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.
A local Baptist pastor: “We support families with supermarket cards, food, rental subsides and fuel vouchers”. Rebuilding roads in the island is a priority as 500 people continue to stay in hotels.
Two months after the eruption stopped, evangelicals work to cover the basic needs of those affected and to support local businesses. Authorities have publicly recognised them.
Over 340 million Europeans in 19 countries use the currency today. The creation of a digital euro is among the challenges ahead, which could have “far-reaching implications for societies in the future”, says a Christian analyst.
“We cannot let 800 years of worship and service fail on our watch", says the Church of England.
Over 1,400 people have died in Haiti earthquake and hundreds are still missing. Christian organisations say their staff are safe but the situation is very worrisome.
After the blast that killed over 100 people, the residents of the biggest Equatorial Guinean city are “starting to recover”, says an evangelical aid worker on the ground.
Beirut is still recovering, in the midst of an economic crisis. “Churches are on the streets, helping those in need, praying with them and giving free bibles”.
Evangelical ministries and churches help providing for basic necessities, cleaning churches and rebuilding houses.“Pray that the church in Lebanon will be light amid the destruction”.
Italy and Spain will be the main recipients of the grants. The biggest joint borrowing ever agreed by the EU came after almost five days of tense talks.
The Office of Culture and Heritage will invest more than 4 million euros in the recovery of the San Isidoro del Campo monastery, where the first translation of the Bible into Spanish began.
“Banks and governments do not have to keep money back, but to be proactive and stimulate the market”, says the director of the World Evangelical Alliance Business Coalition.
In March of 2019, the tropical cyclone destroyed 90% of Beira, the second most important city in the country.
The Modern Slavery law would give victims at least 12 months of guaranteed support. Charity CARE asks Christians to contact their local MP to support the initiative.
Experts, activists and representatives of 90 organisations met in Pescara (Italy) for the fifth European Freedom Network Bridge conference. The platform is led by Christians.
“Ignorance and the lack of resources cause many people to remain isolated”, psychologist Silvia Villares says. She has organised a forum with experts.
“About 90% of the island is still without electricity, and around half without water supplies”, says Gisela Muñoz, of ABU (IFES) in Puerto Rico. Churches are working together to help rebuild the country.
Emoke Tapolyai, Family and Marriage Counsellor, talks about how can the church help someone recovering from sex addiction.