The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
In the battle of language, this diffuse form of populism is defining what is “progressive” and what is not, and thus imposing its ideas on society.
With such division in our political leadership, is there any wonder that the tensions over Brexit remain so high?
The influence of the Bible on political thought, speech and action is unparalleled, and has provided the foundations for modernity upon which has been built the liberal democracy that we enjoy in the West today.
University lecturer Emanuel Tundrea explains why he will vote ‘yes’ this weekend in the referendum to protect marriage as “a union between a man and a woman”.
Four ideologies can become an intolerant and dangerous idol: secularisation, left-wing populism, nationalism and liberal values dogmatism.
Most Venezuelans are now ‘burned out’ as they basically just try to survive. An unprecedented exodus has ensued, some 1,642,400 left the country between 2015 and 2017.
“Spain has a huge task ahead of generating a big social consensus” about recent history, evangelicals say.
Europe needs to ensure a true diversity of opinions within the European Parliament.
“Christianity in Burundi is more a part of the problem than the solution”, says a source in the country.
The government says that Sweden is “amongst the least religious countries in the world”.
The organisation that killed 829 people is expected to announce its final dissolution early next month.
Guatemala is the country with the highest percentage of evangelicals in Latin America. However, it has one of the highest rates of inequality, violence and corruption.
MEPs signed a letter asking Romanian politicians to “support the organization of the referendum without delay.”
Several EU countries and the USA show their opposition to Vladimir Putin. “We will not tolerate Russia’s continued attempts to undermine our values”, says UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
Voters said “no” to an initiative to end licence fees for the public television and radio. Christian contents could have disappeared if it was passed, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
Three million citizens want to have a referendum on amending the country’s Constitution, so that it recognizes marriage solely as the lifelong union between one man and one woman.
We are facing massive challenges in Europe and America with rapidly spreading unbelief and a weak Church. But what God did then in changing the direction of Europe, He can do again.
We should pause to ask what causal links can be demonstrated between the Reformation and economic growth, democratic stability, and social justice in Protestant-background countries.
The Ibero-American Congress for Life and Family writes letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calling to protect freedom of speech. The platform unites 600 representatives from 16 countries.
The far-right nationalism of Le Pen gets 34% of the vote. A legislative election in June will show if the inexpert President will have the support of the parliament.
First and foremost, Christian voters must remember that God is sovereign – not Brussels, and not the UK government.
The economist summarises the manifesto “Confederal Europe: Strong Nations, Strong Union” and explains why personal relationships should be at the centre of our economy, education and democracy.
At least 29 people have died in the protests during this month. The Latin Evangelical Alliance has called the Christians to pray for Venezuela.
The opposition calls to invalidate the result of the constitutional referendum and the OSCE says it was not a “genuinely democratic process.” Christians in the country have been increasingly targeted under the pro-Muslim President.
Two opposition candidates win seats in parliament for the first time in 20 years. A Christian believes “times are changing” in a country under pressure on many fronts.