The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Norbert Valley had been previously condemned for breaking the Foreigners Law for offering lodging to a Togolese man. “We must work to change the law”, the pastor said as he left the courts.
Germany, France, Portugal, Finland and Luxembourg agreed to receive unaccompanied minors stuck in Greek refugee camps, in the midst of the Turkey-Greece border refugee crisis.
Greece deploys the army and uses tear gas to stop the crowds. Europe could face soon a crisis similar to that of 2016, analysts say.
Missiologist Jim Memory looks at the crises and opportunities Europeans have faced in the last decade.
Jim Memory analyses the main issues that have changed Europe in the 2010-2019 decade. How should Christians live in a continent that has lost its soul?
The leader of the German Evangelical Alliance says the lack of humanity in returning Christian converts to Islamist countries harms Germany’s own value system.
The inequality between East and West is still visible in issues such as migration and employment. “Christians need to get involved at all levels”, says Evi Rodemann of the Lausanne Movement Europe.
Jean-Luc Ziehli, President of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance (RES) will represent the Swiss evangelicals, who have been invited to the Council for a probationary period.
A study shows that evangelical churches give migrants “the opportunity to integrate into the community and establish relationships”. It calls the political authorities to use these opportunities better.
The Italian politician’s worldview precludes the teachings of the good Samaritan, despising it as naïve do-goodism.
Thousands still cross the border to Colombia every week, and many continue on foot into the interior. Christian young people have set up an aid station along the road.
We can relate to refugees because we, too, have no permanent home in this life. We are on a shared journey, equals in the eyes of the Lord, all dependent upon His grace.
The Prime Minister resigned after Matteo Salvini’s vote of no confidence. “We have seen the worsening of the quality of public discourse”, the Italian Evangelical Alliance says.
I can tell you that people whose presence I once resented have become good friends. That is what the gospel does!
Evangelicals are the only ones who have experienced a relative growth. There are 50,000 more than last year, the ISMU survey says.
The YWAM and Operation Blessing project aims “to be a refuge” for the thousands that cross the border everyday “to find spiritual food and help in anything they need”.
George Kaloterakis (Greek Evangelical Alliance) analyses the situation after the legislative election. “Pray that Greek Evangelicals become a healing agent in the divisions that permeate our society”.
The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year. Churches worldwide will celebrate World Refugee Sunday on June 23.
Experts, activists and representatives of 90 organisations met in Pescara (Italy) for the fifth European Freedom Network Bridge conference. The platform is led by Christians.
Far East Broadcasting Company radio signal will be “unblockable by North Korean regime and reach the entire country with the message of Jesus Christ”.
A church in Lugo welcomes families of refugees from Latin America who arrive in the city. “A space of security where the Christian community can be open and inclusive”.
A well-functioning Parliament is an important guarantor of a well-functioning European Union that knows its role and place.
The President of Austria says he has re-joined the Protestant Church. “Not just church members” should follow the values of the Sermon of the Mount.
Anna from Afghanistan became a Christian in India. In the camp, she has started a WhatsApp group which gets 20+ women to do sports each morning at 6:30am.
“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”.