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.
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More evangelical voices on the ground speak out as the death toll keeps rising and attacks continue.
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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”.
The Argentinean Parliament has unanimously approved a draft law that "strengthens religious freedom in the country", evangelicals say.
An event on the Manipur violence in India organised by the World Evangelical Alliance at the UN in Geneva gets worldwide attention.
Seven months after the earthquake, aid has not arrived as in Turkey. “One of the main means by which God has intervened is through the church”, says a Protestant pastor.
Several groups in neighbouring Spain have set up channels to give. Christians in Morocco join the efforts to support survivors.
“Our evangelist was killed because of his passion for preaching the good news of Jesus Christ, especially to Muslims”, said the pastor of Bere’s church in Uganda.
In the traditional ceremony, evangelicals pastors called for unity, reconciliation and justice. Freedom of worship should be enshrined in the Constitution, they said.
A month after the attack on a Christian colony in Faisalabad, Imran, a Pakistani Christian, analyses the situation on the ground. “Churches fear a repetition”, he says.
Extortion and violence are on the rise, especially in Port-au-Prince, which is suffering a gang war. Christians from several churches and ministries ask for prayer and help.
Christians in Morocco have formed a group to coordinate their response. In the area around Marrakesh, they focus on assisting looking for survivors under the rubble and help “families who have suffered losses”.