Around 400,000 employees of large companies offer leaves for transitioners which are more generous than those offered to women after childbirth.
“We regularly see the monster of antisemitism rearing its head again”, says the Justice Minister. Protecting the memory of the millions who were killed under the Nazi has to do with “humanity and compassion”.
Only two weeks before the general elections, the Spanish government uses the European Union Presidency to promote gender self-identification across the continent.
In neither country is surrogacy regulated by law, but the Dutch and Swedish governments support “altruistic surrogacy”.
The shameful heritage of slavery is shared by both Protestant and Catholic countries in Europe. The Netherlands was one of the last nations to abolish it.
“We contributed to the perpetuation of slavery, through our theology we justified the abuse”, said a Protestant leader. The Dutch king also apologised.
A survey in 15 countries also shows that Gen Zers are twice as likely as Millennials to identify as transgender.
The event takes place every year to celebrate Pentecost. “We long for people to become familiar with who Jesus is”, say the organisers.
Female emancipation and the need to strengthen the economy are the arguments for the Dutch government to scale back the traditional workplace flexibility. Two Christian women explain why it might not be a good idea.
9 May marks the day in 1950 when France and Germany, laid down control of their war industries as a first step towards making war unthinkable.
Last week it was the Dutch. This week it will be the Brits. Honouring their kings, that is.
Modern and post-modern perspectives held by (often) biblically-illiterate and spiritually tone-deaf art critics and curators ignore the gospel message of Rembrandt and Van Gogh.
The song The Servant King is about the radical revelation of a God who came, ‘not be served but to serve’; and who calls us to do the same.
The initiative of the Senate also seeks to explicitly ban discrimination on the grounds of disability. LGBTQI groups say same-sex marriage and adoption laws need to be shielded.
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.
In Qatar, the two stars of the Dutch football team lead a Bible study for their teammates. Depay explains his celebrations after scoring: “I live my life in Jesus’ word”.
The health minister proposes a draft law that allows euthanasia for children under 12. Christians denounce that it “could lead to euthanasia for disabled people too”.
Recent surveys in Germany and the Netherlands analyse the daily decisions of church members to see if they differ from the rest of society.
A study shows that a majority of Dutch people think it is important that certain conditions are met before a legal gender change.
After becoming a Christian, he started smuggling Bibles into Eastern Europe. He died at the age of 94 in his home country Netherlands.
The Dutch Bible Society releases a study on the meaning, reading habits and impact of the Bible in the Netherlands.
Everyone over 16 may change their legal gender via a civil officer. Court would decide on minors under 16 without parental consent. A citizen campaign warns about the dangers of the law.
Kees de Kort, a Dutch painter and illustrator, was known for over 300 colorful illustrations bringing to life both the Old and New Testament.
Many feel Pride parades display too much body. Yet perhaps our problem in the church is too little body emphasis.
Some reformers talked of the Book of Words (the Bible) and the Book of Works (creation), both of which were to be explored to reveal more of God’s glory..