Our social-political work in Brussels is a lot about building and maintaining relationships. Covid-19 is seriously limiting the ability to do so. So, how is the Brussels office dealing with the current situation? Building and maintaining relationships with parliamentarians and their staff, with policy makers, and with the many non-governmental organisations working in Brussels, is crucial for the work of the EEA office in the European Union’s capital.
We are talking with Auke Minnema, general director of the European Christian Political Movement (ECPM). The ECPM is a political party that wants to unite all Christian politicians in Europe. Auke is married with one daughter and lives in Antwerp, Belgium.
This month, the European Evangelical Alliance is republishing 2 foundational documents which seek to answer these questions: EEA’s Socio-Political Approach. And the Socio-political Code of Conduct, which summarises the Approach in a few key principles.
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has shaken not only our private lives but also our daily work for the kingdom of God.
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
What did Evangelicals do in response to the challenge put in 1992 by Jacques Delors to find the soul of Europe within 10 years? At the EEA annual conference, Jeff Fountain, director of the Schuman Centre for European Studies gave a self-critical summary of Evangelical involvement in the public sphere. Christians seem to have notREAD MORE
At its annual conference 2013, the EEA featured Jim Memory to speak on Christian response to the crisis in Europe. The British Evangelical thinker who has spent 15 years in Spain thinks of the present crisis as involving the economic, political, social, environmental and religious dimensions. Yet Christians are not to be overwhelmed by theREAD MORE
In 2020, we are prayerfully asking for a further 20.000€ of donations from our supporters that will mainly be used for development measures for our EEA
Hope for Europe Networks.
We are looking for 200 supporters
across Europe who are willing to
contribute 100€. –
Are you one of them?
We want to enable continuous
exchange between our members and
friends and have therefore introduced
the monthly EEA Zoom Café.
Join us for a time of refreshment,
inspiration, and exchange every last Wednesday of the month.
The overarching communication theme for the European Evangelical Alliance in the second half of the year 2020 is “The Relevance of the Bible in European Societies”. Readers of the EEA Newsletter are being presented with different perspectives on this topic over the course of several EEA newsletter editions. We were delighted by the opportunity to conduct an interview with Léa Köves, speaker and employee of the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) in France.Read more
The Bible, with its myths, miracles and fanciful descriptions of angels and demons, has been a major barrier to the emergence of modern science. Only when the Renaissance and the Enlightenment freed modern minds from the medieval superstition of this book could the Scientific Age really begin.Read more
The overarching communication theme for the European Evangelical Alliance in the second half of the year 2020 will be “The Relevance of the Bible in European Societies”. Readers of the EEA Newsletter will be presented with different perspectives on this topic over the course of the coming EEA newsletter editions. To get the series started we were delighted by the opportunity to conduct an interview with Dr. Andrzej Turkanik, the founder and Executive Director of the Quo Vadis Institute in Salzburg/Austria. Dr. Turkanik is a friend and close companion of the EEA’s activities and serves voluntarily in the EEA’s “Issachar project” group.Read more