In Norway, a prolonged controversy seemed to be nearing its end after a church was given a go to keep their illuminated cross. That was until a neighbour appealed the decision.
Crosses stir up strong emotions in a society with growing religious diversity.
Holy Riders recently celebrated their 40th anniversary. “We exist in order to tell motorcyclists about Jesus and what He can do for them”, says their President.
Satanists set fire to many churches in Norway in the 1990s. Now churches are not attacked as often as they used to, and smaller denominations hardly ever experience church fires.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Norwegian branch of the humanitarian organisation increased the number of donors by 300 per cent.
Christian workers in the Nordic country are both being recruited and sent out to countries around the world. "We cannot allow money to replace people".
Festivals and conferences hope to be able to gather participants physically but plan for a significant reduction in size.
Millions of euros are being invested in new prayer houses proving that the low church Lutheran movement is very vital.
After their annual meeting, Norwegian Baptists may have edged closer to staying together in one church union, although some churches are at odds with the majority.
The Norwegian Baptist Union is working hard to avoid a split over theological disagreements on homosexuality.