JUST A MINUTE: END-TIME PERSPECTIVE

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought end-time prophecies to the forefront in many Christian discussions.  People are trying to figure out where the coronavirus fits into end-time prophecies and whether perhaps we are close to the second coming of Jesus. People have so many different theories with regards to interpreting end time scriptures, that it has…

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1 JULIE ’20 | BID VIR MIANMAR

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Liewe gebedsvriende Op Sondag 28 Junie het die Verenigde Nasies sy kommer uitgespreek oor die humanitêre impak van gevegte in Mianmar se westelike Rakhine- en Chinstate. Die konflik tussen Mianmar se weermag en die Arakese weermag – ’n rebellegroep wat hulle vir groter outonomie vir etniese Rakhine-Boeddhiste beywer – het die afgelope paar weke geëskaleer….

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1 JULY ’20 | PRAY FOR MYANMAR

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Dear prayer partners, On Sunday 28 June, the United Nations expressed concern over the humanitarian impact of fighting in western Myanmar’s Rakhine and  Chin states. Fighting between Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army – an insurgent group fighting for more autonomy for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists – has escalated in recent weeks.  The UN urged both…

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Week 10: Love God with everything

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Matthew 22:37-38 “Jesus replied, ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment.’” (NLT) To love God with all of your heart is to love Him with your inward affections and emotions. God created us with a heart to…

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DEADLY CLASH BETWEEN NUCLEAR-ARMED NEIGHBOURS

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By Donnelly McCleland and Gustav Krōs India and China, two nuclear-armed Asian neighbours, are in a tense diplomatic and military standoff following their first deadly border clash in more than 40 years. The 15 June incident in the disputed Galwan Valley, an arid Himalayan area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto…

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INTER-KOREAN RELATIONS IN DOWNWARD SPIRAL

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Relations between North and South Korea continue to deteriorate following the demolition of a jointly operated liaison office on Tuesday 16 June. According to an Associated Press source, North Korea issued a statement saying: “All hope for peace along the Korean peninsula has faded away into a dark nightmare.” The latest battle between the Koreas…

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INTER-KOREAANSE VERHOUDINGS VERSUUR

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Die verhouding tussen Noord- en Suid-Korea is verder versuur op Dinsdag 16 Junie ná die sloping van ’n gesamentlik beheerde skakelkantoor. Volgens ’n bron van Associated Press het Noord-Korea ’n verklaring uitgereik en gesê: “Alle hoop op vrede op die Koreaanse skiereiland is verswelg deur ’n donker nagmerrie.” Die jongste stryd tussen die Koreas spruit…

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JEMENITIESE SEPARATISTE LÊ BESLAG OP DIE EILAND SOCOTRA

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Die Suidelike oorgangsraad, ’n groep Jemenitiese separatiste, het beheer van die eiland Socotra oorgeneem en sy goewerneur verdring in ’n aksie wat die Saoedi-gesteunde regering as ’n staatsgreep beskryf het. Die Suidelike oorgangsraad het in April mag oor die suidelike deel van Jemen verklaar, wat pogings om ’n permanente wapenstilstand teweeg te bring, bemoeilik het…

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YEMENI SEPARATISTS SEIZE ISLAND OF SOCOTRA

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The Southern Transitional Council (STC), a group of Yemeni separatists, has taken control of the island of Socotra, ousting its governor in an action the Saudi-backed government described as a coup. The STC claimed control of the southern part of Yemen in April, complicating efforts towards a permanent ceasefire, in a war that has dragged…

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24 JUNIE ’20 | BID VIR DIE WÊRELD-EKONOMIE

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Liewe gebedsvriende Die COVID-19-pandemie het vinnig oor die hele wêreld versprei en miljoene mense besmet. Dit het ’n enorme impak op die wêreld soos ons dit geken het, gehad; daar was duisende sterftes, dit het ons lewenswyse ontwrig en tot groot werksverliese gelei. Volgens ’n spesiale verslag deur die Wêreldbank (vir Junie 2020) “verteenwoordig hierdie…

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