The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Facing the closing of borders and the cancellation of projects, Christian missionaries say they are ready to continue their work wherever necessary.
Yoe Suárez was summoned to Siboney Police Station in Havana, where he was interrogated by police and threatened with imprisonment and unspecified “repercussions” for his family.
Millions face a ‘double crisis’ as the Covid-19 epidemic grows. “Migrant workers are walking hundreds of kilometres desperated to reach their home villages”, says an evangelical pastor. “Thousands of Christian doctors, nurses and paramedics are serving in the frontline”.
Churches are aware that the continent is one of the least prepared regions from a sanitary standpoint. Christians maintain an attitude of prayer and service while they work alongside the authorities.
In recent riots at the Coronda and Las Flores prisons, five inmates died, pavilions were taken, and the pharmacies looted. Christian inmates worked to be peacemakers.
The World Evangelical Alliance has designated Sunday 29th March. Many national movements are sharing prayer guides, creative initiatives and calls to action.
The Chinese Christian Church in Spain closely follows the religious freedom changes happening in its home country. “The government wants all evangelical churches to be subject to the organisation of the Three Autonomies”.
The Presidents of Paraguay, El Salvador and Guatemala call believers to ask for God’s protection. Christians react to mockery on social media: “We are not ashamed of saying that our trust is in God”.
Is there a way for us to talk about Christian eschatology that both acknowledges brokenness and affirms goodness?
The last decade has seen a worsening of the working conditions which affect “family relationships”, says Jonathan Tame. The near future will probably be shaped by the ‘gig economy’ and the re-balancing of global capitalism.
Africa has become “an easy prey, because of its vulnerability and the abiding Western interest in the region”, says the Secretary General of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA).
French researcher Sebastien Fath estimates that 8 in 10 evangelical Christians are in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Men using foreign prostitutes may be contributing to rape and slavery, a WEA representative tells university students in Cologne.
God has given us the victory in all the situations of our lives by means of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Each year more than 3 million girls are at risk of FGM. World Vision warns that legislative changes are not enough. “It is still necessary to raise awareness to destroy false myths”.
The UN International Court of Justice has issued precautionary measures to protect the Rohingya minority.
More than 45 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. They publicly committed to never forget the lessons of the Holocaust.
Under the theme “Life empowers, pro-life is pro-woman”, tens of thousands marched for life in Washington D.C. Donald Trump was the first US President ever to attend the gathering.
In the winner of the last Golden Globes, “1917”, Sam Mendes draws on his grandfather’s experience of the First World War.
Religious freedom in Western Africa was addressed in Davos through an event organised by the World and the Swiss Evangelical Alliances.
Global Integration is a framework for engaging actively and responsibly with our world, locally through globally, for God’s glory.
World leaders gather to address technology and climate changes issues in the World Economic Forum, a meeting that “has become more political”, according to economic experts.
Digital persecution is on the rise, the WWL 2020 shows. Asia Bibi’s release was one of the the good news.
The spread of violent Islamic militancy across Sub-Saharan Africa and South-east Asia, and the rise of Christians targeted by organized crime in Latin America, are some of the trends of the 2020 Open Doors WWL.
Growing pressure on Christians in China, Algeria, Burkina Faso, according to the 2020 Open Doors World Watch List. Christians face severe persecution in 73 countries.