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.
A new study by the Barna Group suggests that British teens have an openness towards Jesus while a sizable minority are interested in learning about
According to The Wall Street Journal, recent polling data shows a “Surprising surge of faith among young people.” As columnist Clare Ansberry wrote, “About one-third of
Youth struggling with a porn addiction can benefit from a loving, parental connection and a relationship with God, says Christian family expert Adam Holz. Holz,
Eric Swithin, founder of The Alliance for Ending the Fatherless Epidemic, believes that most of the issues permeating society can be traced back to fatherlessness, an
According to the annual report of the Norwegian National Treatment Service for Gender Incongruence (NBTK), 268 minors were referred to hospital to start gender change treatment in 2022, which
A survey conducted by polling institute IMAS for the #fairändern campaign (in English, #fairchanging) found that half of the surveyed think women who decide to terminate their
We have all heard the figures of all those who had fled Ukraine after the Russian invasion. As of February 2023, over 8 million (nearly 20% of
The French Senate unanimously adopted a motion for a resolution calling “to make the fight against pornographic violence a public policy priority”. The motion presented by Laurence Rossignol (Socialist
Homeschooling saw a 30% increase in 2021-2022 while public school enrollment fell by more than 1.2 million students within the first two years of the
Christian campaigners are urging government ministers to take action after a poll by the GB News channel revealed broad support for tougher restrictions on online
Most of the time a change of plan can be inconsequential; it may be hard in that moment, but overall the effect of that change
An alarming new report by the Children’s Commissioner, Dame Rachel de Souza, has revealed the devastating extent of children’s exposure to pornography. The report is drawn from