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July 26, 2005

Muslims Threaten Christian Missionaries

On Monday, 18 July, American missionary, Timothy Keller, was surrounded by a mob of Muslim students at the University of Pretoria threatening him and demanding that the his missions display be removed. Tim had been officially invited by the University Missions Committee to take part in their "Go Love the...
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July 18, 2005

Muslims Extremists Threaten Christian Missionary

I received this urgent request for prayer from Charl van Wyk, the Director of the African based Christian Action organization. Charl joins Peter Hammond in missionary service through Frontline Fellowship and has been involved in Christian outreach and activism through-out Africa. Your prayers would be great appreciated.Dear Friends We urgently...
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October 11, 2004

Short-Term Missions and MTW

"It's not worth the money to send short term missionaries!" some say. "Send long-term missionaries or give it to indigenous church planters," others say. "Send only those who are fully trained and committed for the long haul." [more] Short-term missions - good or bad???...
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May 5, 2004

Slaves Freed in Sudan

Recently I commented on the incredible decision to include the Khartoum government of Sudan in the United Nation's Human Rights watch-dog committee. Here is a further article about slavery in Sudan that is santioned by the Khartoum government. Over four dozen boy slaves have been freed from cattle camps near...
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May 3, 2004

Terrorism and Christian Action

In 1993 terrorists from the APLA entered a large evangelical church in Cape Town, South Africa and began an attack with AK-47s and hand grenades. Eleven people were killed during the massacre and over 50 were seriously injured. One member of the congregation, Charl van Wyk, was carrying a small...
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April 25, 2004

Imprisoned Believers

Voice of the Martyrs (VOM), a ministry serving the persecuted church worldwide, has launched an interactive website to increase awareness of believers imprisoned for their faith. Each month, http://www.prisoneralert.com will feature a Christian imprisoned for their beliefs. This month it's Chinese journalist Li Yung who is serving a 15-year prison...
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Mission to China

Pray for Peter Xu Yongze, Enoch Wang and “Brother Yun” who have spent a combined 40 years in prison for preaching the gospel. The three leaders are spearheading a campaign to bring the gospel to the estimated 2 billion people living in the area known as the 10/40 window. The...
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March 9, 2004

The Danger of Missions

Addressing the "impediment" of danger to frontier missions, noted missionary William Carey wrote "In respect to the danger of being killed by them, it is true that whoever does go must put his life in his hand, and not consult with flesh and blood; but do not the goodness of...
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March 6, 2004

David Livingstone on Sacrifice

For my own part, I have never ceased to rejoice that God has appointed me to such an office. People talk of the sacrifice I have made in spending so much of my life in Africa. Can that be called a sacrifice which is simply paid back as a small...
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February 26, 2004

Worship and Missions

An excerpt from John Piper's book, Let the Nations by Glad! Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn't. Worship is ultimate, not missions, because God is ultimate, not man. When this age is over, and the countless millions of the redeemed...
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February 20, 2004

Going Through Closed Doors

On August 14, 1961, two days after East Germany closed the border and began erecting the Berlin Wall, an East German soldier, Hans Conrad Schuhmann, leapt across a barbed wire fence to West Berline and freedom. At the same time this man and millions of others were desperately trying...
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September 22, 2003

ITMI Online

In Touch Mission International, founded by Rev. Bill Bathman, is a Christian and evangelical mission that brings the gospel to restricted access countries. You can read more online about ITMI as described below. ITMI has a totally new and greatly expanded website, updated weekly (sometimes daily). Now you can keep...
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