UN CALLS FOR CEASEFIRE IN GHOUTA (SYRIA) AS DEATH TOLL PASSES 300

22 FEB 2018 – International pressure mounted Thursday to end civilian suffering in a rebel-held enclave near Damascus where Syrian jets have been raining bombs in a blitz that has killed more than 300.

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PRO-SYRIAN REGIME FORCES JOIN KURD’S IN FIGHT AGAINST TURKEY IN AFRIN

21 FEBRUARY  2018 – Pro-Syrian government forces have entered the contested canton of Afrin to help Kurdish forces defend against a Turkish offensive – a further escalation in Syria’s already complex civil war. Footage broadcast by Hezbollah and Syrian regime-allied outlets showed convoys of tanks carrying Syrian flags and soldiers brandishing weapons entering the northwestern part of the country from Aleppo on Tuesday.  Syrian state media reported they had been targeted by Turkish shellfire. The new forces are mostly believed to be made up of the Shia Iranian-backed Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU).

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CHURCHES BURNED AND CHRISTIANS TARGETED IN INDIA?

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

“Brothers and sisters, urgent prayer request. Pray for the Church in India. Buddhist extremists in India burned down 20 churches last night. Tonight want to destroy more than 200 churches in Olisabang province. They want to kill 200 missionaries within the next 24 hours. All Christians are hiding in villages… Pray for them and send this message to all Christians you know. 

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FINDING BEAUTY IN THE BARREN: GOD'S GRACE FOR A DROUGHT-STRICKEN CAPE TOWN

9 FEBRUARY 2018 – The Bible clearly describes God as compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.  But to what extent does the drought reflect the character of a compassionate God, or has He finally lost patience with the ‘Capetonians’? The challenge for believers is not to view the drought, and the prayers that accompany it, from a transactional perspective, but from a transformational perspective.

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PROJECT HERO

Helping to ensure the future of the Church in Syria

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PROJECT X-MILE

Individuals supporting mission projects through sport

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PROJECT EAGLES WINGS

Supporting Chinese missionaries in reaching the world

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PROJECT LIVING BREAD

Providing solar-powered audio Bibles to illiterate (oral) communities in the Arab world

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PROJECT DOTA

Training leaders in South-central Asia

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PROJECT CEDAR TREE

Relief work among refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

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