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Australia: Prayer of Hope

Mar 30, 2007

Micah Challenge: A prayer of hope: Let us pray: We pray today for God’s world. We pray that it might discover its human face. We pray for a world divided. - Divided unequally between the prosperous and the desperate.- Between those born into privilege and power and those

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin - March \'07 Update

Mar 29, 2007

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | No. 422 | Wed 28 Mar 2007WELCOME to the 24 intercessors who have joined the list this month. DURING MARCH WE PRAYED FOR - ERITREA, where more than 2000 Christians, including youths, are imprisoned in appalling conditions and subjected to violent, cruel \'punis

Micah Challenege Prayer, March 23, 2007

Mar 22, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us! REFLECTIONIn the story of God\'s people, there were always people that, without officially calling themselves prophets, were identified as such in the Scriptures, says Erika Izquierdo from Micah Challenge in Latin America. In the attac

Raise your voice

Mar 22, 2007

Sermon based on the book of the Prophet Micah How much time do we need to spend with someone to be able to say that we know them, that we know who they are? The Gospels tell us how: after having spent much time together, Jesus asked his closest friends what image the people had of him. His companion

Uzbekistan: Pastor Sentenced to Four Years

Mar 21, 2007

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | No. 421 In 1998 when the US State Department passed its Freedom from Religious Persecution Act (HR 2431), Uzbekistan had several Protestant pastors serving long prison sentences with hard labour on bogus drugs charges. To avoid incurring US sanctions as a Country

Vietnam: Repressive Crackdown Hits Christian Advocates

Mar 14, 2007

In 2004 the US State Department designated Vietnam a Country of Particular Concern (CPC; deserving sanctions) due to its systematic, ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedom. In May 2005 the US made an agreement with Vietnam to remove it from the CPC list if Vietnam made specified impro

Christian Advocacy: Whose language do we use?

Mar 9, 2007

Reflections from Bryant Myers February 2003; http://www.worldvisionresources.com/newsletters/marc03-1.pdf World Vision is increasingly involved in policy and advocacy work. Drawing on our grass roots experience, we develop

Micah Challenge Prayer, March 9, 2007

Mar 9, 2007

PRAYER AND REFLECTIONWelcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us! REFLECTIONHow do we do advocacy that is both fully Christian and yet effective in changing policy in a secular context? Reflecting on 2 Kings 18-19, Bryant Myers finds that two conversations are going on - the co

Eritrea: Persecution Intensifies and Widens

Mar 7, 2007

In May 2002 some 20,000 Protestant Christians found themselves in churches that had become illegal when the Eritrean government banned all Christian churches other than the Eritrean Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Mekane Yesus (Evangelical Lutheran) denominations. Initially the Orthodox Church supporte

Micah Challenge Halftime! Update, Number 3

Mar 9, 2007

Micah Challenge (Micha-Initiative) will be hosting Jim Wallis at two events during the Kirchentag Festival from 6-10 June in Cologne . This annual gathering of churches will take place at the same time as the G8 meeting in Rostock and is likely to attract up to 200,000 people.