Christian leaders from five countries describe alcohol consumption in their society and how churches view it: “Moderate consumption is unproblematic for most evangelicals”.
When the problems are perceived as structural rather than individual, it is difficult to assign responsibility.
If you want to win: pray,keep an intimate and direct relationship with God and avoid evil.
“Young people have lost hope and the meaning of life […] The authority of the Bible must be restored”, says a Finnish Christian doctor and writer.
In Germany, the possession and cultivation of cannabis could soon be exempt from punishment. Yet it is not a harmless stimulant - and endangers young people in particular, say experts.
Evangelical representatives call to pray for those recovering in hospitals and call for “serious public policies” to combat drug trafficking.
Over the past 20 years, prison authorities encourage the creation of units run by evangelical inmates. “We bring peace to the prisons”, says a pastor in the city of Rosario.
“Governments have put a lot of money into developing these vaccines. It's a dilemma with legal, economic, political and ethical aspects. The key would be for pharmaceutical companies to allocate part of their profits to more universal and equitable access to vaccines”.
The Council of Evangelical Churches denounces the use of “biblical end-time themes” to “incite fear and panic”, and asks its members to “consult only reliable sources”.
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”.
Only infidelity has not suffered a change in attitudes compared to 30 years ago, shows research conducted by King’s College London on a range of issues.
Members of local churches have died during the shootings after the arrest of ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s son. “Cartels have more power than the government”, Christians in Mexico denounce.
An interview with Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance and former leader of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches.
The annual program “Back To Classes With Jesus” provides children, aged six to 12, with a backpack full of supplies and Scripture booklets.
Counsellor and author Ed Welch: “Our goal as people who have known Christ is to love Jesus above all else, and in that, there is freedom to love other things well, and to know when to say no”.
The northwestern German state has formally banned 2 Hells Angels groups. "Their everyday lives consist of forced prostitution, violence, weapons, and drugs", NRW state Interior Minister says.
At least 5% of men between 18 and 24 years old have some form of gambling addiction. “Technology makes gambling easier”, Christian expert says.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
God speaks to us through prayer. When we talk to him - seek to communicate with him, and to know him - we should listen too.