OM invites young Christians aged 18-30 to visit 11 countries between June and August. “Experiencing mission first hand can lead to being called more long term”.
The Spanish band Papel Maché releases a new album. “Through creation we can be amazed and get to know God more”, says Keila Elm.
In France, the destruction of forest fires was seven times the annual average. Christian environmentalists warn against responding to the crisis with “self-defeating views”.
We travelled nearly 7,000 km, through 15 nations with either a Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic or atheistic background. We encountered 9 currencies, 17 border crossings, and met 205 people.
Life in the village is more relaxed but surely less safe as well. Everything is ‘pointy’: the old pieces of furniture, the rocky ground, nails and other sharp materials in unexpected corners.
Hopefully using this ideas at holiday club will encourage you to keep going with them when your children’s and youth work restarts in autumn term as well.
Operation Transit returns this summer to deliver thousands of Bibles and Christian materials to people crossing the borders to North Africa.
These 10 tips might be a helpful reminder of some things that we can all do to make summer holidays a little less stressful and a little more fun.
For those of us experiencing turmoil of some kind, my advice is: cling to the Lord. Don’t let small breaches separate you from the people who love you.
We’re collecting stories about the football tournament from a Christian perspective. The faith of some Swiss players, David Alaba and Austria, Olivier Giroud, the origins of English football...
The Association of International Christian Camps in Spain says many are ready to serve campers with a commitment to adapt to the current health situation.
Festivals and conferences hope to be able to gather participants physically but plan for a significant reduction in size.
Whether it’s coming to somewhere like the beach, or even if it’s just spending some quality time on the sofa watching a film and eating some popcorn together, these times matter.
The National Council of Evangelicals of France supports “the current restrictions for reasons of public health”. “In this crisis, we keep our hope in God intact, and seek to share it”.
Reach Mallorca organised eight days of public evangelistic events on the beach. Although some people have complaint, “we are grateful to the city and want to contribute”, says director Gernot Elsner.
It is important to provide a child with additional needs with someone they can trust who can help them understand what is happening, where they are supposed to be and what they are supposed to be doing.
A visual timetable may also be really helpful for some children with additional needs, helping them to know what is happening now, what is coming up next, and how much longer the session is going to last.
There is always hope, hope for every child. No matter how profoundly they are impacted by their additional needs or disabilities, the love of Christ can and does reach them as powerfully as anyone else.
Whichever way you plan your church Christmas schedule, you do need to pray for sensitivity to a set of potential people present.
A free week-long skate, music, bible and family festival held in Wadebridge, took its 2018 theme from John 10:10.
A team of young people from a local church clean burnt properties “removing items, carrying wood and offering a hope of restoration”.
“A lot of people are blaming the State, blaming God”, says a Christian in the region. “Please pray for the country”.
The U-20 teams of Tuzos of Pachuca (Mexico) and Ansan Hallelujah FC (South Korea) played a match organised by a mission movement focused on evangelizing children between 4 and 14 years old.
Many were trapped in zones of difficult access in East Attica, near Athens. Dozens went into the sea to escape the flames. Christian organisations in the region are offering help.
When we travel we see reality with a different set of eyes; we not only taste new food, smell exotic aromas and hear foreign voices, but we also come to look at ourselves differently.