We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
Sociologists, theologians and missiologists are attending a global Lausanne Movement consultation on nominal Christianity in Rome.
Christian Aid took action after two sexual misconduct cases were reported in 2017. Organisations under suspicion could lose European Union funds.
A Taliban terrorist group murdered twenty-four people in the attack against the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan.
The European Association of Economy and Competitiveness recognises the professional career in oral and dental medicine of Betel Dental Social Clinic, an evangelical project.
The northwestern German state has formally banned 2 Hells Angels groups. "Their everyday lives consist of forced prostitution, violence, weapons, and drugs", NRW state Interior Minister says.
“About 90% of the island is still without electricity, and around half without water supplies”, says Gisela Muñoz, of ABU (IFES) in Puerto Rico. Churches are working together to help rebuild the country.
“We would be the 5th NGO in Spain, after the Catholic Church, the Red Cross, MSF and Aid in Action”, says Joan Grimá, author of the study "Social Action of Protestant NGOs and Churches in Spain."
Pastor Pietro Evangelista runs an association to help those affected by the earthquakes in Italy. "We want them to know that the evangelical church is present", he says.
An evangelical church has given 250 million Euro and their time to remodel a hospital in Barquimiseto. “Everything was very damaged and ruined”, pastor Garcia says.
“The Handmaid’s Tale” portrays the nightmare of a society governed by fanaticism and intolerance.
Around 400 Christians threatened by Daesh, arrived in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya “exhausted, with urgent needs for food and children’s clothing, and terrified.”
Two other Christians, a pastor an a student were also sentenced to 12 years, on charges related to “espionage.”
“Compassion and security are not mutually exclusive”, Tim Breene, CEO of World Relief said. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham and other evangelical leaders support Trump.
“Haitian believers will someday be the channel through which God will restore this country”. Miqueas Forster (GAiN Spain) just returned from a humanitarian trip to the country.
Agape created a mobile app for refugees. It helps them to communicate better and get valuable information to feel welcome in their new surroundings.
An evangelical association in Barcelona will send 4 trucks to Idomeni and other refugee camps in Greece. Many media reported about the project.
A Spanish evangelical church brought 3,500 pairs of shoes to a Croatian refugee camp. “People are relieved but also disappointed, they have not found the open arms they expected from Europe.”
Swiss Evangelical Alliance believes it is “a step in the wrong direction” to reduce public aid to developing countries to only 0.3% of GDP.
“It's very difficult to know what to do. This has definitely added to the sense of fear and uncertainty”, Christian organisation in Nepal says. At least 65 people dead and more than 2,000 injured.
Country faces the threat of disease and child trafficking. Many Christian churches and organisations helping. Government confirms that more than 7,500 people lost their lives.
Government fears 10,000 have lost their lives. Many still sleep on the streets. Access to rural areas is very difficult.
Organisations asked to give financially and pray that “no effort is duplicated.” Teams are arriving in the region to meet urgent needs.
The United Nations confirmed 11 deaths, lowering an earlier figure of 24. Local people and aid agencies say that the rebuilding effort will be immense.
“About 650 families will not be able to provide income because water flooded the crops,” said Evangelicals on the ground. Aid is needed for “people who have lost everything”.