Leading theologian Peter Williams, Principal of Tyndale House and member of the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University has claimed there is compelling evidence for the reliability of the Gospels in the Christian Bible. His comments are said to be a challenge to some 39% of British adults who stated in a survey that they did not think Jesus was a real historical person.
International Christian Concern, ICC has reported that Gou Zhong-can of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Si-chuan, China, who was arrested in March by Chinese government officials has been released after spending seven months in prison.. Meanwhile, the American Center for Law and Justice, ACLJ says the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has just released its opinion regarding wrongful arrest and imprisonment in China, of US national, Pastor John Cao.
The UK government has announced it will extend the listed places of worship grants scheme until March 2021. Listed churches and cathedrals whose buildings are in need of vital repairs will receive grants to cover the Value-added tax incurred on urgent structural work and new roofs in a bid to reduce the burden on congregations to raise funds.
World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed grave concern for people’s rights and well-being in Lebanon. He argued that the Church believes justice in all forms remains central to life in any community.
According to a CBS media commentary, if Kanye West gets his faith right, he will do what he has told the world he wants to do, which is to evangelize the nations. The article also noted that a lot of people are not buying his conversion to Christianity. The comments came following Kanye’s concert at the Forum in Los Angles last weekend, shortly after the launch of his latest album, Jesus is King.