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Islamic State massacres 80 Yazidis in north Iraq: Officials

ISLAMIC State insurgents ‘massacred’ some 80 members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority in a village in the country’s north, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said recently.

August 16th, 2014 | Posted in Middle East | Read More »

Is Ebola a curse from God? What African Christians say…

AS Western nations evacuate their citizens from West Africa’s growing Ebola outbreak, some Christian leaders have begun to speak of the virus as a curse from God.

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Megapastor Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from leading Christian store

AMERICA’S second largest Christian book retailer has pulled megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll’s books from its website and 186 stores.

August 13th, 2014 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

TN police arrest CSI pastor for forcing minor girls into prostitution

ACCORDING to the Times of India, Aruldoss who hails from Thittakudi and Satishkumar a youth were arrested along with Dhanalakshmi, Kala and Jameena by police on Tuesday night in Cuddalore district. They are now in judicial custody.

August 7th, 2014 | Posted in India | Read More »

Sri Lanka AG celebrates its centennial

OVER 22,000 people gathered at a rugby stadium to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Pentecostal missionaries who came to Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in 1914, the same year the U.S. Assemblies of God was founded.

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

AG Centennial to have strong overseas representation

George O Wood

EVEN though it’s the U.S. Assemblies of God celebrating its centennial, the overseas AG members are coming in significant numbers to join this week’s celebration as well as participate in the World AG Congress, being held concurrently.

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

Russell Moore on all that you wanted to know about sex

Moore, 42, cited a query from a minister on how to deal with a transgender congregant as a reason for his commission’s upcoming conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage.”

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in News Headlines | Read More »

Netherlands bans Islamic State’s black flag of jihad

THE Netherlands has banned the black flag of jihad ahead of a large demonstration scheduled for today in Amsterdam to support Hamas against Israel.

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

ISIS issues orders in Mosul: Give over girls for ‘sex jihad’

THE militant Islamist group ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) put up posters calling on the people of Mosul to bring them their unmarried girls to participate in “jihad al-nikah,” or sex jihad.

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Middle East | Read More »

US Assemblies of God records 24 consecutive years of growth

Pentecostalism is on the rise in US

AS the Assemblies of God (AG) emerges from its first 100 years, it’s evident the movement is closer than ever to the founders’ vision of achieving “the greatest evangelism that the world has ever seen.”

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

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