ANTI-MIGRANT PROTEST TO BE HELD IN PRETORIA
24 FEBRUARY 2017 -The South African government has called for calm after a wave of xenophobic violence in which dozens of shops and houses owned by immigrants have been torched and looted. Attacks against foreigners and foreign-run businesses have erupted regularly in recent years in South Africa, fuelled by the country’s high unemployment levels and dire poverty.
UN NEEDS $4.4bn TO SAVE 20 MILLION PEOPLE FACING STARVATION
23 FEBRUARY 2017 –The United Nations needs $4.4bn by the end of next month to prevent “a catastrophe” of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, according to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. More than 20 million people face starvation in the four countries and action is needed now to avert a humanitarian disaster, Guterres told a news conference at UN headquarters on Wednesday. “We need $4.4 billion by the end of March to avert a catastrophe,” he said. So far, the UN has raised just $90m.
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.
DONALD TRUMP: 7 THINGS THE MEDIA DID NOT TELL US
On 20 January 2017, Mr Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States of America.
At the brink of a new leadership era, it is important to consider some factors that the media omitted from their reporting. These factors do not make Mr Trump a better person or negate his real flaws, but contribute to the bigger picture that has, in many ways, been manipulated to shape perspectives along certain lines.
Helping to ensure the future of the Church in Syria
Individuals supporting mission projects through sport
PROJECT EAGLES WINGS
Supporting Chinese missionaries in reaching the world
PROJECT LIVING BREAD
Providing solar-powered audio Bibles to illiterate (oral) communities in the Arab world
Training leaders in South-central Asia
PROJECT CEDAR TREE
Relief work among refugees in Lebanon and Jordan
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IRAQ - LIBERATION OF CHRISTIAN VILLAGE
The video shows the aftermath of the liberation of Bartella, a Christian village in Iraq, from Islamic State control. Continue to pray with us for the preservation and restoration of the Church in this region!