Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Our churches should be examples of institutions that serve the common good, that speak out against injustice, and that are led with integrity.
It is estimated that over 100 million people in the majority world base their livelihoods on locally mining gold, precious stones, and other high-value minerals with minimal equipment, capital, and training.
“The basic nature of the Macedonian crisis is moral”, says Nikola Galevski, a pastor in Skopje. “Pray that the church will clearly see its specific calling for a time like this”.
Spanish group Evangelicals in Economy and Business organises conference for business leaders. Meeting regularly with fellow believers is “vitally important”, says experienced businessman Peter Briscoe.
The European Commission Eurobarometers show Europeans' opinions and concerns. The trust in the EU has grown.
The Business Ministry Training took place in Málaga, to connect European ministries focused on the business world.
National greatness in God’s eyes is outward focused, and rather than being the object of God’s blessing, any material prosperity was to be seen as an outworking of their obedience to God’s ways.
A man who thinks the whole world revolves around him has been helped into the White House by millions of evangelical Christians.
The Jubilee Centre offers an online programme that “unpacks the biblical vision for society, and introduces the idea of thinking relationally”. European students are welcomed.
Students and young graduates will participate in the Biblenomics conference in Berlin (Germany), October 21-23. Economist Arttu Makipaa shares the vision behind this European network.
Authors of the study stated that religion is worth $1.2 trillion to the US economy. “Religion provides purpose-driven institutional and economic contributions to society.”
Two opposition candidates win seats in parliament for the first time in 20 years. A Christian believes “times are changing” in a country under pressure on many fronts.
What are the challenges and opportunities that come with the arrival of thousands of refugees to Germany? How can we make sure Muslim asylum seekers understand religious freedom? Marcel Fink (S.A.M.) gives some answers. Watch video (5 min).
Viewing the issues of the referendum debate through the lens of what theologians call “salvation history”, the mission of God to redeem His creation, throws new light on them and provides vital perspective to help us make our decision on the 23 June.
Finance is not a subject that gets dealt with much in church life or teaching, except perhaps occasionally in terms of personal debt and giving. Even less is said about how our Christian faith works out in practice when facing the challenges of running a business.
Hope is not simply a virtue or bonus of life, but it is an essential anthropological given – a primary human emotion that is often overlooked in research.
The dominant ideology of today’s Europe: growth as our guarantee of existential security in the present and eschatological hope for the future. Christians have an extraordinary message of extraordinary hope at times of crisis.
Member of Angela Merkel’s ruling party CDU breaks discipline. Frank Heinrich argues the identity of Europe cannot only be based on the Euro currency.
Greece accepted the negotiation of a third bailout and immediate structural reforms. Parlamentarians of Syriza say the “deal is unacceptable”, and define it as a “coup.”
British Christians give 5 reasons to respect Sundays. A The Guardian columnist argues politicians “worship the god of finance.”
European officials say Greece could abandon the Euro. Tsipras celebrates “victory of democracy” and Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns to help new negotiations.
Economics should take into account the relational aspect of men as it structures society for human flourishing.
After four elections, AKP has failed to maintain its majority. The pro-Kurdish HDP secured seats in parliament for the first time.
“The Church has a moral responsibility to speak and act on both environmental stewardship and justice for the world's poor who are most vulnerable to climate change.”
According to Eurostat, the highest average gross hourly earnings were recorded in Denmark followed by Ireland. The lowest, in Bulgaria and Romania.