The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
The Spanish Evangelical Alliance says in a statement that the draft law is “in fact, an assisted legal suicide, wich does not respond to common situations of severe suffering”.
Uruguayan evangelicals presented 40,000 signatures against a draft law which also proposes positive discrimination for transgender people, such as access to scholarships and state jobs.
Zion church was threatened since April for refusing to put surveillance cameras in its premises. Chinese authorities will ban religious activities online.
There were 38 votes against the Bill, 31 in favor, and 2 abstentions. The Bill cannot be presented again this year, but it will be a key issue in the 2019 presidential election campaign.
A Sunday New York Times report detailed new allegations by Hybels’ former executive assistant. Lead teaching pastor Steve Carter also resigned on Sunday.
“Human life begins at conception and to destroy a human embryo means impeding the birth of a human being”, Argentinian Academy of Medicine says in a statement.
With 129 votes in favour, 125 against and only one abstention. The Bill will now have to go to the Senate to be fully approved.
Assiste suicide is supported by a larga majority of the Congress. In 2011, the Evangelical Medical Union sent a report on euthanasia to the government.
“We will examine allegations that have not been previously investigated” the church’s elders say in a lette. “Each woman willing to speak with us will be heard”.
“I was with Graham in press conferences in places such as Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, and I was really impressed by his capacity to respond with clarity and integrity to the questions of reporters”, writes Samuel Escobar.
All the last presidents of United States, and Protestant figures such as Justin Welby or Efraim Tendero pay tribute to the American evangelist and highlight his influence worldwide.
We thank God for the long and fruitful life of Billy Graham, as he joins the great cloud of witnesses, for his extraordinary influence and for the model he leaves of a life well-lived and a race well-run.
The evangelist was a key leader of the 20th century. Hundreds of thousands made a decision to follow Jesus after hearing him preaching the Gospel. Graham worked to unite evangelical Christians around mission movements.
Several churches in the area call to pray for “school teachers and administrators, parents teens, victims and families”.
Hundreds of thousands of young immigrant students and workers face deportation this year.
“In popular usage, the word is nearly synonymous with hypocrite”, writes the well-known pastor in an article for The New Yorker magazine.
Some political parties had asked the AEE to propose specific amendments to the law. The draft law would affect freedom of speech, the education of children and would put pressure on the media.
The majority of the political parties voted in favour of the Bill that could endanger religious freedom. The ruling Conservatives (PP) confirmed their abstention.
ADF International warns the proposed law would endanger fundamental freedoms: “We strongly encourage the Spanish Parliament to reject the bill”.
Christians visit the place where the Barcelona attack happened to offer comfort. “We are living incredible experiences”, says Jaume Torrado.
“As Christians, we have a historic call expressed over two thousand years, to serve the suffering”. Signatories include Timothy and Cathy Keller, Ed Stetzer, Max Lucado and Bill and Lynne Hybels.
In New York, 3,500 people from over ninety countries were challenged to have an impact in urban areas in the spheres of action, social involvement and culture. Bill Hybels, Timothy Keller and Mac Pier among more than 50 speakers.
Movement Day Global Cities brought together 3,500 participants from 90 countries. About 50 speakers reflected in New York on the impact of the gospel in the big metropolis.
The regime claims Billy Graham told a North Korean newspaper Kim Il Sung was “God” who “rules the human world.” Voice of the Martyrs says the controversy is an example of why religious figures should not travel to the isolated country.