The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
The Christian organisation sends “floating hospitals” to countries with no access to safe surgery. They also train local doctors and help to improve healthcare infrastructures.
The International Social Advertising Festival recognized the choir’s “social commitment to the environment” and to those in need through its solidarity concerts.
“Acting ethically and doing what’s right in God’s sight is very important, making lifestyle choices that are commensurate with biblical values”, Chris Elisara, Director of the Creation Care Taskforce of the WEA, says.
Jelena Sivulka, counsellor and founder of Hanina nada, talks about finding hope in Christ when dealing with disabilities. “God loves us for who we are. I share that with families of kids with special needs”, she says.
Communities in the island become members of the CNEF. Their aim is to have a united voice to be “more visible and develop social action”.
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”.
There have been 32 cases of femicide in Peru this year. The Minister of Women, Gloria Montenegro, joined 18 religious communities to tackle the problem.
Loida Muñoz, Director of A21 Spain: ‘We need to both be pioneers and actively support what is already working’.
Five Venezuelans living in Spain explain how they see the critical situation of their country. They point out the important role that the evangelical churches play in integration.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini accepted the proposal of the Federation of Evangelical Churches in Italy and the Waldensian Church.
The social worker Dieter Puhl is described as “a lobbyist of the homeless”. The Christian organisation works in over 100 train stations across Germany.
The draft law seeks the independence of any religion, and to optimize the times and procedures for the granting of legal entity to churches and religious evangelical entities.
The government supports the initiative of the Christian centre ‘Nueva Vida’ in Santander. “There is a very huge need and we have only been able to see the tip of the iceberg”.
Eighteen churches and evangelical organisations shared their faith in Jesus Christ and their social work. The event at the central park of the Spanish city ended with the music of a local Gospel Choir.
Several faith organizations are working together to help the Venezuelan refugees. Three million Venezuelans have left their country in the last year. “This is the biggest refugee crisis in South America”, the UN says.
The Commander in Chief of the Fuerteventura Civil Guard recognized the social work of the church Modern Christian Mission in a public event.
The death toll has risen to more than 2000. 86 church buildings in Palu have been established as aid centres. Pastors ask believers “to pray for strength for their communities to endure in the midst of trauma”.
A group of 27 doctors, 12 nurses and 31 volunteers, along with 20 local volunteer-translators served Greek natives and refugees for three days.
Evangelical communities in Cruces (Vizcaya) have facilitated a ‘welcome flat’ for relatives of patients admitted to the municipal hospital who arrive from other places. The goal is to offer rest and care.
“This is a social problem, and the church as the body of Christ can be an answer”, says María Mercedes Páez, coordinator of pro-life organisation Aesvida.
When we meet them, we begin by showing them that there is a way of hope, because they all want to get out of their situation.
A Spanish biomedical engineering student is designing a special wheelchair, adapted to the sandy soil of Mozambique, to meet the needs of the population in the rural areas.
A team of young people from a local church clean burnt properties “removing items, carrying wood and offering a hope of restoration”.
The U-20 teams of Tuzos of Pachuca (Mexico) and Ansan Hallelujah FC (South Korea) played a match organised by a mission movement focused on evangelizing children between 4 and 14 years old.
The Belgian city of Ostend will convert an abandoned hangar into a brothel. “Many prostitutes think they are protected, but they are not”, says a Christian social worker in the region.