The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
President Duterte told security forces to “shoot to kill” those who disobey the preventative measures that have been declared by his government during the Covid-19 crisis.
“The Holy Week in Lockdown” is a devotional series following the Gospel of John from chapter 12 to 20. It has been developed by the World Evangelical Alliance.
God knows what is coming; He always has, and we never have. Maybe this can stir a greater humility in us all, even when restrictions ease.
The cases of using coronavirus as a pretext for arresting evangelical leaders have grown amid the Himalayan lockdown.
The coronavirus crisis in Europe is “driving a public debate about privacy, ethics and public health, and what measures are appropriate (or not) to protect it”, says Patricia Shaw of the Homo Responsibilis Initiative.
“We live in a completely overwhelming situation”, a worker of an evangelical nursing home says. Personnel and material is scarce and solidary initiatives have been strarted to provide resources.
Mabuhay! Making that familiar and traditional Filipino greeting during a global lockdown carries more meaning and hope. It means, “Live!”
We should be able to transform the time of waiting into a time of hope and patience. Then we will discover that God can change our adversities into opportunities.
Jonathan Ebsworth of the TechHuman initiative warns that some technologies being used in Europe are “approaching a level of quasi-omniscience that no human enterprise ought to have”.
Facing the closing of borders and the cancellation of projects, Christian missionaries say they are ready to continue their work wherever necessary.
Suddenly we have all realised our common vulnerability. Never in human history has our common fate been shown to be so interlinked.
Jealousy and suspicion in marriages remains a crucial issue. It needs to be acknowledged, brought into the open and brought to resolution, wherever possible, to enable the marriage to thrive once again.
For all who trust in Christ, there is real and eternal hope. In the storm, at some point, He will reveal his true glory to us.
Five Christian traditions have come together to produce a 90-page statement of faith that touches on all the major topics of the Christian faith.
We are “condemned” to staying at home with our partner, our children or just ourselves.
The New Testament refers to hyssop in relation to the sacrifice of Christ on the cross
A University of Copenhagen shows that “in March, internet searches for the topic prayer surged to the highest level during the past 5 years [...] It occurs on all continents and for Christians and Muslims”.
Yoe Suárez was summoned to Siboney Police Station in Havana, where he was interrogated by police and threatened with imprisonment and unspecified “repercussions” for his family.
Evangelical NGO Remar distributes hundreds of free lunches to healthcare workers and other personnel in front of the IFEMA building, the biggest field hospital in Spain.
As pastors, ministers, church leaders and preachers, we need to be very confident in God’s Word as we plunge into a global crisis.
The Spanish Evangelical Alliance analyses the challenges and decisions happening in the areas of medicine, economy and social justice in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The #andràtuttobene hashtag has been very popular in Italy these days. But can you say that from a secular point of view?
Millions face a ‘double crisis’ as the Covid-19 epidemic grows. “Migrant workers are walking hundreds of kilometres desperated to reach their home villages”, says an evangelical pastor. “Thousands of Christian doctors, nurses and paramedics are serving in the frontline”.
“The challenge for us is to welcome people into our churches, give them time in their process of discovering what it means to be a Christian, while holding on to Biblical standards”, says professor of religious studies Evert Van de Poll.
Churches are aware that the continent is one of the least prepared regions from a sanitary standpoint. Christians maintain an attitude of prayer and service while they work alongside the authorities.