How should we report about Justin Bieber, Kanye West and other cases of well-known personalities who are considering the Christian faith?
The two small Evangelical parties (EVP and EDU) celebrate good results and will be represented in the national parliament.
Conservative and Eurosceptic party Law and Justice (PiS) narrowly retains its majority with 235 seats, but loses it in the Senate.
António Costa strengthens his position as Prime Minister. Despite a low turnout (54%), far-right populism failed to gain significant support.
The centre-right candidate gets 38% of the vote and has several options to form a coalition government. Prior to the vote, Christians had issued an election guide.
Five of the main candidates responded on topics like bioethics, refugees, freedom of belief, and environmental care. The parliamentary election will be held on September 29.
Believers are encouraged to choose a Canton and a minister of the government to pray for. “A special strength and hope for our nation is found in prayer”, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
In a joint statement, the main religious groups asked the candidates to “present their ideas clearly” and establish “state policies beyond the alternation”.
The Prime Minister resigned after Matteo Salvini’s vote of no confidence. “We have seen the worsening of the quality of public discourse”, the Italian Evangelical Alliance says.
Leaders who have the character and resilience to thrive in the midst of adversity are not born; they are formed by the choices they make.
New Democracy’s Kyriakos Mitsotakis wins the the parliamentary election. The hard financial crisis was key in the defeat of outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Mette Frederiksen is set to be the country's youngest ever Prime Minister. Centre-right party leader, Lars Rasmussen, has resigned.
“Modi’s government has closed its eyes when minorities have been attacked”, says the Evangelical Fellowship India.
VIctor Hugo’s perspective helps us realise we cannot take the privilege of voting in the European elections for granted. This weekend saw the highest turnout in the EP elections.
Highest turnout in 20 years. Despite victories in France and Italy, nationalist populists will only be the fifth force in Brussels. Liberal Democrats and Greens are seen as winners of the night.
Most countries vote on Sunday, but Britons, Dutch, Czech, Irish and Latvians did so earlier. Evangelicals called to “vote prayerfully and responsibly”.
The Hindu fundamentalism or Hindutva has important implications for India and global mission.
What is the attitude of the parties / candidates towards freedom of religion for all, including in public? How will they make sure that people of all faiths and none can live together as good neighbours?
“If Prime Minister Modi wins again, the persecution of Christians in India will continue to grow”, says Vijayesh Lal, General Secretary of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. Voting will finish on May 19.
A well-functioning Parliament is an important guarantor of a well-functioning European Union that knows its role and place.
Christian leaders have presented a decalogue of proposals to the political parties, and launched 'Kingdom Nation', which aims to help Christians to vote from a biblical perspective.
Since no political party has a monopoly on truth and wisdom, Christians will vote in different ways. But, there is still huge value in praying and discussing together, asking for the Lord’s blessing and mercy.
The high turnout (76%) punished the conservative People's Party. New far-right party Vox enters parliament but will not be able to influence government.
The rise of far-right populism anticipates an unstable scenario. Evangelicals issued “Vote Wisely”, a guide offering biblical reflection on education, migration, economy, and other socio-political issues.
The electoral campaign starts in 27 countries. “This is our opportunity to influence, through our prayers, questions and vote. Let’s not miss this chance”, says the European Evangelical Alliance.
Zelenskiy beat incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with 73% of the votes.“There is still a chance for Ukraine to improve its relations with Russia”, Russian Prime Minister, Dimity Medvedev said.