|Latest Update from Haiti
Church of God world Missions Director Douglas LeRoy has released the latest information concerning the Church of God in Haiti. This update follows an update posted on January 17.
|Jan 20, 2010||2436|
|Church of God Greatly Impacted by Haiti Quake
Church of God Haitian overseer Elysee Joseph and three from a Canadian delegation have died as a result of the devastating earthquake which took place in Haiti on January 12.
|Jan 17, 2010||2907|
|86th GENERAL CONVENTION 2009
Thiruvalla: Church of God in India - Kerala State 86th General Convention will be held in the Church of God Stadium, Thiruvalla from 19th - 25th January 2009.
|Jan 8, 2009||3674|
|Church of God UAE Region website inagurated
Abu Dhabi: Official website of Church of God UAE Region (www.churchofgoduae.org) inagurated at the common worship held on December 2nd at Abu Dhabi by UAE National Overseer Rev.Dr.K.O. Mathew.
|Dec 5, 2008||4126|
|Evangelist seeks national prayer day for economy
World Net Daily: Internet evangelist and host of LivePrayer Bill Keller is petitioning President Bush and Congress to designate Dec. 18 as a national day of prayer and fasting for the economy.
|Dec 3, 2008||2344|
|Israeli archaeologists unearth Herod family tombs
West Bank (Reuters) - An Israeli archaeologist said on Wednesday he had unearthed what he believed were the 2,000-year-old remains of two tombs which had held a wife and daughter-in-law of the biblical King Herod.
|Nov 20, 2008||2411|
|Hindu Militants Offer Bribes to Hurt Christians, Says Rights Group
Ethan Cole (Christian Post Reporter): Hindu militants in India are offering various rewards for those willing to destroy the homes of Christians or kill Christian leaders, a human rights group reported.
|Nov 20, 2008||2367|
|Pastor Joy Abraham back in Sharjah
Sharjah: Pastor Joy Abraham reached safely today evening after the mission tour. He left for Andhra Pradesh, Orissa & Chhattisgarh on November 1st. After the successful mission tour he returned to Sharjah today.
|Nov 11, 2008||3242|
|Southern California's Korean Christians put a premium on evangelism
Los Angeles Times (By K. Connie Kang) : Visit a large Korean church in Southern California and you are likely to see a distinctive part of the decor -- a world map peppered with markers locating missionaries supported by the church.
|Nov 10, 2008||2566|
|At least 500 Christians killed in Orissa, government sources say
New Delhi (AsiaNews) – A representative of the local government in Orissa estimated that more than 500 people died as a consequence of the anti-Christian pogrom launched by Hindu fundamentalists. He said he personally authorised the cremation of at least 200 bodies.
|Nov 6, 2008||2184|
|United Pentecostal Fellowship Convention - 2008
Sharjah (UAE): UPF annual convention will be held on 3, 4 & 5 November 2008 at Sharjah Warship Centre, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Pastor Varghese Mathai will be the guest speaker.
|Oct 26, 2008||4194|
|Missionary, Wife and Students Beaten by Radicals
UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA (ANS) -- Gospel for Asia missionary Sursen and his wife, Nirmala--along with two Bible college students, Jolen and Kushal--were beaten by a mob of religious extremists on October 5 in Uttar Pradesh, India. The attacks came as the group was praying before their regular Sunday morning worship service.
|Oct 19, 2008||2388|
|Hindu Threat to Christians: Convert or Flee
BOREPANGA, India (The New York Times : October 12, 2008)— The family of Solomon Digal was summoned by neighbors to what serves as a public square in front of the village tea shop.
|Oct 14, 2008||2450|
|Anti-Christian violence spreads across India
Sunday Herald, October 14,2008 : AS IT got dark, Ratna Naik and her husband, Jikhario, heard the chanting from the forest getting louder. A neighbour had warned them to leave two days earlier, but it wasn't until they saw the flicker of torches that they bolted shut the door of their house and fled.
|Oct 14, 2008||2323|
|Christian groups say politics behind India attacks
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - From the rape of a nun to arson and killings, Christian leaders in India accuse Hindu nationalist groups of deliberately targeting Christians in eastern India to support their political agenda and shore up their support base.
|Oct 4, 2008||2370|
|Cong in bind over anti-Christian violence
New Delhi (Indian Express): Even as the ruling Congress could not spell out a definite action plan to tackle the incidents of anti-Christian violence in Orissa and Karnataka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday, in an apparent bid to send out a strong message, asked Home Minister Shivraj Patil to brief the Cabinet separately on the issue.
|Oct 4, 2008||2244|
|15,000 march through New Delhi against Orissa violence
New Delhi (Christian Post): More than 15,000 people of various faiths and social status marched in the streets of New Delhi on Thursday to protest the out-of-control violence against Christians in India.
