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Advocates International: 24 Hours of Prayer for Youcef Nardarkhani New Trial: September 8

Sep 6, 2012

Dear Friends,  Please join with us and several other partners such as CSW and ACLJ for a 24 hours of prayer for Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who, according to unnamed sources, now faces new charges of "Banditry and Extortion."  His trial date is now set for September 8 (Saturd

EF Canada: Major Research Report Addresses Why Canadian Young People Are Leaving the Church

Sep 6, 2012

“Only one in three Canadian young adults who attended church weekly as a child still do so today,” says James Penner, lead author of Hemorrhaging Faith: Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church. “What is more,” continues Penner, “our data indicates that only ha

EF India: Some Relief for Freedom of Religion

Aug 31, 2012

The Evangelical Fellowship of India welcomes the Himachal Pradesh High Court judgment in its petition challenging the Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2006 and Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Rules, 2007. In its judgment delivered on August 30, the High Court struck down the Section 4

EF Canada Releases Report on Suppression of Canadian Abortion Statistics

Aug 24, 2012

OTTAWA – “We’ve heard it from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada: access to information facilitates democracy,” explains Faye Sonier, Legal Counsel with The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC). &

Sojourners Launches Billboard Campaign, Calls Christians to Love Their Neighbors of Different Faiths

Aug 22, 2012

Act of Solidarity with Sikh and Muslim Neighbors Near Sites of Recent Violence and Arson Washington DC, August 21, 2012 In light of the recent acts of violence and vandalism against religions minorities across the country, Sojourners is calling on Christians to stand up against the hatred

EF India Publishes Half-Yearly Persecution Report 2012

Aug 20, 2012

The followers of Jesus Christ in India continue to face hatred and hostility from its neighbours, but by the grace of God stand committed to witness of reconciliation, love, service and sacrifice and pray for those who persecute. Rev. Dr. Richard Howell General Secretary Evangelical Fello

August Newsletter from the Asian EA

Aug 17, 2012

"You have to quickly forget your mistakes and move on.” These were the repeated words of the sport TV commentators at the London Olympic Games, as they were reporting and commenting on the athletes who made mistakes in the games. The athletes have trained themselves mercilessly with sw

Integral Disaster Response Launched for Philippines Flooding

Aug 15, 2012

Integral Alliance has launched a Disaster Response in the Philippines with an alert being issued by one of its Members through Integral’s Disaster Response website. The following Integral Member Agencies are responding operationally, through their own operations or partners in the field: CRWRC, Food

Italian EA Holds Open Air Prayer Meeting for Nigeria

Aug 13, 2012

Since the beginning of 2012, almost 200 Christians have been killed in Nigeria in terrorist actions by the Islamic group Boko Haram. The last outbreak of violence happened on 6th August when 20 people were killed during a service. In response to this escalation of persecution, the Italian Evangel

Disciple Nations Alliance (DNA) Goes to Cuba

Jun 29, 2012

Cuba was 85% (nominal) Roman Catholic before Fidel Castro transformed the island into the Communist gem of the western hemisphere. Today, according to a 2009 story in Christianity Today, the evangelical church is growing. One church leader says, “We are working inside Cuba now, and someday