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Missionary Spotlight-Evangelicalism in Austria today
January 2003

Missionary Spotlight-Evangelicalism in Austria today

Churches in Austria that hold to the great historic Reformed confessions are almost non-existent. The Lutheran (Evangel-isch) Church has a number of born-again pastors, but is mainly liberal in theology and ecumenically involved with the Roman Catholic Church.Missionary churchesIndependent Evangelical churches are more numerous than 20 years ago, but most are first-generation. Only a…

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Missionary Spotlight-Church-planting in Austria
January 2003

Missionary Spotlight-Church-planting in Austria

During the 20th century, Protestant state churches in Austria became increasingly liberal in theology. Today, the Reformed Evangelische Kirche, while professing to adhere to The Helvetic Confession, has departed completely from the historic Reformed faith and biblical ethics. A similar story can be told for the Lutheran Church, although it still has some faithful…

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January 2003

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File Austria

Fact File - Austria Area: 32,378 square miles. Neighbouring countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Environment: A landlocked country, the west and south being mountainous (Alps), with the River Danube running through flat eastern plains. The highest mountain is the Grossglockner (3,798 metres). 40% of Austria is forest.  Population: 8.2 million,…

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Missionary Spotlight-Gospel perspectives in Austria
January 2003

Missionary Spotlight-Gospel perspectives in Austria

Austria is made up of nine provinces. Tyrol covers one of these provinces and is divided into three parts - east, north and south (the latter falling within Italy). The Lord called us to work in north Tyrol in 1986, and it is of this area that I write.AnabaptistsWell before Luther nailed his 95…

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