At a meeting in Bogotá, missionaries and pastors acknowledged that they “still have challenges regarding our vocation and our capacity to welcome differences”.
In Valencia, ‘Misión Exprés’ brought together 60 missionaries, pastors and directors of organisations. They discussed the mobilisation, financing and accompaniment of new missionaries.
After 36 years of pastoring churches in Turkey, Carlos Madrigal was labelled a threat to national order and is no longer allowed to enter the country. He and his wife Rosa share lessons to be learned about Christian work in non-Western countries.
It is estimated that about 35 Christian workers received visa bans in 2019 and 16 more since the end of June.
‘...and the Christian kingdoms against the Muslim Ummah’. Turkey's challenges seen by Carlos Madrigal, pastor of the Istanbul Protestant Church.
For the first time in the Republic of Turkey, there were many activities to celebrate Christmas, organized by the evangelical church and supported by the local authorities.