Saturday, April 10, 2021

LATEST NEWS

Youth With A Mission Norway continue recruiting missionary candidates even during the pandemic. In the image, young Norwegians working with kids in South Africa. / Photo: YWAM.

The Pandemic Does Not Stop Norwegian Missionaries 

2020 was anything but normal for missionaries across the planet. Many went back to their home countries, and many who were meant to go working in the mission field, were not able to do so.

Churches Draw Up Religious Studies Syllabus For Christian Students As Part Of Pakistan’s New...

Churches in Muslim-majority Pakistan are drawing up a programme of Christian religious studies for inclusion in the government’s new single...
Go the extra mile

Join In The Virtual Event To Help Poverty-Stricken Communities In Crisis

Are you a runner? Do you enjoy a jog or a walk? Harvesters Ministries is hosting a virtual “Go the Extra Mile” event on Saturday 24th April for all our...
Boris Johnson

Barnabas Fund Calls On UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson To Recognise The Armenian, Assyrian,...

Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund, has written to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to recognise formally as genocide...
Old City Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Newest Report From Biden Administration Upholds Trump’s Recognition Of Israel’s Capital

The Biden administration released its first annual human rights report in which it reaffirmed its stance that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and...
old martin luther bible

‘Where It Belongs’: Tennessee House Passes Resolution For Bible To Become State Book

The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a resolution Monday, 55-28, that would make the Bible the "official state book" of Tennessee due to family...
Luis Palau with Matt Redman (Facebook/Matt Redman)

Worship Artist Matt Redman Honors Luis Palau’s Homegoing With New Song, ‘Home At Last’

The death of Luis Palau of lung cancer at age 86 on March 11 sent reverberations across the globe. Many mourned alongside the wife and family of the...
Health certificate

‘Vaccine Passports’ In Question As Countries Look For Ways To Reset Post-Covid-19

As European countries ponder new ways to regain some sense of normalcy moving into a potentially post-pandemic summer, COVID-19 vaccination passports...
Mogoeng Mogoeng

Mogoeng Mogoeng Lodges Appeal Against Findings Of Judicial Conduct Committee

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has lodged an appeal against the findings against him by the Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC)...
government

Government Prayer Network Launched In South Africa

South Africa Needs Authority, Governance, & PrayerPaul explains that each believer is mandated by God to function within a sphere of authority and...
Dean Village, Edinburgh,Scotland. / Photo: Imran Perwez, Unsplash, CC0

Scottish Parliament Congratulates The Church On Its Service During The Pandemic

The Scottish Parliament congratulated evangelical churches and groups for their service supporting people and communities in need throughout the pandemic...
Chike Uzuegbunam outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Christian Student Barred From Sharing Faith Wins In US Supreme Court

A Christian student who was twice prevented from sharing his faith on campus has been vindicated by the Supreme Court of the United States...

You Are Invited To Join The ‘Joy Revolution’

The International Day of Happiness was on Saturday March 20 and a small group of “revolutionaries” from various part of the world gathered online...
Gillian McIntosh and her Family

Mom Describes ‘Surreal Experience’ Meeting Baby After Waking From Induced Coma

A woman in Canada met her baby weeks after delivering while in a coma due to complications from COVID-19. In early November of 2020, Gillian McIntosh...
The People SA at Malaika Orgphanage

NPO Takes On The Massive Task Of Giving A Neglected Orphanage A Total Refurbishment

A new project has been launched by The People SA, a Non Profit Organization that aims to assist the Malaika Orphanage in Johannesburg through...
Redefining Africa

Redefining Africa In The 21st Century For Transformation

Africa is moving and transitioning from begging bowl mentality to become the breadbasket that she was born to be. This has been said and declared over...
Holding baby’s hand

DIY Abortions In UK, Africa, And Across The Borders Cause More Harm Than Reported

Written by: Lucien Tuinstra Article source: creation.com “First do no harm”, or words with similar meaning, are part of the Hippocratic Oath taken by some physicians....
Stephen Early at University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Doctor Drives Hours In Snowstorm To Save High-Risk Newborn Baby’s Life

The actions of one heroic doctor helped save a high-risk baby’s life recently in Virginia. Carrie Rush was thrilled to discover she was pregnant after...
Living Hope

Providing Hope For The Children Of Ocean View, Local Charity Feeds 115 Kids Every...

