Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
The motion needed a two-thirds majority from the laity, clergy and the bishops to pass. 62% of the bishops voted in favour, failing to reach the requirement.
The monument depicting Calvin, Farel, Bèze and Knox appeared covered in paint with the rainbow colours. The city files a complaint.
The German government plans to ban so-called ‘conversion therapies’. Reinhardt Schink, Secretary General of the German Evangelical Alliance, says the law proposal is “neither coherent with its assumptions, nor consistent in its approach”.
According to a report, US citizens aged 18-34 who say they are comfortable with LGBT issues dropped from 53% to 45%.
“The solution for Latin America is strengthening the family”, Pastor Mercedes Aguayo told the assembly in the ‘Dialogues with Civil Society’ session. Some evangelical representatives were denied access on the second day of talks in Colombia.
Methodist Evangelicals Together responded by calling for the biblical definition of marriage to be maintained. The report will be presented at the Methodist Conference in June.
The group representing global conservative Anglicans will not attend the once in a decade conference organised by the Archbishop of Canterbury to protest the liberal shift of pro-LGBT bishops.
Human identity, the role of media, and the protection of family were some of the issues addressed during the annual general assembly of the Italian Evangelical Alliance.
The Education Secretary responds to a growing debate after Muslim and Christian parents withdrew their children from classes on same-sex relationships.
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
“Actually, Finland took a few steps to the left”, says Christian journalist Matti Korhonen. “Immigration politics, gender issues/sexuality and climate change are hot topics in society”.
The President of the Italian Evangelical Alliance: “Religious freedom and the family are necessary values for a peaceful coexistence”.
Politicians and organisations say freedom of speech and religious freedom could be restricted if “sexual orientation” is given a special protection in the Penal Code.
Christian leaders from all over Latin America are concerned about the progress of gender ideology agendas in the region. Many are joining together in public demonstrations and training events.
The Synod of the Lutheran Evangelical Church approved that every local church will be able to decide about the blessing of homosexual unions.
An honest look at the Jewish Scriptures.
“Moving away from God’s pattern for family life is not an option for evangelical Christians”, the European Evangelical Alliance says.
Christ's view of sexuality was the same as that of the Old Testament.
Conservative delegates from the Global South helped stop the US-majority push to approve gay marriage. Liberal churches expected to leave the denomination.
“All official school forms involving children must mention only Parent 1 and Parent 2” , the amendment passed by the National Assembly of France says.
Instead of pushing for tolerance, norm critical pedagogy tries to influence people (even small children) to distance themselves from the two-sex norm.
The Federation of Free Evangelical Churches (FEG) represents more than 450 churches in Germany. The document encourages to adapt the pastoral care to the person’s vital situation.
The leader of the Anglican Communion Justin Welby says “all Christians are filled with the Holy Spirit, Paul is perfectly clear about that in Romans, so every Christian is a charismatic, in one sense”.
Jan Wolsheimer (Director of Missie Nederland) analyses the controversy surrounding a document on homosexuality signed by many evangelical pastors. “Dutch Christians are not very keen to import culture wars from the US”.
Around 250 Protestant leaders of the Netherlands, including pastors and politicians, signed the document on marriage and sexuality. Pro-LGBT groups denounced it.