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Salman Taseer’s son Shahbaz Taseer kidnapped in Pakistan

According to the eye witnesses, Shahbaz Taseer was going towards his company office ‘World Call’ located at 103C2 Gulberg Lahore, at around 10:54 am today when he was intercepted by armed men and kidnapped.

August 26th, 2011 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

WCC chief calls for reformation of Mar Thoma Church

Rev. Olav-Fyske-Tveit

REV. Olav Fyske Tveit, general secretary of the Geneva-based World Council of Churches, has called for reformation and renewal in church by going ‘back to the basics’ and to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

August 26th, 2011 | Posted in India | Read More »

We need to have strong ties with the society: Abraham Mar Seraphim

Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim

Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim is the new Metropolitan for Bengaluru Diocese which is spread over 22 parishes and congregations in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh (India), and Ras Al Khaimah, Dibba and Fujairah of the UAE. Excerpts from an interview.

August 26th, 2011 | Posted in India | Read More »

888-mile cycle to raise money for Egyptian Christians

Christian Solidarity Worldwide

IN a coordinated effort to generate fear among Iraqi Christians, the ethnically and religiously diverse city of Kirkuk witnessed another attack outside a Syrian Catholic Church on Tuesday around 6 am local time.

August 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Ministries,News Headlines | Read More »

Iranian authorities seize thousands of Bibles

Iranian flag

ACCORDING to Iranian news agency, Mohabat News, Dr Majid Abhari, adviser to the social issues committee of the parliament in Iran, said “these missionaries with reliance on huge money and propaganda are trying to deviate our youth”.

August 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Middle East | Read More »

Journey of Moses, new Bible-based game for Facebook users

Journey of Moses

HEXIFY has developed a new game, Journey of Moses, to meet a void in the market for a biblically based game incorporating high production quality, music, graphics and the newest Facebook social features.

August 19th, 2011 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

4-year-old preacher wows Internet audience on YouTube

Kanon Tipton

INTERVIEWED alongside his parents Damon and Kandi this week for a US news programme, Kanon told how family influence inspired him on the religious stage.

August 19th, 2011 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

Ugandan girl loses use of legs after leaving Islam for Christ

Uganda map

A 14-year-old girl in western Uganda is still unable to walk 10 months after her father tortured her for leaving Islam and putting her faith in Christ, according to area Christians.

August 18th, 2011 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Once a drug dealer, now a pastor!

Brian Morris

BRIAN Morris, who was jailed for 12 years for being a drug dealer, will take over as the pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church near Caerphilly in September.

August 18th, 2011 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

Christians adopt ‘wait and watch’ approach in Myanmar

CHRISTIAN leaders believe it’s too early to say whether recent meetings between opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and a government minister will lead to tangible results and reconciliation.

August 17th, 2011 | Posted in World | Read More »

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