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Uruguayan evangelicals presented 40,000 signatures against a draft law which also proposes positive discrimination for transgender people, such as access to scholarships and state jobs.
Just 20.96% of registered voters cast ballots, less than the 30% needed for the result to be valid.
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”.
Including same-sex marriage in the Cuban Constitution “is totally incompatible with the history, cultural values and thinking of the Fathers of our country”.
“The harassment of gender ideology will not stop us”, says the director of the AMEN Baptist school in the city of Neuquén. The Spanish Evangelical Alliance writes a letter to the Argentinian ambassador.
This year the march for Jesus will focus on defending life and family.
The minister for families said it is “an important step toward the legal recognition of people whose gender identity is neither male nor female”.
Evangelical MPs will meet with the Education Minister, to ask him to withdraw a document about sexual education that “violates the preferential right of parents in the education of their children”.
The reality of our global church goes beyond what we imagine, and is growing in unexpected ways.
Several evangelical representatives participated in the Organization of American States Assembly. They defended religious freedom and the right to life.
“The response of pastors and churches was excellent”, says promoter of the marches Hugo Marquez in an interview.
Carlos Alvarado, of the Citizen Action Party, got 60% of the votes, while Fabricio Alvarado obtained 40%.
Mark Yarhouse, Professor of Psychology from Regent University, addressed the topic of pastoral care and counseling for people who struggle with LGBT+ issues.
Official statistics confirm the rapid growth in Peru and Brazil. In Costa Rica, evangelical candidate Fabricio Alvarado leads the polls to win the presidency. The II Ibero-American Congress for Life and Family took place in Mexico.
Journalist Mireya Elizabeth Garrón speaks of the socio-political crisis in Bolivia and analyses the role of evangelical churches in the marches that helped revoke the new Penal Code.
The children born between 1999 and 2015 are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. Some of the biggest barriers to belief are the problem of evil and a perceived hypocrisy among Christians.
A district of the Spanish capital city includes a LGBT float in the traditional ‘Three Wise Men’ parade for children. “We are all queens of our lives”, it says.
In an increasingly uncivil environment, Christian Unions provide an unequalled safe space in which to proclaim a dangerous and life-transforming message.
The document launched by Spanish evangelicals aims to develop a positive vision of marriage and sexuality. “The invisibility of Christians must come to an end, we must position ourselves”.
What are the views of Evangelical Focus readers on the refugee crisis, marriage, ecumenism, sexual exploitation and the reliability of the Bible? We have selected the answers to some of the questions asked on our website.
Evangelicals join Catholics in a demonstration in capital city San José. Other mobilisations will oppose gender ideology.
Mattel posts pictures on Instagram of dolls wearing “Love wins” t-shirts.
The leadership of the Protestant Church of Sweden will use “inclusive” language in worship services. Terms like “Father” and “Lord” can now be avoided.
Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court ruled that lawmakers must create new legislation by the end of 2018.
Some political parties had asked the AEE to propose specific amendments to the law. The draft law would affect freedom of speech, the education of children and would put pressure on the media.