Please find various resources concerning different topics in this page.
* Issachar Project resources
Speach of Etienne Lhermenault, President of CNEF during 2017 CNEF’s assembly. He expresses his dismay that many Christians have succumbed to a politics of fear and rejection, or have prioritised defending values over sharing the Gospel of salvation. Lhermenault do not advocate withdrawal from socio-political matters. He calls for the Church to take up its prophetic role of discerning what is good and speak truth peacefully and clearly.
EEA resource designed for individual Christians, home groups and local churches. It invites us to celebrate what is great about our nation from the Lord’s perspective. It creates the opportunity consider how to be proud of our dual citizenship – our national and our eternal one in Christ. It gives questions to ponder so that we make sure that our loyalty to Christ always comes first.
This paper examines identity politics and nationalism, raising questions about how the Church should relate to the State and how Christians balance their sense of belonging and joy in their national identity with their first loyalty to Christ. It includes specific questions to help people analyse if and when a Right wing populist party may have become toxic.
If society was more loving, more free, more just, and more truthful, we would all benefit. This document contains the UK Evangelical Alliance’s vision for the kind of society they want the UK to become.
A short booklet produced by the UK Evangelical Alliance. It provides a vision for the kind of world that we want our children and grandchildren to grow old in. This summary booklet presents an introduction to the four themes of love, freedom, justice and truth, along with what Christians and churches can do in response of today’s challenges.
* Socio-Political resources
Christian Engagement in the Public Arena, EEA’s Code of Conduct
The code summarises the points of Socio-Political Approach of the European Evangelical. This document gives a Biblical rationale for how we believe Christians should conduct themselves in the public arena.
The code is available in the following languages:
Short article written by Arie de Pater EEA Brussels Representative on whether or not to advocate for Freedom of Religion or Belief for all.
Article on using violence against violence from Theological seminary Bienenberg
The European Evangelical Alliance’s Socio-Political Approach is available in the following languages:
Recommendations for Conduct
This Consultation Message was written agreed upon by all participants of the Global Consultation in Tirana, Albania, November 2015.
“From-Exclusion-to-Embrace: Bible Studies in Interfaith Engagement” by Chawkat Moucarry. This material is provided by World Vision and is suitable for home groups.
An article on Pastoring Pastor, written by David Kornfield, heading a WEA workgroup on this topic.
The German Evangelical Alliance wrote a statement on power abuse and how we can act against it.
Family, Children & Youth resources
Material written by World without Orphans, on how churches can get involved in working with orphans.
Human Identity resources
EEA paper “A Good News Approach to Gender Issues”
EurECA paper “Gender Mainstreaming & Related Issues: A short overview about Gender Mainstreaming, its history and its relationship to Non-Discrimination/Diversity Mainstreaming”
EEA general paper on homosexual partnerships
EEA briefing on “What are the rights of parents, children and teachers when they object to parts of the curriculum?”
Right from the start Micah Network (2001) has been addressing issues of gender disparity, inequality and injustice. In 2009, Micah Network produced an interim Gender Policy . At that time it was noted that it would be reviewed in the future as they hoped the discussions of the Micah Gender Community of Practice will feed into this process.
Resources of Micah Network:
- “A United Voice” by Mandy Marshall – An Audio presentation given at the 5th Global Conusltation in Thun, Switzerland.
- “Violence, Gender, Generations” by Natanael Disla and Alicia Casas. A video presentations given at the 5th Global Consultation.
- Materials on “Gender based Violence in Emergencies”
- “Principles in Developing Gender Policies” – an outcome from the Latin American Regional Consultation in Ecuador in October 2012.
A general paper on EEA’s view on sexual ethics
EurECA Position Paper on Sexuality Education.
Bert de Ruiter (EEA Consultant for Christian-Muslim Relations) has put together a flyer, offering training to EEA Members and Affiliates.
Besides these existing courses, Bert is available to conduct training, seminars and workshops on a variety of topics related to Christian-Muslim relations in Europe.
Paper on fear of Muslim groups by Bert de Ruiter – EEA muslim ministy
Paper on fear towards Muslim Minorities
Materials and courses are available in multiple languages.
by Bert de Ruiter – EEA Muslim Ministries
Article by Bert de Ruiter – EEA Muslim Ministry
Roman Catholic resources
A free copy of the book by Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher
A History of Theology and Reality of Indulgences and Purgatory
A Protestant Evaluation