The European Evangelical Alliance publishes two calls to action amidst the rising tensions in the context of the Israel-Gaza war.
The official report includes a guide with the most common mistakes and proposals to avoid them.
It is not a question of a siege of Gaza, nor of the collapse of the two-state solution. It is about the existence of Israel in a territory which Hamas claims belongs entirely to Islam
“Our evangelist was killed because of his passion for preaching the good news of Jesus Christ, especially to Muslims”, said the pastor of Bere’s church in Uganda.
In the Southern European country, evangelical churches are the religious minority that grows the most, nearly tripling the presence of Muslim worship places.
42% of young people do not consider themselves religious, finds the newest official survey. Islam is clearly on the rise.
The government also agreed to establish a “Counter Blasphemy Wing” to take action against dissemination of “blasphemous content” on the internet.
“The bill will result in human life being valued on its efficiency and utility, and increase pressure on the vulnerable”, religious leaders say.
“Since December 2022, they started threatening to kill us if we continued missing attending the mosque”, said the pastor’s wife.
The debate in Scotland around the candidacy of evangelical Kate Forbes shows that orthodox Christian values such as heterosexual marriage are viewed as disqualifying for political leadership.
“Human dignity does not depend on social consensus, but is an intrinsic quality of every human being”, states the text signed by Catholics, evangelicals, Anglicans, Muslims and Orthodox.
Data from the 2021 Census show that the average age of Christians is now 51. For evangelical leaders, the figures are “a challenge, but also an opportunity”.
Vox brings an initiative to the Congress to shut down the state-funded Pluralism and Coexistence Foundation, which supports the evangelical, Muslim and Jewish federations. Evangelical representatives respond.
He helped a pastor begin Christian-Muslim debates in mid-2021, and in one year over 100 Muslims put their faith in Christ.
A survey shows that Roman Catholics decline the most and go to church the least. Over half of Protestants attend church at least once a month.
A 100-member Sudanese Church in Al Qadarif state was set ablaze by a suspected member of the Sudanese Armed Forces.
Muslim extremists beat 2 Christians with cane, and a house where a cell fellowship of 23 people met was totally burned.
The FIFA World Cup has turned critical eyes to the small Persian Gulf country. Three people on the ground analyse the freedom of Christians.
“This must be the beginning of the police doing more to protect Christian freedoms and free speech”, said Hatun Tash who was arrested twice while debating Islamists in Hyde Park.
When the five evangelical church planters refused to renounce Christ, Muslim extremists seized them and let them drown in central Uganda’s Lake Kyoga.
The aim of both countries is to strengthen their influence in the Middle East region, especially towards countries such as Iran.
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.
The landlord, rival shop owner, falsely accused him of disrespecting Muhammad by allegedly saying that Christ was the only “true prophet”.
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.
The Central Asian Consultation has become a colorful gathering of Christians from literally all ethnic groups. Uzbek mix with Karakalpak, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tadzhik, Azeri, Turkmen, Tatar and others.