The Spanish government hopes to reduce the working week to 37.5 hours. But work is not the enemy, it is the conditions that do not allow for healthy growth and service, Christians say.
In eight years, the church attendance of men aged 15 to 29 more than doubled. Researchers see no parallels in women or in other Nordic countries.
A Moscow court upholds the liquidation of the SOVA Center for committing “gross and irreparable violations” of the Public Associations law.
Fenn’s story gets me wondering what I’d leave everything for to find. And his poem reminds me of Jesus’ parables.
How can salmons live in both the salty waters of the sea and the fresh waters of rivers? The answer lies in their capacity for osmoregulation.
The recently released State of Theology survey states that “Americans often aren’t sure how to balance hot-button cultural issues with theological beliefs”.
The Dutch Bible Society releases a study on the meaning, reading habits and impact of the Bible in the Netherlands.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
Since mid-June, floods of “apocalyptic proportions” have caused overflowing waters throughout the country, leaving over 1,200 people dead and affecting 33 million.
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.
Carla is a nurse who was infected at the beginning of the first wave of the epidemic, when not much was known about the virus. 2 years later, she has still not been able to return to work.
She was highly respected among evangelical churches and organisations in Spain. Among Luttikhuizen’s most important works is a history of the Spanish Protestant Reformation.
A survey identifies the interests, difficulties and hopes of young people, with religion playing a much less relevant role than in previous generations.
A survey shows that 73.1% of Danes see religion as a source of conflict, while only 8.4% believe it leads to peace.
Remei Oliva tells in a book how she fled to France and ended up in a centre run by Elisabeth Eidenbenz, the daughter of a pastor. “Without her, I would have died”, says the son.
While the state of Karnataka passes an 'anti-conversion' law, evangelicals denounce the government “is empowering lynch mobs to target the next Christian they see”.
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.
The State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
The Talking Jesus report shows that non-Christians like Christians but not the church. It analyses how people come to faith and the conversations about Jesus between Christians and unbelievers.
The Talking Jesus research analyses “the evangelism landscape in the UK today”. 42% say they are non-practising Christians and 16% identify as agnostics or atheists.
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.
Only three of the 24 crew members have been rescued alive so far. One of them is a Ghanaian sailor and a member of the Evangelical Church of Marin.
A study of the University of Rio de Janeiro stresses that "a critical reading is needed" to face the circulation of false information in the digital media.
A 2022 report by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shows that Pentecostals are the fastest growing Christian denomination worldwide.
Spain as a model for research.