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The mission of The Christian Times is to report on Christian-related news and events nationwide and worldwide. By offering a Christian perspective on current events, The Christian Times reports on socio-political issues that are of particular concern to Christians, including cultural changes, government legislation, and especially the work of the church throughout the world.

Statement of Faith

  1. We affirm our belief in the one-eternal God – Creator and Lord of the world; Father, Son and Holy Spirit – who governs all things according to the purpose of His will.
  2. We affirm the divine inspiration, truthfulness and authority of both Old and New Testament Scriptures in their entirety as the only written word of God, without error in all that it affirms, and the only infallible rule of faith and practice.
  3. We affirm that human beings, though created in the image of God, are sinful and guilty, and lost without Jesus Christ, who offers the forgiveness of sins and the liberating gifts of the Spirit to all who repent and believe.
  4. We confess Jesus Christ as the eternal Son of God who became fully human while remaining fully divine; who was our substitute on the cross, exchanging his righteousness for our unrighteousness, bearing our sins and dying our death; who rose victorious in a transformed body; and who will return personally and visibly, in power and glory, to consummate his salvation and his judgment.
  5. We believe salvation involves the redemption of the whole man, and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. In its broadest sense, salvation includes regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification.
  6. We believe that the Church is the community of God's people rather than an institution, is at the very center of God's cosmic purpose, and is His appointed means of spreading the gospel – His good news for the whole world.
  7. We believe in the Holy Spirit, whose work includes the conviction of sin, faith in Christ, new birth and Christian growth. Through him, God's people are baptized into the Body of Christ and enlightened and empowered in worship, evangelism, and service.
  8. We believe God, in His own time and in His own way, will raise the dead and that Christ will judge all men in righteousness. The unrighteous will be consigned to Hell, the place of everlasting punishment. The righteous, in their resurrected and glorified bodies, will receive their reward and will dwell forever in Heaven with the Lord.

Editorial

Senior Editor

Adrian Fergusonadrian.ferguson@christiantimes.com Adrian has more than two decades experience in the media industry, and has become a prominent Christian media personality on topics ranging from global human rights and persecution, to local church and ethics news. Adrian has Midwest roots; growing up in Indiana and graduating from Indiana University. Adrian is known for being able to dissect complication issues and stories, and his passion is to connect and educate readers with balance and independence.

Adrian and his wife Julie have two children, Charles and Kaitlin, and a dog named Max. Adrian loves running and has completed more than a dozen marathons.

Senior Correspondents

Veronica Elliotveronica.elliot@christiantimes.com Veronica has worked in Christian media since she 1999. She was born and raised in Minneapolis and has spent time in Central and South America with various missions organizations.

She is married to John, whom she lives with along with their lovely daughter Sarah.

Rebecca Belleccirebecca.bellecci@christiantimes.com Rebecca has worked in media since 2005, and has worked at a range of publications, gaining experience from stints in London, Berlin and Sydney. She is recognized for some of her more investigative and in depth features, and is an integral part of the Times team.

Sarah Adamssarah.adams@christiantimes.com Sarah has spent most of her career working in Florida as a hard news reporter. She has been recognized in the industry for her hard news and feature reporting.

Sarah loves to travel, explore new restaurants, hike, and just socialize with friends.

Technical Department

Director of Design
Tom Chase
Director of Programming
Chris Devereux

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