|Oct 4, 2008||2276|
|More hands needed to finish Operation Mobilisation ship
Operation Mobilisation is looking for carpenters, welders, plumbers and electricians to volunteer their services and help launch its new ship, Logos Hope, into ministry.
|Oct 4, 2008||2484|
|Missionaries Pray, Fast for God's Intervention in India
Youth With A Mission is calling on its 17,000 workers worldwide to join in three days of prayer and fasting for the church in India as it continues to face violent attacks from Hindu radicals.
|Oct 1, 2008||2296|
|The testimony of one Christian
(Times of India, 28 Sep 2008) I am a Christian, a Roman Catholic to be precise. I have suddenly realised this. It is quite amazing that I did not think of myself as a Christian all these years! I was an Indian. Religion was in the private domain. No one made me feel that I was different and I never felt different. On one occasion in a temple in Punjab even the VHP's Ashok Singhal seemed well disposed!
|Sep 28, 2008||2191|
|Christian prayer hall attacked in Bangalore
BANGALORE/MANGALORE (The Hindu, 28 Sep 2008): A Christian prayer hall in Bangalore and a church in Bantwal were attacked on Friday night even as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa maintained that “everything is under control.”
|Sep 28, 2008||2459|
|Eritrea Evangelist May Die In Prison, Report
ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife) -- An Eritrean evangelist who has been imprisoned since 2006 has reportedly told friends he may die soon as he receives harsh prison treatment because of his evangelistic activities among fellow inmates, BosNewsLife monitored Thursday, September 25
|Sep 27, 2008||2308|
|Bush under pressure to condemn India's response to anti-Christian violence
President Bush is under pressure to use a meeting with India's Prime Minister tomorrow to press for urgent action to halt the anti-Christian riots that continue to sweep the subcontinent.
|Sep 25, 2008||2199|
|Translated Bible rocks Jharkhand assembly
Ranchi (IANS), Controversial lines in a translated version of the Bible in Jharkhand rocked the state assembly Tuesday, leading to an assurance by the government that the book would be recalled.
|Sep 24, 2008||2341|
|Bible story of Ruth takes centre stage
A new theatre production, Ruth, created with the help of refugees and asylum seekers, launches in Greater Manchester on 6 October. The production was funded by Bible Society and developed by north west theatre company No Nonsense.
|Sep 24, 2008||2279|
|Wall Street Workers "Turning to Religion" Amid Turmoil
(New York, N.Y.)—Reuters reports that financial workers suffering through Wall Street's roller coaster ride are "turning to religion."
|Sep 24, 2008||1999|
|Palin-God Cartoon 'Despicable,' Says Pentecostal Leader
The leader of the world’s largest Pentecostal denomination denounced a cartoon that mocks Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, Pentecostalism, and Christianity as “despicable.”
|Sep 22, 2008||3595|
|Pentecostalism Obscured in Palin Biography
Sarah Palin often identifies herself simply as Christian. Yet John McCain's running mate has deep roots in Pentecostalism, a spirit-filled Christian tradition that is one of the fastest growing in the world. It's often derided by outsiders and Bible-believers alike.
|Sep 22, 2008||3319|
|Churches to Unite in Int'l Prayer for Peace
Hundreds of churches and Christian organizations around the world will pray for peace Today on International Day of Prayer for Peace.
|Sep 21, 2008||2004|
|India Gov't Criticizes States amid Anti-Christian Attacks
Following the persecution of Christians in Orissa and Karnataka, the Government of India on Thursday criticized the state governments for their failure to control the violence by Hindu radical groups.
|Sep 20, 2008||2009|
|India: Violence against Christians spreads beyond Orissa
According to Gospel for Asia (GFA), churches are under attack in Jharkhand and Karnataka, a state on India’s west coast.
|Sep 18, 2008||2135|
|Carmelite convent attacked in Madya Pradesh. Figures on the violence against Christians
The convent guard was injured. A statue of Our Lady of Lourdes was destroyed in Kolar. In the state of Orissa alone, 45 have been killed, 5 are missing, and 18,000 have been wounded.
|Sep 18, 2008||2038|
|Orissa: no peace for Christians even in refugee camps
Even in the camps, the faithful find fundamentalists who coerce them to convert to Hinduism. Priests also threatened and abused.
|Sep 18, 2008||1983|
|100 protesters arrested in ongoing Mangalore violence
Over 100 people protesting the attack of right-wing Hindu groups against Churches and prayer halls in Karnataka state were arrested by the police yesterday.
|Sep 17, 2008||2135|
|Orissa Christians treated worse than animals: Fr Bernard
Recent anti-Christian violence has been very appalling and Christians have been treated worser than animals says a Christian prelate from the state of Orissa.
|Sep 17, 2008||3738|
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