Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Our churches should be examples of institutions that serve the common good, that speak out against injustice, and that are led with integrity.
“Resources are getting scarcer and no doubt the local churches and its members will have to take on a heavier financial responsibility in the future”, explains Parish pastor Haakon Kessel.
Students and young graduates will participate in the Biblenomics conference in Berlin (Germany), October 21-23. Economist Arttu Makipaa shares the vision behind this European network.
The Association of Evangelicals in Africa encourages local churches in the continent and other Christians to pray and give to the project.
Finance is not a subject that gets dealt with much in church life or teaching, except perhaps occasionally in terms of personal debt and giving. Even less is said about how our Christian faith works out in practice when facing the challenges of running a business.
Hope is not simply a virtue or bonus of life, but it is an essential anthropological given – a primary human emotion that is often overlooked in research.
The Institute for Religious Works earned 69.3 million euros in 2014. More than 4,600 suspicious accounts have been closed.