At the peak of the lockdown in South Africa in 2020, Living Hope was overjoyed to become a sub-recipient of a fund that had been secured...
Harvesters ministries

New Students In Kenya Realise The Importance Of Discipleship

Kenya, like many countries, was hit hard with the Covid-19 virus. As infection rates rose and lockdowns ensued, the ability to meet and train...
Mother and Son

I Was Raped By Someone I Thought Was A ‘Friend,’ But I Know My...

I was 23 when I was invited to see my new “friend” dance at the “hottest” nightclub in Irvine, California. I had no idea what to expect. I can’t believe...
Iranian Christians

The Life Of Christian Iranian Women

The Islamic Republic of Iran imposes austere laws towards all women. For example, the enforcement of the hijab displeases many women...
Child with down syndrome

Children With Down Syndrome Featured In Stigma-Busting Photography

The widespread stigma of Down syndrome in the country of Kyrgyzstan means that children born with Down syndrome are typically hidden away, abandoned...
Bitcoin on hundred dollars bills

The Coming Global Enslavement To Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digital Currencies are the future of currency, and when they arrive, they'll enslave the world. To understand why, you first need to...
Map of Australia

Euthanasia Deaths In Victoria, Australia Soar After Legalization

Deaths by euthanasia and assisted suicide in the state of Victoria, Australia, have almost doubled in the region since their legalization. Victoria is...
ultrasound baby

Healthy Preborn Baby Aborted In Ireland After Doctors’ Misdiagnosis

A couple who says they aborted their healthy preborn child by mistake is suing a hospital, health board, and private clinic for damages after doctors...
Bible

A Simpler Church: Where Christian Communities Are Headed After Covid-19

Early in the pandemic, Matt Dabbs found himself preaching a message he never thought he’d preach: It’s OK not to go to church.Well, not the church...
I Want to know

‘Largest Bible Translation Campaign Launched’

An alliance of the world’s main Bible translation groups launched Wednesday what it called the “largest Bible translation campaign ever”...
an activist holds a sign from Rehumanize International

Canadian Euthanasia Bill Targets Disabled And Mentally Ill

The Canadian Government is seeking to make it legal for doctors to directly kill or assist the suicide of vulnerable people who are not terminally ill...
Silhouette of a woman

Class Action Lawsuit Targets Another Porn Giant For Child Sex Trafficking

Another major online porn company is under fire, accused of hosting and profiting from child sex trafficking videos.A Jane Doe video of a 14-year-old...
Screenshot

Pastors Imprisoned For Faith Speak Out On Mental Health Challenges, Purpose To Pain

Christians from more than 1,200 churches in over 150 countries around the world gathered for an Imprisoned for Christ virtual event hosted by...
Baby with green map of Northern Ireland

United Kingdom Rushes To Expand And Increase Abortions In Northern Ireland

In 2019, legal abortions were forced on Northern Ireland by the United Kingdom (UK) government in Westminster, which is now rushing to roll out a...
ONE WORLD. Global climate change protest demonstration strike

How Globalism, One-World Government Are Preparing The Way For The Antichrist

The Antichrist is on the move. And the rise of globalism and the one-world government is preparing the way.So says Charles Crismier, founder of Save...
Google Earth

‘God Is Always At Work’: A Missionary In Myanmar Sheds Light On The Deadly...

Sometimes I put off reading the news, for fear of what I might find going on around the world. Take for instance #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar...
Baby Feet and US flag

Franklin Graham: ‘In God’S Eyes, Abortion Is Murder,’ America ‘Will Be Held Accountable’

Evangelical Christian leader Franklin Graham said he is praying that President Joe Biden’s eyes will be opened to the truth about abortion.Writing Friday...
Money

US Taxpayers Funding The Next Generation Of Palestinian Terrorists

Question: How do you get the American government to finance a terrorist regime when U.S. law prevents it from doing so?...
Colonel Daniel “Hugo” Chabongo, the chief training operations officer for the Armed Forces for the Defense of Mozambique (FADM) Headquarters General Staff, in Moamba, Mozambique in 2010. Chabongo coordinated an annual U.S.-Mozambique field training exercise. Photo by U.S. Government/Creative Commons.

Mozambique Blames Islamists For War: Should The West Accept That Narrative?

