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JUST A MINUTE: WHO IS MY NEIGHBOUR?

31st Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

Who is my neighbour? – By Gustav Krös, incoming director A few months ago, I completed a research questionnaire focussing on urban mission initiatives. With more and more people moving to cities all over the world, the need to rethink mission strategies within in this context is becoming more urgent. One of the questions that was…

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DID YOU KNOW?

30th Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

THE NOBEL PRIZES… …are some of the most sought-after awards in the world.   Origin Swedish born Alfred Nobel bequeathed his fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes after reading a premature obituary which condemned him for profiting from the sales of arms. He originally found fame when he invented dynamite in 1866 and together with…

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“DEMONIC” ARTWORK IN SCHOOLS – A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE

24th Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

By Mike Burnard On Monday 21 October, a video was posted on social media by a parent (Andrew Anderson from Richards Bay, South Africa) about “satanic” artwork displayed by a grade 12 pupil at Grantleigh College, Richards Bay.  The artwork depicts Jesus as a clown (similar to McDonalds’ mascot, Ronald McDonald) and paper mâché sculptures…

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LEBANESE STAGE EXTRAORDINARY REVOLT AGAINST THEIR POLITICIANS

23rd Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

By Donnelly McCleland Lebanon has passed a series of major economic reforms, including the slashing of officials’ salaries and the scrapping of austerity measures, after a weekend of mass nationwide protests over a deteriorating economy. The announcement of the 17-point economic program was met with a mixture of cheers and jeers at protests in downtown…

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SYRIA – CHAOS UNLEASHED; CHRISTIANS IMPERILLED, BUT STEADFAST

23rd Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

Adapted from the Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin, by *Elizabeth Kendal [1]&[2] Turkey and Russia have agreed what they say is a “historic” deal aimed at keeping Kurdish forces away from Syria’s border with Turkey. It comes during a pause in Turkey’s offensive to drive Kurdish forces out, creating a “safe zone” in the area. Under…

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TUNISIA’S NEW PRESIDENT, SAIED, PROMISES TO FIX ECONOMY

23rd Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

By Alex Pollock A low-profile, conservative law professor has beaten a charismatic media magnate released from prison earlier [9 October] in Tunisia’s presidential election runoff. In a contest that reflected Tunisia’s shifting post-revolution political landscape, Kais Saied scooped more than 70% of the vote, according to two exit polls, more than 40 points ahead of…

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WEEK 6: Energising Faith and Sustaining Hope – Lamentations 3

14th Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

In Lamentations 1, a reporter details Lady Zion’s plight. In Lamentations 2, he draws close and sees her pain. In Lamentations 3, a ‘man who has seen affliction’ (v. 1a) speaks to an assembly of Judah’s remnant. The ‘man’ (Hebrew geber = a strong or valiant man) may or may not be the reporter of…

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INFOGRAPHICS

9th Oct 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

View latest infographics HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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INFOGRAPHICS

11th Sep 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

View latest infographics HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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SOUTH AFRICANS AND OTHERS TAKE STOCK AMID VIOLENCE

6th Sep 2019 . by Donnelly McCleland

6 SEPTEMBER 2019 (SOURCE: VOA) – South Africa has begun assessing the toll of the week’s anti-immigrant violence, which, according to authorities, has claimed 10 lives, injured scores more, incited fear, hobbled business activity, and strained relations with other African countries. In a televised address Thursday, President Cyril Ramaphosa denounced the attacks that began Sunday,…

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