A family from Chernihiv (Ukraine) has been staying at Rosa’s home in Northern Italy for a year now. “For the girls, I’m their Italian grandmother”.
Over 200 bookshops and other organisations take part in a project to raise interest in the Bible.
The church that Kévin pastors in Montbéliard opened its doors to a grandmother, a mother and two teenagers. A few kilometres away, Delphine welcomed 4 other women.
A statement by the Ukrainian, European and World Evangelical Alliances. “Jesus challenges us to stand with the vulnerable, even when that means confronting our own group and our own leaders”.
A pastor of the Turkish Protestant Church Foundation reports from the ground in Antakya (Antioch). “80% of buildings either collapsed or will have to be torn down”.
Only two in ten people are fully vaccinated in Africa. Evangelical leaders speak of challenges in the vaccination campaign and the situation of Christians.
The city of Bucha near Kyiv in Ukraine hit the headlines when horrific scenes of bodies on the streets were reported as a massacre following the invasion of Russian troops. One place that has remained a lifeline to those devastated by this tragedy is Bucha Baptist Church. As a result of their practical and spiritual ministry to the community their services are full to capacity every week. Miraculously the building is still standing despite missiles narrowly missing the church.
Evangelical churches acknowledge the serious refugee crisis but “continue to selflessly and tirelessly respond to the overwhelming needs around them”.
72 Christian leaders from 22 European countries gathered for 24 hours in Krakow focused on the Ukraine war and refugee crisis.
Over 500 representatives of evangelical churches and organisations in Europe attend the European Leadership Forum conference in Poland. A pastor from Kyiv shared details about the response of Christians during the invasion.
In Cuba, Christian associations such as the Patmos Institute or the Evangelical League offered their resources to those in need.
The challenge for the peoples of Europe today is to find the balance between protecting borders and open borders.
Ukraine Connect has already matched over 90 individuals with a host. It has more than 400 refugees seeking for a place and over 245 potential offering homes.
Thousands have already been hosted by families in countries like Switzerland, Germany, Spain and the UK. Websites connect refugees and potential hosts.
The pastor of a church on the Romanian border with Ukraine explains how, along with a church in Spain, they help refugees to meet their basic needs.
How can we make sure that aid will be useful for Ukrainian refugees? Miqueas Forster of GAiN Spain answers this and other questions.
“Church members and friends have opened their houses, we cook for them, take care of the medicines, organise their trips”, says a Christian worker in Hungary. In Romania, “churches work together to be more efficient”.
“Almost every church in Moldova is doing something, there is pain not fear”, says a Christian worker in Moldova. A Finnish journalist: “We have 1,300 km of common border, battles with Russia are deep in our nation’s memory”.
Interview with Ruslan Maliuta, who serves with OneHope and WEA and was global facilitator for World Without Orphans, one week after the beginning of the Russian army's attack on the country. Recorded: 4 March 2022.
An evangelical journalist living in Kyiv explains how they are experiencing the invasion. The biggest help, she says, is "prayer" and "not be silent" about what they are suffering.
Two months after the eruption stopped, evangelicals work to cover the basic needs of those affected and to support local businesses. Authorities have publicly recognised them.
Clashes with the State and punishments of Cuban evangelicals have increased in recent years, but without a high number of imprisoned pastors. Until 11 July 2021 came.
The German Finance Ministry highlights the country’s Christian heritage with a solidary Christmas stamp and a special coin.
Asma launderette has become a place of friendship and integration, where Turkish Christians help refugees by employing women and tutoring their children.
Over 1,400 people have died in Haiti earthquake and hundreds are still missing. Christian organisations say their staff are safe but the situation is very worrisome.
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