On July 18, 2019, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Church’s diocese of Pemba in Mozambique, Luiz Fernando Lisboa, issued an open letter “to the people...
Church People movie

‘Church People’ Is One Of The Best Christian Comedies Ever Made

Church People is not perfect — and will probably not appeal to those beyond the Christian bubble — but it is one of the best Christian comedies ever made...
Hymnal. Creative Commons Image.

‘It Is Well, With My Soul’: Hymns That Hit Home During 2020

It's a hymn that the faithful start singing whenever a Baptist church organist plays the opening chords – because everyone knows it by heart...
Bring Back our Girls

‘Chibok Girls’ Sang Hymns To Their Captors

BBC News recently sat down with Naomi Adamu, one of the 270 girls from the Chibok Government Secondary School who was kidnapped by Boko Haram in April...
The Swiss Assembly, national parliament in Bern. / Photo: Hansjörg Keller, Unsplash, CC0

Critics Demand Removal Of Mention To God From The Swiss Constitution

A member of parliament in Switzerland is using the recent ban on burkas to introduce another debate related to the role of religion in the public square...
pakistani

Pakistani Minister For Religious Affairs Claims Christians ‘Enjoy Full Religious Freedom’

Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony recently said that Pakistan’s religious minorities enjoy full religious freedom in...
Road in Mukono, Uganda

Christians In Central African Republic Send Bibles To Their Persecutors 

Mission Network News recently reported that suffering Christians in the Central African Republic are seeking to provide audio-bibles to their persecutors...
Jasmine Revolution in China - Beijing

The Kingdom Impact Of China’s Increased Control Over Hong Kong

China’s increased boldness in exerting its control and authority over Hong Kong – despite the ‘guarantees’ of the “one country, two systems” policy...
Israel

Israel Loses Almost All Foreign Tourists In 2021

The Coronavirus lockdowns have led to a 98.5 percent drop in foreign tourist arrivals to Israel during the first two months of 2021, according to...
Eswatini Flag

IsraAID Sends Vaccine Staff Support Team To Eswatini 

Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID dispatched a medical, logistical and psychosocial team to Eswatini (Swaziland) on March 8 at the invitation of...
Emmanuel Macron

Christian Leaders In France Raise Concerns Over Impact Of Anti-Extremism Bill

Christian leaders in France have raised concerns about the impact a new bill intended to curb Islamist extremism may have on religious liberty...
Leah Sharibu's Mother Rebecca Sharibu holds up her photo.

Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu Gives Birth To Second Child While Held Captive

The abducted Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has given birth to a second child while held captive by Islamist terror group Boko Haram...
Trump

Trump To Debut New Social Media Platform

Numerous “high-powered meetings” had taken place at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, with various companies and potential backers vying for a place...
Woman with Hijab

Christian And Non-Muslim Women In Indonesia Forced To Wear Hijab

According to Human Rights Watch’s latest report, Christian and non-Muslim women in Indonesia are being forced to wear the hijab, with children...
UN and SA Flag

Victory For Faith, Family & Religious Freedoms In South Africa And At The UN!

I received encouraging news from the SA Law Reform Commission (SALRC) that the deadline for submissions on the “Single Marriage Statute” is extended...
Portuguese Parliament building front fachade

Portugal’s Top Court Overrules Parliament Vote Legalizing Euthanasia

Less than a month after Parliament voted to legalize euthanasia in Portugal, the country’s top court has overruled that decision. In a 7-5 ruling, the...
Joe Biden at McKinley Elementary School

Biden Instructs HHS To Undo Trump Administration’s Title X ‘Protect Life Rule’

During his bid for office, Joe Biden vowed to fully fund Planned Parenthood despite the corporation’s numerous abuses and fraud, which should disqualify...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt To Introduce Teaching On Christianity And Judaism In School Religious Education

The Egyptian Ministry of Education has approved the introduction of teaching about Christianity and Judaism, highlighting “common values” with Islam...
Money and Israel flag

UAE Launches $10 Billion Fund To Invest In Israel

The United Arab Emirates has announced it will launch a $10 billion fund that is set to invest in what it has deemed to be strategic sectors in Israel...
President Yoweri Museveni in 2013. Photo by the U.K.’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.

