Economic and political forces driving globalization are surely no moral apostles. The growing critique shows how little some nations trust in ethics and morals coming from Euro-America.
The country is officially in a “state of disaster” since February due to a shortage of energy resources. Christians in the country analyse the crisis.
A vice president of the European Parliament detained in Belgium for belonging to “criminal organisation”. Qatar allegedly bribed her and others to gain influence.
How does the biblical Christian worldview actually fit into the complex area of labour relations between employers and workers? A trade unionist, a business owner, and a theology of work expert respond.
The brokenness in Lebanon is overwhelming. Even so, the work of churches and Christian NGOs is profoundly encouraging.
The military announced a government of national unity. Guinean evangelicals ask to pray “for the unity of the church, socio-political stability and support to promote the gospel”.
Muslim Fulanis killed 70 Christians, displaced 30,000 and burned 500 homes in attacks on villages in Miango District the first three weeks of August.
Sikh family members reviled the women for believing in Christ. Police pressured the Christians to reach an agreement with the assailants.
Authorities told Christians they must renounce Christ to resolve the conflict.
Church leaders and rights activists fear that shelter homes, police and courts facilitate the forced conversions of Christian girls.
As the pandemic has worsened the crisis in the country, evangelicals have launched a project to provide food for hundreds of school children.
With around 420,000 deaths and rocketing unemployment, pastors hope churches can be “a refuge” in the midst of a severe crisis. “It is the biggest challenge of my professional life”, says an evangelical doctor.
Vijayesh Lal, leader of the Evangelical Fellowship of India, says Christians are making a difference in times of Covid-19: “Local churches are providing relief to their neighbouring communities”.
The girl was allegedly kidnapped by three Muslims from the family’s home and forcibly converted to Islam.
In a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council, the WEA also addresses the deteriorating environment for religious minorities in India and the incitement to violence of anti-conversion laws.
A large mob brutally attacked a home and a church, accusing Christians of converting people and celebrating with loud music.
The candidacy of the Côte d'Ivoire's current president has polarised society “Pray that the upcoming elections do not plunge our country further into violence”.
The Evangelical Fellowship of India denounces that Christians “are warned to leave their faith or face consequences” and urges the state “to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice”.
During the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the WEA calls on Zimbabwean government “to address the causes of the country crisis, [...] to prevent violations of fundamental rights”.
Malawi will have a government led by the former president of Assemblies of God. “We are excited to have a respected man of God as the head of state”, says Christian leader Matilda Matabwa.
In the Dominican Republic, 200 evangelical leaders call “the business and the political sectors to put down corruption and focus on the reintegration of ethics”.
Officers were planning to frame him on trumped-up charges of making and selling liquor, because he upset them by complaining of police wrong-doing.
Three days before his death, Kizito Mihigo was accused of attempting to illegally flee the country and joining rebel groups, and arrested. Rwandan police reported they found him dead in his cell.
The Prime Minister resigns after large demonstrations against political corruption and the precarious economic situation. More than 400 people died in the last 2 months.
Evo Morales announces an agreement for an external audit of last week’s vote. The National Evangelical Association of Bolivia calls to “avoid conflicts between brothers”.