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Peruvian theologian Samuel Escobar analyses the decade from a missionary perspective: the changes in Christianity, the role of migration in evangelism, and the work for justice.
Most European Christians have lived through the secularisation process and so they have been conditioned to see it as normal.
We need to stop offering a cheap Christianity to a generation that is tired of consumerism.
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.
The complaint of the Christian actress on Twitter reflects the tiredness of many with media which intentionally ignore matters of faith.
Most British want a non-traditional farewell service and Spaniards are opting for cremation. One in ten Swedes have already supressed any kind of ceremony.
A report of the ‘Observatory of Laicité’ says the right to express one’s beliefs in public is protected by “internal and international laws”. Evangelicals are the faith group with the highest percentage of practicing believers.
“Nones” are a majority but cities are now more religious than rural areas, analysts say. Evangelicals grow to 1.6% of the population.
Espen Ottosen talks about the truths Christians should share with people who have little knowledge and/or many prejudices about Christian belief.
The impact of demographic change on religious populations and how this could relate to the future of secularisation in Europe.
According to the Observatory for Religious Freedom and Conscience, these incidents grew by 20% in 2018.
For Taylor, the loss of transcendence in a secular age is disastrous for human beings.
The President of Austria says he has re-joined the Protestant Church. “Not just church members” should follow the values of the Sermon of the Mount.
Since no political party has a monopoly on truth and wisdom, Christians will vote in different ways. But, there is still huge value in praying and discussing together, asking for the Lord’s blessing and mercy.
The danger facing Christians today is becoming truly trapped by the logic of immediatism. We are called to play the long-game, because church history tells us that God’s truth will outlast and outshine man’s ignorance.
The rise of far-right populism anticipates an unstable scenario. Evangelicals issued “Vote Wisely”, a guide offering biblical reflection on education, migration, economy, and other socio-political issues.
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
The Southern European country has transitioned from national Catholicism to secularism in only 25 years.
Jesus in an age of secularism, relativism, and tolerance.
Andrés Reid leads preaching workshops in Spain. He emphasises the importance of looking for excellence, being faithful to the Bible and living lives that shine in society.
Lindsay Brown: “The biblical pattern is not one of speed, but of steady sowing and gradual reaping in due course”.
Paul Copan, Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University, analyses why people leave the faith, and how they find reasons to return.
“Dear Bigots, you can’t spread your religious hate here. End of sermon”, read government-paid posters on public transport.
In an interview, Lindsay Brown analyses three challenges for the church in Europe and elsewhere and how they can be turned into opportunities for the gospel.
For a long time, the main thrust of politics with respect to religion was separation of Church and state. In our secularised multi-religious society, the question is: how can churches contribute to the common good in society?