Brighton Archives - Page 2 of 2 - HEART Christian newspaper
It is not safe, currently, to convert from Islam to Christianity, especially if you live in Iran. Nor can you expect a warm welcome in Britain. Chris Eyte hears how one man has provided spiritual refuge for his fleeing countrymen
IF YOU MET MOHAMMED you would never guess the painful ordeal he has recently experienced. He just looks like a regular guy from the Middle East who is now living in East Sussex.
A PRIVATE PROSECUTION has been brought by a Brighton-based pro-life campaigner against two doctors who allegedly offered to kill two different unborn children in separate incidents due to their gender.
ASK ANY newspaper editor which city has been claimed “most godless” in recent years – and more likely than not, the answer will be: “Brighton”.
So the sight of “Jesus Christ” being crucified on the cross outside St Peter’s Church right in the main centre could be a surprise for many.
“DON’T STOP PRAYING FOR MERIAM,” is the message of Brighton and Hove’s Open Doors prayer group about the heavily pregnant Christian woman sentenced to flogging and death in Sudan.
Meriam is the heavily pregnant Christian woman who, at the time of going to press, still faces a hundred vicious lashes by a flogging whip and then death by hanging in a Sudanese jail.
THREE CHRISTIANS countering the anti-Israel demonstrators have been arrested outside the EcoStream shop but after a police investigation, charges were dropped. The most recent case concerned a Christian woman, a black member of Brighton’s Citycoast Church, who was accused of assault by a pro-Palestinian woman protester.
Brighton’s Off the Fence team is rejoicing at securing their centre for the homeless
THE TEAM RUNNING Off the Fence, the Brighton homeless charity featured in the last HEART OF SUSSEX, is very thankful for the continuing miracles that have enabled them to