Half check the website of their local church on a regular basis and 24% follow Christian influencers, finds a study.
Pastor Hugo Márquez settles what he describes as fake media controversy over aid to evangelical soup kitchens.
God does not call people to become heroes and gain glory. He calls us to exalt Him.
For several years our church was home to a community of Persian Christians. We worshipped together, studied scripture, and grew to be best friends. Years later, and dispersed ‘round the UK, almost all of them are still living as Christians.
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.
The authorities say the full scope of the destruction is not clear. At least 6 evangelical church buildings have been destroyed.
Blocher dissects the internal structure of Catholic ecclesiology and tries to grasp the connections that legitimize Rome’s high view of itself and its inflated prerogatives.
Are we setting a good example of observing the passage closely, interpreting accurately, and applying appropriately?
Two gunmen stormed Roman Catholic Santa Maria church in Istanbul during Sunday mass. It is the first time the Islamic terrorist group targets a place of worship in Turkey.
Are we aware that employees and employers are not enemies, but work together to achieve the common good?
The venue in Besançon was chosen because it is well served. “It is not the place that makes the church, it is the people who make it”, says the pastor.
It does not mean much to acknowledge that Satan is real and active if we then immediately deny that he could be at work in almost every layer of human authority and influence.
In the traditionally Catholic central European country, the Evangelical Alliance hopes to connect pastors and parliamentarians.
Today, secular Europeans have a very acute radar. They crave substance, not hype; what is real, not what is fake. They want God, not Christianity-lite. How can we meet this commendable need? By raising the bar spiritually.
Amendments to the law on the activities of religious organisations make it difficult to plant new churches and many could be forced to close.
In Plateau alone, where the latest massacre took place, at least 315 Christians have been killed and 80,000 displaced since April 2023. The Christian Association of Nigeria organised a demonstration.
Armed groups attacked around 20 small villages in Plateau state in 2 days. Christian leaders urge authorities to take action to prevent future threats.
“It is a historical event, where about twelve churches of the city of Brașov, have come together and put aside our differences”, organisers said.
To a generation that is starving for human connection, the greatest gift the church can offer is relationship.
New data from a group focusing on church planting points to immigration as a key element in the growth of Spanish churches in the last decade.
The ceremony, which began with the hymn “Sublime Gracia” (Amazing Grace), made it clear that this ‘new home’ for the congregation was intended to be a house open to the whole community.
In the United Kingdom, carol services organised by churches are a massive outreach opportunity.
The government of President Ortega has seized the properties of many non-profit groups. “The persecution of evangelicals is more silent than that of Catholics”, says human rights lawyer.
The National Council of Evangelicals in France approved a document to “bring vision and unity to the mission of the churches, without denying their diversity”.
The vicepresident of the Algerian Protestant Church has been convicted of holding an unauthorised religious worship and fined with around 665€.