On Wednesday evening, 5 October 2022, long-time EEA General Secretary Thomas Bucher (Switzerland) officially handed over the baton to the new leadership duo of Connie Main Duarte (Portugal) and Jan Wessels (Netherlands).
On 4-8 October 2022, the HOPE FOR EUROPE 2022 Experience took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The special gathering, hosted by the European Evangelical Alliance normally takes place every three years (last in Tallinn, Estonia in 2018, Covid resulted in a postponement of one year) and convenes hundreds of evangelical leaders from across Europe to share strategies, best practices and valuable insights.
Today, the European Evangelical Alliance has publicly expressed its adoption of the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in a historic ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
Insights into the Ukrainian Diaspora Church in Portugal after six months of warREAD MORE
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In September 2021, the decision was made to focus our EEA communications work in the first half of 2022 on the theme “East meets West – West meets East”. The aim was to create a platform for dialogue with our newsletters, particularly between Western and Eastern Europe, where we could hear one another, learn from each other and celebrate that together we are the Body of Christ in Europe.Read more
When my parents and I came to Germany in 1976, I had no idea how much coming from Russia would shape my life and my identity. In Russia, we were called fascists and Germans. Here in Germany, I heard in the schoolyard: “Those are the Russians!”. The few Russian-German children in elementary school stood out because of their language, clothing, and behavior. We spoke German with an accent and made many mistakes.Read more
Over the first six months of 2022, the overarching communication theme of the European Evangelical Alliance will be “East meets West – West meets East”. Europe is a diverse continent with many cultural backgrounds and perspectives. In the coming months and beyond, we would like to create a platform for dialogue with our newsletters, specifically between Western and Eastern Europe.Read more
The Alliance Week of Prayer already took place in the Czech Republic in the interwar period and even survived the communist regime. This prayer initiative was one of the few occasions when Christians of different denominations would meet and start the New Year together in prayer.Read more
Conflicts between West and East are manifold. They are not always well-founded. And it is not unusual that semantic problems lie at the root. Although the same terms are used, they are usually filled with sometimes contradictory content. One such term is freedom, for many philosophers of our time the central concept for human coexistence today.Read more