Open Doors UK and Ireland CEO Lisa Pearce talks to MPs about persecution around the world
AFTER MPs were briefed on the horrific persecution of many Christians globally, they rushed to voice their shock.
Revealing this year’s World Watch …
As Egypt’s Christians are targeted by Islamist extremists and rats bite off the ears of slum-dwelling Christian children, Wilfred Wong reports on this country that has long played a mysterious part in God’s purposes Meet Egypt’s Mother Teresa Nominated for the Nobel …
The awesome wonder of how the Creator came to live among us
By Charles Gardner, Special to ASSIST News Service
BETHLEHEM, JUDEA (ANS – December 21, 2017) – Whatever you may think as harassed shoppers or parents, Christmas does not come too soon. It’s an example of God’s perfect timing, though I appreciate that the Messiah’s actual birthday was more likely to have been during the Feast of Tabernacles.
Egyptian police have prevented a terrorist attempt to bomb a Coptic church in northeast Egypt.
The Mar Girgis (St George) church in El-Arish, which was also attacked during anti-Christian violence in August 2013, was saved by state security forces outside …
A film by Hugh Kitson
Film maker Hugh Kitson’s newest release has coincided with the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration. Having had its world premiere in August, screenings in Australia were closely followed by events in New Zealand and then around the world.
In ‘Whose Land?’ Hugh boldly tackles the political elephant in the room, the issue over Israel’s legitimacy, and the rights of the Jewish people over the land. Vastly different to other films produced by Israelis or other Jewish sources, this production deals fairly with documents and evidence, often showing the actual text on camera for the viewer to draw their own conclusions.
Now a distinguished General condemns the government’s inaction over the Middle East genocide
by Major General (Retired)Tim Cross CBE
WHY IS THERE NO LEADERSHIP on how best to work to resolve the terrible effects of genocide happening in the Middle East – where Christians are in real danger of being wiped out, extinguished from the lands they have lived in since the first century?
As reported in the last issue of this paper, aid organisation Barnabas Fund despairs over the brick wall it encounters in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). In the same 12 month period, other governments took in 1,164 Christian refugees; Britain managed just 64.
Last issue we featured the International Christian Consulate while its founder, Sussex-based Yochana Darling, was seeking funding to see the vision become reality. Just two months later it is ready to launch in the Middle East this summer
Established in August 2015, the International Christian Consulate (ICC) has made considerable progress under the leadership of its founder, Yochana Darling. Financial support has been secured, enabling ground operations to commence in the Middle East this summer.
Read how Samara and Yochana are seeing their visions become reality
Samara Levy is married and has two children aged three and six. She is well-known in Sussex for her work in sending aid to refugees.
What’s your vision?
To see the Church being the salt and light of the world (Matthew 5:13-16) through clothing the naked, caring for the sick and feeding the hungry.
POLITICIANS FROM ACROSS the political divide in the USA have united in calling for the killings of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria to be recognised specifically as ‘genocide’.