Ugandan NGOs, Many Faith-Based, At Risk Of Closing After Government Suspends EU Funds

“When elephants fight, the grass suffers” is a popular African proverb that until recently made little or no sense to members of the NGO world in Uganda...
Rev. Patricia Hailes Fears receives the first COVID-19 vaccine at the White House “vaccine confidence event” at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Faith Leaders Get COVID-19 Shots To Show Trust In Vaccines At White House Event

In the same way sinners come down the altar to offer prayer, receive communion and give their lives to Christ, Rev. Patricia Hailes Fears, pastor of the...
Bible

FOR SA Highlights Potential Threat To Rights Of Religious Marriage Officers

The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) was tasked by the Minister of Home Affairs with investigating the possibility of a single marriage...
Tanzania’s President Magufuli

Why The Death Of Tanzania’s President Magufuli Is Bad For Christianity

Tanzania’s president John Pombe Magufuli made global headlines for stubbornly refusing to implement World Health Organization (WHO)...
Bangladesh Fire

World Vision Brings Life-Saving Hope As Fire Ravages Bangladesh Refugee Camp

Thousands of vulnerable people have been affected after a fire ripped through the world's largest and most densely populated refugee camp...

Hindu Organisation Persists With Legal Challenge Against Local Christian Evangelist

FOR SA has previously written on the South African Hindu Dharma Sabha’s (SAHDS) two legal cases against local Christian ministers in Chatsworth...
The Israel Project

Israel’s Final Election Result Is In But The Result Remains The Same – Deadlock

The counting is complete and the final tally has been released in Israel’s election. The result remains the same – political deadlock with no clear...
King Goodwill Zwelithini

South Africa’s Zulu King Remembered as ‘True Friend’ to Israel

“King Zwelithini will also be gratefully remembered by the Jewish community, particularly in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal, as a warm and generous...
euthanasia

South Africa Considers Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide And Euthanasia

Recently in South Africa, a retired judge heard testimony from two terminally ill individuals petitioning for a change in the law to allow both physician...
Church

Scottish Judge Rules Churches Are Free To Open With Immediate Effect

The Court of Session has ruled that the Scottish Government’s ban on public worship during the pandemic was unlawful.The regulations which required...
Flooding in Australia

Pray For Australia After Devastating Flooding

Over the past week, heavy rainfall has led to some of the worst flooding in decades in Australia’s state of New South Wales. Surging rivers have burst...
Locked door and FOR SA Logo

FOR SA Takes Government To Court, Challenges Restrictions On Churches

On 25 January 2021, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) issued papers in the Johannesburg High Court to ask that Government’s...
Libya flag

Signs Of Hope As Libya’s New Unity Government Is Sworn In

On Monday 15 March, Libya’s new unity government was sworn in, replacing the rival administrations—one based in the east and the other in the west...

Help South African Anti-Abortion Doctor, Jacques De Vos, Get The Surgery He Needs

The South African Doctor who sacrificed his career to save unborn babies, speaking out against abortion, needs our help!Jacques first became known as...

#Openthechurches – Growing Movement Calls For South African Churches To Open

Today, 26 March 2021, marks a full year since South Africa went into lockdown, which was originally only meant to last 21 days, in an effort to help curb...
Newly appointed Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzania’s First Woman President Sworn In After Sudden Passing Of President Magufuli

On Monday 22 March, thousands of people, including various African presidents, attended the funeral of late Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph...
American and Israeli Flags

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Name Israel ‘Ally’ Or ‘Friendly’ Nation, North Korea And Iran...

Both Democrat and Republican voters were more likely than not to view the US-Israel relationship in a positive light.A solid majority of Americans...

Join Open Doors For A Virtual Travel Day And Visit The Persecuted Church

Join Open Doors Southern Africa on Saturday, 27 March 2021, from 10:00 to 11:30 for a virtual travel celebration. The online Open Doors Travel Day...

A New Chapter For Methodist Homes With Appointment Of New Ceo, Carl Queiros  

A new chapter for Methodist Homes with appointment of new CEO, Carl Queiros  Methodist Homes for the Aged (MHA), a well-respected organisation that has...

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Youth With A Mission Norway continue recruiting missionary candidates even during the pandemic. In the image, young Norwegians working with kids in South Africa. / Photo: YWAM.

The Pandemic Does Not Stop Norwegian Missionaries 

2020 was anything but normal for missionaries across the planet. Many went back to their home countries, and many who were meant to go working in the mission field, were not able to do so.

