Christian News Media Digest
“Keep the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other.” – Karl Barth
It was the renowned theologian Karl Barth who said that we should keep the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other. He emphasized that we should be grounded in God’s Word but also aware of what is going on in the world around us and interpret it through the Bible. This news digest is a curated selection of Christian news articles, interviews and more that speak to current children-related issues and developments that are relevant to the Church. They provide insights, inform and equip those who are serving in children ministries whether at the global, national or local level.
*All articles are used with permission. Some of the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the WEA Children’s Network.
When my wife rings, a picture pops up on my phone. It’s of my wife holding our oldest daughter having her very first swimming lesson at 12 months of age.
It is widely known that the first 5 years of a child’s life have enormous ramifications. A child’s brain develops the most during these early years, but even more importantly,
Evangelist Sean Feucht has challenged the Church to address four key issues he believes are key to combating an increasingly secularized culture and lamented the lack of courage many church
A new study suggests that an overwhelming majority of public schools report increases in negative student behavior, with many linking a rise in absenteeism and other serious behavioral issues to
Case believed to be ‘first of its kind’, watchdog group says. A Christian woman running for mayor of a London borough has taken legal action against her former employer, claiming
How Is Christianity Portrayed in Swedish School Textbooks? Report Finds “Inaccuracies and Lack of Objectivity”
A 60-page report of the Christian think tank Clapham Institutet examined religion and science school materials. Researcher Per Ewert hopes publishers and experts will revise the curricula for next year. The textbooks
A Christian adoption agency’s embryo adoption program has led to the birth of hundreds of babies as the practice of embryo adoption and donation remains a contentious issue, even among
After corporations across the nation announced they would cover employees’ travel expenses to get abortions in other states following the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, a veteran-owned business
Countries attending the UK government’s Ministerial on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in London have denounced sexual and gender-based violence against minority women and girls. The statement on gender equality was
New ‘Spider-Verse’ character to have ‘fearlessly femme identity’ Another comic book icon is “going gay.” Marvel Entertainment is set to introduce a flamboyant version of Spider-Man in its September issue