In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
“There is an inexhaustible marketplace until the church throughout Europe courageously takes up its responsibility to take missional risks for the kingdom”, says Andy Stevens.
The pan-European mission initiative ceases its activities. In a farewell letter, the board “praises God for the many seeds that were sown through the Congress and through the Movement”.
A free week-long skate, music, bible and family festival held in Wadebridge, took its 2018 theme from John 10:10.
Truth will bind us and therefore free us evermore. We will be free to be the persons we were created to be.
A team of young people from a local church clean burnt properties “removing items, carrying wood and offering a hope of restoration”.
How to be a young person according to God's Heart.
Christian ethnic minorities have long suffered in Burma, where the government has recognized the special status of Buddhism.
The growth of football betting among youth is alarming. Psychologist José María Carayol: “Bets become an emotional analgesic”.
Joanna Schmid is 15 years old but has already published her first book: “Leah’s Mission: Betrayal in Rio”. The novel touches on a very relevant issue: the future of religious freedom.
Christians set up a fan zone in a church in the city centre. A Steiger mission team will start conversations about Jesus through creative activities.
Volunteers working with the Christian association Valoare Plus set up support groups in secondary schools to mentor teenagers in risk of being trafficked for pornography and prostitution.
Some of the ideas about mission and society shared at the #2018ELF conference in Poland.
The simple fact that people struggle to read books is the first factor, but there are some other hurdles, says Simon Lennox of Bible Study Fellowship.
God wants each one of us to accept him as Lord of our lives, since that is the only way our lives will have meaning.
The government announces it abandons plans to register and inspect out-of-school education settings. An official report confirmed the opposition of many educational institutions.
As the number of people with a negative view of religion increases, so the climate for churches and other religious organisations will grow more difficult.
If pastors and church leaders don’t work to find a solution, they lose the right for their condolences to be taken seriously.
“It is good to know that all apps (especially the freebies!) come with a price: your personal data”, says social media expert Cosmin Cret.
“In 20 or 30 years’ time, mainstream churches will be smaller, but the few people left will be highly committed”, says British social of religion professor Stephen Bullivant.
A video about the way traffickers target teenage girls online, produced by anti-slavery gorup Abolishion.
There is no sign of a massive turn of evangelicals to Roman Catholicism. Nonetheless, what is happening is worth investigating.
“We need to teach our boys and girls that porn is wrong, unhealthy and dangerous”.
Films about an empowered orphan, a struggling entertainer, a clumsy bear, a quadriplegic’s wife and a downtrodden boy.
Eighteen Spanish young professionals are trained to put into practice biblical principles in their personal and professional lives. They will also have a one year mentoring.
Five Lessons from Lausanne's engagement with younger leaders.