All Premier Christianity articles in May 2017

View all stories from this issue.

  • dib-main
    Archive content

    Tradition vs Scripture

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    David Instone-Brewer wonders if some church traditions need to be ditched

  • reviews-main
    Archive content

    Reviews

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Christian Standard Bible (Csb) ...

  • the-shack-main
    Reviews

    Reviews: The Shack

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Ten years ago a novel divided the evangelical Church. William Paul Young’s The Shack sold in its millions, with many saying the book helped them understand the Trinity and provided answers to the question, “How can a good God allow suffering?”

  • tim-keller-main
    Archive content

    In My Opinion

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    I’m an egalitarian female preacher who believes Tim Keller has been treated terribly Princeton Theological Seminary have decided not to give Tim Keller their award in Reformed theology and public witness after students complained about Keller’s complementarian views. Ruth Jackson responds

  • storyhouse-main
    Archive content

    Learning to let go

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    There are moments in church when I feel like a spectator. I sit and watch a handful of people up the front do everything, while remaining in my seat.

  • my-story-main
    Testimonies

    'I gave my homosexuality to God'

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    As a young gay man, David Bennett believed Christianity stood in the way of progress. That was before he had his life transformed by an encounter with God inside a pub

  • festivals-main
    Archive content

    Festivals Top Trumps

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    As summer draws near, Katie Stock presents the selection of Christian festivals taking place. Which one will you attend?

  • lou-fellingham-main
    Interviews

    Q&A: Lou Fellingham

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Loretta Andrews talks to Lou Fellingham about her new live album, This Changes Everything

  • mid-faith-crisis-main
    Magazine Features

    Help! I’m having a mid-faith crisis!

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Nick Page, with the assistance of the Very Hungry Caterpillar, explains how to turn your crisis into a chrysalis

  • kingdom-come-main
    Magazine Features

    Justin Welby: How to pray ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ and mean it

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby introduces a new prayer movement

  • rio-ferdinand-main
    Magazine Features

    Grief, the church and the stiff upper lip

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Grief and British culture often don’t mix well. It’s hardly a surprise that the nation of the ‘stiff upper lip’ struggles to articulate the emotional web that is grief. It appears that men in particular struggle in this area. Some have suggested that a reluctance to talk about grief has contributed to the high suicide rate among young men.

  • politics-main
    Magazine Features

    Rethinking politics: Should Christians embrace or eschew it?

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    With another election around the corner, Heather Tomlinson asks, "Is engaging in politics really part of our mission and calling as Christians?"

  • missing-jewel-main
    Magazine Features

    The Missing Jewel: How the modern worship movement was born

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Les Moir, the producer behind the UK's best known Christian albums, explains how a new way of worshipping God began 50 years ago

  • robert-beckford-main
    Interviews

    Robert Beckford

    2017-04-21T00:00:00Z

    Broadcaster and theologian Robert Beckford tells Justin Brierley why he's on a mission to show that Christianity isn't about a white, Western Jesus

  • news-people-main
    Archive news

    People in the news

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    25 per cent of British Christians do not believe in Jesus’ resurrection One in four people who class themselves as Christians do not believe the resurrection of Jesus took place. According to a ComRes survey commissioned by the BBC, just a third believed word-for-word what the Bible says about the ...

  • jesus-tomb-main
    Archive news

    Jesus’ tomb restored

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    The tomb in Jerusalem where the Catholic church says Jesus’ body was buried before his resurrection has been restored. Repairs to the Edicule shrine were completed in time for Easter.

  • Archive news

    Feedback

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Top cover Can I just say that I – and others in our office – think that this month’s front cover is brilliant. It’s great to see someone with a sense of humour use that humour to ensure I was hooked even when the magazine was still in ...

  • Archive news

    Faith at work

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    A new report suggests Christians are facing religious discrimination at work. Sam Hailes takes a closer look at the findings

  • Archive content

    Driving out fear

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    On Wednesday 22nd March, Kurt and Melissa Cochran from Utah, USA were on the final day of a trip to London to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. That was the same fateful day that a lone terrorist struck Parliament, killing a police officer and four people on Westminster Bridge. One of them was Kurt Cochran.

  • Archive news

    Vicars more likely to choose south than north

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    A Church of England bishop has said it’s a “travesty” that church positions in the south-east have seven times more applicants than roles in the north-east of England. Speaking to Premier Christianity, Rt Rev Mark Tanner, the Bishop of Berwick in Northumberland, called on those considering ordination to think about being trained in cities such as Durham, Liverpool and Leeds.