Evangelicals analyse the agricultural crisis that has mobilised thousands of farmers across Europe with tractor demonstrations and product boycotts.
There is concern that the romanticisation of “dying hand in hand” may lead to more cases of elderly couples choosing to apply for euthanasia together.
The proposal to establish a regional Evangelical Alliance in Kaliningrad was well received and work has begun on formalizing the structures.
A discussion on the influence of ideologies on fundamental freedoms in society opened the annual meeting of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance.
When the guns fell silent in 1945, peace did not automatically follow. Europe was suffering a severe case of post-trauma stress disorder over the five fearful, bitter and anxious post-war years.
The drought affects 34.5% of the Spanish territory. Christian geographer Michael Wickham analyses the water crisis that hits the Mediterranean region of Europe.
The National Council of Evangelicals in France strengthens its action to identify abuses and listen to victims from church contexts.
European Mission Fellowship has raised almost £2 million since the invasion started. All the money is used “for humanitarian support with a strong gospel focus and motivation”.
As the two-year anniversary of Putin’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine approaches, we can be tempted to be discouraged and feel our prayers are not being heard.
Discretion and integrity are essential, but they shouldn’t go so far as to become scepticism and distrust. The roles of church leaders and immigration officials need clear differentiation.
Most took place at Islamic environments by members of the own family. “It is the most despicable expression of gender-based violence”, says the minister of Justice.
Reinhardt Schink of the Evangelical Alliance says “forms of church can be adapted” but warns against decisions that strengthen individualism and “weaken the community of believers”.
I have visited the region several times and have been surprised each time by the vitality of the small but growing evangelical circles among the Caucasians.
Official data show that the number of non-religious people has increased by over 13% since 2010.
The Rheinland Protestant Church, with 2.2 million members, opts for “less rules and more freedom”. Baptisms and weddings can now be organised outside official buildings.
From large cities to small towns, multiple gatherings were organised around the annual Evangelical Alliance initiative to pray and unite for mission.
A ‘sharp right turn’ is coming up fast as we approach elections across Europe this year, at both national and European levels. Migrant-scapegoating and nationalism is on the rise in our continent.
The European Parliament elections are a strategic opportunity to launch new political parties. In countries like Spain, some dream of having a first-ever evangelical representative in Brussels.
Youth attending a worship place regularly are expected to have an average fertility rate of 2.1, much higher than the average for any European country.
A final text is expected for March. An evangelical bioethics group laments the lack of effective efforts to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
For some time now, the political right in Germany has been using the term ‘remigration’ to seek a ethnic cleansing in the country. These views cannot be justified from a gospel perspective.
The Greek Evangelical Alliance defends the right of children to have a father and a mother. They perceive ideological pressure from Western European countries.
Olga is a survivor. The first time she escaped death was before she was even born. She was a Chernobyl baby, later a war refugee.
How urgent the problems in our world and how old-fashioned the proposed solutions at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Loss of trust and loss of faith may go hand in hand.
The venue in Besançon was chosen because it is well served. “It is not the place that makes the church, it is the people who make it”, says the pastor.