Churches Draw Up Religious Studies Syllabus For Christian Students As Part Of Pakistan’s New...

Churches in Muslim-majority Pakistan are drawing up a programme of Christian religious studies for inclusion in the government’s new single...
Go the extra mile

Join In The Virtual Event To Help Poverty-Stricken Communities In Crisis

Are you a runner? Do you enjoy a jog or a walk? Harvesters Ministries is hosting a virtual “Go the Extra Mile” event on Saturday 24th April for all our...
Boris Johnson

Barnabas Fund Calls On UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson To Recognise The Armenian, Assyrian,...

Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund, has written to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to recognise formally as genocide...
Old City Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Newest Report From Biden Administration Upholds Trump’s Recognition Of Israel’s Capital

The Biden administration released its first annual human rights report in which it reaffirmed its stance that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and...
old martin luther bible

‘Where It Belongs’: Tennessee House Passes Resolution For Bible To Become State Book

The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a resolution Monday, 55-28, that would make the Bible the "official state book" of Tennessee due to family...
Luis Palau with Matt Redman (Facebook/Matt Redman)

Worship Artist Matt Redman Honors Luis Palau’s Homegoing With New Song, ‘Home At Last’

The death of Luis Palau of lung cancer at age 86 on March 11 sent reverberations across the globe. Many mourned alongside the wife and family of the...
Health certificate

‘Vaccine Passports’ In Question As Countries Look For Ways To Reset Post-Covid-19

As European countries ponder new ways to regain some sense of normalcy moving into a potentially post-pandemic summer, COVID-19 vaccination passports...
Mogoeng Mogoeng

Mogoeng Mogoeng Lodges Appeal Against Findings Of Judicial Conduct Committee

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has lodged an appeal against the findings against him by the Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC)...
government

Government Prayer Network Launched In South Africa

South Africa Needs Authority, Governance, & PrayerPaul explains that each believer is mandated by God to function within a sphere of authority and...
Dean Village, Edinburgh,Scotland. / Photo: Imran Perwez, Unsplash, CC0

Scottish Parliament Congratulates The Church On Its Service During The Pandemic

The Scottish Parliament congratulated evangelical churches and groups for their service supporting people and communities in need throughout the pandemic...
Chike Uzuegbunam outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Christian Student Barred From Sharing Faith Wins In US Supreme Court

A Christian student who was twice prevented from sharing his faith on campus has been vindicated by the Supreme Court of the United States...

You Are Invited To Join The ‘Joy Revolution’

The International Day of Happiness was on Saturday March 20 and a small group of “revolutionaries” from various part of the world gathered online...
Gillian McIntosh and her Family

Mom Describes ‘Surreal Experience’ Meeting Baby After Waking From Induced Coma

A woman in Canada met her baby weeks after delivering while in a coma due to complications from COVID-19. In early November of 2020, Gillian McIntosh...
The People SA at Malaika Orgphanage

NPO Takes On The Massive Task Of Giving A Neglected Orphanage A Total Refurbishment

A new project has been launched by The People SA, a Non Profit Organization that aims to assist the Malaika Orphanage in Johannesburg through...
Redefining Africa

Redefining Africa In The 21st Century For Transformation

Africa is moving and transitioning from begging bowl mentality to become the breadbasket that she was born to be. This has been said and declared over...
Holding baby’s hand

DIY Abortions In UK, Africa, And Across The Borders Cause More Harm Than Reported

Written by: Lucien Tuinstra Article source: creation.com “First do no harm”, or words with similar meaning, are part of the Hippocratic Oath taken by some physicians....
Stephen Early at University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Doctor Drives Hours In Snowstorm To Save High-Risk Newborn Baby’s Life

The actions of one heroic doctor helped save a high-risk baby’s life recently in Virginia. Carrie Rush was thrilled to discover she was pregnant after...
Living Hope

Providing Hope For The Children Of Ocean View, Local Charity Feeds 115 Kids Every...

At the peak of the lockdown in South Africa in 2020, Living Hope was overjoyed to become a sub-recipient of a fund that had been secured...
Harvesters ministries

New Students In Kenya Realise The Importance Of Discipleship

Kenya, like many countries, was hit hard with the Covid-19 virus. As infection rates rose and lockdowns ensued, the ability to meet and train...
Mother and Son

I Was Raped By Someone I Thought Was A ‘Friend,’ But I Know My...

