TWO SUSPECTED TERRORIST ATTACKS LEAVES 13 DEAD IN BARCELONA

18 AUG 2017 –  Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists attempting to carry out a second attack in a seaside resort an hour away from Barcelona, where at least 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured by a van ploughing into crowds on Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas.

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SOUTH SUDANESE REFUGEES IN UGANDA HIT ONE MILLION

17 AUGUST 2017 – The number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda hit one million on Thursday, the United Nations said, as hundreds of desperate families pour across the border every day seeking a haven from the civil war. The conflict in South Sudan has created Africa’s biggest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, and U.N. agencies are receiving a fraction of the cash they need to provide food and shelter. But the crowds keep flowing across rickety wooden bridges near the northwestern Ugandan border town of Busia, staggering under the weight of babies and a few pots or bundles of clothing balanced on their heads. Women and children make up more than 85 percent of the arrivals. “Two weeks ago my husband’s uncle was killed,” said Stella Taji, as she trudged barefoot over the bridge, a toddler clinging to her hand. “Since then we’ve been hiding in the bush. We have nothing.”

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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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TAKING CONFIDENCE FROM THE VOTE OF ‘NO-CONFIDENCE’

8 AUGUST 2017 will be remembered in South Africa as the day when the ‘nuclear bomb’ of South African politics was averted as President Jacob Zuma survived his eighth vote of ‘no-confidence’, despite the mountain of evidence of corrupt conduct that has emerged in recent months.  For South Africans, regardless of political preference, race or cultural background, a lot of confidence can be taken from the result of the vote of ‘no-confidence’.

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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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EASTER PRAYER

The video is a prayer for peace, in our very troubled times. A reminder to believers of His call for us to be His ambassadors of peace and bearers of His life-giving Word.