Post-Christian Europe needs followers of Jesus who understand that the Gospel is powerful in itself. We should not hold onto the privileges of old religious structures.
“There is an inexhaustible marketplace until the church throughout Europe courageously takes up its responsibility to take missional risks for the kingdom”, says Andy Stevens.
Humanity’s collective memory recalls up to a certain point, when we found ourselves already breathing in this wondrous world.
Every 40 seconds, one person commits suicide. “Suicide is preventable if efforts are comprehensive and integrated”, the World Health Organisation says.
I’ve finally come across the term that wraps my mind around the nuanced social reality I see in Europe.
“We want to get away from a default setting that just assumes everyone is Christian”, said opponents. “The importance of religious beliefs should not be underestimated”, the Church of Scotland pointed out.
We cannot be what we want to be, because we are not infinite creators but finite and dependent creatures.
The owners of the Christian television broadcaster from the UK say they are ready to defend their rights in the courts.
Pastor Joel Osteen's megachurch spent $90 million last year. Only 1.3% was used for mission and evangelistic outreach.
The word ‘Bible’ became trending topic (TT) on Twitter after Pedro Sánchez decided to exclude religious symbols in his presidential inauguration. Meanwhile, a leftist party quoted Exodus and Proverbs to denounce corruption.
Volunteers working with the Christian association Valoare Plus set up support groups in secondary schools to mentor teenagers in risk of being trafficked for pornography and prostitution.
We not only come to faith at the foot of the cross, but we also become mature in its shadow.
Experts agree that the summit between North Korea and the United States will not bring advances in the religious freedom of the country.
Local designers presented their wedding costumes in a local church of the Spanish city of Lugo, to raise funds for people in need.
The sensationalist zeal of some writers and self-proclaimed experts in eschatology is as big as their incapacity to get it right.
It is easy to understand why many seek to escape by submerging themselves in virtual worlds - places where one can become what they have always dreamed of being.
“Ignorance and the lack of resources cause many people to remain isolated”, psychologist Silvia Villares says. She has organised a forum with experts.
John Stevens, National Director of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in the UK, examines the particular challenges to sexual integrity that Christian leaders face.
God created life in His image and likeness, and granted them the creativity to sculpt and the ability to love.
“The reasons why somebody might have sex with a prostitute are very different from the reasons why somebody might want to have an affair with a member of their congregation”. An analysis by John Stevens, National Director of FIEC (UK).
A global versus international model can help.
Evangelist Hélder Favarin gives insights into how to preach the gospel evangelistically in a secularized society. Sometimes preaching “sounds like a foreign language to non-Christians”.
We can pick up the fallen stones time and again to construct our lives according to God's will.
“We should preach Christ from any passage of the Bible to both Christians and non-Christians”, says evangelist and pastor Helder Favarin.
A report warns that ocean plastic will triple in a decade. “We invest a lot of money for missions to space, but there’s nothing living out there. The sea bed is teeming with life”, experts say.
The horses of the ‘Franches’ are amongst the hardiest that exist.