When Alisson scored Liverpool’s winning goal at the weekend, he gave God all the glory
Distrust and anger stokes the fire that is consuming Jerusalem, says Angleena Keizer, and everyone suffers because of it
Tim Farron MP reflects on the results of last week’s elections
UK churches are still largely segregated according to race and language, says interpretation expert Jonathan Downie. Here’s some lessons we all need to learn if we want to change that
A chaplain at a church school says he was reported as an extremist and forced out of his job after giving a sermon which addressed identity politics and LGBT issues. He’s now taking Trent College to court. Here is the full text of his sermon
As Jesy Nelson does her first interview since splitting from Little Mix five months ago, Philippa Hanna, who toured with the band in 2016, reflects on the power of influence and the pressure of social media
The Dean of St George’s College in Jerusalem has told Premier its a “tragedy and a scandal” that Israel has vaccinated its population while no provision has been made for the Palestinians. But Robin Lane says the Dean is mistaken
As lockdown eases, many churches are preparing to open their doors. But after more than a year of Zoom, many Christians wonder if regular Sunday worship is worth the effort
Almost ten years on from the National Day of Prayer and Worship at Wembley Stadium, Dr Jonathan Oloyede is planning an even larger gathering
Matt Hancock has opened the door to changing the law on assisted suicide, says CARE’s James Mildred, as he urges Christians to oppose the move
Christians have good biblical reasons for voting in the biggest set of elections for decades, says Tim Farron MP
As coronavirus cases in India pass 20 million and oxygen shortages push the healthcare system to the brink of collapse, Indian church leader Bishop Joseph D’Souza, issues an urgent plea to Christians around the world
Viewers didn’t get the supervillain they wanted. But Jed Mercurio was making an important theological point, argues Rev Jules Middleton
Sport will go silent on social media this bank holiday weekend after platforms fail to address the issues of online abuse. Here’s why Christians should get involved, says David Chawner of Sports Chaplaincy UK
A new worship song has been released that encourages Christians to reimagine how God can bring his kingdom in every sphere of life. It makes a change from singing about ourselves, says Derek Walker.
Operation Mobilisation’s Matthew Skirton reveals engagement with international mission is falling, and explains how every Christian in the UK can help make a difference
The experience of Call the Midwife’s Sister Monica Joan is much more common than we think, says Tony Horsfall. Here’s why we shouldn’t be afraid of our doubts and why they can be good for our faith
As accusations of sleaze and political scandal continue to do the rounds, it is easy to become cynical. But when MPs stand up for persecuted people, we should be proud of them, says David Landrum.
World Vision, along with 200 other charities, has written to the Government urging them to drop plans to cut the foreign aid budget. Mark Sheard believes the move will result in a major spike in the number of children experiencing violence around the world
The first Earth Day was borne out of one man’s determination to honour God’s command to care for our world. Today, we all have a responsibility to play our part, say the team at 24-Prayer
As the Church of England’s Anti-Racism Taskforce publishes its report this Stephen Lawrence Day, and the world continues to respond to the conviction of Geoge Floyd’s murderer, Ryan Diaz urges Christians to persevere in the fight for justice
Last night’s verdict was a pivotal moment in a historical struggle. But there is still much work to be done says Bishop Dr Joe Aldred
The popular American preacher Beth Moore has asked forgiveness for treating complementarianism as “a litmus test”. But Sarah Yardley says Christians should be careful to distinguish between apologising for harmful practices and shifting our theology.
Despite last year’s apology from the Archbishop of Canterbury for the ways in which the Church was institutionally racist, last night’s BBC Panorama report was damning in its indictment on progress made. Reverend David Peterson, the youngest black priest in the Church of England, shares his response to the programme
The traditional biblical view of marriage is good news for everyone, says Andrew Bunt
New proposals from super rich football clubs have been widely condemned, especially by fans. Andy Peck explains what has happened, and why Christians should care
Jesus did not put requirements on coming into his presence, and neither should we, argues Rev Dr Matthew Roberts, one of over 1,000 church leaders to have signed an open letter to parliament in opposition to vaccine passports
Integrity is important for us all – but especially for those in positions of leadership, says Tim Farron MP
Young men in Western societies are having less sex than previous generations. But as Christians, should this be a cause for celebration or concern? It depends on the reasons, says Graham Nicholls.
The Queen’s faith is well known and well documented. But Prince Philip also exemplified a life of Christian service, says Catherine Butcher
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said today:
Rev Caroline Taylor from St John’s Hoxton explains why the oft-forgotten practice of lament is so important
Pop superstar Justin Bieber has released a surprise EP. And many of the lyrics position Christianity as a transformative grace, says our reviewer
Catherine Pepinster pays tribute to the Catholic priest and academic who wrote one of the most gripping books on Christian apologetics of the past 100 years
It is utterly depressing that Keir Starmer should apologise for visiting a church on Good Friday, says James Mildred
Last week’s report on race and ethic disparities fell well short of the mark, says Calvin T. Samuel, but it won’t stop the critical conversations that have finally begun.
The leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer has apologised for visiting Jesus House in north London. He tweeted on Monday he was “not aware” of the church’s views on gay rights when he went to visit the vaccination centre at the church building. Premier Christianity spoke to the church’s pastor Agu Irukwu to find out more
As we recover from the financial impact of a year like no other, Laide Olunloyo shares her top tips on how to manage our money well as Christians.
Blackpool Council were wrong to ban adverts about Franklin Graham’s evangelistic event, a court has found. Peter Lynas from the Evangelical Alliance explains more
Dig beneath the surface of the Easter story and you will find some intriguing characters, says Chris Goswami. But just because they’re not given centre stage doesn’t mean we should pass them by. If we do, we miss a great story and some powerful life lessons.
These two seasons present us with significant opportunities to share our faith, says Tim Farron MP
What were initially billed as ‘temporary’ changes to abortion law are still in place, and Christians must oppose them, says Christian Concern’s Andrea Williams
Debra Green OBE explains the huge impact she believes festivals, conferences and other events have and encourages us to continue engaging with them
Lord Braid has ruled that the Scottish Government’s closure of churches during the Covid-19 lockdown was unconstitutional and went against the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. Premier’s head of digital theology Dr Pete Phillips takes a closer look at the ruling
London City Mission’s CEO Graham Miller asks, ’After hundreds of hours of hearing the gospel preached, will Bible-believing Christians now apply what they have heard, and be a conduit for God’s blessing to the poor?’
Matthew Winbow reviews the critically-acclaimed fantasy action film
Rich Martin articulates some of the ‘new things’ he believes the Church will move into once we are fully out of lockdown.
So much campaigning on climate change is rooted in guilt and fear, says Josh Seligman, as he argues for a very different, and more Christian way of thinking
Peter Lynas explains why the Evangelical Alliance has written to the government, seeking clarity on a proposed gay conversion therapy ban
Alister McGrath pays tribute to the distinguished academic and Anglican priest who has died at the age of 90
A coalition of black church leaders have launched a forum to provide practical support for victims of domestic abuse. Lead member Rev Kim Bacchus explains why she believes the project is so needed
The remarkable evangelist Luis Palau became a Christian at the age of 12, started preaching on street corners and by 19 had started his own Christian radio programme. He served as an intern with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, before launching his own ministry in 1976. With the news of Luis Palau’s death Peter Wooding pays tribute to him, reflecting on the many times he spent with Luis as an interviewer