Our relationships with those who impose sanctions and those who suffer sanctions must be shaped not by our respective authorities but by the will and calling of our Savior.
The WEA organised a virtual event to evaluate the impact of unilateral sanctions on churches and aid organizations worldwide and gives recommendations on how to overcome it.
Three Christian converts were accused of promoting “propaganda against Islam”, according to the new restrictive Penal Code. Iranian believers ask to pray for encouragement and strength.
The Early Rain Covenant church was already shuttered 2 years ago. Children under 18 are not allowed at church.
Over 200 people has died in the floods that specially hit Germany and Belgium. Protestant leaders call to pray and expressed gratitude for those who are helping.
The Religious Liberty Partnership denounces “the gross violation of human rights and religious freedom”. Around 700 people have been killed and over 3,000 arrested since February.
As the pandemic has worsened the crisis in the country, evangelicals have launched a project to provide food for hundreds of school children.
The Italian city, epicentre of the Covid-19 one year ago, thanks the evangelical NGO for building a field hospital which cared about patients in the worst wave of the virus.
After the blast that killed over 100 people, the residents of the biggest Equatorial Guinean city are “starting to recover”, says an evangelical aid worker on the ground.
“It is better than the old Moria and other camps”, a Christian aid worker says. “2020 will be a record low for refugee resettlement”, the UNHCR warns.
Entities and churches work tirelessly to take care of the most vulnerable during the Covid-19 crisis, often without the needed support of the authorities.
European leaders meet to set up “rigorous measures for a rapid and coordinated response to terrorism”. Austria targets the Muslim Brotherhood while Spain starts the trial against the Barcelona attackers.
Agents of the Revolutionary Guard raid homes looking for Christian literature. Seven Christians were falsely sentenced last month for “spreading propaganda against the state”.
The U.S. Agency for International Development sent a letter to UN Secretary General, asking “to drop the provision of abortion as a priority to respond to the pandemic”.
In March of 2019, the tropical cyclone destroyed 90% of Beira, the second most important city in the country.
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.
The Luhansk People's Republic (Ukraine) has banned all Protestant worship, and believers try to meet in small gatherings. Uzbekistan raids worship services that have not been approved by the authorities.
It is not clear from the video, temporarily posted on YouTube, when the two men were executed. Their identities were confirmed by a Church of Christ in Nations pastor.
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”.
Thousands still cross the border to Colombia every week, and many continue on foot into the interior. Christian young people have set up an aid station along the road.
Evangelical Christians in the country speak out about the situation. “It is our duty to make a call to prayer, to calm down and recognize the right of people to protest peacefully”, pastor José Piñero says.
“The armed forces have taken the correct decision, they can count on the support of the people of Venezuela”, Guaidó says. The regime responds: “We are deactivating a small group of traitors”. The risk of an armed conflict increases.
“An estimated 35,000 cross the border daily; half of them are children”, says the Christian humanitarian NGO.
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The cyclone Idai has devastated the Centre of the country, damaging the supplies of water and electricity. More than 200 people have died, but authorities fear a death toll of one thousand.