He was one of the key figures in what has been described as resurgence in Calvinistic theology.
Release believes this is a deliberate strategy of persecution and is urging Egypt to protect its vulnerable Christian minority.
Kay Warren is unique among evangelical leaders in the US, not just in her intelligence and thoughtfulness but in the depth of suffering she has experienced in her life and, crucially, her willingness to talk about it.
The Salvation Army has highlighted the scourge of loneliness at Christmas, with a poll showing nearly half of UK adults saying they felt lonely at some point.
Pope Francis has appealed for the released of six Nigerian nuns kidnapped from their convent in the town of Iguoriakhi, Nigeria, last month.
The new Bishop of London Sarah Mullally has emphasised the Church’s traditional teaching on marriage and talked of her respect for conservatives who oppose women priests in carefully balanced comments that may still disappoint her liberal supporters.
Nine people are now known to have died and more than 50 were injured when two men attacked the church.
A Christian film director has been left frustrated after a faith-based media company refused to promote his new film on the grounds of decency.
The first female Bishop of London has been appointed as the 133rd occupant of the third top post in the Church of England, in a move which is likely to delight liberals and dismay conservatives.
The current Bishop of Crediton and future Bishop of London spent most of her career – 35 years – working in the National Health Service, having initially trained as a nurse.