For many of the Hazara people, radio and the internet are their only access to the good news.
God does not call people to become heroes and gain glory. He calls us to exalt Him.
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”.
Leading politicians accuse churches of allowing “bogus” conversions of migrants to obtain refugee status. “The suggestion church leaders are aiding people to abuse the asylum system is a serious charge”, says an Evangelical Alliance representative.
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.
Though it is strictly forbidden to evangelize in Somalia, barriers to the gospel are being torn down little by little.
While the political actors involved welcome the agreement, evangelical organisations take a critical look at the details of the pact.
From 14 to 21 January, Europeans are invited to reflect and pray for the mission through the articles of the Lausanne Covenant in its 50th anniversary.
A key finding from women in world Christianity is that women tend to be boundary spanners who transcend the barriers of religion, age, class, and ethnicity.
The Revive Conference at the end of year in Krakow hopes to gather 3,000 young people. “We ask God to do what He alone can do”, says director Sarah Breuel.
Over 300 Christian graduates and professionals from all backgrounds came together to listen to Dan Strange and other speakers on the theme of how to turn all spheres of life into an act of worship to God.
The National Council of Evangelicals in France organised a gala dinner, “to encourage and honour those who bear a public evangelical witness on social media”.
New data from a group focusing on church planting points to immigration as a key element in the growth of Spanish churches in the last decade.
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The president of the Italian Evangelical Alliance, Giacomo Ciccone, spoke about religious freedom in a lecture held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Padua.
In the United Kingdom, carol services organised by churches are a massive outreach opportunity.
“Polycentric mission leadership is a collaborative, communal leadership empowering multiple centers of influence and a diverse array of leaders to meet today's challenges“.
The National Council of Evangelicals in France approved a document to “bring vision and unity to the mission of the churches, without denying their diversity”.
Europe is polycentric, not only on the cultural but also on the spiritual and religious level.
Let’s continue to examine our desires to do mission, explore other ways people use to serve, listen more to each other and enjoy the mission together.
The Open Arms Outreach initiative in the deprived Romanian area of Calarasi, has been working for 20 years now. It reaches children and other vulnerable people, and wants every church to be a community centre.
VUSH, the country’s Evangelical Alliance, held its General Assembly. Over 190 churches and organisations are among its members.
From small beginnings in Serbia and Croatia, TWR’s Women of Hope programs are helping listeners confront difficult issues and build confidence in Christ.
The European Lausanne Movement gathering in Budapest brought together Christian leaders from 37 countries. It was an open conversation using new formats, say Jim Memory and Usha Reifsnider.