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.
Steve Clifford, director of the EA in the United Kingdom, pleaded for unity in the body of Christ. Excerpt: ”… About 80 different denominations are members of the Evangelical Alliance in the UK, from Bishops of the Church of England right through to Pentecostals and independent churches, the whole spectrum. Relationships are the key. ThereREAD MORE
When crisis undermines convictions and shatters hopes, will Christians be overwhelmed or respond with faith? Faith is closely tied to hope, and hope to vision, stated Jeff Fountain, of the Schumann Centre for European Studies. “How can we face the future with faith, hope and vision?” Jesus Christ is coming back to “make all thingsREAD MORE
In his third talk on crisis in Europe, Jim Memory focussed on demography, migration and religious trends. Migration is a part of Europe‘s identity crisis, with 6.8 % of the EU-27 group of countries people being migrants. Despite political efforts to support families, fertility in every EU country is below the reproduction level. This makesREAD 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