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Seriously good news

At Eternity News, we believe that the gospel is seriously good news for all people. We’re passionate about reporting seriously good news, reporting good news seriously and reporting news in a seriously good way.

We’re also committed to creating spaces where Eternity News readers can have seriously good conversations about the news –  exploring what it means to be people of faith in our world.

And we believe that all our conversations – even robust disagreements – can be conducted in a manner that is respectful of the image of God that is in all people, even in a group that is as broad and diverse as our Eternity readership!

Online conversations

We believe that online conversations are real life conversations, so we approach them by asking, “Would I say these things if I were sitting across from the person I am speaking to?”

We want to create forums where online conversations add personal insight and fresh perspective to the news we report, so, we’re looking for comments that are:

In contrast, we are not interested in online conversations that are dominated by only a few individuals who express ‘the same old ideas’ again and again, so we’re not looking for comments that are:

Eternity News guidelines for social media users

Eternity News seeks to nurture a space where healthy online conversations can flourish. We therefore will not tolerate comments or users that:

In the event that a comment is deemed to breach our guidelines, Eternity News will delete the comment and send the commenter a direct message with further information explaining why. Commenters will be given the opportunity to revise their comment so that it adheres to our guidelines and post it again.

Continual failures to adhere to Eternity News’ Guidelines will result in users being blocked. Users who are blocked may not receive a warning, and are invited to email us through our websiteto learn more about the decision.

Eternity News will not pre-emptively block individuals whose profiles contravene our guidelines, but will judge individuals on the basis of their contributions to Eternity News forums.

Corrections to Eternity News articles

We appreciate when readers and people quoted in articles point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. These suggestions should be sent via email through our website here.

To avoid distracting online conversations, comments suggesting a correction will be redirected to our corrections process to be answered by the author, rather than with a quick response from a social media moderator.

This will ensure a speedier correction when required.

Thanks for making Eternity News forums a safe environment for healthy discussions about good news.

Seriously, thanks.