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“Prostitution is nobody’s dream, it’s a very traumatic lifestyle”, says Kathy Bryan, director of the Elevate Academy. She mentors former victims.
Many attend the funeral in the Pakistani city. The Christian community there is “afraid and feeling insecure” after three attacks in five months.
Many evangelical Christians have worked to serve refugees in the middst of strong social polarisation, says pastor Attila Nyari. “Pray for a renewed fire to reach people with the gospel, regardless of political affiliation”.
Auke Minnema, General Director of the European Christian Political Movement, says young Christians should be encouraged to engage with society following the example of Jesus Christ and many others in the Bible. “We have a message, and we should be salt and light”.
What is the role of Christians serving in politics? An interview with Auke Minnema, the new General Director of the European Christian Political Movement (ECPM).
Politicians and business people all over the world have a high interest in the issue of “reconciliation”, says the director of RZIM. “People need to see that there is a distinct, unique and vital contribution that is made through the Gospel”.
RZIM International Director Michael Ramsden responds to questions about the secularisation of Europe, the role of Christians in public leadership and the new ‘culture of victimism’.
“If we walk in Christ, we will care for justice, freedom of speech, decency, honesty and will stand against abuse of power, manipulation, lies and violence”, says UKH (IFES) leader Tomas Uher.
“I believe that Christians have been called to shed light on what is wrong with the system”, says Slovak Christian worker Jaro Marcin.
“It is good to know that all apps (especially the freebies!) come with a price: your personal data”, says social media expert Cosmin Cret.
Christians aged 30-39 write about Jesus in a book addressed to their own generation. The money raised will go to an anti-trafficking organisation.
In Spanish cities, “flyers on cars offering services for 20 euros and a drink – it’s so normal most people don’t bat an eye”, says filmmaker Mikaela Bruce.
Psychiatrists Pablo Martinez and Glynn Harrison analysed the evolution of the sexual revolution and contrasted it with the biblical narrative. The conference was attended by 180 Spanish professionals in the fields of medicine, psychology, education and nursing.
The General Assembly of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance focused on how the Gospel has power to build united, diverse and relational churches.
Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset produces an animated short film for social media platforms about the meaning of Grace.
Talent show singers Amaia and Alfred will perform the ballad in Lisbon. Songwriter Sylvia Santoro: “I believe God has put things in the right place and time”.
Evangelical preacher and musician Fabricio Alvarado leads the polls. His defence of traditional marriage clashes with a recent resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
A summary of the gatherings in cities of France, Hungary, Spain, Switzerland and Germany.
The former football star is sworn in as Liberia’s new head of state.
A second round will decide the Presidential election later this month. “Until now, it was fashionable to oppose churches and Christianity but this is slowly changing”, says pastor Dan Drápal.
Evangelical Christians will pray together in hundreds of cities across Europe. A prayer guide and a Bible reading plan for mobile devices is now available for everyone to download.
Christians in Europe are “finally taking the challenge of climate change seriously”, says Dave Bookless of A Rocha.
The Refugee Highway Partnership (RHP) roundtable brings together people from across Europe every year. “Christians can guide refugees and help them meet the Prince of Peace and the Real Comforter which is Jesus”.
Photographer Juan Pablo Serrano sees the Reformers as an example of how “God uses ordinary people”.
Several events to celebrate the 125th anniversary of VUSH (Evangelical Alliance Albania). “To understand evangelicals, you must understand the meaning of the gospel, the good news of God’s love for everyone”.