The Chinese Communist Party is set to introduce tighter regulations and more state control of Christian ministry in China, including a database of authorised church leaders with strict requirements.
One of the best pieces of advice I ever received about preaching was to first write out the passage by hand.
“How many sheep are outside, how many wolves within!”
Consider just ten of the ways that Jesus has changed the world for women.
Xi Jinping is becoming increasingly concerned about the growth of the Christian Church in China, which could reach 300 million people by 2030.
It almost seems as though we’re grasshoppers fighting against a giant. Same-sex marriage is law. Biden won. Abortion is legal. Churches are being shut down as non-essential services.
We’ve witnessed a rise in anti-Christian hostility in recent months, particularly when it relates to the Christian view of sexuality.
With the New Year, we may not be able to see beyond the days ahead, but we are called by God to rest, recognise and acknowledge that He is the one who does.
Jesus is either the only way or he is no way at all, and if he is not who he claimed to be then we should ask what sort of man would make the claims that he did.
I’m thinking about Christmas. Sitting here at my desk, listening to the rain, thinking, “Isn’t it bloody beautiful!” Feeling grateful.
I’m a Christmas fanatic. I love everything about the Christmas season—from the carols in the mall to the massive overspend on food to watching children get lost on stage during their nativity plays. And of course, I always look forward to streaming the same cheesy Christmas movies I saw last year.
I came across a tweet recently, which quite literally, made me gasp, and unfortunately would without question, cause many people to be really angry. In the midst of the incessant stream of inane—and often deeply offensive—social comment was this:
You cannot remove Christianity from the West, then think you are right to kick and scream when a leader/s rise who don’t live out Christian convictions.
Democrats have gone so far to appeal to the person of Jesus as the standard for their policies, whether it be on immigration, socialism, climate change, abortion, or critical race theory.
A Newquay Councillor has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking for an Australian-born Pastor to be “thrown out of the country” for holding to a Christian view of sexuality.
Numbers of people from the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom have been reassessing their lives, turning to God, and praying more during the coronavirus pandemic, recent surveys have revealed.
How did our Western Culture become what it is today?
Equity must be the goal, the rule, and the finality of all laws