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Sri Lanka Alliance: Worker Abducted

Sep 13, 2006

One of our staff members engaged in humanitarian relief work in Mulaitivu in the North-east is missing since the 4th of September 2006. This 21 year old young man was abducted while traveling to Kilinochchi.

Sri Lanka: Situation Update

Sep 13, 2006

During the past 3 months, the security situation in Sri Lanka has deteriorated rapidly with fighting between the Sri Lankan Government forces and the LTTE intensifying. Although both the Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE have officially not withdrawn from the CFA (Ceasefire agreement), heavy art

National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka: Emergency Relief in Vaharai

Sep 10, 2006

After we found out the number of people displaced have increased to over 40,000, we increased our capacity to 1000 families in Vaharei for a week. It was later on brought to our attention that there are also some other IDP camps in the surrounding villages in Valachchenai etc and we decided to send

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