Hundreds of street pastors and supporters are in London for the ministry's inaugural conference to share their experiences and consider how they can minister more effectively to the people out and about on Britain's streets each weekend.
Jonathan Oloyede has exhorted Christians not to be distracted by money or fame but to seek eternal treasures in Heaven.
The World Council of Churches elected the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit as its new general secretary last week during the meeting of its main decision-making body in Geneva. The following is an edited transcript of an interview with Tveit during the Aug. 26 to Sept. 2 meeting.
The outgoing general secretary of the World Council of Churches spoke about his last six years in office and where he is headed next in his ecumenical ministry.
Organizers of the 2013 World Council of Churches assembly stressed that the next meeting would bring together not only WCC members, but also representatives of other Christian traditions, including Pentecostals and Evangelicals still outside the WCC fold.
The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches has voted to hold its next General Assembly in Busan, South Korea, in 2013.
Around 150 members of the World Council of Churches' main decision-making body honored the nearly six-year tenure of outgoing general secretary Dr. Samuel Kobia with a farewell service Sunday.
The newly elected general secretary of the World Council of Churches said that fulfilling Jesus' prayer "that they may be one" remains the global ecumenical body's primary task and can not be separated from its concern for justice, peace or creation.
A new prayer movement has been launched in a bid to mobilize U.K. Christians in praying for lasting peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Evangelist Luis Palau told hundreds at the Highland Festival, "Only Christ can give you eternal life. Religion cannot do it. Charitable work will not do it. Good behavior will not do it. Doing communion won't do it."
Since Sunday, Pastor Jonathan Oloyede has led a team of 30 people from his church, City Chapel, in delivering gospel tracts to 4,200 homes in Beckton and prayer-walking the streets.
The convener of the Global Day of Prayer London has delivered a tough call to Christians in the United Kingdom to wake up and take an uncompromising stand for their faith.
Award-winning TV and radio producer John Forrest says he does not think there is a "deliberate suppression" of Christian views in the media.
New research out this week has revealed that three in four adults are rethinking their core values and big issues like "the meaning of life." Low on the list of ways to find meaning was going to church.
Baptists have passed a resolution condemning the use of an alarm that emits a high-pitched sound to disperse groups of potential troublemakers.
The new President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain has challenged Baptists to prepare for the revival of the Church in the United Kingdom.
Thousands of Christians are expected to join a major march through central London to demand that G20 leaders meeting in London next week agree a fair and sustainable future for the global economy.
The Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches are challenging G20 leaders to show real leadership and agree on a strategy to deal with the economic crisis that also positively addresses climate change.
"Your Kingdom come, Your will be done" was the prayer of hundreds of Christians who gathered at a central London church on Saturday to cry out to God over the moral and spiritual crisis in the United Kingdom.
Christians in the United Kingdom will unite this week with fellow believers around the world in praying for an end to global poverty.
The offices of a conservative Christian political organization were vandalized following the launch of a new bus advertising campaign proclaiming that there is a God. "We are not phased by it," the Christian Party leader said.
The Government is wrong to think that religion is deeply dividing Britain, says the Archbishop of Canterbury. Such a perception is quite deeply entrenched in Government, in parts of the media and therefore in the minds of quite a lot of people, he claims.
The Church of England reaffirmed its commitment to sharing with people of all faiths and of none the Gospel of Jesus Christ as the only savior. "We need to recover our nerve."
Plans for women bishops in the Church of England will move to the revision stage after a vote of approval in the General Synod Wednesday. Bishop McCulloch said it would be "tragic" if the Church fell at the first hurdle in seeing women ordained to the episcopate.
The head of a national money education charity based in London spoke of the challenge facing the Church to preach on what the Bible has to say about money, debt and possessions. He chided the Church for failing to present the world with a Christ-inspired alternative to debt and borrowing.