AGiK Forum 2012

Around 300 Swiss and international Christians met on Saturday, 28 April 2012 to pray together for unity and reconciliation. This AGiK Forum prayer event was organised by the Intercultural Working Group AGiK of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance. "There are neither Swiss nor foreigners, neither Africans nor Latinos. We have the same Father to whom we can go." That's how Martin Voegelin, former director of the Working Group of Evangelical Missions (AEM), expressed it. People from ...

 

Why People Misunderstand Each Other

Why do people from different cultures misunderstand each other so badly? What is the reason for the misunderstandings and aggression? Cultural researcher Professor Lothar Käser provided plausible answers at the Agik Forum. The expert on intercultural relations named an example at the Agik Forum on the topic of “Cooperation – No problem?!” on Saturday, 30 April 2011 in Hägendorf: When the padres were still baptizing dying people in New Caledonia so that they...

 

A Church Changes Its Thinking

Even Christians are sometimes prejudiced against people from other cultures. Two churches in Burgdorf and Hindelbank have been prompted by this fact to transmit the biblical view on this topic in a 10-part sermon series. The result is a new attitude toward migrants in the towns. Matthias Wenk, pastor of the free church BewegungPlus in Burgdorf and Hindelbank spoke about the project and its effects at the Agik Forum on April 30, 2011 in Hägendorf. The ...