The war has caused 5 million refugees since the Russian invasion began on 24 February 2022. Organisations such as GAiN and LIO have sent dozens of aid trucks and are working with Christian partners on the ground.
When the guns fell silent in 1945, peace did not automatically follow. Europe was suffering a severe case of post-trauma stress disorder over the five fearful, bitter and anxious post-war years.
In the House of Lords, the bill is criticised as an attack on freedom of speech, religious freedom and parenting. “It would make illegal expressing some of the profoundest beliefs”.
European Mission Fellowship has raised almost £2 million since the invasion started. All the money is used “for humanitarian support with a strong gospel focus and motivation”.
As the two-year anniversary of Putin’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine approaches, we can be tempted to be discouraged and feel our prayers are not being heard.
The Swiss Protestant Aid organisation reports that four other employees were injured in “a brutal attack”, which is under investigation.
Leading politicians accuse churches of allowing “bogus” conversions of migrants to obtain refugee status. “The suggestion church leaders are aiding people to abuse the asylum system is a serious charge”, says an Evangelical Alliance representative.
Discretion and integrity are essential, but they shouldn’t go so far as to become scepticism and distrust. The roles of church leaders and immigration officials need clear differentiation.
A ‘sharp right turn’ is coming up fast as we approach elections across Europe this year, at both national and European levels. Migrant-scapegoating and nationalism is on the rise in our continent.
Olga is a survivor. The first time she escaped death was before she was even born. She was a Chernobyl baby, later a war refugee.
“No law should prevent Christian leaders from teaching what they believe, supporting their congregation and providing prayer and pastoral support to those who request it”, says the Evangelical Alliance in Scotland.
The whole cosmos scrolls searching for good news. If this is not our good news moment then, pray tell, what do we think that moment will ever look like?
Four members of the evangelical denomination in Siberia and the Far East see their civilian service applications rejected.
We acknowledge that the source of goodness in our lives lies at least partially outside ourselves: other people, nature, and ultimately God.
Evangelicals in Africa's fourth most populous country share their hopes and fears.
Whenever we see a Christmas star these dark days, we can be encouraged that the Light of the Gentiles has indeed come.
Together with many young Christians, I refused to serve in the Soviet army in 1974. Today, the questions asked by the relevant authorities have not changed much.
Confusion and uncertainty about whether government plans to introduce new laws are being pushed forward or into the long grass.
During the pandemic, the French Bible Alliance started the Manuscript Bible. Public figures such as footballer Olivier Giroud or doctor Denis Mukwege copied passages.
Reactions from evangelical Christians in France, UK, Spain, Germany, and the European Evangelical Alliance.
The smear marathon continues wherever people like me seek a balanced position. How can this avalanche, which harms above all the Ukrainians, be stopped?
Married and with a 4-month-old son, Vyacheslav Reznichenko has been sentenced to two years and six months.
Yury Sipko, who served in the past as head of the Russian Evangelical Baptist Union, has publicly prayed for the end of the invasion in Ukraine and called the war “a crime”. In the past, he criticised the laws restricting religious freedom.
As a report in the United Kingdom confirms the abuses committed by influential preacher Mike Pilavichi, the Evangelical Alliance United Kingdom urges leaders to “put integrity above ease and popularity”.
Christian leaders in Nigeria believe herdsmen attacks on Christian communities are inspired by their desire to forcefully take over Christians’ lands and impose Islam.