Monthly Archives: July 2012

Imago dei – in the Image of God


Meet my grand daughter, Taylor. Taylor is part of a family that loves her (not least of all, me).  She has a mom and dad who she loves, and who love her, and a little brother who she also loves … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Human Trafficking Gang Busted


“…In August last year, police arrested a 32-year-old Bulawayo man for allegedly smuggling 21 children aged between one and 16 years into South Africa.” Read More

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Illegal Burmese Fishermen Rescued From Traffickers


Police helped three smuggled Burmese men who had been forced to work on a Sattahip fishing boat when they had wanted to go to Bankgok. Two men were arrested for suspected trafficking. Police also helped 20 other Burmese from fishing … Continue reading

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Jesus Film Update – July 25, 2012


“I went to the altar,” said the lady in Nigeria. “I did not know what it meant to give my life to Jesus. After watching the film and seeing the miracles of Christ, I decided to go to the altar … Continue reading

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Pastor jailed for home bible studies continues to face persecution


Michael Salman, a pastor from Arizona who is jailed for home bible studies continues to face persecution in prison. Salman is currently serving a 60-day sentence with the potential to be longer depending on future proceedings in court. While in … Continue reading

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Aurora church offers prayer, counseling after theater tragedy


Early Friday morning, July 20, a lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of moviegoers in Aurora, Colorado, killing at least 12 people and injuring nearly 60 more. According to the church, some members of the Aurora Tower Community Fellowship … Continue reading

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As Fighting in Syria Continues, Nazarenes in Neighboring Countries Respond


Since March 2011, the violence in Syria has escalated from protests and marches to what many governments and humanitarian organizations are calling a civil war. The death toll has reached 19,000 people, and in addition to the estimated one million … Continue reading

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Church of Christ in Nigeria reeling from massacre


Members are ‘psychologically traumatized,’ leaders say Jos, July 12 (CDN) — In the Plateau state of central Nigeria, tensions had run high all week between ethnic Fulani, who are mainly Muslim, and ethnic Birom, mainly Christian. It was only the … Continue reading

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Violence topples Nigeria’s ‘bridge’


Murder of Christian senator, physician leaves big plans unfinished Jos, July 26 (CDN) — Gyang Dantong was killed while attending a funeral. He was among a handful of elected members of Nigerian government attempting to bury the more than 100 … Continue reading

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Desperate humanitarian crisis engulfs displaced Syrian Christians


“We have used the terminology ‘appalling’, ‘desperate’ and ‘deplorable’. We have run out of language to describe how it is for the civilian population.” John Ging, operations director for the UN’s Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs “My heart goes … Continue reading

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