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社關與我們何干 從傳福音出發

一提到基督徒生命中最重要的事是甚麼,普遍(福音派)教會的答案是「傳福音」,因為這是耶穌給門徒的「遺言」。在他們眼中,「傳福音」就是領人歸主,有大學生團體經常鼓勵團友二人一組,以四律為工具,在校園到處佈道。當然筆者並不是反對街頭或校園佈道。然而筆者擔心的卻是這樣的佈道工作的目標到底是甚麼,是讓對方決志?只是筆者聽聞有不少佈道者一開口就是… 詳閱

美國人對教會重要性的不同看法

Although church involvement was once a cornerstone of American life, U.S. adults today are evenly divided on the importance of attending church. While half (49%) say it is “somewhat” or “very” important, the other 51% say it is “not too” or “not at all” important. The divide between the religiousl… 詳閱

發現方舟的宣稱,聖經考古的回應

可能因著影音使團最近推出新的「紀錄片」-挪亞方舟驚世啟示2,進一步聲稱發現挪亞方舟,筆者去年「發現挪亞方舟?」一文的瀏覽次數,在過去幾天特別增多。 早在2010年9月14日,柏祺大學研究院(香港)陸輝院長,已發表聲明,釐清研究院之立場。陸輝院長的聲明指出,影音「發現方舟」的宣稱「到目前止,仍是一個缺乏必須及足夠考古學及科學驗證的宣稱」。 筆者去年… 詳閱

Jews, Catholics in Tacoma join together for anniversary of Nostra Aetate

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate and the Second Vatican Council The 50th anniversary of a Catholic document that redefined Roman Catholicism’s relationship to Judaism and other non-Christian religions will be celebrated in Tacoma Thursday night.Temple Beth El and St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church are joining together to presen… 詳閱

教宗宣佈首個性侵犯委小組,一半成員為女性,並有一名受害人

The eight members were announced after Francis came under fire from victims’ groups for a perceived lack of attention to the abuse scandal, which has seriously damaged the Catholic Church’s reputation around the world and cost dioceses and religious orders billions of dollars in legal fees and settlements. The Vatica… 詳閱

US: Feminist Professors Are Not Secluded Monks

I am convinced that the world needs feminist work in religion more than ever. The generation of feminist scholars in religion before us faced ridicule, censorship, and loss of employment when they charted a new territory and started a new field. They have laid a solid foundation for us to buil… 詳閱

Stackhouse: Before You Talk or Write about Homosexuality…

國際基督教消息
A few friendly tips, if I may, for those Christian leaders, preachers, professors, pundits, activists, and anyone else who wants to participate in our culture’s ongoing discussion of homosexuality, whether same-sex marriage, bullying in schools, the rights of religious institutions or individuals to discriminate on the basis of their traditions… 詳閱

US: Mark Driscoll’s Problems, and Ours

Mark Driscoll is one person, a uniquely talented individual. Yet he is also a function of structural problems within the new Reformed movement itself. Despite its distinct and in many ways sophisticated theology, the “young, restless, and reformed” movement has always been in some respects simply the latest manifestation o… 詳閱

Archbishop, Pope back anti-slavery and human trafficking initiative

We are now being challenged in these days to find more profound ways of putting our ministry and mission where our faith is; and being called into a deeper unity on the side of the poor and in the cause of the justice and righteousness of God. For this reason… 詳閱

US: Lutherans, Anglicans, Episcopalians call for peace, prayer in Ukraine

國際基督教消息
In the name of the churches we serve, we join our voices in solidarity with those of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches in pleading for an end to military aggression in that land. We call on all of those involved — whether governments, movements or individuals — to repent o… 詳閱
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