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.
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.
The place where the Christian band Melody now meets to sing was once used as a shooting range by ISIS radicals.
In the midst of our storms, whether global or local, universal or personal,we need to bring our anxieties to the One who rebuked the wind and the waves.
For Ukrainians, this is more than a minor issue of grammar. It involves the whole reason why Putin launched his misguided ‘special military operation’ in the first place.
Corrie Teen Boom and her Christian family risked their lives to save hundreds of Jews. The film will be available internationally for one day only on 16 August.
The war revealed the importance of the local church responding to crisis. The church is a humanitarian army present in many communities, skilled and equipped as a team for service.
Pete Lupton, of the Czech Christian ministry NePornu: “The gospel offers grace to those hooked”.
Matthias Schöni, director of the Swiss Licht Im Osten, says a new truck with help is already on its way to Ternopil. After the attack, “we have received many food and financial donations”, he says.
9 May marks the day in 1950 when France and Germany, laid down control of their war industries as a first step towards making war unthinkable.
(Activate youtube subtitles for English). Watch the reactions of mayor Antonio Muñoz and evangelical representatives at the event held in the Sourthern Spanish city on 13 April.
In Berlin, an exhibition shows death up close and personal. It’s certainly not for everyone, but still a fascinating experience.
In Sunderland (England), Cathie welcomed at home Alona, her two children and their grandma. They certainly miss Odesa, but have met other refugees and been active at church.
Utilitarian approaches often involve sacrificing some for the benefit of a majority. Singer’s proposals undermine the dignity and rights of some for the benefit of others.
As an evangelical Christian, I specifically call upon my brothers and sisters in faith to make the first Sunday after Easter a day of mourning for the victims of wars.
Several people were fined for quoting "Thou shalt not kill" publicly. Parliament passed a draft law to punish the spreading of “false information” about Russian army.
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”.
The award goes in its fourteenth edition to the Seville City Council. The city promotes a touristic route of Protestant history and has named several streets after Evangelical women.
What role can faith communities in Europe today play in recovering foundations for sustainable, just and flourishing societies?
A pastor and theology student analyses in a research paper the health of Spanish evangelical churches and their leadership regarding spiritual abuse.
The writer of the book and winner of best animated short film for 'The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse' said audience reaction is “a bigger prize” than the Oscar.
A decade later, Francis still faces unresolved challenges. “As a good Jesuit, he resisted making decisions so far”, says evangelical theologian in Rome, Leonardo De Chirico.
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.
Especially in the Ukraine war with all its religious sub-themes, the churches should talk to each other and deal with the religious roots of this war.
An evangelical worker in Ukraine describes the situation there, one year after the Russian invasion. Despite much pain and tears, they see “the hand of God”.