The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
The Swiss Parliament could soon redefine marriage. Homosexuals would be given the right to adoption and surrogate pregnancy would be discussed.
Research in Spain fuels the political debate about limiting the power of the porn industry. Christian activists have long been alerting about the damaging effects on children and youth.
The group representing global conservative Anglicans will not attend the once in a decade conference organised by the Archbishop of Canterbury to protest the liberal shift of pro-LGBT bishops.
“Mandatory age verification is a world first, we want the UK to be the safest place to be online”, government says. Measure will come into force in July.
The Education Secretary responds to a growing debate after Muslim and Christian parents withdrew their children from classes on same-sex relationships.
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
“Actually, Finland took a few steps to the left”, says Christian journalist Matti Korhonen. “Immigration politics, gender issues/sexuality and climate change are hot topics in society”.
Politicians and organisations say freedom of speech and religious freedom could be restricted if “sexual orientation” is given a special protection in the Penal Code.
An honest look at the Jewish Scriptures.
“Moving away from God’s pattern for family life is not an option for evangelical Christians”, the European Evangelical Alliance says.
Christ's view of sexuality was the same as that of the Old Testament.
Conservative delegates from the Global South helped stop the US-majority push to approve gay marriage. Liberal churches expected to leave the denomination.
“The summit has not given signs that the Roman Church will become transparent and honest about its sins and shortcomings”, says Leonardo De Chirico, Vatican expert and evangelical pastor in Rome.
Instead of pushing for tolerance, norm critical pedagogy tries to influence people (even small children) to distance themselves from the two-sex norm.
The Federation of Free Evangelical Churches (FEG) represents more than 450 churches in Germany. The document encourages to adapt the pastoral care to the person’s vital situation.
Jan Wolsheimer (Director of Missie Nederland) analyses the controversy surrounding a document on homosexuality signed by many evangelical pastors. “Dutch Christians are not very keen to import culture wars from the US”.
Around 250 Protestant leaders of the Netherlands, including pastors and politicians, signed the document on marriage and sexuality. Pro-LGBT groups denounced it.
“The sad situation of the Catholic Church is a warning”, says the President of the National Council of Evangelicals in France.
European and US experts address the sexual revolution in a new free curriculum offered by the Forum of Christian Leaders.
Gender transition services are now official. The minority of conservative Anglicans call to maintain the Biblical definition of sexuality.
The organisers suggested that lack of confidence in the gospel is the main factor inhibiting the church’s effective witness to Christ today.
Current issues, international speakers and conversations about the figure of Jesus, in a week of talks and activities organized by Christian university students in Barcelona.
Around 200 evangelists from 40 countries met to share resources and experience for the proclamation of the gospel in European universities.
As with any addiction, the brain always wants more, harder, more intense. Saying that one can actually change the likings of the enormous mass of consumers towards a kind of porn that is non-violent and non-sexist, is a lie.
The regional government of Navarre (Spain) implements a controversial plan for children between 0 and 18 years old. Gender ideology is promoted with new LGBT laws.