Month: February 2021

Why Are We Ignoring Abuse in Orphanages?

An American missionary was sentenced to prison for sexually abusing children at his orphanage in Kenya. This tragic case has garnered significant media attention when the story broke earlier this month, including articles in the Washington Post and the New York Times.  As Christians, we read stories like this with horror. It is terrible to imagine vulnerable children …

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‘Revive Europe’: Over 3,000 Expected at Student Conference at the End of Year

The conference organised by IFES Europe will take place next December in Karlsruhe, Germany, under the theme “Revive our hearts, revive our universities, revive Europe”. University students and graduates from all over Europe will meet again at ‘Revive Europe’, the conference organised by IFES Europe, along with twenty other movements. Under the theme “Revive our hearts, revive our …

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Churches, Let’s Not Treat Our Children’s Workers Like They’re Dispensable

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week this week, but it’s something we’ve been talking about for some time already, especially those of us who work with children and families. Over the last few months I have become even more convinced that what the Church can do is vital – and I was already convinced about it! …

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Gen Z Describe Themselves as “Religiously Unaffiliated” and “Isolated”

“The way young people form bonds, make meaning, and live out their values is constantly changing. This is the most diverse generation that has ever existed”, concludes a survey conducted in the US. EVANGELICAL FOCUS The Springtide Research Institute has published the report State of the Religion & Young People 2020, which analyses how the …

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“Family and Church Must Learn to Navigate a Changing World”

A document was recently published with the presentations and contributions of hundreds of participants in the Family and Leadership inquiry, organized by the Spanish Evangelical Alliance. EVANGELICAL FOCUS The coronavirus crisis is driving a series of changes in society that also affect the family. Faced with this new reality, the Spanish Evangelical Alliance organized a …

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ACSI and Ron Blue Institute Partner to Offer Biblical Personal Finance Course to Christian School Students

ACSI and Ron Blue Institute are pleased to announce a new partnership designed to equip junior and senior high school students with a biblical foundation for financial management, enabling them to be wise stewards of their God-given resources.   The Biblical Personal Finance Curriculum is a six-week offering consisting of six modules that will train students …

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