Posts ByMike Waller, Author at HEART Christian newspaper - Page 4 of 6
THE leader of an evangelical church in Sri Lanka that was bombed on Easter Sunday has offered forgiveness to the attackers.
Pastor Roshan Mahesen, who lost many members of his congregation, said: “We are hurt. We are angry also. But still
Meet the former heroin addict feeding dozens of hungry families and addicts on his old council estate
Yvonne sat miserably in the courtroom, clutching a carrier bag.
She’d been arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer who had come to arrest her son – and was so sure she’d be in prison by the end of the day that she’d packed her belongings in advance.
After we featured the story of a man whose mother groomed him from childhood as a medium (click here), he was flooded with emails. Now a pastor, Greg Hibbins didn’t mind taking up to two hours a day to help readers, but alarm bells rang about the lack of in-depth Bible teaching available to them. What follows is by Greg Hibbins.
National day of prayer, hosted by Issachar Ministries, Emmanuel Centre, 29 March
“There’s more prayer going on in this nation than at any time I can remember in 85 years,” David Hathaway told a crowd of around 700 who had gathered expectantly, undeterred by the Brexit delay, for another national day of prayer, hosted this time by Clifford and Monica Hill of Issachar Ministries.
By Richard Roe
As a journalist of more than 40 years, I am well used to deadlines. But I take my hat off to fellow writer Richard Roe for daring to tackle the ultimate deadline.
In this excellent …
Why I sense that God is speaking to both Christians and Jews, telling us we’re in this together
by Charles Gardner
With Israelis recently bombarded by 700 rockets within the space of a single weekend in May, courtesy of terrorist neighbours Hamas, it is well to recall that – 80 years ago – it was the British government pulling the trigger.
Last year the government sought to amend its guidance to prevent teachers in independent schools, including Christian faith schools, from defending traditional marriage. That guidance has now been changed, due largely to pressure from true marriage supporters.
Without that change, …
The Rev Yinka Oyekan has been elected President of the Baptist Union for 2020-21. He is the senior pastor of The Gate, a Baptist church in Reading, and has spearheaded the evangelistic street mission The Turning, which introduces passers-by to …