General

Friday October 17, 2014

Exciting conference coming up!

 







 

Saturday, October 25, 2014
in Lynden, WA

 


Register here

 

 

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Bonus Program
Sunday, October 26, 2014
in Lynden, WA

 


Theology of Suffering, Seminar with Dr. Darek Jarmola
* Second Christian Reformed Church * 710 Front St, Lynden WA * Sunday, Oct. 26th * 2-5pm

This seminar will examine causes of human suffering and providing a biblical foundation from which to articulate an understanding of Gods perspective on suffering. It will include a review of Job and the passion of Jesus.

Free for participants of the actsnow conference or $25 for others

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What does it mean to be a "Book of Acts" woman today
Ladies Tea with Christina Kuo Graham

* North County Christ the King * 1816 18th Street, Lynden WA * Sunday, Oct. 26th *   3-5pm

Today, most women view themselves as quite inconsequential or insignificant in God’s grand epic that’s unfolding and climaxing in this 21st century. On the contrary, each one is an integral part of God’s divine order and intentionally called for a time such as this.

An offering for the Persecuted Church will be taken
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Call or email Laurel to register for either event: (360) 201-3961 / laurel@christianresponse.org

News from the Frontlines

Friday October 17, 2014

Death Sentence Upheld for Christian Mother in Pakistan

Muslim extremists packed into courtroom erupt in celebration.

By Our Pakistan Correspondent

LAHORE, Pakistan, October 16, 2014 (Morning Star News) – In spite of protests within Pakistan and abroad against the country’s blasphemy laws, the Lahore High Court today upheld the death sentence for a Christian mother accused of insulting Islam’s prophet.

 

Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, is the first woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. Arrested in June 2009 after Muslim co-workers in a berry field 60 miles west of Lahore beat her when she refused to convert to Islam, her death sentence was announced in November 2010.[READ MORE]

News from the Frontlines

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Sudanese Air Force Bombs Church Complex in Nuba Mountains

Family able to escape house in compound.

By Our Sudan Correspondent

JUBA, South Sudan, October 14, 2014 (Morning Star News) – The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on an Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) complex in the Nuba Mountains on Friday (Oct. 10), church leaders said.

 

“The bombs have completely destroyed our church compound in Tabolo,” the Rev. Youhana Yaqoub of the ECS in Al Atmor, near the Tabolo area in South Kordofan state, told Morning Star News. “A family living at the church compound miraculously escaped the attack, although their whole house and property were destroyed.”[READ MORE]

Nigeria

Friday October 10, 2014

Two Attempted Murders by Boko Haram Show Islamic Extremist Motives

Both Christians left for dead; each cites a miracle.

By Our Nigeria Correspondent

JOS, Nigeria, October 10, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Adamu, 28, bears a scar on the back of his neck where two members of the Islamic extremist group Boko Harm tried to slaughter him.

 

A member of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) in Gwoza, Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, Adamu told Morning Star News that in April 2013 he was working on his bean farm in Musari village, in the Mungono area, when a member of the insurgent Boko Haram approached him. [READ MORE]

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