The complaint of the Christian actress on Twitter reflects the tiredness of many with media which intentionally ignore matters of faith.
The Burkinabe Federation of Evangelical Churches, and the WEA released statements calling Christians to pray for “lasting peace, and the believers to stand strong in their faith”.
Open Doors UK displayed 16,000 squares of fabric at Westminster Abbey, “to amplify the voices of persecuted Christian women and to have a lasting impact on UK government policy”.
Despite the violence of Islamist groups, “the coexistence between religious confessions is experiencing tremendous progress” in some parts of the country. The government is restricting internet, and freedom of speech.
This year International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is on November 10th. One out of every nine professing Christians face persecution, isolation and violence worldwide.
On many occasions we are more concerned that others should be admiring us, than helping others to win.
Small blessings are still blessings; if it’s good, then it comes from above (James 1:17).
Evo Morales announces an agreement for an external audit of last week’s vote. The National Evangelical Association of Bolivia calls to “avoid conflicts between brothers”.
Members of local churches have died during the shootings after the arrest of ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s son. “Cartels have more power than the government”, Christians in Mexico denounce.
“Venezuela, your time of freedom has arrived”, the pastor said at the begining of the march. The military prosecutor ordered his arrest for “crimes of misuse of decoration and disobedience”.
“I had periods where I was suicidal, but realized God is worthy of all my pain and suffering”, Pastor Andrew Brunson said about his imprisonment in Turkey. He has released a book telling his story.
Peaceful demonstrations call authorities to “stop closure of worship places”. Churches re-organise themselves in houses as the government threatens to close more buildings.
Perhaps we too easily skim over the more minor characters that fill the pages of our Bibles?
The evangelical military chaplaincy of Córdoba (Spain) celebrated its 4th anniversary. “Doors are opening, we are sowing the seed”, Pastor Antonio Baena says.
China celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Republic as the violence escalates in Hong Kong. “The role of Christians is to be peacemakers”, a Hong Kong Christian leader says.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
The issue revealed a deep division of the parliament. Catholics and evangelicals worked together to stop the law.
Believers are encouraged to choose a Canton and a minister of the government to pray for. “A special strength and hope for our nation is found in prayer”, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance says.
Jesus taught his disciples to love their enemies, and pray for those who persecute them.
As students head off to university, there are several ways we can be praying very specifically for them.
Reach Mallorca organised eight days of public evangelistic events on the beach. Although some people have complaint, “we are grateful to the city and want to contribute”, says director Gernot Elsner.
In the weekly prayer initiative ‘Revive Europe’, students identify the deep issues in their own society and share specific prayer requests. More than 25 countries have been prayed for since February.
Representatives of the National Day of Prayer, the Evangelical Alliance and CARE express the need for churches to pray for the new leadership of a country divided by Brexit and other issues.
True biblical preaching is not primarily about outlines. It is about heart-to-heart communication.
Evangelical local churches in the Mati area “help with cleaning and rebuilding”. “Pray that their actions talk about the love of Christ, and many could know Him”.
The YWAM and Operation Blessing project aims “to be a refuge” for the thousands that cross the border everyday “to find spiritual food and help in anything they need”.