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Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in German Switzerland

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November 2002
Switzerland

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in German Switzerland

Just five minutes’ drive from my apartment lies the village of Zollikon, well known for its early Anabaptist history. Further along Lake Zurich is the city of Zurich — today one of the economic lungs of the nation, but once a major centre for the Reformation.   The Zurich canton, like those of Basel,…

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Missionary Spotlight : German-speaking Switzerland

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November 2002
Switzerland

Missionary Spotlight : German-speaking Switzerland

Switzerland has had some bad headlines of late. Its ambivalent attitude towards Europe and, until recently, the United Nations, and its secretive banking system (not always funded by reputable sources), have attracted negative comment.   Then there was Swissair’s bankruptcy. Maybe it is not all chocolate, yodelling and Alpine mountain scenes! Spiritually, Switzerland’s past…

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November 2002
Switzerland

Missionary Spotlight – Signs of hope

Switzerland needs a new Reformation. Only 12% of its Protestant state church members attend even one church service a month. At the same time, there is great emptiness in the lives of most people. Switzerland has the highest suicide rate in the world.   Bible-believing Christians are viewed as cultic and dangerous. Videos from…

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April 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe

Literature ministry in French-speaking Europe

Publishing the good news of God’s sovereign grace in Christ in French-speaking Europe at the end of the twentieth century is a vital missionary work. The evangelical constituency in Belgium, France and French Switzerland is slowly increasing in size, although turnover among its members is high. Yet sadly its message is still largely man-centred,…

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