As we start our fourth year, we thank God for His Grace, and all our readers for your support.
We spoke with Protestant Christians who had had their electricity and water cut off, who had been removed from the local population registers, whose children had been prevented from attending school.
What can you do when people just don’t seem interested in good books?
The problem with the ECJ ruling on religious clothing is that it seems to be working on the assumption that secularism is ‘neutral’. But this is a myth.
One of the most painful situations for those serving among people without legal papers in the United States is to help parents to make plans for the care of their children in case they are arrested and deported.
Produce information about your events in accessible formats. Book a sign language interpreter for the meetings during your mission week.
The response of the European Churches to climate change, as with all environmental issues, has been patchy, but there are signs that this is beginning to change.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
A starting point: invite a refugee to go with you to visit a museum, watch a football match, share a meal.
We need to commit to escaping our filter bubbles and actively finding perspectives which challenge our default positions.
We should be more careful when pointing to the evangelical churches of Colombia as the promoters of the “no”.
“The aim of the JDDJ is to find commonalities, not differences. But with that comes a lopsided methodology that obscures those differences”, says theologian Michael Reeves.
A suggestion on how to deal with Halloween and other popular festivals.
We, the Evangelicals of Albania, understand that this is how we must love our nation today in order to be true to our gospel calling.
I ask the Lord - who bore our griefs and pains - to erase the scars of the wounds and the pain of our Nigerian girl. And to show her that, for him and for all of us, she is a precious stone.
It appears once again as if the Russian state will be moving simultaneously in opposite directions. Restrictive measures are combined with financial support for Protestant and multi-confessional projects.
Putting to one side the hermeneutical questions around the identification of the EU with Bablyon, what is clear is that the demonization of the “other” inspires hatred not love.
Have you contemplated what it means that the refugee migrants are going to stay in Europe, your country, your town, your village? Or are you deep down still thinking and maybe even hoping that they will go away again?
If the current situation has encouraged mission agencies in Europe to ask questions again about their core business and the values of service, radical availability, and sacrifice, then God will continue to be glorified, even in the midst of political turmoil and uncertainty.
Five reasons why I cannot pray to the Virgin Mary.
Two ideologies drive the attacks against Christian communities: the Mapuche worlview, and the Socialist and Anarchist movements.
Samuil Petrovski, President of the Serbian Evangelical Alliance, and General Secretary of the IFES Serbia writes about the Nick Vujicic’s visit to Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro last spring.
An increasing atmosphere of Islamic triumphalism in the wake of the coup could potentially put pressure on Christians or increase the threat level for them in Turkey, but for now that threat isn't present.
A Commentary on Russia’s new anti-terror legislation. By expert William Yoder.
What mysterious properties do the Oikopleura dioica have to challenge God and cause such religious tremors?
If you knew nothing about Colombia, you might well think, “That’s great! There’s peace now”. But life in Colombia is never quite as straightforward as it might seem.