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.
World Evangelical Alliance Secretary General Efraim Tendero and national evangelical leaders meet the Kosovan Head of State. Thaçi underlines his commitment to religious freedom and inter-faith dialogue.
We need to respond with the values that we see in Jesus Christ’s life.
The Latin Evangelical Alliance calls Venezuelan evangelicals to pray “to receive God's instructions on how to be salt and light.” Political tension and violence continue in the country.
There is an urgent need for Christians to seek the peace and prosperity of the whole continent of Europe at an uncertain time in its history.
Jesus taught a spiritual lesson that we often forget: what there is inside us is what really matters.
Around 130 delegates from different parts of the country reflected on the role of Christians. A manual for counselling the victims of violence has been published.
Biographers of Marc Chagall mention the “gift for happiness,” the “sacred simplicity” which characterized his art, and which was articulated in large part by his ingenious, vibrant use of color.
Violent riots broke out after a controversial Constitutional amendment was approved. Three evangelical organisations ask the government to act with responsibility and call Christians to pray for peace and wisdom.
Evangelicals in Northern Ireland underline his relationship with adversary Ian Paisley and pray that the “journey towards peace” continues.
What are the priorities that Christ incarnated with his life?
Peace makers are essential in Christian life: men and women who never accept evil; men and women who prefer to lose their own rights to let God be glorified.
We should be more careful when pointing to the evangelical churches of Colombia as the promoters of the “no”.
Around ten million evangelicals voted in the referendum. Some analysts believe that the 'no' “was hatched at church”, but many evangelicals have publicly supported the “yes.”
In a surprise result, the “no” won by 50.2% to 49.8%. The bilateral ceasefire between government forces and the FARC will continue. Evangelical Christians were divided.
He was respected for achieving peace accords with the Palestinians.
“We must start by making peace where we are”, Harutiun Selimian, president of the Evangelical Armenian community in Syria told French newspaper La Croix.
The agreement between the government and the FARC is celebrated by many, but also criticised. Evangelicals have divergent views but are willing to get involved in the reconciliation process and to work for lasting peace.
If you knew nothing about Colombia, you might well think, “That’s great! There’s peace now”. But life in Colombia is never quite as straightforward as it might seem.
The dramatic figures of the conflict: 220,000 lives lost and 7 million people displaced.
Institute for Economics and Peace says global deterioration “was driven by increased terrorism and higher levels of political instability.” Europe is the most peaceful region in the world, but Ukraine is the second country whith a bigger deterioration.
Imagine you are a former member of a guerrilla. Imagine you met Jesus and you became a pastor.
To forgive requires first to be aware, through God’s light, of the dark hidden corners in our own heart.
We Christians have so much to offer people in a post-conflict situation.
A Roman Catholic agency informs about an ecumenical meeting which would have brought 150 representatives of 7 religions to North Korea this week.
Leaving the house this morning, I had the impression of being entwined in an entanglement of roots of insoluble problems… I take the path which goes inside the forest and which leads me to the feet of its God.