Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
In the midst of the turmoil in Venezuela, Pastor Carlos Vielma, Vice President of the Union of Christian Churches of Venezuela, sent out an urgent plea for Christians everywhere to pray.
Evangelical Christians in the country speak out about the situation. “It is our duty to make a call to prayer, to calm down and recognize the right of people to protest peacefully”, pastor José Piñero says.
“The armed forces have taken the correct decision, they can count on the support of the people of Venezuela”, Guaidó says. The regime responds: “We are deactivating a small group of traitors”. The risk of an armed conflict increases.
Native evangelical Christians in Mexico continue to suffer the persecution of Catholic traditionalists. Energy and water cuts are used to intimidate faith minorities.
The missionary had been working with natives for more than 25 years. He was killed by gunshots at his house. The investigation is still open.
“An estimated 35,000 cross the border daily; half of them are children”, says the Christian humanitarian NGO.
Demonstrations filled the streets of 210 Argentinian cities. The demands included a better adoption system and more support for women in a position of fragility.
There have been 32 cases of femicide in Peru this year. The Minister of Women, Gloria Montenegro, joined 18 religious communities to tackle the problem.
Christian leaders from all over Latin America are concerned about the progress of gender ideology agendas in the region. Many are joining together in public demonstrations and training events.
Churches will pray for Venezuela on Sunday 17. The socio-political crisis has worsened in the last days, with the biggest blackout in the history of the country.
An Ibero-American Union of evangelical politicians demands fair elections and the restoration of full democracy in Venezuela.
Prayer, truth, dialogue between the parties and justice are some of the actions of the Church in Venezuela.
“I had one of the most moving moments of my life during the film”, says Argentinian actor Gaston Pauls, who plays the role of Luis Palau.
Newspaper ‘El País’ witnesses how members of rival gangs worship together in an overcrowded prison. “We feel free, when Christ opens your heart there is no turning back”.
Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain and other countries openly challenge Nicolás Maduro’s regime. Evangelical Christians pray for peace as fears of a civil war increase.
Five Venezuelans living in Spain explain how they see the critical situation of their country. They point out the important role that the evangelical churches play in integration.
“As the Body of Christ, we need to be ready to give an answer to both sides”, says a Christian leader in the country. “Every Christian has to do his part”.
195 people injured and hundreds of homes have been damaged in a country where many households struggle financially.
Evangelical leaders back a movement to defend the right and responsibility of parents to educate their children in values. It will confront the “tyranny of gender ideology”.
Big marches in Venezuela to demand freedom and democracy. Federation of Christian churches says the President of Parliament should “conduct the nation in this period of transition”.
The number of tourists to Israel almost doubled in two years, reaching the record of 4 million in 2018. 61% of visitors were Christian.
“We unite and share the pain of the families”, says the biggest evangelical confederation in the country. It is the worst attack since the Peace Agreement of 2016.
“We want everyone to know that there are people here who believe in God and trust His Word”. More than 10 denominations got together to read the Bible.
Former heads of state in the region criticise Pope Francis over his calls to reconciliation in the Central American country.
The draft law seeks the independence of any religion, and to optimize the times and procedures for the granting of legal entity to churches and religious evangelical entities.