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All articles in category Germany

February 2016

Encouragement in Berlin

Liberal Christianity, National Socialism, Communism: the turbulent developments of modern German history have seemingly attacked the true church from every angle, and this is the case in Germany’s capital city, Berlin. Berlin has a population of 3.5 million and is at the centre of one of Europe’s fastest-growing economies. It is also playing a…

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August 2015

Berlin church plant

It is apparent that Western Europe is still a mission field in 2015. Nations that would have once boasted full churches and many believers have drifted far from the truth of the gospel. Aware of this need, the church planting committee of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in England and Wales (EPCEW) was in much…

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April 2013

Church planting in Berlin

In September 2012, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in England and Wales (EPCEW) began a monthly church planting Bible study in south west Berlin. However, any work of church planting rarely begins without preparatory work beforehand. In the providence God, our family served on the MV Doulos mission ship for two years. During this time,…

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November 2011

Delayed justice

Delayed justice The Associated Press (AP) has reported that prosecutors have reopened hundreds of dormant investigations of former Nazi death camp guards. These might now be charged under a new precedent set by the conviction of retired US autoworker John Demjanjuk.Demjanjuk, now 91, was deported from the USA to Germany in 2009 to stand trial.…

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Can Germany rediscover the Reformation?
October 2003

Can Germany rediscover the Reformation?

 Humanly speaking, the Protestant Reformation began in Germany, where Martin Luther discovered justification by faith alone and spoke out against the errors of Rome. As the Reformation spread to other lands, and new leaders emerged, German preachers and theologians remained in the forefront of what was perhaps the greatest spiritual movement since the first century…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-GERMANY
July 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-GERMANY

Witness in HeilbronnThis is in spite of the fact that, over the years, established churches have been making great efforts to win the youth back into their fold. They have tried every (worldly) method to attract them that they could think of, yet all to no avail. Many church buildings will now need to…

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July 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-GERMANY

In August 1887, C. H. Spurgeon wrote in The Sword and Trowel that 'Germany was made unbelieving by her preachers'. What happened in Germany between 1517, the year Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the church door in Wittenburg, and 1887, when England's leading preacher made his bleak assessment, to account for this…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT
July 1999

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT

Witness in HeilbronnThis is in spite of the fact that, over the years, established churches have been making great efforts to win the youth back into their fold. They have tried every (worldly) method to attract them that they could think of, yet all to no avail. Many church buildings will now need to…

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