This Mexican activist turned politician has fought sex trafficking in Mexico for almost 20 years. “The known as black brothels are strategic points to take over a city”, she says.
Highlights are the fight against human trafficking and the efforts to integrate victims in the labour market. Spain is among the European countries with highest levels of prostitution.
The uncertain times for European society call for a rapid shift in our collective perception from its reactionary mode.
A critique of Western Christian leadeship in light of global trends. An article by Mary Ho.
The Spanish evangelical organisation Diaconía is helping Afghan refugees settle in Spain. Director Conchi Rodríguez speaks about the challenges and opportunities, and how society reacts to the needs of asylum seekers.
New Textile Life is a textile workshop that aims to give people at risk of exclusion “an opportunity to regain an independent life”.
The story is based on the director's childhood memories of his Christian Korean-American family in Arkansas during the 1980s. “I hope it offers some kind of hope after everything that’s happened this year”, says Lee Isaac Chung.
A website aims to help the 130,000 Hong Kongers expected to arrive in the UK this year to get settled. They see it as an “opportunity for the church to show Jesus' hospitality”.
Is it possible to define Roman Catholicism? We are addressing Roman Catholicism as a system from an evangelical viewpoint.
There were 78 Jihadist attacks or attempted attacks in the EU between 2017 and 2019. “The biggest failure in Europe is the failed integration of Muslims”, the World Evangelical Alliance Director of Public Engagement says.
Children mattered to Jesus, and He taught us a lot through the things He did with them.
The CNEF suggests to “include a reaffirmation of the right to the peaceful exercise of religious freedom” and “hopes that the freedom of education will not be violated”.
The complementary and transforming ministry of ‘fresh expressions’. An article by Michael Moynagh.
An EU report denounces that “Romani people are subject to persistent antigypsyism, a specific form of racism”. The Roma community asks Europe to “take concrete measures”.
President Macron announces tougher laws against radical Muslims who build a “counter-society”. Evangelicals reiterate their willingness to work for social unity, and warn against unjustified restrictions of religious freedom.
The law sanctions those who pay for sexual services both in the streets and in brothels. There is a national debate about the reintegration of prostituted women into society.
Tom Albinson (International Association For Refugees) analyses the 2020 refugee crisis. He believes churches are key “to open the door” and help asylum seekers integrate in a new culture.
Refugee Sunday will be on 21 June. In a new document about the refugee crisis, European evangelicals call “to pray, consider your country’s response and speak up”.
Ava realises that the best way to support her friend Edgar the dragon is not to try and change him, but to help him find a way to be involved and included.
Global Integration is a framework for engaging actively and responsibly with our world, locally through globally, for God’s glory.
For Western European churches mission could be translated as: “Let’s go to other countries to serve”. However, for most Eastern European countries missiology is merely similar to theology.
A study shows that evangelical churches give migrants “the opportunity to integrate into the community and establish relationships”. It calls the political authorities to use these opportunities better.
The Belgium Evangelical Mission (BEM) changed its name to ‘ViaNova’ (new way). ‘We dream to see a thriving movement of integrated Communities of disciples of Jesus throughout Belgium’.
A church in Lugo welcomes families of refugees from Latin America who arrive in the city. “A space of security where the Christian community can be open and inclusive”.
Cross-cultural wisdom for a polycentric missions reality.
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