Small children on the boat have either died or disappeared. The boat set out from Turkey and carrying 200 people.
The Federation of Evangelical Religious Entities of Spain analyses the challenges and achievements of evangelical churches in 2022.
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.
The shared view of Russia as a lasting potential threat made CEE countries sympathise with Ukraine, especially since 2014. An article by Rafał Piekarski and Barbora Filipová.
In Europe, we have become used to the arrival of asylum seekers and refugees, most notably when some 2 million people fleeing the conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan. Yet the Ukraine migration crisis has been different.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
There have been around 8,750 crossings in August alone. The situation worsened since Home Secretary announced plans to deport migrants to Rwanda.
During the last couple of decades around 300 churches have been planted here by people from a non-Swedish culture or nationality, mostly – but not exclusively – in larger cities.
Operation Transit returns this summer to deliver thousands of Bibles and Christian materials to people crossing the borders to North Africa.
Zazpi Jausi “facilitates after-school sports practice” for dozens of children from vulnerable backgrounds. “It is an instrument of blessing”, say its founders
A study by the Observatory for Religious Pluralism found that almost half of respondents, all from religious minorities, were discriminated against at work because of their beliefs.
Shibboleth describes the cultural markers which separate “Us” from “Them”. How do the missionally-minded navigate this landscape of shibboleths?
A model for diaspora hospitality ministry from the peoples church of Toronto. An article by Nestor Abdon.
The challenge for the peoples of Europe today is to find the balance between protecting borders and open borders.
The EU said that migration along the West African Atlantic route to the Canary Island is increasing, with “at least 73 boat accidents killing 1,109 migrants” in 2021.
“Those who are already stuck on either side of the border must receive urgent and adequate humanitarian aid”, says the evangelical body as it appeals to “Europe's Judaeo-Christian values of human dignity, justice, compassion and solidarity”.
The vitality of migrant faith does not represent the de-Christianisation of Europe but the de-Europeanisation of European Christianity.
In the Bible displacement and death are presented as sinister co-conspirators against the human experience. An article by Brent Hamoud.
Activating and harnessing migrant flows for incarnational mission. An article by Harvey Thiessen and Alena Popova.
According to the European Values Survey, migrants are more likely to belong to either a Muslim community or to be evangelical / Pentecostal than are the non-migrants.
Rut Skrie explains how her association is dealing with the migration crisis in Ceuta. “We are helping, but very discreetly because the people here were overwhelmed and afraid”.
The General Secretary of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) analyses the tragic situation caused by the new Covid-19 wave. He calls on believers worldwide to pray for India and its churches.
Let us not forget that the Human Rights that are at stake were born in the fertile soil of Christianity.
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”.
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