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.
On Thursday 1 June, a group of organisations working against the exploitation of women attended the first screening in France of Buying Her, by Exodus Cry.
Sex education lessons for adolescents should be mandatory but children of all ages should be allowed to opt out of religious classes, a UN committee
The European Christian Political Movement together with the offices of Members of the European parliament Bert Jan Ruissen (ECR) and Miriam Lexmann (EPP) organized on 23 May
Officials talk incessantly about the mental health crisis among children, and they blame anything from COVID-19 to social media. While I agree COVID school shutdowns
Conservative Christian actor and author Kirk Cameron will be releasing his second children’s book, ahead of LGBT “pride month,” titled Pride Comes Before the Fall. The
The cheerleading community was shaken by the news that a former California coach of a very reputable local training facility was charged with molesting many girls, some
When Covid-19 interfered with the graduation ceremonies of University of the Witwatersrand’s prestigious medical school in December 2021, Sithembiso Madlala took the change of plans
A Christian charity has said it is concerned about safety and the ethics of new biotechnology after the birth of the UK’s first baby that
‘God’s Children Are Not for Sale’: Jim Caviezel Calls on 2M People to Watch Film That Exposes Trafficking
Devout Christian actor Jim Caviezel, who stars in the upcoming film “Sound of Freedom,” is calling on 2 million people to stand with him and
A public university in Florida will allow students to submit test scores from a college entrance exam that is said to be more rooted in