Christian Today
Research only confirms the reliability of the Bible
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:32:32 BST
Is there really such a long gap between when the Bible was written and the earliest copies, and does it matter? A recent piece of research encourages us to have more confidence in the biblical text than that.
BBC receives complaints over same-sex kiss in teenage drama
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:50:49 BST
The BBC has received complaints after broadcasting a same-sex kiss in a drama aimed at teenage viewers.
Emeritus Pope Benedict in 'fragile' condition after visit to Germany
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:15:05 BST
Emeritus Pope Benedict is reported to be seriously ill after a visit to Germany to see his dying brother.
William Wade wins Sermon of the Year 2020
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:51:01 BST
The winner of Sermon of the Year 2020 has been named today as William Wade.
Christians pay tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:30:25 BST
The Northern Ireland politician, who has died aged 83, was instrumental in the peace process that ended the Troubles.
Protesters 'burn Bible' and American flag at Portland demonstration
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:10:09 BST
Protesters reportedly burned the US flag and a Bible during demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, over the weekend.
Canterbury Diocese backs call for Gift Aid emergency relief
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:49:34 BST
The Diocese of Canterbury is backing a campaign calling for Gift Aid emergency relief for charities.
The antidote to 'cancel culture'
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:21:31 BST
Cancel culture, which is political correctness on steroids, demands rigid conformity to a stifling, ever-changing set of rules, so that things that were uncontroversial a decade ago are now fireable offenses. It requires yesterday's heroes to live up to today's momentary standards–and if they don't, we need to tear them down.
Persecution in India is 'intensifying' - Christian group
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:32:52 BST
The persecution of Christians in India intensified to "alarming" levels in the first half of 2020, a human rights group reports.
Many Christians struggle to read the Bible on their own - study
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 13:54:41 BST
Over half of Protestant churchgoers surveyed by Lifeway Research said it was challenging to make sense of the Bible when they read it on their own.
Billy Bray: the tin miner evangelist who always rejoiced despite bitter poverty
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 09:28:17 BST
Life was tough in the mining communities of early nineteenth-century Cornwall and Billy was always a poor man living amid bitter poverty. Yet every mention of him speaks of his extraordinary joy, happiness and cheerfulness. We who live easier, richer lives could benefit from his depth of unshakeable joy.
Archaeologists uncover 1,300-year-old church near the Sea of Galilee
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 08:21:02 BST
The church may have been part of a monastery.
CNN blasted over 'individuals with a cervix' article
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 16:26:09 BST
CNN triggered a social media backlash after referring to "individuals with a cervix" in an article about smear tests.
Adverts should not sexualise or objectify women, says regulator
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 15:55:03 BST
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued guidance on the way women are portrayed in adverts.
Wellbeing levels fell during the pandemic but improved under lockdown
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 09:32:20 BST
Lockdowns are seemingly vital for controlling Covid-19. Early evidence suggests they have a big effect on preventing deaths. But if we're to keep using them, we also need to know their broader impacts. Many people are worried about lockdowns also having a negative effect on mental health.
Calls for urgent investigation into DIY abortion deaths
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:40:05 BST
A leaked NHS email revealed 13 incidents under investigation, including the deaths of two women and the murder of a baby aborted alive.
Why the Chinese Communist Party is a threat to the West
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:13:56 BST
The Chinese Communist Party is using the West's own business, education, media and technology as weapons to undermine the democratic countries.
Franklin Graham blames unrest on 'liberal, socialist-leaning leadership'
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:58:49 BST
Prominent evangelist Franklin Graham has warned of "all-out socialism" if Americans do not vote for leaders who "love this country, defend the Constitution, & support law & order."
7 myths about human trafficking today – and why it's vital that we stop believing them
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:04:52 BST
While many people think that slavery ended long ago, not so many people know that there are currently 40 million people in slavery - more people than ever before. Shockingly, one in four victims are children.
Why shouldn't people with unwanted same-sex attraction be able to receive professional help?
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:38:00 BST
What is it that makes the very existence of ex-gays so dangerous? And why is there a concerted, worldwide effort to block professional counselling for those with unwanted same-sex attractions?