About half of the Swedish population feels they cannot speak openly about their political and religious views.
Researchers found that 40% of the UK Christian families have less engagement with their church since the pandemic. Current attendance in US churches is at 85%.
The discovery, made by an international team of US and Iraqi archaeologists, includes eight marble slabs with Assyrian figures carved on them.
The death of Mahsa Amini sparked protests across Iran. Christians inside and outside the country demand “an end to imposition and discriminatory laws”.
The unholy alliance of the Russian church and state is a lesson for Christian nationalists everywhere.
The recently released State of Theology survey states that “Americans often aren’t sure how to balance hot-button cultural issues with theological beliefs”.
Most Christian mission projects rely on Western support. As soon as a given nation or a critical part of a given society turns against the West, financial support will dry out or even criminalised.
In 50 years’ time, those not religiously affiliated could represent half of the population while people with non-Christians faiths double their presence.
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 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.
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.
Megan Rohrer was accused of racism and is under a disciplinary investigation of the ELCA.
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 State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
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.
Putin sends troops into the Ukrainian territory after the Russian parliament recognises the ‘oblasts’ of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent territories. Europe responds with financial sanctions. Evangelicals pray for wisdom for the next days.
Big Tech companies in the US and China “spread technologies and hope that any problems that might follow will be easily overcome”, says expert Jonathan Ebsworth. Giants such as Meta have not demonstrated a willingness to seek “the good of society as a whole”.