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Historical

October 2017
Articles > Historical

The Reformation in Europe

It is difficult today to grasp the psychic trauma caused by the Reformation in sixteenth century Europe. As well as a religious renewal, it had profound historical, social and cultural effects. The Reformation’s benefits are largely ignored by our contemporaries, who are mesmerised by ‘latest is best’ ideology and technical progress, invariably traced back…

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News

July 2017
News > Events

Event – European School open day

On 6 May 2017, the European School of Biblical Studies (formerly the EMF School of Biblical Studies) held its annual open day at Welwyn Evangelical Church. As the guests flooded in, so did the extra seats to accommodate the 200 or so guests who had come to hear from this year’s students and from…

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Article

July 2015
Europe

European Missionary Fellowship

Thirteen students from nine different countries, studying at the European Missionary Fellowship (EMF) School of Biblical Studies, gave ample testimony at its Open Day that the course had helped them to ‘know what they believe and why they believe it’. This confirmed ‘very broadly but profoundly what the objectives of the six-month course are’,…

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When the Iron Curtain came down

Article

October 2011
Europe

When the Iron Curtain came down

When the Iron Curtain came down Which regions of the world do you think of as mission fields? Africa? South-East Asia? Perhaps the ’10-40 window’? But what about the eastern half of Europe, that part of the world that used to be locked behind the Iron Curtain? What do you know of God’s work…

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A first for IFES in the Balkans

Article

April 2010
Europe

A first for IFES in the Balkans

A first for IFES in the Balkans   Last summer, we organised an IFES (International Federation of Evangelical Students) summer camp in Dalmatia, on the Adriatic coast. For the first time it was for Serbian and Croatian students.             Previously, Serbian and Montenegrin IFES camps had been held for many years by Evandeosko udruzenje…

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Reaching Europeans

Article

November 2009
Europe

Reaching Europeans

Reaching Europeans   To reach Europeans with the gospel we need to understand their cultural context. For more than a century, the world views of most Europeans have been shaped by a combination of philosophies, namely relativism, pluralism and secularism.   Relativism, an outworking of Enlightenment philosophy, is the view that ‘true truth’ (as…

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50 years reaching out to Europe

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October 2009
Europe

50 years reaching out to Europe

50 years reaching out to Europe   In an ‘Ashes summer’ every half century is reason for applause and recognising the batsman’s skill. Inevitably, however, with the end of the summer (and Ashes series), popular interest begins to fall away like the leaves on the trees.   But this autumn brings us another half…

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