The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Christians in various countries mention the loneliness in times of confinement and the needs of the elderly, as priorities to be addressed in the coming weeks of crisis.
Houses, schools and other buildings suffered severe damage, but no human deaths have been reported. The tremor “has the potential to bring people closer to each other and to God”, say Christians in Albania.
Several events to celebrate the 125th anniversary of VUSH (Evangelical Alliance Albania). “To understand evangelicals, you must understand the meaning of the gospel, the good news of God’s love for everyone”.
Churches from many regions met in Tirana to pray for the country and to speak of God as the “only hope” for Albania.
We, the Evangelicals of Albania, understand that this is how we must love our nation today in order to be true to our gospel calling.
The Qiriazi is a well-known family in the country but not many know that it was the gospel that motivated their work in education.
Christian volunteers from Korce (Albania) serve in the well-known camp in Greece. In weekly teams of 10 people they work with a Children's Corner. “SD memory Cards which contain the Jesus film and Bible in Arabic” are given to some adults.
“About 650 families will not be able to provide income because water flooded the crops,” said Evangelicals on the ground. Aid is needed for “people who have lost everything”.
Heavy rainfall affected hundreds of families and many crops have been destroyed. Albanian pastor Akil Pano asks people to “pray for God's intervention at this difficult moment for the country”.