The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
“Working for the wellbeing of the city” was the theme of Idea 2020, this year's General Assembly of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance.
Participants from 12 countries met near Barcelona. “The gift of the evangelist was stirred afresh as we prayed, worshipped and dared to ask God for Europe”.
Thirty-three nurses participate in the NCFI leaders conference to build up the work amongst them in Europe. “Our identity in Christ is what makes the difference”, a participant says.
600 adults and children gathered in Madrid for the Protestant Congress on the Ministry with Infancy and Family. An intergenerational programme addressed the challenges in society, the model of Jesus Christ, and the role of families and local churches.
The 2020 Forum’s morning Bible teacher will be Peter Mead. Over 850 participants are expected to attend the conference in Poland.
The seed has the capacity to be stored and kept for a long time. However, if we decide to plant it, the event becomes a process.
Almost 900 people from 110 countries attended the Global Workplace Forum. The Lausanne Movement dreams about a “great movement of God through believers in their workplace”.
850 from 108 countries met for the Global Workplace Forum, June 25-29. The gathering was organised by the Lausanne Movement. “Every workplace is a place of ministry”.
Images of the fifth EFN gathering. Experts, activists, counsellors and church leaders met in Pescara, Italy.
Experts, activists and representatives of 90 organisations met in Pescara (Italy) for the fifth European Freedom Network Bridge conference. The platform is led by Christians.
740 evangelical leaders connected for mission in Wisla (Poland). Ramez Atallah led the Bible expositions on 2 Corinthians. Seminars, thematic networks, and resources were available at the annual gathering.
The 2019 European Freedom Network conference will be held in Italy. “God has used many instrumental Christians over time to address the issue of slavery”, says Leanne Rhodes.
After many years of labour, the Association of Evangelicals in Africa officially opened its new centre in Nairobi, Kenya. “Africa, your time has come!”, said the World Evangelical Alliance Secretary General Efraim Tendero.
Playing a healthy and contributing role on a multicultural team in cross-cultural Christian service is increasingly part and parcel of the normal requirements of serving Christ well.
The WEASC aims “to inspire and empower believers”. Priorities include “participation in global policy-making processes, climate change mitigation and sustainability”.
“If the message is not understandable, no matter how important it is – it will not reach the people”, says Valeria Esteban, a graduate of the training programme started in Spain.
“The marketplace is the perfect place to build community and to show people who Jesus is, as well as having a positive social and economic impact”, says Mark Plummer.
One hundred Czech Christian leaders worked in thematic networks. Seminars addressed issues like the generational divides, church finances, and the use of pornography among Christians.
Loida Muñoz, Director of A21 Spain: ‘We need to both be pioneers and actively support what is already working’.
A summary of the thanksgiving service of the European Evangelical Alliance at the Chapel of Europe in Brussels.
It has been great to see how students in Europe have gained new confidence to proclaim the gospel publicly.
Around 200 evangelists from 40 countries met to share resources and experience for the proclamation of the gospel in European universities.
Around 280 people attended the Christian Surfers International Gathering in France. Phil Williams: “At the heart of what we do is our relationship with God, and how we react in our community”.
The European Disability Network (EDN) coordinated a series of workshops in Tallinn about how the Christian community can and should take into account people with disabilities.
Arts have been one of the threads of the first two days of the Hope for Europe conference, in Tallinn (Estonia).