Christmas brings the “promise of the resurrection, that death is not the end”, the President of Spain's capital region said in a speech.
Its daily contents and the contribution of hundreds of authors since 2003, make it the largest evangelical news website in Spain. The celebration gathered friends and supporters.
The regional government of Madrid hosted an institutional event, recognising the “added value” that evangelicals bring to society.
The new chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, Dominic Yeo from Singapore, spoke to Evangelical Focus. “We have to expect discipleship happening in our churches, and the next generation becoming church planters”.
In the days of the Assemblies of God World Congress, all kinds of conversations took place on the fringes of the programme. Like the stories of Oleksandr from Israel and Emmanuel from Nigeria.
4,300 participants from all over the world attended the World Congress of the largest Pentecostal denomination. Reaching new generations and church planting, major goals. A report from the Madrid Arena.
Under the theme 'Shine Called to Influence’, the meeting “does not seek to be massive, but strategic”, says president of Assemblies of God in Spain, Juan Carlos Escobar.
As the debate around abortion and euthanasia resurfaces in Spain, over 500 groups and thousands of families marched to “protect the life of the most vulnerable”.
International Spanish artist Marcos Vidal inspires his new song with the book of Daniel. “We are going to be accused of hate speech and that is where a Christian really has to decide whether he or she wants to pay that price or not”, he says.
Around 280 professionals, students, and church leaders attended the once-in-a-decade conference. Dr John Wyatt was the main speaker of a programme that included 15 other thematic seminaries.
Evangelical women took the streets in Spain on the Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Several groups work throughout the year supporting victims.
The Spanish Brethren Assemblies held a national meeting in Madrid, with a strong call to be passionate about Jesus and his mission.
More than 140 preachers from different evangelical denominations encouraged each other to preach from the Word of God to today's culture. Chris Wright, Mark Meynell and Alex Chiang participated.
The problem of modern slavery was made visible in Bournemouth, Stuttgart, Valencia, Bern, Innsbruck, Sofia, Copenhagen, and dozens of other cities.
The 4th Spanish Bioethics Conference will give a Christian perspective on creation care, life and death, and AI. “Bioethics is not primarily a theoretical issue to be considered at a university classroom, but a practical reality in everyday life”.
The well-known speaker closed its visit to Spain with an evangelistic message to thousands.
He spoke to over 3,000 schoolchildren about his own personal experience and the need to stop bullying. His visit to Spain was followed by the media.
The organisation is flexing its muscles after the Madrid summit and announces the expansion of its borders and greater militarisation. Voices from the Evangelical and Protestant spheres analyse the new scenario.
Over 40 professors from the five Protestant faculties offering officially recognised degrees discussed strategies for improving the quality of teaching.
Eleven years later, Spanish evangelicals will gather for a new Bioethics congress. Non-Christians are welcome in a programme that will address issues such as euthanasia, artificial intelligence, and creation care.
ECPM now has four MEPs and brings together around 20 political parties. “We explicitly promote Christian values in politics”, says its President.
Hundreds of people took part in the Spain We Pray For You prayer marches held under the theme of “peacemakers” to encourage prayer for “the welfare of the city”.
The new headquarters of the entity is in Madrid. “We want you to see this place as the home of all who love the Bible”, said the general director.
The Evangelical Council of Madrid and the regional government signed a collaboration protocol which includes Reformation Day as a relevant event in the region.
Since 1922 it aims “to help young believers, eager to give themselves entirely to the service of Christ”. 45 pupils are currently studying at the Seminary with 21 teachers.