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.
Evidence continues to pour in that insidious, widespread sexualization of children is taking place. As a journalist who has tracked some of this over the years, I have heard from
Women and young girls fleeing fighting in Ukraine are afraid of falling victim to human trafficking, a Christian charity leader has warned. James Vaughton, CEO of Transform Europe Network (TEN),
How should parents talk to their children about sex, homosexuality and transgender ideology? Abby Johnson and Christian apologist Sean McDowell talked about their perspective on how Christian parents can handle
Longer, sunnier days are coming! The opportunity to go out for the day, perhaps to the beach or the countryside, maybe to a park or to a children’s farm, lots
About 1000 youths participate in camps to prepare the musical before their performances. “The focus is not only on the music. We also reflect on questions about life and faith”,
Many self-identified Christian parents hold views that contradict the teachings of their faith, raising concerns about their ability to provide their children with an upbringing grounded in authentic biblical teachings,
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household. Twenty thousand
In a sentence, the highest court in Spain clearly opposes surrogacy because “it violates fundamental rights recognised in the Constitution and international agreements on human rights”. The first chamber of
A Youth for Christ ministry director based in Oregon has stated that she believes churches need to do a better job of building bridges to meet young people where they
The World Health Organization has released a 200-page document calling for the full decriminalization of abortion worldwide, which it describes as “lifesaving care.” The WHO published an updated “Abortion care guideline” Wednesday,