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Posts Tagged ‘persecution’

ICC aids survivors in Jos as they begin again

More than 500 Christians, mainly women and children were killed in religious riots in villages near Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria earlier this year as I mentioned in an older article. Despite the fact that their homes and churches were demolished and their fields burned, the survivors chose to remain in their villages. Living in makeshift [...]

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London council dismisses Christian for mentioning God in the workplace

Amachree was dismissed from his office as a homelessness prevention officer with Wandsworth Council in the UK,  where he had worked for 18 years prior to his dismissal in January 2009, on the grounds of gross misconduct for suggesting to a client suffering from a terminal illness, that she should not give up hope but [...]

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Jos Crisis: July 2010 Updates

Flashes of violence resurfaced again in and around Jos, Plateau State, in the month of July, just when we were beginning to hope that the troubled waters were eventually getting still. One sad Saturday, the 17th of July it was reported in the news, how some religious extremists attacked Mazah, a predominantly Christian village in [...]

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Christian Persecution: Biblical Perspectives for the 21st century mind [Part 2]

How do we respond to persecution?
Why and how do we identify withe the persecuted?

This article is a continuation of Christian Persecution: Biblical Perspectives for the 21st century mind [Part 1]

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Christian Persecution: Biblical Perspectives for the 21st century mind [Part 1]

For most modern day Christians, persecution is merely a historical or antiquated theological ideology, an awkward subject that hopefully the church has overgrown. We barely have any sense of identification with people suffering for their faith in Christ and for their passion to share the gospel. I hope I can show you just how tragic this is.

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News Watch: Malaysia | Row over use of ‘Allah’ as God’s name by non-moslems

Arabic speaking non-Muslims have for centuries used the word Allah to refer to God, but in more recent times, the Malaysian government banned the use of the word Allah by non-Muslims. Share this post on:

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News Watch: UK | Christian registrar demoted after she refused to preside over gay ‘marriages’

Theresa Davies said she was forced to move from her £26,000 a year job at Islington Council because of her deeply-held religious objections to same-sex civil partnerships Share this post on:

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News Watch: Religious Clash in Jos; Christian Slaughter bounty in Orissa …

Religious Clash in Jos, Plateau Leave over 500 dead, 40 churches and the homes of 25,000 destroyed Jos, city in the middle belt of Nigeria and capital of Plateau State once again exploded in violence between the 28th and 29th of November 2008, resulting in the killings of over 500 people including six pastors, as [...]

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