The pastor of the Evangelical Church of Castelldefels (Spain) looks back at the first 7 years of work in the city and addresses the current challenges.
Evangelical churches in Russia have been praying for peace and ministering to those in need right now for 6 months in Ukrainian cities. By Pavel Kolesnikov.
The Baptist Theological Seminary cooperates with care centers to serve the community and “bring hope to the hopeless”. 400 Baptist churches were lost.
The Russian military seized a group of 10 Orphan’s Promise volunteers and refugees. Three remained detained and other is in the hospital.
Operation Transit returns this summer to deliver thousands of Bibles and Christian materials to people crossing the borders to North Africa.
The volunteers who chose to stay in Ukraine encounter lines of grateful survivors anxious not only for food but also for Bibles and prayer.
The missionary had gone to the city to help with the evacuation. He worked for a Christian organisation that is helping Ukrainian orphans.
The Global Mercy will spend several weeks on the Spanish island, before leaving for its first humanitarian mission in Africa.
The EU said that migration along the West African Atlantic route to the Canary Island is increasing, with “at least 73 boat accidents killing 1,109 migrants” in 2021.
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.
A report published by the Evangelical Alliance United Kingdom says around 2 in 10 churches are no longer offering youth and children activities.
The volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma continues, over 2,000 homes have been destroyed. The Spanish Baptist Union is working on initiatives to help with psychological support and volunteers.
Volunteers of the social branch of the EKD take care of around 160 homeless every night, bringing them the hope of the gospel, food and clothing.
Pastors of two churches affected by the floods in Belgium see the situation as “an opportunity to talk to neighbours, some of whom tell us quite shocking stories”.
The English Cemetery of Malaga was founded in 1831. Now it is open daily and has recovered its cultural activity.
Rut Skrie explains how her association is dealing with the migration crisis in Ceuta. “We are helping, but very discreetly because the people here were overwhelmed and afraid”.
The measures affect Madrid and nine other cities in the region. The capacity of places of worship is reduced to just one third, while leisure, restaurants or gambling venues will only be reduced to half.
Brazil and Mexico are the second and fourth countries with more deaths worldwide. Latin American evangelicals have been helping those affected by Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
At the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis in Italy, an evangelical church opened its building to the community, transforming it into a shelter for the homeless.
Evangelical leaders in Colombia and Peru presented projects to their governments, to support coronavirus victims. Cuban evangelicals are actively working with those affected by the pandemia.
A megachurch in Colombia offers its temples for medical and spiritual help. Argentinian evangelical leaders pray for “renewed strength and encouragement”.
The fields around the Greek the refugee camp are “oversaturated”. Pau Abad, a volunteer on the ground, shares about the “hopelessness” of the hundreds of families who continue to arrive every week and will face “a very tough winter”.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
The team of medical doctors were taking part in a humanitarian trip with the NGO MedFund. “Pray for every family member and survivor”.
The YWAM and Operation Blessing project aims “to be a refuge” for the thousands that cross the border everyday “to find spiritual food and help in anything they need”.