• Bible Engagement in times of COVID-19

    Bible Engagement in times of COVID-190

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    • February 10, 2021

    In the coming five months of 2021, the overarching communications theme for the European Evangelical Alliance will be “Bible Engagement”. As this year’s Week of Prayer (WoP) focused on the same topic, we are very pleased that Andi Bachmann-Roth, new General Secretary of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and co-leader of the project team for this year’s WoP material, has agreed to answer some of our questions.

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  • YouVersion and the Week of Prayer 2021

    YouVersion and the Week of Prayer 20210

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    • February 10, 2021

    With many worship services and other church activities cancelled due to Covid-19, many digital tools supporting Bible engagement have seen record-breaking user numbers in 2020. YouVersion, for example, reported the highest level of Bible engagement in their app history. Especially countries on the African continent but also in Europe, including Belgium and the UK, showed an increase of Bible engagement on the platform of between 20-60%.

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  • Leading with creativity and courage in challenging times – Learning from the example of Deborah (Judges 4 and 5)

    Leading with creativity and courage in challenging times – Learning from the example of Deborah (Judges 4 and 5)0

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    • February 10, 2021

    By Amanda Jackson, Executive Director of WEA’s Women’s Commission    What are we meant to be making of this time? We want wisdom and we want to know what to do! But maybe we also need to wait, willing to adapt, ready to worship, so we can sense God’s direction. We could look at some

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  • From India: Persecution of Christians in the Curfew of Covid – A Report on 2020

    From India: Persecution of Christians in the Curfew of Covid – A Report on 20200

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    • February 10, 2021

    The Corona-19 virus pandemic impacted India as much as it did the world, leaving, till December end 2020, more than 10.5 million Indian hospitalised, and 151,000 dead.
    The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, in a national telecast announced a nation-wide total lockdown on March 24. With all industrial, business and tertiary economic activity at a standstill, more than 400 million workers would be poverty stricken, as per estimates by the International Labour Organisation.

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  • Developing a theology and practice of lament

    Developing a theology and practice of lament0

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    • February 10, 2021

    One of the most significant and important things that all communities of faith are going to have to think about, and put in place, over the next few months, is a clear theology of lament.

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  • Promoting Religious Liberty in Denmark

    Promoting Religious Liberty in Denmark0

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    • February 10, 2021

    Two years ago, an independent think tank on Christian persecution was established in Denmark, which the Danish Evangelical Alliance (DEA) decided to join. The initiative is not evangelical but was rather founded by a group of people from different parts of the Danish Church. As Thomas Mikkelsen, General Secretary of the DEA, points out, “I consider this as a strength, as it gives us high credibility in the political and diplomatic world.”

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