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.
The UN Security Council holds an emergency meeting. “Dialogue and understanding is the right and moral way forward”, says World Evangelical Alliance.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
German magazine Stern reports about 80 refugees from Iran and Afghanistan being baptised in Hamburg. New believers are seen with suspicion by those who think they changed their faith for political reasons. They also face threats of other refugees.
Pastor Ihsan Özbek: “Fighting against prejudices is a tiring task”. Christians try to be peacemakers and assist refugees near the border with Syria and Irak.
Christian leaders received jihadist messages via email, Facebook and mobile phones. Association of Protestant Christians: “threats are not anything new” but became “systematic” in August.