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.
Christians in Europe are “finally taking the challenge of climate change seriously”, says Dave Bookless of A Rocha.
The US withdrawal will make climate change solutions more difficult, and climate catastrophe more likely. The decision is unjust, immoral and unworthy of a great nation.
Miguel Wickham comments on the United States decision to leave the Paris Agreement and encourages Christians to commit themselves to the biblical mandate of stewardship.
Answers to 5 of the most common questions.
The US may have left the Paris climate agreement, but Christians cannot avoid their responsibility in preserving God’s creation, says Antonio Cruz.
Political and religious leaders heavily criticise the decision. France, Germany and Italy reject Trump’s assertion that the climate deal can be redrafted.
The pastor of the Armenian Evangelical Church of Alfortville and his wife were sleeping in the first floor when the fire started. It is the third arson attack against an evangelical church in France in the last 12 months.
The Renew Our World campaign is “calling on Christians worldwide to join in prayer and action to respond to the negative consequences of climate change.”
Air pollution is responsible for 9% of mortality in France, according to a study made public this week. The only things that are more deadly to the French are tobacco and alcohol.
My heart weeps over increasing numbers of Christians who are opting out just saying: “Christ is soon coming back and we cannot really do anything about the global situation.”
The initiative gathers believers desiring to “unite and come before God throughout the month of January 2016.”
A short talk by the renowned environmental scienist Dr Katharine Hayhoe, during COP21 in Paris. She was one of the speakers of the A Rocha conference in the French capital, co-hosted by the Lausanne Movement Creation Care network.
A Christian voice in a Paris that attempts to lay a green mantle over a mourning city.
The Christian apologist mentions his empathy toward Muslims in Paris, remembering how deeply he was shaken in his identity as an American Muslim.
While we knew that Muslim Extremism was a relevant topic for our bi-annual breakfast seminar, never did we expect this seminar to be so timely, as the Parisian attacks happened on the eve of this seminar.
“Declarations of intention are not going to be enough”, French President Hollande said. World leaders have unveiled a series of pledges to tackle climate change during the first two days of the summit.
Almost 200 nations will gather in France to discuss climate change next week. Christian creation care NGO A Rocha will be in Paris and organises the conference “A Christian response to climate change.”
Three days of metro lockdown and public forces operations in the capital of Europe. An assessment on the situation of a city invaded by soldiers and journalists (and social media users).
Who are Daesh? Where do they come from? Where have they gained authority among some Muslims? How should Christians respond? Radical Islam expert Jay Smith answers to these questions in a talk given at the European Leadership Forum.
Does a secularised Europe have any real basis for faith in the core values stemming from the story which made Europe Europe in the first place?
Russia’s attack comes after admitting plane was downed by a bomb. Mogherini: “France has been attacked, so the whole of Europe has been attacked.” Children go back to school in Paris.
God suffered death in the person of Christ to bring life not only to the defenceless, but also to those who think they are powerful just because they have grenades in their belt. Christ also died for the sinners of Daesh.
Condolences and support from the Netherlands, Spain and Austria. The World Evangelical Alliance encourages churches worldwide to pray for “healing and wisdom.”
G20 countries discuss next steps in a meeting in Turkey. 120,000 people left Syria since the beginning of October. Juncker: “Those who perpetrated the attacks are the very same people who the refugees are fleeing.”
“Eight brothers, wrapped in explosive belts and armed with machine rifles, targeted sites”, the terrorist group said in a statement. One attacker has been identified.