As theological debates on sexuality and marriage become more and more central, many Christian denominations are being asked to clarify their views.
An evangelical church has given 250 million Euro and their time to remodel a hospital in Barquimiseto. “Everything was very damaged and ruined”, pastor Garcia says.
“My colleagues perceive Christianity as one of many possible spiritual journeys that someone could take, but not the only one”, explains Šárka, who became a Christian while doing her PhD in the Czech Republic.
Gerardo Amarilla, Uruguayan MP and former President of the parliament, was one of the first evangelical Christians in his country in such a high political position. He speaks about the challenges and opportunities for Christians in politics.
“Nursing Theses: 500 years after Luther’s 95 theses” was the paper presented by evangelical professionals at a congress with 8,200 nurses from 135 countries.
Evangelical pastor Hector Peñafiel, a welding master, uses his skills to teach his profession and share the gospel with asylum seekers. “They can plan their future now”, he says.
The U2 singer talks about the Psalms in the Bible, music and life in a Fuller seminary video series. Artists “please God being brutally honest”, he says.
Spanish evangelicals launch a series of videos explaining how the Reformation has impacted society. In July, Madrid will host the “15J”, a week with a Congress, evangelism and concerts to commemorate the 500th anniversary.
The Real Madrid goalkeeper talks openly about his faith in an interview with a Spanish newspaper. “Having God with us is the success of our marriage”, he says.
Around 200 people read the Bible publicly in Madrid’s Main Square, a place where “heretics”, followers of the Reformation, were condemned.
Pastor Gary Wilkerson talks about his father, the meaning and impact of the Protestant Reformation, and the key role that sound doctrine and the Holy Spirit should play in the church.
The Ensemble Bohórquez recounted the history of salvation through the pieces of classical Protestant composers. The concert took place in Valladolid, a key Spanish city in the times of the Reformation.
We spoke with Protestant Christians who had had their electricity and water cut off, who had been removed from the local population registers, whose children had been prevented from attending school.
The leader of the Liberal Democratic party (UK) is against the Brexit. “If we’re out of the EU on April 1, 2019, the Lib-Dems will call for the UK to rejoin on our terms.”
“Morocco is changing, Mohamed VI has said that he is the king of all Moroccans: Christians, Jews and Muslims”, says Mustafa. “Seven of us came out of anonymity, trusting that God would protect us.”
Young volunteers organise basketball games in a prison of Barcelona, sharing time and Christian values with the inmates.
The show's producers hope that the play will give Chinese people a biblical perspective to improve family relationships, a big challenge in China.
Pastor Sam Allberry defends biblical vision of marriage at Church of England General Synod. Read the transcript of his testimony.
His music is available free of charge. Although he talks a lot about God, he does not fit into what traditionally has been described as “Christian music.”
World chess #2 shares with Evangelical Focus his Christian convictions and the central role faith plays in his day-to-day life, which he defines as “simple and quiet”.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation defines the Bible as “fitting and proper for the molding of the spiritual, moral and social fiber of our citizenry.”
Jamil, a former Muslim: “Yemenis follow Christ with all their hearts. There is no way back. We all know that. Becoming a Christian will cost you much”.
Young Markus had been an ambitious Muslim. He studied in an Islamic university led by his father and his mission was to reach out to Christian youth and lead them to the “right path”.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
The police and Islamic religious authorities in these countries are highly vigilant against any attempts by Christians to reach Malay Muslims with the gospel.
The attack “will not make me give up”, pastor Machado says. The Latin American Evangelical Alliance calls to pray for him and for the task of fighting corruption in Honduras.