As theological debates on sexuality and marriage become more and more central, many Christian denominations are being asked to clarify their views.
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.
Swiss backed the constitutional amendment which allows the genetic testing of in vitro fertilization embryos. Evangelicals had voiced their opposition.
Two thirds of the population think it is “possible” to be sexually faithful to one person for life, finds study commissioned by the Swiss Evangelical Alliance.