We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
Despite losing votes, the President wins the Presidential election (52%) and gains new powers as head of government. Opposition parties such as the pro-Kurds gain seats in Parliament.
All players of the squad kneeled and prayed together on the pitch after losing 6-1 to England. It is the first time the country plays a football World Cup.
Catholic weddings decreased by 50% and baptisms by more than 30% in the last ten years. The public funding of the Roman Catholic Church increased by 3,4%, despite the generalised budget cuts.
Or : gardeners on vacation.
Nothing can change the certainty that God is at our side. Always, without exception.
As a relict species it has only managed to survive on a handful of isolated mountain-tops.
There are certain things which seem to open suddenly a new dimension to us: a brief moment of eternity.
It’s time to get back to the Word.
About 2,000 Anglican representatives gather in Jerusalem under the theme “Proclaiming Christ faithfully to the nations”. The movement has grown exponentially due to its commitment to the authority of the Bible.
Christian leaders, politicians and journalists from nine countries connected on a live video call to launch the new media project.
The festival in Falkirk was organised in partnership with about 200 churches.
The popularity of the powerful President is falling strongly. “None of the parties have mentioned religious freedom” in the campaign, says Turkish Protestant Pastor Ihsan Özbek.
Those of us who work with immigrants have spent the last few days with growing fear and concern, though also with small glimmers of hope.
Romelu Lukaku of Belgium and Fidel Escobar of Panama knelt on the field to pray at the end of the game. Social media users described it as “the image of the day”.
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe has collected over 2200 cases since 2006.
Šárka Berankova works as a civil engineer living in Prague. She heared the gospel in Spain, the UK and Colombia. “God surrounded me with Christians, even before I knew anything about faith”.
Several Christian organisations and churches criticize the President’s “zero tolerance” crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
“Christianity in Burundi is more a part of the problem than the solution”, says a source in the country.
A film about the experience of refugees in Europe. Churches, small groups and individuals are encouraged to use it during Refugee Week: 17-24 June.
The blaze started in an old nightclub nearby. Around 40 people were evacuated.“Building or no building, the church will worship God and serve our community”, the pastor says.
Paramilitary forces attacked the home of the evangelical leader with Molotov cocktails after he refused to let snipers use the building to repress anti-government protests.
Tina Tschage, on some areas in which other Christians can encourage singles.
The 630 people from 32 nationalities were received by interpreters, psychologists and medical doctors. Women in danger of being trafficked will receive special support.
The Bible says there is rejoicing in heaven when we do something worthy of God's character.
The God “who played the cosmos into being” delights himself in the World Cup but delights in higher things still.