The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
What is the attitude of the parties / candidates towards freedom of religion for all, including in public? How will they make sure that people of all faiths and none can live together as good neighbours?
What did the “Lordship” of Jesus mean for first century Christians?
The advances of the web have changed the world. Now we must learn to use it at its best.
Tony Watkins, Coordinator of the Lausanne Media Engagement Network.
Evangelical Focus ended 2018 with 309,000 visits, the best year so far.
The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
As Christians we have a responsibility to take a stand against propaganda and make sure we are bearers and channels of the truth.
In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
The most viewed television broadcaster falsely accused an evangelical pastor of pederasty.
Christian leaders, politicians and journalists from nine countries connected on a live video call to launch the new media project.
Telecinco links the church leader to a police macro-operation against child pornography. Evangelical representatives ask the national tv broadcaster to rectify publicly.
The evangelical vote appeared to be largely with Viviane Morales, but her resignation from the presidential campaign has generated division. The two favourites, Iván Duque and Gustavo Petro, will fight it out for victory in the second round.
The website will be launched before summer, offering opinion and information from a Latin American context. ‘Evangélico Digital’ is linked to ‘Evangelical Focus’ through the ‘Areópago Protestante’ media group.
Audio and video clips from individuals have been key features in a number of scandals in the public square. Now a new type of video manipulation is going to make it harder to tell the real from the fake in the digital world.
The inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, is pessimistic about the future of the Internet. The lack of freedom and the concentration of power in “a handful of platforms” are not good signs.
Decisions are increasingly influenced by the fleeting diktat of popular opinion
The Bible gives us extensive guidance on how his heart functions, but there are many situations where we will also need that extra dimension of Spirit leading to help us apply the Bible to our current situation.
Michael felt that church leaders tend to see journalists as enemies. But they forget that journalists are all on very tight deadlines.
When ‘alternative facts’ take over from truth, a culture is in big trouble. What can we do as Christians?
The Evangelical Focus daily newsletter reaches 500 subscribers.
Under the title “Change”, the project shares personal faith stories of citizens, intersting figures about the 500th anniversary, and introduces “the greatest Reformer, Jesus.”
Regional newspaper ‘El Diari de Terrassa’ gives 3,000 copies of the movie to its readers. The idea comes from an evangelical church in the city.
We should recognise that breadth of awareness is not evidence of the depth of our engagement.
Some of the highlights of this past year and a ‘thank you’ to all of our readers.
Christian supplement “15 Minutes for Faith” will be distributed with Swiss newspaper ‘Blick’ to 180,000 readers.