As Christians, we should be thoughtful and prudent. We are against abuse of any kind, but I am concerned that we do not filter our responses well these days.
José Urbano returned to business after several attempts. “Business is the Lord's whatever the situation, you have to rest in Him”.
The document launched by the government focuses on how religious expressions impact the relationships of co-workers.
A study by the Observatory for Religious Pluralism found that almost half of respondents, all from religious minorities, were discriminated against at work because of their beliefs.
“Unemployment remains a reality in several EU nations”, a study of Pew Research says, which relates it to pessimism in future expectations.
The Council of Europe Assembly calls on member states to “take all necessary measures to combat discrimination based on religion or beliefs”.
There are plenty of reasons why we should preach, but what would you add to this list of rubbish reasons?
The biblical work ethics clashes with a system that, according to the International Labour Organization, “experiences a lack of material well-being, economic security, equal opportunities or scope for human development”.
There are many who believe that nature created itself. However, since the days of Job until the present day, millions have believed this to be impossible.
The sentence says churches can only demand confessional allegiance when the job profile made it “significant, legal and justified”. In Germany, churches and their affiliated institutions are the second largest employer.
Unemployment in the EU regions ranged from 2% to 31%. Greece and Spain are still struggling. According to the Bible, “all work is worthy and full of meaning”, Jaume Llenas, General Secretary of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance, says.
“In the midst of pain, God promised that it can be really well with your soul”, psychologist Jelena Sivulka says in an interview about the value of suffering in Christian life.
By Jelena Sivulka, psychologist and Director of Hana's Hope.