• Premier CEO Peter Kerridge (1961-2024): A radio pioneer, committed to Christ

  • ‘It’s just Gerald being Gerald’ – safeguarding inquiry into Pioneer founder concludes

  • I’m a pro-life Christian. Who should I vote for?

  • Help us take the gospel to them

  • Jürgen Moltmann (1926-2024): One of the most influential theologians of our times

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali says she “chooses to believe” in Christianity. Is it that simple?


The former Muslim turned atheist says she “chooses to believe” the claims of Christianity. Tony Wilson agrees that reason often has a part to play in a journey towards faith. But it isn’t everything.


Jürgen Moltmann (1926-2024): One of the most influential theologians of our times


The renowned German professor Jürgen Moltmann, who was praised for being both innovative and traditional, has died at the age of 98. The Principal of Moorlands College, Andy du Feu, considers his legacy 


The surprisingly spiritual benefits of Mosley’s 5:2 diet


Having lost weight and discovered the advantages of feeling hungry, George Pitcher is grateful to Dr Michael Mosley for popularising the ancient spiritual practice of fasting. Just don’t be smug about it, he says


‘We’re seeing people come to know Jesus more easily than we were five years ago’


God is doing something new in the UK, says Pete Greig, founder of 24-7 Prayer. Young people are more open to faith. Public intellectuals are turning to Christ. Let’s be encouraged and keep praying for revival to come


Premier CEO Peter Kerridge (1961-2024): A radio pioneer, committed to Christ


Peter Kerridge transformed a small start-up radio station into one of the most significant Christian media networks in the world. He will be remembered as a visionary leader whose drive, commitment and innovation changed the landscape of Christian broadcasting


Democracy is a gift from God. We must fight to preserve it

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In the recent Indian election, prime minister Narendra Modi won a third consecutive term, but lost his majority government. It is a blow to those who wish to enshrine Hindu beliefs into Indian law, but a victory for democracy, says Bishop Joseph D’Souza

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Has anyone made more money out of God’s name than Richard Dawkins?

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In his recent conversation with atheist-turned-Christian, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Richard Dawkins said he was on “Team Christianity”. But Max Avard says he’s still got some way to go in understanding the full cost-benefit of following Jesus


Let down your (inter)nets! Sharing the gospel on social media is worth the risk

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‘God’s Influencer’ Carlo Acutis, is tipped to become the first millennial saint. Rev Chris Lee reflects on visiting his shrine, and why sharing the gospel online is worth navigating the pitfalls


I’m a pro-life Christian. Who should I vote for?

2024-06-14T09:54:00+01:00By 1 comments

Tim Lewis looks at what each of the parties believe about abortion, and suggests how Christians can best use their vote


We’re halfway through the election campaign but matters of faith are still absent


In taking stock of the campaign thus far, the Evangelical Alliance’s Danny Webster says all parties need to work harder to engage Christian voters


Rishi Sunak wants to show ‘no mercy’. But I think we need more


Rishi Sunak wants mercy for himself, but justice for others. He’s just like the rest of us, observes Natalie Williams 


Help! I am a Christian. Is it OK not to vote?


The issues that matter to Christians do not map neatly onto one political party, according to recent research by the Evangelical Alliance. Could not voting ever be the best option for believers? Dr Pat Finlow explores


How should I vote as a Christian?

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Does the news of a general election fill you with excitement, fear or just a sense of general apathy or confusion? James Mildred explains why Christians should be hopeful and prayerful in engaging with politics. 


Starmer is right to welcome Natalie Elphicke. It’s the Christian thing to do


The Christian call to welcome does not nullify the need for justice, says George Pitcher. Whether it’s MPs, entertainers or asylum seekers, the Church’s job is not to judge. That is a matter for the judiciary


Scott Morrison: 'God provided the headspace for me to lead through those very difficult days and we were able to save a lot of lives'

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The former Australian prime minister on the importance of finding your identity in Christ and why he doesn’t care about his political legacy

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Patrick Regan: ‘I’ve never felt God so close as when I was with a bunch of homeless guys’


The charity founder on mediating between Jamaican gang leaders, facing criticism from fellow Christians, and why the Bible is full of wisdom on mental health


Unsung Hero is an inspirational story of answered prayer, but it could have taken more risks


The brothers behind Christian music duo for KING + COUNTRY have made a film about the struggles of their early years. It’s a beautiful tribute to a mother’s faith, says Esther Higham, but in making it all about her, it plays a little safe

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‘Lights on with Carl Lentz’ is raw and repentant, and that’s a start


In their new podcast, disgraced celebrity pastor Carl Lentz and his wife Laura promise to “open up about everything” – his infidelity, the allegations of abuse and his dismissal from Hillsong NYC. Whatever our views on his motives, the first episode is honest and repentant, if a little lacking in Jesus, says Tim Bechervaise


‘Evangelism is the reason for the Church’s existence’ says Pope Francis in new memoir

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Pope Francis’ latest book gives readers an insight into how major historical events have shaped and influenced the pontiff, says Catherine Pepinster 

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Michael Palin’s Nigeria documentary ignores the persecution of Christians


Palin’s fast-paced tour of Nigeria highlights the contrasts and contradictions of the ‘giant of Africa’. But in one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian, it deserves a deeper look, says Emma Worrall


The face of Jesus in a Turkish prison


Deniz Carey, a Turkish pastor and SAT-7 UK Ambassador, recently sat down with us to share her powerful faith journey and the challenges and persecution she experienced in Türkiye for her beliefs.

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‘Football was my god – until I found Jesus’


When Wycombe Wanderers’ Jason McCarthy became a Christian, his family, fiancée and teammates thought he’d lost the plot. But thanks to a miraculous goal and a crazy dream, things soon changed

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'I googled "Christian festivals" and discovered the love of Jesus'

Sean O’Farrell stumbled across Creation Fest on the internet. By the end of the weekend, he’d found the truth he was searching for 


The architect: 'There are lots of changes happening since the Grenfell Tower fire'

The Church is made up of Christians from a myriad of different professions, and yet their ordinary tales of God at work rarely get told. In this series, we bring you stories of faith on the frontline 


A pilgrimage like no other

Kate Orson says following in the footsteps of the Waldensians in Italy made her grateful for freedom and challenged her to start memorising scripture 


‘I’ll never stop working for peace and justice’

It is 20 years since Rev Inderjit Bhogal OBE launched the first City of Sanctuary in his home town of Sheffield. But the work of welcome, hospitality and reconciliation is more vital now than ever, he says


The domestic violence advisor: ‘God breaks my heart with what breaks his’

Faith on the frontline: Here’s what life’s like for one Christian working with domestic violence survivors


‘Deaths by despair’ are common in Blackpool. But we’re seeing Jesus changing lives


A recent study found Blackpool had the highest rate of deaths linked to alcohol, drug abuse and suicide in England – dubbed “deaths by despair”. Meet one church leader bringing the hope of Jesus


‘We wanted to make the resurrection come alive for our children’

Jono and Lucy started cooking meals from around the world and praying for other countries with their kids. Now, they’ve developed The Fisherman’s Meal, a way to experience the Easter story as a family together