Growing classes, concern for children’s safety due to school shootings and religious beliefs are among the reasons for the rise of homeschooling in the US.
Everyone over 16 may change their legal gender via a civil officer. Court would decide on minors under 16 without parental consent. A citizen campaign warns about the dangers of the law.
As Christians, we have a kind of ‘dual citizenship’, being in the world but not of it, with a calling to engage with the world, outworking our heavenly identity. By Matt Ceaser.
For Christians readjusting to life emerging from lockdown, we should be seeking the common good by respecting the law and following any guidelines.
The gahtering of the Graduates Bible Groups in Spain challenged Christians professionals to share the beauty of the Christian faith with their coworkers - with excellence, respect and responsibility.
“Our culture is looking for solutions that are not coming, because we are dealing with things of the heart. We need to reflect the hope that comes form God”, Peter Roskam says.
Many evangelicals believe that “its content clashes head on with Christianity”, and the Bible “cannot be repalced by it”. Evangelical group Confraternice supports it.
The training of imams, the foreign influence on Germany's mosques, and the role of Islamic theology in universities, were some of the topics discussed at the German Islam Conference.
When citizens who have an evangelical faith engage in social life, they have the same rights as others who are agnostic, atheists or of any other belief.
The European Commission launched the Online Citizens’ Consultation on May 9th. It is “addressed to all Europeans, asking them what direction they want the European Union to take in the future”.
The biblical view of immigration does not only consider the migrant’s position but that of the host country.
“The Christian teaching is that we need to control the power of central governments”, says economist Michael Schluter, co-author of manifesto ‘Confederal Europe: Strong Nations, Strong Union’.
“The basic nature of the Macedonian crisis is moral”, says Nikola Galevski, a pastor in Skopje. “Pray that the church will clearly see its specific calling for a time like this”.
Evangelicals in Madrid (Spain) called to fight the violence against women and showed their support for the victims and their families.
“Too often we hide behind our Christian heritage which is somehow only a kind of folk and nominal version of real Christianity”, says Frank Hinkelmann. Evangelicals should not let fear towards foreigners stop their mission.
14,000 Icelanders say they are ready to offer shelter and aid to Syrian refugees. A Christian MP in Germany hosts two Eritrean refugees at home. “Net of shelter cities” emerges in Spain.
Europe needs Christians who are willing to speak out.