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Serbia - Kosovo and Metohija: Precarious Situation

Feb 8, 2007

What we know today as Kosovo, southern Serbia, was historically two regions: Kosovo and Metohija. \'Metohija\' comes from the Greek \'metox\' referring to land set aside for the Church. Metohija, a large basin in the south-west comprising nearly half of \'Kosovo\', is the spiritual heartland of Ser

Micah Challenge Reflection - Should We Be Concerned?

Feb 1, 2007

It was 4th December 1998 several million Christians had gathered all over to observe a national day of protest. It was not without a reason. The year had seen a spurt in the violence against the Christian community. Nuns had been raped, priests killed, churches and cemeteries desecrated. The commun

Micah Challenge Prayer, Feburary 2, 2007

Feb 1, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us!Reflection Why did Indian Christians stand up for justice when their human rights as Christians were denied but often but play it safe when other wider issues are at stake? asks Bonnie Miriam Jacob from India.She says that in most insta

During January We Have Prayed For...

Jan 31, 2007

WELCOME to the 22 intercessors who have joined the list recently. \'Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore.\' Psalm 125:1,2 NIV We pray

Central Asia: Christians Under Mounting Pressure

Jan 30, 2007

As religious liberty for churches in Central Asia deteriorates, some common trends are evident. Governments are increasingly negative about Christian outreach, especially amongst the Muslim population, and want to control it more or stop it completely. They fear tensions may escalate where the numb

Micah Challenge Prayer, January 26, 2007

Jan 26, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us! Reflection How can we use significant events as opportunities to demonstrate to the nation that as the body of Christ we are sacrificially addressing the issues of poverty, ignorance and HIV/AIDS? Reflecting on John 13:1-17 and lookin

Modeling Sacrificial Service by L. Temfwe

Jan 26, 2007

Martin Luther King, Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela are among the great leaders who used their power of oratory to win and inspire followers. Consider our leaders speeches in the last two weeks in light of the events-Worlds AIDS Day, The National Library Week, and The UN Day against Corruption

Christians Under Mounting Pressure

Jan 26, 2007

As religious liberty for churches in Central Asia deteriorates, some common trends are evident. Governments are increasingly negative about Christian outreach, especially amongst the Muslim population, and want to control it more or stop it completely. They fear tensions may escalate where the numb

Micah Challenge Prayer, January 19, 2007

Jan 22, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us!Reflection Can the rich be saved? This weeks\' reflection is trying to answer this question by looking at the story of Zacchaeus; it is taken from the new African Bible Commentary which is written by African Theologians and produced in

The Rich Man Reformed (Africa Bible Commentary)

Jan 22, 2007

Luke 19:1-10 Reproduced from Africa Bible Commentary (published by Zondervan (2006)) with kind permission from the publishers. Jesus’ encounter with the rich ruler (18:18-30) had prompted the question ‘Who then can be saved?’ (18:26) or more particu