Ghana, Brazil, East Asia, and the global church. An article by Philip Lutterodt, Joabe G. Cavalcanti and Loun Ling Lee.
The regime rewards like-minded churches with subsidies. The Evangelical Council of Venezuela rejects the “strong partisan component” of the initiative.
There is “extreme persecution” in 10 countries in Africa and the Middle East, says Open Doors. Elsewhere, worrying trends are observed in key geopolitical actors such as India, Saudi Arabia and China.
The executive committee of the Christian Alliance of Evangelical Churches discussed pending issues and stressed the need for dialogue and reconciliation.
Ecuadorian midfielder Carlos Gruezo shared on Instagram a video showing several members of the national team praying in a hotel room ahead of the match.
The regime claims that the premises are illegal and needed for mothers with over 3 children who do not have a home. The church has been there for 30 years.
We must seek ways to communicate, participate, and act in order to bring about positive changes in today's increasingly ‘glocal’ world.
At the 52nd General Assembly of the Organisation of American States, Christian speakers called politicians to leave aside “ideological impositions” to address poverty and a quality education.
The victims were bathing in a river during a spiritual retreat when the water level rose abruptly.
Two thirds voted "yes" to the new Family Code promoted by the regime. 20 evangelical denominations asked to vote against.
The Cuban regime hopes to validate the “Code of Families” through popular approval. Churches have been active in proposing changes to the project.
Transgender Member of Parliament Salma Luévano, who has won two lawsuits to be treated as a woman, proposes that the biblical position on sexuality be condemned by law.
Around 15,000 joined the march organised by evangelical groups. They asked to protect children from gender ideology initiatives in schools.
“We reject any declaration that does not respect the historic doctrines of our institution”, they say. Other denominations are also expected to leave.
During the last couple of decades around 300 churches have been planted here by people from a non-Swedish culture or nationality, mostly – but not exclusively – in larger cities.
According to a report by the US embassy in the country, they increased from 12% in 2008 to 26%-30% in 2020. It is the faith that has grown the most.
A survey identifies the interests, difficulties and hopes of young people, with religion playing a much less relevant role than in previous generations.
Evangelicals denounce that the Constitution “will divide rather than unite the people of Chile, weaken democracy” and that the government did reject their proposals.
Demonstrations began with the indigenous demands for reforms, due to high inflation and unemployment. Evangelicals call to “pray for peace” in Ecuador.
In Cuba, Christian associations such as the Patmos Institute or the Evangelical League offered their resources to those in need.
According to the authorities, the explosion was caused by a gas leak. The building of a nearby Baptist church was severely damaged.
Lorenzo Rosales is jailed in a high security prison since August 2021, after joining peaceful protests against the government. The European Parliament, US congressmen and human rights organisations called for his immediate release.
After a popular consultation on the new ‘Code of Families’, Cubans will vote the final text in a referendum in July. Evangelicals have criticised several parts of the draft law.
Manuel Garro Chacón has been serving a pastor for decades, but he is known for creating the police department of capital city San José.
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household.
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