The persecuted turn persecutor as Rohingya Christians are violently attacked within refugee camps in Bangladesh

Sep 25, 2019 by

From Barnabas Fund: Barnabas Fund has received news that a tiny and unknown group of Rohingya Christians amongst the 750,000 mainly-Muslim Rohingya people, who fled genocide at the hands of the Myanmar Army as refugees, are now doubly persecuted as they face renewed violence from Muslims within refugee camps in Bangladesh. A church leader has contacted Barnabas to tell of an upsurge in violence this month and to plead for prayers for an isolated group of an estimated several hundreds of...

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Power and piety: what one of England’s oldest stone churches is telling us about the spread of Christianity

Sep 25, 2019 by

from Christian Today: In the 19th century, the rector of St Mary and St Ethelburga in Lyminge, a small village in Kent, started digging in his churchyard looking for the tomb of Queen Ethelburga, the second wife of King Edwin and one of the most important figures in the early spread of Christianity across England. It was already known from the historical records that Ethelburga established a monastery in Lyminge in 633AD, but the building had disappeared with the passage of time. Curious, the...

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Book review: ‘Michael Green, by his friends’

Sep 24, 2019 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. This collection of tributes, just released by IVP, paints a detailed picture of evangelist, pastor, scholar and mission activist Michael Green who died early in 2019. The different but dovetailing perspectives of more than 30 contributors are excellently marshalled and edited by Julia Cameron. This is no detached, merely factual biography, but a series of warm, affectionate reminiscences mixed with a clear overarching account of the life and various...

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Wear your cross on National Cross Day

Sep 20, 2019 by

Thursday 26th September 2019! Do you have a cross? Perhaps in your jewellery box or tucked away in a drawer? Make sure you wear it on National Cross Day! Why a National Cross Day? There are millions of Christians in the United Kingdom. Where you work. On the train or bus. Where you volunteer. Where you socialise. But – do you know who they are? For too long, grassroots Christians have been invisible. Yes, there are the people you see on Sunday mornings – but at other times? National Cross Day...

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Sound of Glory

Sep 19, 2019 by

From Core Issues Trust. Warsaw’s Church of Glory leads Praise Evening with Matthew Grech. On Saturday 21st September at 7.00 UK time (8.00 pm CEST), Church of Glory will host “Gay Yesterday” in an evening of worship and praise. Watch the LIVE STREAM here Included in the concert will be a time of testimonies, and prayer. ***We welcome also for this special night guests from Malta and the U.K. who will be ministering along with Sound of Glory, and speaking*** From the U.K: Dr. Mike...

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Transgender: latest news and comment

Sep 15, 2019 by

Newer items at the top Generation Fragile – Jonathan Haidt, Evening Standard Gender critical university professor given panic alarm for her safety, Christian Today The transgender ‘faith’ beats Christianity and common sense by Will Jones, Faith and Politics Sound of Silence: Teacher Fired over Trans Pronouns Sues School by Cathy Ruse, FRC Transgender patients can choose to be treated on male or female wards even if they haven’t had gender reassignment surgery, NHS says by Connor...

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