Today the United Nations and the European Union are criticised from all sides by people of all faiths and none. When we ask why and how the UN and the EU came into existence, we discover that many of the key initiators were motivated by biblical values and ideals.
"Being a peacemaker is a basic calling of Christians" 8 May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. There are very different perspectives on the end of the war and the topic "Peace in Europe" in different countries, generations and groups. Dr. Reinhardt Schink, the General Secretary of the German Evangelical Alliance, answered a few questions on this topic in a conversation.
What have an Iranian pastor in Brussels, an Afghani pastor in Athens, a Turkish pastor in London, a Pakistani pastor in Buckinghamshire, an Iranian leader from the UK, an Iraqi pastor from Bonn, an Algerian pastor from Paris, an Iraqi leader from the Netherlands, and a Somali believer from Sweden have in common?
They all came from their countries of origin to settle in Europe.
Montenegro’s Orthodox and evangelicals debate if new religion law is a blessing or a church-stealing curse. by Jayson Casper, originally published in Christianity Today Deep within the Orthodox heartlands of the Balkans, one might expect local evangelicals to celebrate the passage of Montenegro’s first religious freedom law. Instead, as tens ofREAD MORE
The European Evangelical Alliance supports the word of compassion that the Turkish Evangelical Alliance has published on its website recently: “We feel the pain of those who lost their lives in the avalanche disaster in the Bahçesaray district of Van deep within our hearts. We extend our condolences to the families of those whoREAD MORE
World Evangelical Alliance Calls for Prayer Amid Ongoing Corona Virus Crisis Deerfield, IL – February 13, 2020 Amid the continuous spread of the Corona Virus, now called COVID-19, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls for churches to join in prayers for the millions affected directly and indirectly. WEA Secretary General Bp Efraim TenderoREAD MORE
The European Evangelical Alliance brings together both the national Evangelical Alliances of Europe and a large number of pan-European mission agencies.
The EEA exists to foster unity and evangelical identity and provide a voice and platform to evangelical Christians.
Seeking empowerment by the Holy Spirit, it extends the Kingdom of God by proclamation
of the Gospel to all nations and by Christ-centred transformation within society.
Today the United Nations and the European Union are criticised from all sides by people of all faiths and none. When we ask why and how the UN and the EU came into existence, we discover that many of the key initiators were motivated by biblical values and ideals.Read more
75 years of peace in Europe (?) On 8 May we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. An amazing time lies behind us, lies behind Europe. It still lives among us with many contemporary witnesses. There has hardly ever been such a time in conflict-ridden Europe.Read more
In Search of Peace in Former Yugoslavia By Johannes Neudeck, originally published in Das Magazin für Gemeinschaften, Hauskreise, Gemeinden und Kleingruppen Some time ago I visited the Military History Museum of the German Armed Forces in Dresden. An exhibition focusing on man and the question of the causes and consequences of war andRead more