Living in Love and Faith: an evangelical response

The recently released Living in Love and Faith (LLF) resources seek to set out "the Church's inherited teaching on Christian living in love and faith, especially with regard to marriage and singleness, and of emergent views and the Christian reasoning behind them". They, and the principle of listening to each other across the whole Church of... Read more

To My White Evangelical Friends: A Response to the Exit Polls

I had hoped, based on the unprecedented nature of 2020, that a sweeping majority would deem the pain weve suffered together (with Donald Trump as president) great enough to vote beyond party loyalties. To vote for change. But, election night, my naivety slapped me in the face yet again, as nearly half of the U.S.... Read more

A Christians Response to Uncertainty – Encouragement for Today – November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020A Christians Response to UncertaintyJOEL MUDDAMALLE Lee en espaolThe God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and... Read more

Why All Letters Matter isnt a Good Response to Red Letter Christians

All lives dont matter! shouted the speaker at the Black Lives Matter protest. I felt my body tense. Until, continued the speaker after a pause, black lives matter! What a rhetorical coup. By saying it that way the speaker reminded us that we are in a story. We are in a wider context. Black lives... Read more

7 Things Pastors Wish You Knew about the Churchs Response to COVID-19

Everything came to an abrupt end.Twenty four weeks into our new church plant, we received a message from the school where we hosted our Sunday morning services, Were sorry but you cant use the facility for two weeks due to needing to clean for COVID-19. Two weeks turned to three weeks. Three weeks turned into... Read more

Heart Auto Response – Encouragement Café – September 17

Heart Auto Response By Robin Jones[Jesus said] Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgivenas her great love has shown. Luke 7:47Our hearts, like our emails, receive and send messages.  There are some messages that I wish would go right to the trash bin.  However, when it comes to sending and receiving messages from the... Read more

UK Church called to prayer in response to Covid crisis

(Photo: Unsplash/Martin Sanchez)The UK Church is being asked to unite in prayer for the world's poorest nations that are struggling as a result of Covid-19.  Stewardship is asking churches across the UK to join in prayer for the global crisis on Sunday 13 September.  It is partnering with Christian humanitarian agencies Tearfund, World Vision, A21... Read more

Samaritan’s Purse Sends Response Team to Beirut following Massive Explosion

Samaritan's Purse Sends Response Team to Beirut following Massive Explosion Evangelical humanitarian aid organization Samaritan's Purse has responded to the current crisis in Lebanon after a large-scale explosion rocked the capital city of Beirut on Tuesday.At the time of this writing, the Beirut blast has killed over 100 people, left at least 5,000... Read more

Three Crosses: Two Reactions, One Response – TGC Africa

One Friday, mid-morning, over 2000 years ago, three men hang on three crosses atop Calvary hill. The one in the middle claimed to be the Son of God. In essence, he equated himself with God. Those either side of him were known criminals. The Bible tells us of a conversation. Put differently, in the Gospel... Read more

A Christian’s Response to Racism and Injustice – Encouragement for Today – July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020A Christians Response to Racism and InjusticeJOEL MUDDAMALLE Lee en espaolAnd he said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your... Read more

Boris Johnson pays tribute to ‘inspiring’ response of churches during Covid-19

In a message to the National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast 2020, Boris Johnson thanked Christians for their prayers during his own struggle with coronavirusBoris Johnson has thanked Christians for their response to the coronavirus and prayers for his own health in an address to the National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast 2020.  In a pre-recorded message, the Prime... Read more

DOOR International church-planting teams incorporate COVID-19 aid response – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — Last week, we told you about DOOR Internationals 30 for 30 campaign, which lets donors feed a Deaf family for 30 days for only $30. But its one thing to say you want to feed families in need; its another to actually find those families. Fortunately, DOOR Internationals existing leadership-training programs are... Read more

