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“We Have Seen Terrible Damage to the Most Defenceless People in Ukraine”

The Baptist Union of Spain has been in Ukraine monitoring the delivery of humanitarian aid. Amid the need and pain, “the churches there are experiencing a revival”. In recent months, evangelical churches and organisations have been actively involved in helping Ukraine. Whether through support for NGOs working on the ground, the collection of supplies, financial donations or by …

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Evangelical Alliance and Scripture Union Together for Families in Finland

Terry Williams is working for Scripture Union Australia but travels globally to inspire children’s workers to think not only children, but families. This year in March he was able to travel to Europe. Evangelical Alliance in Finland co-operated with the Scripture Union, enabling several children’s workers to be inspired by Terry’s teaching and sharing. Under …

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Christian Platforms in Western Europe Connect Ukrainian Refugees with Potential Hosts

Thousands have already been hosted by families in countries like Switzerland, Germany, Spain and the UK. Websites connect refugees and potential hosts. Website platforms and apps have been set up by Christians across Europe to host refugees escaping the war in Ukraine. Switzerland, a small country with a long tradition of welcoming refugees, has seen over …

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Hungary and Romania: Churches Fully Engaged in Welcoming Refugees

“Church members and friends have opened their houses, we cook for them, take care of the medicines, organise their trips”, says a Christian worker in Hungary. In Romania, “churches work together to be more efficient”. A huge wave of solidarity is seen in countries bordering with Ukraine, as around  3 million people have left their home …

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Local Churches and Organisations Are Ideally Placed to Ensure That Children Who Have Lost a Caregiver to COVID-19 Receive the Support They Need

Thirteen-year-old Reena lives in Ranchi, India, with her loving mother and two younger siblings. She goes to a private school and hopes to pursue a career as a teacher when she is older. Tragically, this future now seems less attainable for Reena. In 2021, her father, Jeevan, passed away after contracting COVID-19. He died only …

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Early Orphanhood, the Other Impact of the Pandemic

Some pediatric researchers estimate that 5 million minors have lost a parent or caregiver due to Covid-19. “The impact on a psychological level is very strong”, explains a Christian psychologist. The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than 5.8 million deaths worldwide, according to the digital data platform Our world in data. But deaths are followed by a …

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