Real ministry has frequently happened from a distance: 22 of the New Testament’s 27 books are letters written for the purpose of teaching from a distance.
The consultation features six tracks and eighteen workshops with the overall theme “formal and non-formal theological education: beyond dialogue”.
The Baptist Theological Seminary cooperates with care centers to serve the community and “bring hope to the hopeless”. 400 Baptist churches were lost.
In the Great Commission, Jesus calls us to preach the gospel and make disciples, thus extending and expanding his family.
Ukrainian missionary Mariana Laskava talks about her experience of leaving Kiev and continue serving refugees. “Every opportunity is used to preach the gospel”.
Over 40 professors from the five Protestant faculties offering officially recognised degrees discussed strategies for improving the quality of teaching.
The missionary vision of William Fetler led to starting the first Bible School in Riga. You can see this vision woven into the architecture of the fully renovated old building.
The Italian Chinese Theological Seminary has been opened in Rome by a group of 55 churches. It will train pastors for Chinese-speaking communities in Italy and the rest of Europe.
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.
What remains in question is not whether the Christ calling should be viewed as political, but whether we will engage in good political theology or in bad political theology.
The Kyiv Slavic Evangelical Seminary in Kyiv has confirmed his body was found in the city where Russian troops have been accused of war crimes against civilians.
Evangelicals in Kyiv call to trust in God and defend the country. Churches are offering shelter to refugees. Christian leaders in Moscow express their oposition to war. “Fear paralyses, prayer, trust in God, caring for your neighbor - gives strength”.
Re-Forma’s response to the crisis of poorly-equipped church leadership. An article by Manfred Waldemar Kohl.
There are much better countries than Lebanon to live in but the question is not “where am I living?” Rather, “whom do I worship and submit to in the place I am living in?”
If we care, we will preserve the dignity of those on the receiving end of our mission efforts. We will refrain from using them as objects in the quest to defend and promote our church or our idea.
It is sad to see that the Gospels and Jesus’ own words are re-interpreted in light of the State of Israel for political support.
On the 500th anniversary of his birth, Andalusian evangelicals and authorities “remember, not only Casiodoro de Reina, but all those who contributed to have the Bible in Spanish”.
Two former students of Fuller Theological Seminary had sued the institution for violating the LGBT anti-discrimination law. The school has a sexual standards policy that all students have to follow.
The centres start face-to-face classes with significantly less students but boosting its digital resources. “The need to share the message of hope in Christ is even more urgent”.
Evangelical ministries and churches help providing for basic necessities, cleaning churches and rebuilding houses.“Pray that the church in Lebanon will be light amid the destruction”.
“We want to collaborate more with other churches, but language is a barrier”, say pastors of the Chinese Christian Churches.
Inter-denominational contacts are on the rise in Russia.
The need for transformative pastoral training in the majority world.
Bridging the field and academia.
The flagship theological schools of the Pentecostal Union and the Baptist Union in Moscow have been banned from admitting students.