A Response to My Teammate Drew Brees

One look at the headlines reveals that tension is as high as patience is low. Many have asked about my quarterbacks comments a few days ago regarding players kneeling during the national anthem. To start, many of those who kneel have made it abundantly clear that they don’t hate our military or wish to dishonor... Read more

Evaluating the Response of Our Hearts to Racial Injustice

Injustice is the violation of the right or rights of another (Merriam Websters Dictionary). The deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery sparked protests again gun and police violence against the African American community. The cries against injustice have been many and vocal across America. Many Christians remain divided as to when and how to... Read more

Christian, Your Response to Suffering Matters – TGC Africa

Greetings to you Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus our Lord. My name is Rodgers Atwebembeire, the pastor of New City Community Church, a church that meets at the compound of the African Bible University opposite Quality shopping mall in Lubowa. Welcome & Prayer I would like to speak to you for a moment about... Read more

Surprised by Hopelessness: A Response to N. T. Wright

The coronavirus has exploded around the world resulting in more than 885,000 confirmed cases and more than 44,000 deaths. The worlds economy has crashed, resulting in hardship for millions. Hundreds of millions are living under stay-at-home orders. With all this, its natural for people to ask ultimate questions: Why is all this happening? Where is... Read more

Whats the Relationship between Inspiration and Translation? A Response to Bill Mounce

I am deeply grateful for the life and ministry of Bill Mounce. His Greek grammar was my introduction to biblical Greek as a sophomore at Wheaton College in 1998, and after using others over the years I still commend his as the best by far. I am also thankful for his work with Crossway and... Read more

Native Individuals ignored in the USA’ COVID-19 response – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] United States (MNN) Native Individuals have typically been misclassified in official COVID-19 case counts in the USA. Ron Hutchcraft of Ron Hutchcraft Ministriessays to study why, we merely have to observe the cash and the path of historic racism. If Native Individuals are underreported, and under-represented . . . then guess how the choices... Read more

The Proper Response to the Previous Testomony Regulation – Tim Challies

[ad_1] The better our distance from one other tradition, the stranger that tradition appears. This can be true geographically, however we observe it mostly when the gap is chronological. The legal guidelines and customs of historical civilizations typically strike us as weird or unfair. Theres little doubt that generally they have been. But when we... Read more

Ageism Has No Place In Our Response to COVID-19 | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Weve all heard it. If have been sincere, it makes us really feel secure. Each time we hear the virus is spreading, we remind ourselves of this one reality: COVID-19 is life-threatening, however largely for the aged and people with underlying well being circumstances. Im not previous. Im wholesome. Ive received little... Read more

An Replace on Crossway in Response to COVID-19

[ad_1] Pricey Good friend of Crossway, Within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantines, and state-mandated lockdowns, we wished to offer you a quick replace on Crossways ministry. The financial downturn and shifting market have impacted our work as a company and the overwhelming majority of our workers at the moment are working remotely. And... Read more

A missional response to COVID-19 – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] China (MNN) — Even because the U.S. braces for one of many worst weeks because the COVID-19 disaster started, ministries are mobilizing their responses utilizing their areas of affect. Generally, the connections arent fast. For others, current networks and partnerships expedite a hastily-assembled plan of motion. The identical is true for Mission Cry, which... Read more

Politics overshadow unified catastrophe response within the Philippines – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Philippines (MNN) — Determined occasions name for determined measures: its a phrase used to explain excessive motion taken underneath dire circumstances. Some could use this to explain the president of the Philippines assertion final week concerning lockdown violaters. However, as Herman Moldez of Asian Entry explains, issues arent at all times what they appear.... Read more

A Christian Response to the Rise of Extremism in Iraq

[ad_1] Yesterday morning (Oct. 27), President Trump introduced the demise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and three of Baghdadis kids. President Trump mentioned Baghdadi, the founding father of ISIS, was fleeing U.S. navy forces in a tunnel after which killed himself by detonating a suicide vest he wore. In 2004, Baghdadi had been captured by U.S.... Read more