Christian woman Rosa Parks was courageous in standing against segregation laws in Alabama, USA in the fifties. Her story was prepared by Songs of Hope and broadcast on Songs of Hope on 2Dec18. Press play to listen or download.
CONTINUOUS CHURCH SERVICE Eternity News reports that a church service in The Netherlands has been going on for more than 700 hours, or over a month, to prevent an Armenian refugee family from being deported. Pastors from all over the country are taking turns leading services at Bethel Church in The Hague, day and night, … Continue reading "2Dec18 Christian News Bulletin"
Rev Rob Buckingham gave us our Sunday sermon yesterday 25Nov18 on Songs of Hope. It was entitled “Contentment”. Listen to it again (19 mins). Rob is minister at local church Bayside Church in Cheltenham, Argus Street.
CHRISTIAN SCHOOL RE-OPENS IN IRAQ According to World Watch Monitor, the re-opening of the oldest Christian school in Mosul, a northern Iraqi city once controlled by IS, is ‘a victory over terrorism and extremism.’ The primary school was closed for four years, but now has 400 students aged between 6 and 12. PREPARING FOR CHRISTMAS … Continue reading "25Nov18 Christian News Bulletin"
Rev David Sterrey gave us our Sunday sermon yesterday 18Nov18 on Songs of Hope. It was entitled “What are we praying for?”. Listen to it again (19 mins). David is minister at local church Beaumaris Baptist.
CHRISTIANS RESPOND TO POVERTY According to Christian Today, four out of five Christians (87 per cent) have taken action on poverty in the past year – a far higher proportion than the general population – according to a poll of 2,958 UK adults by Barna Group for Christian relief and development agency Tearfund. The research … Continue reading "18Nov18 Christian News Bulletin"
HOPE FOR YOUTH IN PERU According to Christian Today, underprivileged youth in Peru are expecting a brighter future after attending the first Siloam Christian Ministries’ Bible camp in the country. The camp theme was ‘Our Eternal Father’, aimed at helping young people find a greater hope for their life. 66 children between the ages of … Continue reading "11Nov18 Christian News Bulletin"
Last Sunday 4Nov18, Songs of Hope “Words for Life” featured a talk entitled “Strongholds” by Rev Mark Durie of Oaktree Anglican Church here in Melbourne. Listen to it again with the player below (27 min)
SRI LANKAN CHRISTIANS UNDER ATTACK Morning Star News reports that attacks and other actions against Christians in Sri Lanka have escalated this year, with Hindu extremism beginning to take root along with long-time Buddhist aggression. 67 incidents against Christians in Sri Lanka were reported from January through to September. BIBLES RELEASED IN SUDAN In a … Continue reading "28Oct18 Christian News Bulletin"
CRACKDOWN ON INDIAN CHRISTIANS At least 10 pastors have been arrested with their families as they worshipped in church services across the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a leading persecution watchdog has reported. Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a United Nations’ accredited NGO that serves in over 20 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and … Continue reading "7Oct18 Christian News Bulletin"