• He who welcomes the stranger welcomes God

    He who welcomes the stranger welcomes God0

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    • September 15, 2022

    Already in the first chapters of the Bible we find the basic experience of humanity: home can be lost, it is not something permanent or self-evident. The first humans lost their first home with God through sin (Genesis 3 and 4). In both cases, God cares for the exiles (Genesis 3:21 and Genesis 4:15). The story of exile, expulsion, migration, alienation and diaspora occurs in the Old Testament as the revelation of God himself.

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  • Faith is not only part of life, faith is the whole life

    Faith is not only part of life, faith is the whole life0

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    • September 15, 2022

    It is now common knowledge that Diaspora Churches/Migrant Churches play a decisive role in shaping the European church landscape. Can you give us some numbers, data and facts about this trend, so that the phenomenon becomes tangible? And what about the common opinion that most migrants are Muslims?

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  • Persistence in the face of challenges

    Persistence in the face of challenges0

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    • September 15, 2022

    The increasing number of migrants from Arabic speaking countries in Europe has over the years become at the same time an opportunity and a challenging mission field. The urgent need to establish a network connecting the Arabic speakers ministries in Europe with the Middle East and North Africa to form an alliance that represents these ministries in Europe and that unites their Christian missions work in Europe led to the emergence of the Evangelical Alliance of Arabic Speakers in Europe (EAAS-Europe)

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  • Christ: the Culmination of the Law: the Gospel for religious Muslims

    Christ: the Culmination of the Law: the Gospel for religious Muslims0

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    • September 15, 2022

    Many Christians often assume that the Pharisees that Jesus had so many discussions and clashes with, were nothing more than religious hypocrites that constantly and consistently interfered with Jesus’ ministry and who eventually were instrumental for His death. Also, many Christians have the impression that Jesus only condemned them and had nothing good to say about them.

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  • “Believers coming from Turkey are really faithful”

    “Believers coming from Turkey are really faithful”0

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    • September 15, 2022

    My name is Behnan Konutgan. I’m from the East of Turkey and I am of Syriac Orthodox Christian background. I come from a Christian heritage. I studied literature and sociology and worked as a teacher for three years in a high school.

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  • When the whole world is knocking on the church door

    When the whole world is knocking on the church door0

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    • September 15, 2022

    The leader of Elam Ministries’ work among the Persian-speaking population in Europe, describes the experiences and strategies of pioneering a new branch of the organisation’s work in a European context. Paul’s vision of uniting Jews and gentiles in Rome has inspired a strategy of assisting existing local churches in evangelising and integrating converts from a Muslim background. Kühn presents four phases in the transformative process of the church towards developing a ministry that is inclusive cross-culturally.

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