Category - evangelicals

  • 7 Mar 2011

    A Michigan based pastor-author is stirring up a heated debate about hell among his fellow American evangelicals, says Martin Marty. In a curious way it shows that evangelicalism's theology as well as its politics can still attract a response from wider, often baffled, publics.

  • 22 Oct 2010

    Poverty, ethnic conflict, climate change, communicating with people of other faith and church renewal have been among the hot topics at the Lausanne Congress.

  • 20 Oct 2010

    The 3rd Congress of the Lausanne Movement has been meeting in South Africa since the beginning of this week, with its emphasis on reconciliation.

  • 19 Oct 2010

    The organisers of a global meeting of evangelical Christians has expressed disappointment at the barring of a delegation from China from attending.

  • 19 Oct 2010

    At the urging of evangelical leaders worldwide, the Lausanne Movement, with the participation of the World Evangelical Alliance, is currently hosting the Third Lausanne Congress in Cape Town, South Af

  • 19 Oct 2010

    The head of the World Council of Churches has reached out to a global gathering of Evangelicals, saying Christians of different traditions need to learn from each other.

  • 2 Jul 2010

    Listening to certain Christians, you would think that opposition to homosexuality is one of the most basic principles of the Christian faith. But this year, as a small group of Christians turn up to protest against the Pride festival in central London, they will be easily outnumbered by the Christians who are participating in Pride, celebrating diverse sexuality as a gift from God.

  • 23 Jun 2010

    The formation of the World Communion of Reformed Churches "is a source of inspiration" for Protestants, evangelicals and the wider church, says the General Secretary of the WCC.

  • 7 Jun 2010

    The decline and problems faced by The Crystal Cathedral and other mega-churches has been an occasion for Schadenfreude for those inside and outside the Christian community, says Martin Marty. This is too simple and too judgmental a view.

  • 7 Jun 2010

    Dr John Sentamu issued a reminder at the closing worship service of the Edinburgh 2010 conference that the verdict on Christianity rests on the shoulders of its adherents.