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The decision of the French Supreme Court can be seen as a victory for defenders of freedom of expression and of conscience, in particular concerning the option of quoting a verse from the Bible about homosexuality. But it also opens the way for new legal disputes on the subject.
The BBC broadcasts a documentary on polyamory, the “rejection of monogamy in favour of a fluid approach to relationships”.
Journalist and singer Fabricio Alvarado gets 24% of the vote and is now the favourite for the second round. Never an engaged evangelical Christian won a presidential vote in the country.
The children born between 1999 and 2015 are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. Some of the biggest barriers to belief are the problem of evil and a perceived hypocrisy among Christians.
A look at polycentric missiology.
Evangelical preacher and musician Fabricio Alvarado leads the polls. His defence of traditional marriage clashes with a recent resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
A district of the Spanish capital city includes a LGBT float in the traditional ‘Three Wise Men’ parade for children. “We are all queens of our lives”, it says.
The document launched by Spanish evangelicals aims to develop a positive vision of marriage and sexuality. “The invisibility of Christians must come to an end, we must position ourselves”.
What are the views of Evangelical Focus readers on the refugee crisis, marriage, ecumenism, sexual exploitation and the reliability of the Bible? We have selected the answers to some of the questions asked on our website.
Evangelicals join Catholics in a demonstration in capital city San José. Other mobilisations will oppose gender ideology.
Only 2 of every 10 churches registered to marry gay couples have actually officiated at least one of such weddings in England and Wales in the last four years.
Mattel posts pictures on Instagram of dolls wearing “Love wins” t-shirts.
The Anglican Church and other evangelical movements such as Hillsong ask the parliament to protect freedom of speech in the new legislation.
Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court ruled that lawmakers must create new legislation by the end of 2018.
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.
"We are not going to teach gender ideology in the school, but we are not going to discriminate anyone either", Education Minister Enrique Riera, says.
The position of the European Evangelical Alliance summarised in fifteen ideas.
A political body would be in charge of promoting gender ideology in many areas, including education, health, media, sports, and the workplace if the Equality Bill in Spain is adopted.
The majority of the political parties voted in favour of the Bill that could endanger religious freedom. The ruling Conservatives (PP) confirmed their abstention.
Censorship, curbs on self-expression and communications that might be considered offensive, heavy fines for expressing views that could be interpreted as degrading, and having to prove one’s innocence if accused of discrimination.
Popular department stores company put an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ sections. Parents challenge the implementation of LGBT policies in primary schools.
The German Evangelical Alliance issues a guide for the national election and encourages churches to “seek direct dialogue” with candidates.
ADF International warns the proposed law would endanger fundamental freedoms: “We strongly encourage the Spanish Parliament to reject the bill”.
See how possible future Conservative leader, Catholic Jacob Rees-Mogg, responds on faith and politics on tv channel ITV. “Abortion is morally indefensible”.
Steve Chalke and Jayne Ozanne among the signatories of the “Christians United” statement promoting LGBT+ inclusion in churches.