August 5, 2014
- ASA upholds Alliance complaint against Sporting Index's offensive advertisement, in which the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil was digitally altered.
- Henry Olonga is a former professional cricketer for Zimbabwe who hit the headlines for publicly criticising the Zimbabwean government in 2003. Along with fellow player Andy Flower, they wore black armbands in a cricket match to call for an end to the human rights abuses carried out under the leadership of Robert Mugabe. He spoke of his experiences at this year’s Keswick Convention.
August 4, 2014
- Britain has long been sought after as a wonderful haven for asylum seekers, many of whom are fleeing persecution, or even torture or death threats in their own country. Straight-talking campaigner and Boaz Trust, Dave Smith, paints a different picture, showing the other side of the story.
- A list of organisations and resources for churches who want to reahout to older people
August 1, 2014
- I’ve been working in daily news for just a few short months and I’m not sure I can cope. It’s the inescapable horror of so much of what we report. First it was Syria. Then Gaza. Then Iraq. Then back to Gaza. Then Central African Republic. Then the plane crashed in Ukraine. Then back to Gaza again.
- This year the nation is remembering 100 years since the start of the First World War and events to mark the outbreak of the conflict are being held across Britain this weekend. On 4 August 1914, following several days of other nations declaring war, the Germans invaded Belgium and the British government declared war.
July 31, 2014
- David Hilborn, former head of theology at the Evangelical Alliance, reflects on the current situation in Israel...
July 25, 2014
- Kurdistan has declared itself a safe-haven for Christian refugees, as Islamic State (ISIS) militants extinguish the Christian presence in Iraq’s second city, Mosul. According to news reports, every Christian has finally been driven out of the city.
- When trying to make sense from a biblical perspective of the recent spate of tragic plane crashes sparking international outrage, grief and fear, I’m overwhelmed.
- One People Commission leaders have joined other evangelical church leaders in calling for an end to female genital mutilation (FGM) in about 29 countries in Africa and Middle East where FGM is prevalent.