In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
As the September general election approaches, the President of the Italian Evangelical Alliance warns that “some evangelicals are easily ‘pulled by the jacket’ in politics”.
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 survey shows that among millennials and Generation Z, girls are more likely than boys to reject any religious approach.
The severe political and economic crisis hinders the living conditions of most of the population. “Churches are involved in providing relief”, says an evangelical leader.
Religious organisations denounced some points “attack” the freedoms of worship and association, but the Council ruled the law is “in conformity with the Constitution”.
The American runner won 400m hurdles gold medal at the World Athletics Championships. “Prayer coupled with hard work culminated in 50.68 seconds”.
The Jamaican athlete won the 100-metre gold medal at the world athletics championships. “I thank God every day for the way He has shaped me”, she recently said.
James Webb, the most advanced space telescope ever has produced an image in colour “overflowing with detail” of a galaxy cluster.
The organisation is flexing its muscles after the Madrid summit and announces the expansion of its borders and greater militarisation. Voices from the Evangelical and Protestant spheres analyse the new scenario.
Pro-life groups in Europe follow with attention the situation in the US after the decision that reversed “Roe v Wade”. Small organisations network to support women holistically.
Although much of the focus was on preparations for the fourth Lausanne congress (Seoul 2024), participants were constantly challenged to think towards 2050 and beyond.
Demonstrations began with the indigenous demands for reforms, due to high inflation and unemployment. Evangelicals call to “pray for peace” in Ecuador.
Abortion is no longer a right on a national level and every state will have to decide. Both pro-life and pro-abortion movements mobilise for a fight that will continue on a state-by-state level.
ECPM now has four MEPs and brings together around 20 political parties. “We explicitly promote Christian values in politics”, says its President.
Megan Rohrer was accused of racism and is under a disciplinary investigation of the ELCA.
Ten Christian schools were examined to see if they are affected by religious elements. The goverment proposed to ban new denominational schools, but many associations reject it.
Despite receiving requests from victims for 15 years, and a secret list of 700 accused pastors, the SBC Executive Committee refused to act on it.
The Bill aims to allow assisted suicide for those over 75 who do not qualify to apply for euthanasia. “Government has a duty to protect its citizens”, Council says.
The State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
The hybrid State of Europe Forum’s theme ‘Seeking shalom’ (Paris), was addressed in three bi-lingual plenary sessions, seekingto ‘understand the times’ and ‘to know what God’s people should do’.
Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis in decades. Evangelicals call to pray that “people may exercise their freedom of expression”.
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.
US Christian golfer Scottie Scheffler won the 2022 Masters. “My identity is not a golf score. God is in control, He is leading me”, he says after his victory.
Some pediatric researchers estimate that 5 million minors have lost a parent or caregiver due to Covid-19. “The impact on a psychological level is very strong”, explains a Christian psychologist.
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