Monthly Archives: October 2012

Expert: Human trafficking occurs “almost daily”

QUAD CITIES – Human trafficking expert Cathy O’Keeffe exposed how she believes human traffickers are now doing business. Human trafficking is the “act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force,” according to the … Continue reading

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Facebook Sex Trafficking: Social Network Used To Kidnap Indonesian Girls

(From the Huffington Post) “DEPOK, Indonesia (AP) — When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn’t know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It’s a click she will forever regret, leading to a … Continue reading

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Christians in Laos told: perform animist rituals or face eviction

Christians from several villages in Laos are being threatened with an ultimatum: perform acts of spirit worship or face eviction.

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India: Hindu nationalists stir up anti-Christian hostility as election strategy

Attacks against Christians in Karnataka, India, are being reported almost every other day as Hindu nationalists rouse hostility in a bid to consolidate the Hindu vote ahead of state assembly elections.

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North Texas Pastor Attacked and Killed by Assailant

Editor’s Note:  Please pray for the members of the Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church in Forest Hill, Texas. (CBS/AP) FOREST HILL, Texas – A North Texas pastor was fatally beaten with an electric guitar Monday after an attacker rammed his car … Continue reading

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Car bomb explodes near Lebanon church, school

A car bomb exploded in the Ashrafyieh district of Beirut, Lebanon, on October 19. This predominantly Christian district is home to a Church of the Nazarene and is near a Nazarene school.  Read More

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India’s sex slaves face lifelong cycle of abuse: On Oct 11, International Day of the Girl

Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, India – As evening falls, the girls get restless. Huddled in a group, some go very quiet, while others become agitated. The large hall of residence fills with an atmosphere of fear and anxiety. One of the … Continue reading

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Increasing number of Nazarene churches helping children of inmates

Depression. Abandonment. Anxiety. There’s no doubt that children of inmates carry a heavy emotional burden, especially at Christmas. In an effort to help lift this burden, Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree program recently partnered with the Church of the Nazarene to … Continue reading

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Focus on trafficking

UK charity FPWP Hibiscus is launching its new hard-hitting animated film which warns young women of the dangers and consequences of being coerced and tricked into prostitution by traffickers. The London-based charity’s campaign highlights the victims of the human trafficking … Continue reading

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Christian areas of Aleppo invaded by Syrian opposition forces

Barnabas Aid has received an urgent prayer request from our partners in Syria for Christians in the city of Aleppo, whose major residential areas have been invaded by opposition fighters. Earlier today the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and its allies … Continue reading

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