Roundup: Famine, climate change, being evangelical, Tutu, Global Christian Forum, racism, economics
When the world is plagued by serious economic crisis, churches fail in their mission if they do not address economic issues seriously, an advocate of “economic ethics” has warned.
Some 80 million Reformed Christians across the world have been marking the 25th anniversary of a historic declaration that racism is a sin.
Responding to the changing ecclesial landscape and challenges facing churches today “our hope grounded in Christ is the means through which to address them,” the Rev. Dr Walter Altmann, moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee, told a group of 300 delegates at the Global Christian Forum meeting in Indonesia.
Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu might seek to turn off the spotlight that has shone on him for the past three decades, but as he approaches his 80th birthday Oct. 7, he has not been able to withdraw from public life completely.
Being an Evangelical Christian means accepting grace and being honest about your faith with others.
China, the world’s biggest carbon dioxide emitter, will meet near-term goals to fight climate change but quick economic growth will mean C02 emissions will be higher than previously thought.
What’s more obscene? Thirty-thousand children dead in Somalia in three months? Or the world standing by and letting it happen?