When the problems are perceived as structural rather than individual, it is difficult to assign responsibility.
The contrast of the Old Testament’s Cherem wars with the Quran’s ideology of Jihad is striking. This will help understand the current debate in Sweden – and elsewhere.
Christians are against desecrating holy books, says Olof Edsinger, leader of the Swedish Evangelical Alliance. But “something is terribly wrong when totalitarian regimes are trying to force us to abandon our hard-won human rights”, he adds.
Gen Zers believe more in heaven and hell, a survey shows.
A survey shows that while most Europeans do not believe in God, those born after 1997 in Sweden, Germany, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Hungary have more faith.
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”.
An interview with Jonas Engström, a Swedish choir director and composer with a passion for Gospel music.
At the first Swedish Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast in Stockholm last week, parliamentarians heard an alternative to the popular secular narrative on the origins of Europe which marginalises God.
The cross, a gruesome execution instrument transformed into a symbol of hope, healing and hospitality, is still seen everywhere across Europe.
Officials claimed burnings pose a threat to Sweden's security. A previous one worsened the conflict with Turkey over Swedish bid to join NATO.
For a decade, the country was a reference in “affirming” gender transitions. Now doctors put the breaks on treatments with teenagers.
Swedish Board of Health warns that “care has been characterised by a lack of knowledge about the results of treatment” and recommends “to be given in the context of research”.
NATO’s Deputy Secretary General, the Romanian Mircea Geoană, spoke about the central role of prayer in his life and in dealing with the war that is currently going on in Europe.
About half of the Swedish population feels they cannot speak openly about their political and religious views.
The problem of modern slavery was made visible in Bournemouth, Stuttgart, Valencia, Bern, Innsbruck, Sofia, Copenhagen, and dozens of other cities.
Crime, energy prizes, and the role of immigrants are hot topics ahead of the 11 September general election. In a context of “secularism with no values”, Christians should take a stand for the Gospel, two evangelical leaders say.
During the last couple of decades around 300 churches have been planted here by people from a non-Swedish culture or nationality, mostly – but not exclusively – in larger cities.
A 60-page report of the Christian think tank Clapham Institutet examined religion and science school materials. Researcher Per Ewert hopes publishers and experts will revise the curricula for next year.
The organisation is flexing its muscles after the Madrid summit and announces the expansion of its borders and greater militarisation. Voices from the Evangelical and Protestant spheres analyse the new scenario.
Ten Christian schools were examined to see if they are affected by religious elements. The goverment proposed to ban new denominational schools, but many associations reject it.
A Finnish journalist and a Swedish theologian say most Christians agree it is time to leave military neutrality. “But our ultimate trust is in the living, almighty God”.
Doubts about the new (proposed) laws which cover talking therapy are being expressed from within LGB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual) circles themselves.
Indoor church gatherings with over 100 participants can only allow people who have been vaccinated. The Swedish Evangelical Alliance says it restricts religious freedom.
Svenska kyrkan, the largest Lutheran denomination in Europe, holds elections on Sunday. Many are increasingly frustrated that “non-believing politicians wish to be elected to the General Synod of a church whose beliefs they don’t share”.