The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
Roughly 15% speak it daily as their first language of choice. Consequently, the most likely way any of these people will meet Jesus is going to be proactively and lovingly, in and through, the medium of the Welsh language.
Sweden is the country with the highest language proficiency. On the lower end is the United Kingdom.
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.
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”.
A church leader in India explains how networks of small Christian communities apply the gospel in their local contexts. “Discipleship needs to be a very collaborative work”.
“Arrival” is not a film about aliens, but about the problem of human communication.
Insights by Scott Moreau, Associate Dean of Wheaton College Graduate School.
Dasaanach people in Ethiopia, Kenia and Sudan receive the film in their own language. Its first premiere (in English) was in 1979.
The people of the “capital of Europe”, natives and European workers are mourning separately because they do not speak the same language and their frame of reference is different.
There are 61 languages with complete Bibles. Readers in English, Spanish and French have many more options than those living in Eastern European countries.
One of the marks of the Reformation was the impulse to translate the Bible into the vernacular languages of Europe, so that the ploughboy could sing its words as he followed the plough.