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Micah Challenge Reflection, February 23, 2007

Feb 22, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us! Reflection In the church calendar we are staring the season of Lent this week. Lent is seen as a 40 day preparation for Easter and traditionally associated with fasting, prayer and acts of kindness. Our reflection today sha

Micah Challenge Prayer, February 16, 2007

Feb 16, 2007

Welcome! We hope you will enjoy using these reflections with us! Reflection Did Jesus\' life and teaching have political content? This week\'s fairly academic reflection is a review of a book by Alan Storkey called \'Jesus and politics\'. In the book politics is defined as \'all the business

Alan Storkey

Feb 16, 2007

Jesus and Politics: Confronting the Powers, Alan Storkey, Baker Academic 2005 (0-8010-2784-5), 336 pp., pb $16.50 This new contribution by Alan Storkey bristles with insights and challenges for Christians living in the context of the postmodern West (particularly Western Europe [especially the UK]

Uzbekistan: Pastor on Trial Amidst Mounting Repression

Feb 16, 2007

Persecution of the Church has escalated in Uzbekistan over recent years. In November 2006 the US State Department added Uzbekistan to its list of Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) for its ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom.Radicalised elements of the Muslim majority are hostile t

Micah Challenge Update, February, 2007

Feb 9, 2007

Dear Friends, This Update will be sent bi-monthly and keep you informed about the international campaign developments, plans and events. Please feel free to forward it on to whoever you think might be interested. \'Blow the halftime whistle!\' Prayer and Study Kit The \'Blow the halftime whist

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