evangelical

  • July 8, 2009

    Destructive division and disunity among Christians, not least evangelicals, is not merely a 'church matter', says David Coffey. It is a counter-witness which contributes to terrible division and sometimes violence in the world.

  • July 6, 2009

    British Baptist the Rev David Coffey, who is now President of the Baptist World Alliance, is calling on evangelical Christians in the UK to be more accepting of diversity.

  • May 22, 2009

    A strong statement from a range of evangelical organizations has called on the Church of Scotland to affirm the membership and ministry of gay people in the church on biblical and traditional grounds - in opposition to anti-gay activists.

  • May 7, 2009

    More than 1,200 faith-based and antipoverty activists took part in the recent Mobilization to End Poverty event in the USA, which aimed to consolidate broad-based support for fresh policies on social justice and deprivation.

  • October 12, 2008

    Much contemporary human rights discourse is individualistic. But, Savi Hensman points out, human beings are also shaped by economic, social, cultural and religious forces which work for justice - or against it.

  • September 5, 2008

    Leading evangelical Christian celebrity Sir Cliff Richard, who is now aged 67, thinks the church should be supportive of committed gay relationships and says he is sick of intrusive speculation about his own sexuality.

  • June 27, 2008
  • June 26, 2008

    The head of the Church Army, a leading Anglican mission agency with a significant evangelical constituency, has expressed his distress at the failure of two Anglican archbishops to clearly condemn violence against gay people.

  • March 20, 2008

    The modern temptation is to dismiss resurrection as fantasy or reduce it to spiritualised sophistry, says Simon Barrow. The shape of the core Christian hope is both more substantial and more subtle than that.

  • February 2, 2008

    Churches, faith groups, racial justice campaigners and civic and community organisations need to work together more determinedly in the face of continuing serious failures in mental health provision, says Black Mental Health UK.