being.
Without truth there is no trust, no genuine communication, no real community, no true democracy. Only manipulation.
A study of the University of Rio de Janeiro stresses that "a critical reading is needed" to face the circulation of false information in the digital media.
We absolutely should be loving our neighbour, but it is important to think through what that really means.
Sometimes we mistakenly believe that those who trust in God will not suffer any wrong.
Cultural analyst Os Guiness speaks about the issues of truth, freedom, and the historic roots of emerging ideas in the Western world. An interview by Norwegian journalist Tore Hjaelmar Saevik (after brief introduction in Norwegian).
Evangelical Christians ought to be the first to be committed to seeking truth, standing for truth and spreading truth.
Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses Against Indulgences was originally a written list academic conversation starters. His questions and statements were like a string of tweets ahead of their time. They were dismissed by the authorities as errant, dangerous and divisive.
Let’s resolve, prayerfully and passionately, to always seek to really preach the passage we claim to be preaching.
No matter how well you can communicate or how clever you are, you cannot make the Bible say something better than God made it say.
Understanding new generations is an essential part of a true mission mind in this rapidly changing world. An article by Steve Sang-Cheol Moon.
There may be some elements of a good movie that might teach us a thing or two about good preaching.
Restoring public truth in a media-dominated world.
Tracking down the phenomenon of conspiracy theories.
It is no coincidence that John Le Carré, the master of spy fiction, was himself a spy. He knew what he was talking about. The mistake of conspiracy theories is to believe in perfect plots.
This New Year we need to remember what is unchanging, so it can anchor us for the year ahead.
My life is far too precious to me to settle for anything less than reliable truth.
We have to hold out until the end, when God will publicly reveal the truth.
As preachers, let’s help people to put back together what should never have been separated at all.
Seek to speak from God’s heart to theirs: sensitively, passionately, directly, and clearly.
Rumours are false tales that can damage everything. God has spoken against rumours many times.
Little has changed in 3,000 years: telling people they’re behaving badly and need to change is never popular.
Covid-19 might just be an extraordinary interruption that we can attend to, manifesting, as Jesus did, that the rule of God’s love has come on earth as it is heaven.