Member Church News: Struggle for justice, Spanish Evangelical Church expelled, Reformation and others.

Empathy, anger and the struggle against injustice “I was profoundly moved by this cry for justice coming from these victims of injustice. But more than that: I felt that I had been issued a call from God to speak up for these wronged people. I did not hear words in the air; it was by way of their speech that God spoke to me. I was convinced that fidelity to God required that I speak up for these victims of injustice in whatever way might prove appropriate for a professor of philosophy at Calvin College”.

Uniting Church leaders appearing before the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse have pledged to survivors to make the Church the safest place it can be for children.

An historical analysis of reformation and the context that made reformation possible.

Church volunteers from Canada who were set to help rebuild homes destroyed by the hurricane in New Jersey turned down at the US/Canada border. They could not pass because the work they were about to do, had to be done by American workers.

The Evangelical Council of Madrid expels the Spanish Evangelical Church by its steps in favour of the inclusion of LGTB people.

The Church of Scotland has responded to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019.

Lower Saxony celebrate reconciliation services: With ecumenical worship, the great churches in Lower Saxony have set signs of reconciliation. Protestants, and Catholics, it unites more than separates them from each other.

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