The emerging evangelical movement was one of the most active driving forces in mobilising Spanish society against slavery in Cuba and Puerto Rico.
Contextualization among the tribal people in Northern Luzon, Philippines. An article by Julie Ma.
The Philippines faces a polarised election that could lead to the return of the Marcos family to government. Evangelicals have been very vocal in their political stance.
Journeying alongside local churches in the Philippines. An article by Jojie Wong.
The Council of Evangelical Churches denounces the use of “biblical end-time themes” to “incite fear and panic”, and asks its members to “consult only reliable sources”.
President Duterte told security forces to “shoot to kill” those who disobey the preventative measures that have been declared by his government during the Covid-19 crisis.
Mabuhay! Making that familiar and traditional Filipino greeting during a global lockdown carries more meaning and hope. It means, “Live!”
More than 60,000 cases and 1,370 deaths have been reported worldwide. Christians in China preach the gospel and give out tracts and free masks.
The NCCP has spoken out against the heavy government policies against drug trafficking. 5,300 have been killed in the past three years.The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches supported the NCCP.
“The number of violent attacks against Christians has alarmingly increased in the three years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government”, Christian organisations in the Philippines say.
The seed has the capacity to be stored and kept for a long time. However, if we decide to plant it, the event becomes a process.
Photos of the Lausanne Movement Global Workplace Forum, celebrated in Manila.
Almost 900 people from 110 countries attended the Global Workplace Forum. The Lausanne Movement dreams about a “great movement of God through believers in their workplace”.
850 from 108 countries met for the Global Workplace Forum, June 25-29. The gathering was organised by the Lausanne Movement. “Every workplace is a place of ministry”.
An interview with Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance and former leader of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches.
Two bombs exploded on Sunday as people were gathered for a Catholic mass in Jolo, the capital of Sulu Province. Daesh (IS) claimed responsibility of the attack.
Filipino President Duterte has repeatedly insulted Christians. Churches in the country: “We are being attacked because we are taking the side of loving our neighbour. These attacks must stop”.
Rodrigo Duterte has recently claimed that “God is stupid” and has promised to step down as president in exchange for a ‘selfie with God’.
Military Police used excavators and dynamite to destroy the Golden Lampstand Church. “This might be a new pattern against any independent churches”, Christian advocacy groups warn.
A study shows that over 50% of mega-church-goers in Southeast Asia, have a university degree, are Chinese, and come from families which were not previously Christian.
A selection of pictures of World Press Photo 2017.
World chess #2 shares with Evangelical Focus his Christian convictions and the central role faith plays in his day-to-day life, which he defines as “simple and quiet”.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation defines the Bible as “fitting and proper for the molding of the spiritual, moral and social fiber of our citizenry.”
With 94 % of the vote counted, the Filipino boxer is in the seventh place among the candidates for 12 Senate seats. It was known he had becme target of jihadist group.
Filipino government informs about foiled Islamist plans to kill the Christian fighter. “God is with me”, he says.