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Bibles in High Demand in China and India

Sep 5, 2006

The demand for Bibles is rising in China and India, the most populous countries of the world. Although Christians are only a small minority, millions of Bibles are not sufficient to supply the need, according to the magazine Bibel Report published by the German Bible Society in Stuttgart.

Discernment and Reconciliation amidst the Fog of War

Sep 5, 2006

The current conflict between the Israeli military and the Hizbollah has been escalating in the past weeks, seen not only in the growing number of casualties, but in the displacement of many Israelis and Lebanese and in the destruction of infrastructure. While the writing of this article has been pri

Momentum Grows for the Global Day for Darfur: Events planned in 18 Countries to date

Aug 31, 2006

NEW YORK, NY- On September 17 people in over 15 countries across the world will show their support for the people of Darfur. Efforts to mark the day are now being planned in Abuja (Nigeria), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Berlin (Germany), Cairo (Egypt), Hong Kong, Kigali (Rwanda), Kampala (Uganda)

Micah Challenge: Prayer and Reflection

Aug 25, 2006

\'Justice is part of the character of God\', says CB Samuel from Micah Challenge , \'and needs to be expressed in our worship and our mission.\'

Until when? Violence against women

Aug 18, 2006

It is not always possible to hide reality. Violence on women continues openly unabated in Brazilian society. At home, on the streets, at work and in public places, women are forgotten, banned, disrespected, humiliated and violated every day. Violence on women is defined in the United Nations Declara

Justice, Spirit and Mission

Aug 25, 2006

The Bible talks about the Spirit of God as the Spirit of Justice. Today, most mission groups and evangelical churches see social engagement as mission. In the same way, in our attempt to make Justice an important aspect of Church’s mission we need to restore an understanding of the Holy Spirit

India: Laws Leave Church Vulnerable to Hindu Intolerance

Aug 24, 2006

Some further clarification can be offered concerning the recent Supreme Court ruling in India whereby the Supreme Court, in one ruling, clarified two issues: that police do not require a warrant to arrest those accused of proselytisation; and that while courts may not take cognizance of an offence w

Global Day of Action for Darfur: Sep. 17

Aug 25, 2006

In exactly 30 days time campaigners will hold the biggest campaigning day for Darfur since the start of the conflict. Thousands of people in dozens of cities will call on their governments to do more to protect civilians in Darfur.

Adventists and Evangelicals Meet in Dialogue

Aug 21, 2006

Representatives of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church and the World Evangelical Alliance met in dialogue August 8-11, 2006 on the campus of the International Baptist Theological Seminary, located in Prague, Czech Republic. Although informal contacts had occurred during the past

India: Supreme Court Ruling Will Greatly Advance Persecution

Aug 11, 2006

On Friday 4 August, India\'s Supreme Court ruled that police do not require warrants in order to lodge First Issue Reports (FIRs), arrest and detain anyone accused of involvement in religious conversion activities.