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 highest proportion of multi-faith households are in London and Cardiff. 7.5 million people did not have any religion.
Official data show a slight upturn in abortions. 90% of them were “at the woman's request”.
Almost 8,000 municipalities do not have an evangelical presence yet, says church planter Máximo Álvarez in an interview.
A study shows that 26% of pastors have personally struggled with mental issues. Most leaders talk about mental health at church and feel equipped to provide help.
There were 107 legal abortions in 2021, 90% less than the previous year. “The biggest problem now is illegal abortions using pills”, pro-life groups warn.
A survey shows that among millennials and Generation Z, girls are more likely than boys to reject any religious approach.
The State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
Evangelicals denounce that “gambling laws are outdated” and urge the government to take measures to solve a problem that is “a gateway to an addiction”.
An OSCE report shows that graffiti, vandalism and arson attacks against churches are some of the more common crimes. There are 70% more cases reported than in 2019.
The technology-evangelists’ goal is to provide products and services that are so compelling, easy to access, and intuitive to use that we can’t help but adopt them.
There were over 10,900 abortions in 2020. Most of them took place in the first eight weeks of pregnancy and among women aged between 30 and 34.
According to a Gallup survey, 15,9% of Americans aged 19-24 identify themselves as LGBT. The poll also shows that among the general population, the figure reaches a record high (5,6%).
New official data show that evangelicals have multiplied eightfold in the last 20 years. The evangelical places of worship keep growing, there are over 4,200 throughout Spain.
There have been over 700,000 deaths in Europe since the beginning of the pandemic. Strong measures against coronavirus remain in most of the countries.
There were 232,200 abortions in France in 2019. A draft law which proposes to extend the time limits for resorting to abortion to 14 weeks, will be debated soon.
Brazil and Mexico are the second and fourth countries with more deaths worldwide. Latin American evangelicals have been helping those affected by Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Spain, the UK, Italy, Turkey, France and Germany are the European countries with more cases, which are spreading among younger people.
“Europe is the world’s most peaceful region”, Global Peace Index says. “As Christians, our contribution to peace is to be a reflection of Jesus”, the leader of Anabaptists and Mennonites in Spain, says.
According to a Marriage Foundation report, UK is leading the way, with the biggest fall in the last 25 years. Divorce rates are overall higher in Scandinavia and Northern Europe.
The technology is able to analyse and report about the frequency of attendance, the mood, gender and average age of the people who attend a service.
A Pew Research survey also shows that 55% of US adults surveyed believe “churches and religious organizations do more good than harm in American society”.
Christians need to be more aware of the use of data concerning them, and of both the opportunities and risks associated with AI.
A BBVA Foundation report shows how the citizens of 5 European countries see their political situation, the role of the State, the EU, the media, and challenges such as migration and climate change.
Christian charity CARE reports 445 attacks since 2016. In a letter to all political parties they call for “immediate action and a fund to help churches”.