The Open Arms Outreach initiative in the deprived Romanian area of Calarasi, has been working for 20 years now. It reaches children and other vulnerable people, and wants every church to be a community centre.
The European Freedom Network launches a campaign with online petitions to make sure all businesses fight against any kind of exploitation within their supply chains.
Businesses must check their supply chains for any form of exploitation, says the European Freedom Network, a movement of Christian organisations fighting modern slavery.
Evangelical churches in Latin America should practice a perspective of justice in the mission of our church which compels us to step outside the comfort of our buildings.
At a meeting in Bogotá, missionaries and pastors acknowledged that they “still have challenges regarding our vocation and our capacity to welcome differences”.
It is relatively easy to achieve one of the three, but a response that speaks to the true influence of lives transformed by Jesus should touch all three.
Energy, inflation, environmental degradation and the call for simpler living.
I propose that to better protect the calling of the church and her central doctrine of justification by faith alone, there should be separation of church and state. By Simon Jooste from Cape Town.
God offers so much more than mere amnesty. He has paid the great and humiliating price for true justice.
Defining ‘transformation’ in the invitational mission of God. An article by Rupen Das.
Sixty theologians participated in the biennial conference of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians held in Prague.
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.
ECPM now has four MEPs and brings together around 20 political parties. “We explicitly promote Christian values in politics”, says its President.
World Vision says the effect of the pandemic could mean that another nine million children could be added to this figure by 2022.
“We are committed to protect religious freedom. It is unacceptable to persecute people for their belief”, said the Councillor of Justice of the regional government.
Three Christians in three European countries were acquitted this year of incitement of hatred against homosexuals. Separate issues? Yes, but there are strong similarities.
Just Helpers self-employed staff are paid at least the London Living Wage. This commitment is rooted in the biblical principle of honouring workers.
Life would not be the same without a God who is completely just and all-powerful.
A Barna study shows that 85% of the pastors believe missions is a mandate for all Christians, while the majority of the churchgoers (51%) said missions is a calling just for some.
God's justice is always perfect. In His actions and in His timing there is no doubt about the righteousness of God.
A new law will allow those involved in the so-called sex industry to have employment rights. Advertising and inciting prostitution remains illegal.
The second hearing focused more strongly on the interpretation of the law than the first hearing. Bible quotes and questions about faith were not heard this time.
A summary of the main statements by the prosecution and the defense of MP Päivi Räsänen and Bishop Juhana Pohjola. On the ground reporting from Helsinki, Finland.
The prosecutor demands that Päivi Räsänen's writings on homosexuality are removed. Her lawyer underlines the politician’s belief in the dignity of all people and refers to the European Court of Human Rights.
The Finnish parliamentarian to be tried on 24 January for expressing her biblical convictions about homosexuality hopes her case will encourage other Christians to openly speak about their faith.