15 results for tag: christianity

Author of “I Kissed Dating Goodbye”, Has Retracted His Book and Apologised

By: Clare Bruce If you were a teenager growing up in church circles in the late 90s – early 2000s, you probably heard of, or were influenced by, Joshua Harris. (more…)

When The Armour is Too Big For You

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez I often feel like the armour I’m supposed to wear is too big for me. The responsibilities are too big, the challenges are too big, and what others expect of me is too big. (more…)

50 Worst Countries for Christian Persecution: Bad News Story With Good News Twist

By: Warren Nunn Worldwide Christian persecution is increasing, but that is actually good news according to Open Doors, the organisation that has been helping suffering believers since 1955. (more…)

Indigenous Bible Opens Door to Faith for Indigenous Australians

By: Anne Rinaudo Above: Rev Lois Nadjamerrek; Jonathan Harris and Hagar Nadjamerrek with the ‘Kunwinjku Shorter Bible’ Imagine if you had never read or heard the message of the Bible in your own language. That is the reality for Australia’s Indigenous community. Although more than half of Indigenous people are Christians, very few have read or heard the Bible in their ‘heart’ language. (more…)

The Great Christmas Awakening – The Greatest Revival of All Time

By: Graham McDonald How could there be such a reduction in problem drinking? Boxing Day 1903 saw 40,000 people in Wales, mainly miners go to Cardiff for a big celebration and many of them ended up all the worse for their drinking as was quite common. (more…)

Why Believe? In the End, Christianity Rises or Falls on These Two Things

Above: Photo by Sheridan Voysey By: Sheridan Voysey Some days I wonder why I am a Christian. In a secular age, it isn’t great for your career (as someone told me last week, “Admitting you’re a Christian in my circles is professional suicide”). In some countries, claiming the faith can literally sign your death sentence. And there are so many alternatives in the religious marketplace now. (more…)

Faith Sharing Tip: Bring Church out of the Building

By: Morag Paton Have you ever got stuck thinking that you need to bring people to church for them to hear about Jesus? While church is a great place to gather, it’s important that we don’t let the mindset creep in that people need to come to church to get to know Jesus. (more…)

SRE & Australia: Are We a Good Match?

By: Laura Bennett Traditions are a fickle thing. A lot of us have them but can’t always remember where they came from. We like to protect them, but can be really disconnected from their origin. (more…)

People Not Like You

By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez When you understand the Gospel, it breaks down your preconceived ideas of who is acceptable to God and who isn’t; who will be saved and who will be lost. Jesus went out of his way to show that the love of God and his saving power knows no boundaries. (more…)

Facing the Worst Moments in Christianity: Sweeping New Film in Cinemas Now

By: Clare Bruce It’s hard to deny that Christianity has contributed great good around the world, in the centuries since Jesus walked the earth. (more…)