Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is Satellite TV Responsible for the Rise of Conversions to Christianity in Iran?


Editors Note:  Two scriptures came to my mind as I read the following story.  The first has to do with God’s faithfulness and downright tenacity when it comes to pursuing us:               II Samuel 14:14  …God does not sweep life … Continue reading

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Police In Pakistan Beat Pregnant Christian, Husband For 3 Days


             “A policeman offered to remove the theft charges against me if I was willing to renounced Christianity and converted to Islam“, he said.  “I told him, I will not renounce my faith, nor would I confess the false charges … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design Think Tank Rallies Support for Fired NASA Employee


The Discovery Institute is asking supporters to contact NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab to stop discriminating against proponents of intelligent design. The appeal on Friday comes in the wake of a discrimination lawsuit, filed by longtime employee David Coppedge who was … Continue reading

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Turkey: Attacks on missionaries continue, journalist says


Set against the backdrop of a 2007 massacre in which three Christians were murdered, a new book examines attacks against missionaries and churches in Turkey. After years of trials, investigations, media reports and countless allegations, a case into the notorious … Continue reading

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Three Convictions Issued for Mumbai Traffickers


Mumbai, India – On Monday, November 22, 2011, the Sessions Court for Greater Mumbai issued three strong convictions in two separate cases of commercial sexual exploitation. These cases originated from two rescue operations conducted in the fall of 2010 by … Continue reading

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IJM Thailand: Hundreds Now Have a Place to Call Home


CHIANG MAI, THAILAND – La-aw drives down a dirt road, winding through hilly countryside dotted with villages of varying sizes. Though the road is not drawn on many maps, La-aw knows the route from Chiang Mai into the tiny villages … Continue reading

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Police Criminally Detain Beijing Distributor of Newest Documentary by Christian Filmmaker Yuan Zhiming


(Beijing—Nov. 24, 2011) Beijing police have criminally detained the chief representative of a company that produced and distributed copies of a new documentary by filmmaker Rev. Yuan Zhiming, once on the Chinese government’s most-wanted list, ChinaAid has learned. Special agents … Continue reading

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Hundreds Turn Out for Bogor Rally to Denounce Besieged Yasmin Church


Bogor. Hundreds of hard-line Muslims rallied outside the Bogor City Hall on Sunday to decry the “arrogance” of a beleaguered church in the city that remains shuttered by authorities despite a Supreme Court order to open it.

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Jesus Film Update – November 23, 2011


On the eve of Thanksgiving, we give thanks to our Lord and Savior for the millions of lives He has blessed through the many JESUS Film Harvest Partners teams around the world.  “I would trade it at all for Jesus,” said … Continue reading

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Shelter in Birmingham Alabama, providing safe haven for victims of sexual slavery


We were sitting in 5 Points in Birmingham around 5:00 Friday night and she told me if we waited a few more hours, we would witness the reality of prostitution in Birmingham as prostitutes would be picked up for hire.

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