JUST A MINUTE: TODAY’S CHURCH – ANTICIPATING OR SURPRISED?

29th June 2019 . by incontext_adm

Today’s Church: Anticipating or Surprised? – By Gustav Krös, incoming director In June 2013, INcontext hosted world-renowned journalist and author, Dr David Aikman in South Africa for a few speaking engagements. Dr Aikman’s illustrious career included 23-years at TIME Magazine where he served as senior foreign correspondent, and thus had a front row seat to most…

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INTENSIFICATION OF RELIGIOUS ‘CLAMPDOWN’ IN CHINA

15th August 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Andrew Richards Under President Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, believers are seeing their freedoms shrink dramatically even as the country undergoes a religious revival. Experts and activists say that as he consolidates his power, Mr Xi is waging the most severe systematic suppression of Christianity in the country since religious…

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ISLAMIC STATE CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR ATTACK ON COPTIC CHRISTIANS

27th May 2017 . by incontext_adm

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus loaded with Coptic Christians the day before near the southern city of Minya, which officials said killed 29 people. “A security team of caliphate soldiers set up an ambush for dozens of Christians as they headed to the church of St. Samuel,” the militant group…

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