This month’s Lausanne Global Analysis has a piece by veteran missionary and pastor Tim Carriker that puts the recent Amazon fires in perspective: The 2019 dry-season Amazon fires drew attention from political leaders and church organizations worldwide, not only because of their number and intensity, but also due to their […]
Regions and Countries: Amazon
Are the fires really worse than previous years, or are we once again being subjected media hype? A Rocha has taken the time to dig into the issue with particular reference to how Christians in Brazil are responding. Here is an important summary paragraph (but do yourself a favor and […]
The Amazon crisis has captured the attention of the world, even to causing difficulty for the world’s great powers at the G7 summit in Spain last week. Christians in Latin America are also speaking out about this situation.
Bishop Nick Holtam (Salisbury) recently expressed the concern many of us feel about what is happening in the Amazon at this time. The fires, he said, “destroy more than trees. They destroy hope.” Be in prayer for our sisters and brothers in Brazil who are trying to influence their own […]