The (often) missing element in the gay marriage debate
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The (often) missing element in the gay marriage debate

Amid all the discussion of marriage and ‘alternative’ sexual relationships and the interpretation (or dismissal) of the key biblical texts there is something very often missing from the debate. What is that missing element? Friendship We are blinded from seeing the importance of this by various inter-connected myths: Sexual activity is necessary for human flourishing and identity. … Continue reading

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Double danger

There are at least two dangers in extreme prosperity preaching: It leads thousands away from the Christ of the Bible to false hopes, shipwrecking faith and destroying families. It makes ‘moderate’ prosperity preaching seem fine by comparison. It defines a new low. It lowers the bar. It plays the rest of us onside.”We don’t do that … Continue reading

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Christian leadership: Let’s be honest

In the coming issue of Conversation, freelance writer and iServe Africa alumnus Elizabeth Adisa takes a hard look at Christian organisations, asks some probing questions and finds a very powerful truth.   Today, talk to several people who have previously worked or are working under an explicitly Christian, “gospel minded” enterprise (whether para-church bodies and … Continue reading