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Blythswood Update – May 5th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is still having his ups-and-downs.  New resident Damian is working now and in good form, having acquired a puppy for himself – a mixed blessing for the other residents. All of the residents have had their first vaccination, and most of them their second.  Alex the […]

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The Church in Myanmar (Burma) – May 5th 2021

The Voice of the Martyrs, April 29, 2021 Most Christians are from the Chin and Karen tribal groups, while relatively few of Myanmar’s Burman ethnic majority have come to faith. Myanmar has many Bible schools even though most are illegal, and indigenous church planters and missionaries boldly proclaim the gospel. Churches are growing despite widespread […]

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Barnabas Update – May 5th 2021

Jihadists seek out and kill two Nigerian Christians Barnabas Fund, 30 April 2021 At least two Christians were sought out and killed by jihadists who invaded a town in Nigeria’s northern Yobe State on 23 April.  Around 2,000 residents of Geidam fled their homes after members of Islamic State West Africa Province took control of the town, […]

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Jacksons Update – May 5th 2021

Fraser was able to format the latest book for the NetACT portal very easily. He is now setting up two conferences. The NetACT AGM will be online only on the 5th and 6th May.  On 23rd to 25th June, there will be a hybrid conference (online and face-to-face) to improve online teaching practices.  GIVE THANKS!!! […]

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Muslims Allegedly Poison Pastor – May 5th 2021

Morning Star News, May 2, 2021 Muslims in eastern Uganda upset with a pastor’s plans to build a church on land they sought to buy are suspected in his death by poisoning. Pastor Oduchu was poisoned on April 5 after he declined to sell a five-acre lot to Muslims who wanted to build a school […]

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Imran Khan calls for international blasphemy laws – May 5th 2021

Church in Chains, April 29, 2021 Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has pledged to lead a campaign of Muslim-majority countries to “convince” Western countries to introduce laws to outlaw blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed. He made the call in a televised address to the nation from the capital, Islamabad, on 19 April as his […]

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Blythswood Update – April 14th 2021

Daniel Centre André and Gaby are working well, Cipri is now feeling better and ready for a job in a bottle- and jar-making factory.  Silveu is currently subject of a police investigation.  New residents Damian and Ioan are showing more attitude problems and are not so keen on working. Alix and Julian have been working […]

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They Thought They Could Wipe Out the Church – April 14th 2021

Voice of the Martyrs, 8 April 2021 The gospel was first brought to Ethiopia in the first century, but many Ethiopian Christians still face persecution today. In southern Ethiopia, political unrest and the rise of an extreme branch of Islam among the Oromo people have resulted in attacks against Christians across the region. Eastern Ethiopia […]

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Barnabas Update – April 14th 2021

Pastor released from prison in Laos Barnabas Fund, 13 April 2021 The pastor of a church in Savannakhet, Laos was released from prison on 9 April, three days after being convicted of “creating disorder” and “disrupting unity”. Sithon Thippavong was arrested in March 2020 after being accused of conducting church services without permission. He was finally convicted […]

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Jacksons Update – April 14th 2021

Give thanks: that the Department of Home Affairs has extended the validity of all expired visas (including Dawn’s) until the end of July 2021; that Fraser’s making progress formatting the Portuguese version of the book made available for the NetACT e-library; that Jason came to the Bible study in Maximum today and that Dawn was […]

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