The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
Politicians and organisations say freedom of speech and religious freedom could be restricted if “sexual orientation” is given a special protection in the Penal Code.
The European Commission unveils a strategy which includes “low and zero emission vehicles and alternative fuels”. Evangelical groups support policies in the line of the Paris Agreement.
“As a Christian, the principle of loving my neighbour leads my way of life”, says Norbert Valley. He has received the support of the Evangelical Alliance.
Four politicians of the Swiss Parliament joined the event in the centre of Bern.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance praises many aspects of the law, but fears the religious freedom of civil servants will be restricted.
Voters said “no” to an initiative to end licence fees for the public television and radio. Christian contents could have disappeared if it was passed, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
Poland passes a law to almost completely end Sunday shopping by 2020.
The Evangelical Alliance writes a letter to the head of the Valais Canton education system asking for measures to make sure children are not proselytised.
Christians in Switzerland join the debate about religious freedom and security. A ban would affect a minority of Muslim women.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance launches a document “to empower Christians to plan an eco-friendly event that glorifies God and benefits all of creation”.
About 1,400 children and teenagers (with parents and youth leaders) asked the Swiss government to readmit nine Christian youth organisations that have been expelled from the national “Youth + Sport” programme.
Under the title “Change”, the project shares personal faith stories of citizens, intersting figures about the 500th anniversary, and introduces “the greatest Reformer, Jesus.”
Swiss organisations serving 10,000 young people every year will no longer work alongside public youth agencies. The government’s decision is “degrading” for Christians workers, says expert Andi Bachmann.
“Unique” was the theme of this year’s Week of Prayer in Europe. A summary of the highlights in Italy, Austria, Spain, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
Christian supplement “15 Minutes for Faith” will be distributed with Swiss newspaper ‘Blick’ to 180,000 readers.
About 400 Christians publicly showed their solidarity with the Persecuted Church in three Swiss cities on Human Rights Day.
Refugees, politicians, and members of churches listened to each other in Bern. Local projects were awarded for their pioneer work with migrants.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance responds to a report published by tabloid ‘Blick’ because it “slanders” the work and leadership of three Christian churches.
A Swiss Evangelical leader whose house was attacked by pro-abortion radicals invites the aggressors to sit down around a table.
Ahead of the referendum, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and two Evangelical Parties oppose the proposition of allowing more research in medically assisted reproduction.
Some of the ways that evangelical organisations are taking up the global challenge of implementing creation care as a mission task.
Swiss Evangelical Alliance believes it is “a step in the wrong direction” to reduce public aid to developing countries to only 0.3% of GDP.
More money than expected raised for the “Homes for refugees” campaign in Switzerland. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance announces they have hired a person to coordinate the action.
Party offers “debate” and condemns violence. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance and other Christian organizations in the same building also affected.
Marc Jost (SEA), Thomas Bucher (EEA) and Clément Diedrichs (CNEF) share their opinions. Accepting democratic majorities does not mean to renounce to freedom of speech.