“God willing, we will approve this tool to ensure that the forests are paid for and protected”, said Marina Silva.
The march was attended by evangelicals from various ethnic groups, including Tzotzil, Chol, Tojolabal and Tzeltal. They expressed their faith in Christ and hope through song and praise in their mother tongues.
Christians in Western Africa analyse the situation after nine military coups experienced in the region in only three years.
The vicepresident of the Algerian Protestant Church has been convicted of holding an unauthorised religious worship and fined with around 665€.
The Teenage Mothers project of ‘Alianza Solidaria’ in Bolivia helps young mothers between the age of 12 and 18. “It's a light to enlighten them”, says one of its leaders.
In a central place of the ‘Blue Zone’ in Dubai, 50 faith groups organise dozens of events. Evangelical environmentalists told Evangelical Focus what they plan to do at the large UN conference.
Some radical Muslims in attendance also broke the motorcycle of the Christians and tore up their Bibles. The event was organized by Muslims.
In its third gathering, the Alliance of Christians of Cuba urged authorities to release political prisoners and respect basic human rights.
“As much as we need to mine, we have to set boundaries so as not to compromise the wellbeing of the community”, says Christian conservationist group A Rocha Ghana.
After accusing the president of “stabbing them in the back”, the pastors expressed their willingness to continue building bridges of dialogue with the national government.
“This is the third attack on our community. Please pray for us”, say evangelicals in the area.
The new chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, Dominic Yeo from Singapore, spoke to Evangelical Focus. “We have to expect discipleship happening in our churches, and the next generation becoming church planters”.
Peronist Sergio Massa wins the first round of the Argentinian elections with a margin of less than 5% over the right-wing candidate Javier Milei.
Al-Ahli is the only Christian hospital in Gaza city. Media and governments blamed Israel for the attack but images and intelligence by the IDF points to a failed rocket fired from Gaza.
In the days of the Assemblies of God World Congress, all kinds of conversations took place on the fringes of the programme. Like the stories of Oleksandr from Israel and Emmanuel from Nigeria.
4,300 participants from all over the world attended the World Congress of the largest Pentecostal denomination. Reaching new generations and church planting, major goals. A report from the Madrid Arena.
More evangelical voices on the ground speak out as the death toll keeps rising and attacks continue.
Cunningham passed away on 6 October at the age of 88. Youth With A Mission is present in over 200 countries.
Steven, a tourist guide in Israel says the Hamas terrorist attacks have paralised the country. “Tourism is my only source of income. We don’t know what is going to happen”.
Reactions from evangelical Christians in France, UK, Spain, Germany, and the European Evangelical Alliance.
Two Christians explain how they are experiencing the outbreak of war. “It is impossible not to think about God and how He may be guiding these events”, says Andrés from Tel Aviv.
The Italian Evangelical Alliance says the “Together 2023” event with Pope Francis and other heads of Christian confessions was “crossing a line”. They demand “a public discussion of the whole of World Evangelical Alliance’s constituency” on ecumenism.
On the supposition that the church members had angered spirits or gods by leaving them for Christianity, the officials also threatened to impose large fines on the Christians if other people in the village became ill or died.
In capital city San José, evangelicals and Roman Catholics denounced the trafficking of children and other forms of exploitation in Latin America.
Women are the most targeted by harassment online, says the Attalaki Association. The media should be an example of “adhering to impartiality and professionalism when dealing with topics related to religious minorities”.