We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
One in four Western Europeans say they are atheists, agnostics or have no particular religion, says a new Pew Research study conducted in 15 countries.
The government says that Sweden is “amongst the least religious countries in the world”.
Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and three other European countries are in the top-10. What should Christian mission look like in such countries?
The country just celebrated its 100th birthday. Finns have been very active in welcoming asylum seekers.
One of the main tasks of those involved in mission is to challenge the people to ask questions like “What does it mean to be a Christian?”
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland is the only Nordic national church which doesn’t celebrate same-sex marriages. The Church Synod of the church discussed intensively about it in May.
The folk religion is increasingly shaped by various types of Eastern, New Age, and neo-pagan religiosities, alongside continuous impulses from traditional Christian beliefs.