Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Pyschiatrists Pablo Martínez and Andrew Sims analyze the mind of Jesus in a new book. “His character traits shined powerfully as he approached death”, says Martínez in an interview.
A think tank analysed the programme of last year’s Swedish LGBT festival and found an alarming collision with public health policies. Per Ewert of the Clapham Institutet says the findings show the ‘colourful darkness’ of the movement.
An interview with Lars Dahle, of the Steering Committee of the Lausanne Movement Global Consultation on Nominal Christianity held in Rome.
The growth of football betting among youth is alarming. Psychologist José María Carayol: “Bets become an emotional analgesic”.
Joanna Schmid is 15 years old but has already published her first book: “Leah’s Mission: Betrayal in Rio”. The novel touches on a very relevant issue: the future of religious freedom.
Author Krish Kandiah talks with politician Tim Farron about the Christian faith, politics and secularism.
Škripek is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and a convinced Christian. To him, praying for a seemingly hopeless situation as there is in Syria is a logical thing to do.
Counsellor and author Ed Welch: “Our goal as people who have known Christ is to love Jesus above all else, and in that, there is freedom to love other things well, and to know when to say no”.
Arie de Pater, Brussels representative of the European Evangelical Alliance: “There is a tendency to call the migrant the problem, feeding a rhetoric in which we, Europeans, are the victims. But that is not the case”.
Nicaraguan pastor and author Amilcar Kraudy, analyses the role of the evangelical church in deep socio-political crisis. “I believe that there is a time to pray, but there is also a time to move forward”.
Jesús Caramés, Rector of the Spanish Faculty of Theology of the Assemblies of God talks about the theological education in Spain.
All ministers of faith minorities representing less than 1% of the population “would be required to be Bulgarian citizens, having graduated theology in this country”, explains Vlady Raichinov, Vice President of the Bulgarian Evangelical Alliance.
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”.
“Christianity in Burundi is more a part of the problem than the solution”, says a source in the country.
“The atmosphere in the country is changed, there is hope and trust over the future”, says Armenian Human Rights activist and evangelical Christian Hasmik Hovsepyan.
A church leader speaks about the opportunities and challenges after the fall of the government. “All my friends have actively participated in the protests and all of us have the same hopes for our country”.
The goalkeeper of Real Madrid hopes to win his third Champions League on Saturday. “Christ gives me wisdom to keep my feet on the ground and be humble in moments of blessing and happiness”.
Catalan painter Sergi Barnils reflects on the capacity of art to express spirituality. His work continues to be among the delights of many Italian art dealers.
Europe holds its breath as emerging parties M5S and Lega announce a government deal. Italian Evangelical Alliance leader Giacomo Ciccone sees a “widespread dissatisfaction” in society.
“It is still easy to succumb to the powerful marketing and cheap prices of fast fashion”, says Corban Bryant, founder of a fair trade garment company in Nepal.
Are Christians called to make a difference in environmental care? What has creation care to do with "loving our neighbours"? An interview with the Global Advocacy and Influencing Director of Tearfund.
“Being raped for money several times a day is not safe, no matter where it happens”, says expert Kathy Bryan of Elevate Academy. She mentors women who want to leave prostitution.
“Ignorance and the lack of resources cause many people to remain isolated”, psychologist Silvia Villares says. She has organised a forum with experts.
“Prostitution is nobody’s dream, it’s a very traumatic lifestyle”, says Kathy Bryan, director of the Elevate Academy. She mentors former victims.
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.