Today, secular Europeans have a very acute radar. They crave substance, not hype; what is real, not what is fake. They want God, not Christianity-lite. How can we meet this commendable need? By raising the bar spiritually.
Take anxiety and worries seriously. It’s easy to put their concerns off, or to convince ourselves that ‘they will be fine’.
Some 400 church representatives gathered in Valencia for an innovative learning day. The aim, to carry out the Great Commission of Jesus in all phases of life.
A weekend to have important conversations, training, for new generations in church leadership.
From over 16 nations across Europe, younger leaders gathered in Poland to connect, share hearts, be prayed for and learn about Europe and what Spirit-filled leadership will mean for today.
Around 100 representatives from churches across the evangelical spectrum met for a weekend to listen to each other and pray for their cities.
How is it that someone who had lived a life of privilege, very remote from ordinary people, could inspire such affection?
Over 100 women have already registered in a newly created platform for female Christian speakers in German-speaking countries. Theologian Evi Rodemann explains her vision for mentoring.
In his own nation, he remains a prophet without honour. In the English-speaking world, a growing following of students, scholars and pastors are discovering Abraham Kuyper as a man of ideas still vitally relevant for the challenges facing Christians the world over today.
Mike Betts on analysing your own spiritual journey at the same time as the growth of the people around you and the church.
Malawi will have a government led by the former president of Assemblies of God. “We are excited to have a respected man of God as the head of state”, says Christian leader Matilda Matabwa.
Efraim Tendero will end his task in front of the World Evangelical Alliance in early 2021, after six years of service.
God knows what is coming; He always has, and we never have. Maybe this can stir a greater humility in us all, even when restrictions ease.
While all cultures and religions may display aspects of servant-leadership, Jesus Christ is the ultimate embodiment of a servant-leader.
We should be able to recognise the dangers that lurk alongside those in Christian service – and not make the mistake of thinking that we are immune from them.
In a joint statement, the main religious groups asked the candidates to “present their ideas clearly” and establish “state policies beyond the alternation”.
The 2020 Forum’s morning Bible teacher will be Peter Mead. Over 850 participants are expected to attend the conference in Poland.
Sixty women gathered in Amsterdam for the ‘Rise in Strength’ Consultation. “We all must engage in a positive dialogue, seeking reconciliation, to make our communities more empowered in Christ and safer places for all”.
Evangelical leaders from across Europe meet in Wisla (Poland) to network for mission in a range of fields. The vision is to renew the biblical church and evangelise Europe.
The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
Aim to build up, don’t hype up. Be sure to treat people as real people – both the unknown person you are speaking to and the famous person who just walked past you.
Church planter Ed Doepel on the meaning of success in ministry according to the Bible.
One hundred Czech Christian leaders worked in thematic networks. Seminars addressed issues like the generational divides, church finances, and the use of pornography among Christians.
An interview with Julia Doxat-Purser, the socio-political representative of the European Evangelical Alliance. “Our main working style in Brussels is behind the scenes and face to face influence, in personal conversations with the people who are shaping the ideas”.
“We’re not taking energy from my ministry when we care for our family in missional kind of ways”, says President of Josiah Venture Dave Patty.