I was 23 when I was invited to see my new “friend” dance at the “hottest” nightclub in Irvine, California. I had no idea what to expect. I can’t believe...
Iranian Christians

The Life Of Christian Iranian Women

The Islamic Republic of Iran imposes austere laws towards all women. For example, the enforcement of the hijab displeases many women...
Child with down syndrome

Children With Down Syndrome Featured In Stigma-Busting Photography

The widespread stigma of Down syndrome in the country of Kyrgyzstan means that children born with Down syndrome are typically hidden away, abandoned...
Bitcoin on hundred dollars bills

The Coming Global Enslavement To Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digital Currencies are the future of currency, and when they arrive, they'll enslave the world. To understand why, you first need to...

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Map of Australia

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Deaths by euthanasia and assisted suicide in the state of Victoria, Australia, have almost doubled in the region since their legalization. Victoria is...
ultrasound baby

Healthy Preborn Baby Aborted In Ireland After Doctors’ Misdiagnosis

A couple who says they aborted their healthy preborn child by mistake is suing a hospital, health board, and private clinic for damages after doctors...
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Screenshot

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Baby with green map of Northern Ireland

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How Globalism, One-World Government Are Preparing The Way For The Antichrist

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Google Earth

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Sometimes I put off reading the news, for fear of what I might find going on around the world. Take for instance #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar...
Baby Feet and US flag

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Question: How do you get the American government to finance a terrorist regime when U.S. law prevents it from doing so?...
Colonel Daniel “Hugo” Chabongo, the chief training operations officer for the Armed Forces for the Defense of Mozambique (FADM) Headquarters General Staff, in Moamba, Mozambique in 2010. Chabongo coordinated an annual U.S.-Mozambique field training exercise. Photo by U.S. Government/Creative Commons.

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Church People movie

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Church People is not perfect — and will probably not appeal to those beyond the Christian bubble — but it is one of the best Christian comedies ever made...
Hymnal. Creative Commons Image.

‘It Is Well, With My Soul’: Hymns That Hit Home During 2020

It's a hymn that the faithful start singing whenever a Baptist church organist plays the opening chords – because everyone knows it by heart...
Bring Back our Girls

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BBC News recently sat down with Naomi Adamu, one of the 270 girls from the Chibok Government Secondary School who was kidnapped by Boko Haram in April...
The Swiss Assembly, national parliament in Bern. / Photo: Hansjörg Keller, Unsplash, CC0

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Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony recently said that Pakistan’s religious minorities enjoy full religious freedom in...
Road in Mukono, Uganda

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Eswatini Flag

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Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID dispatched a medical, logistical and psychosocial team to Eswatini (Swaziland) on March 8 at the invitation of...
Emmanuel Macron

Christian Leaders In France Raise Concerns Over Impact Of Anti-Extremism Bill

Christian leaders in France have raised concerns about the impact a new bill intended to curb Islamist extremism may have on religious liberty...
Leah Sharibu's Mother Rebecca Sharibu holds up her photo.

Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu Gives Birth To Second Child While Held Captive

The abducted Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has given birth to a second child while held captive by Islamist terror group Boko Haram...
Trump

Trump To Debut New Social Media Platform

Numerous “high-powered meetings” had taken place at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, with various companies and potential backers vying for a place...
Woman with Hijab

Christian And Non-Muslim Women In Indonesia Forced To Wear Hijab

According to Human Rights Watch’s latest report, Christian and non-Muslim women in Indonesia are being forced to wear the hijab, with children...
UN and SA Flag

Victory For Faith, Family & Religious Freedoms In South Africa And At The UN!

I received encouraging news from the SA Law Reform Commission (SALRC) that the deadline for submissions on the “Single Marriage Statute” is extended...
Portuguese Parliament building front fachade

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Less than a month after Parliament voted to legalize euthanasia in Portugal, the country’s top court has overruled that decision. In a 7-5 ruling, the...
Joe Biden at McKinley Elementary School

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

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Money and Israel flag

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President Yoweri Museveni in 2013. Photo by the U.K.’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.

Ugandan NGOs, Many Faith-Based, At Risk Of Closing After Government Suspends EU Funds

“When elephants fight, the grass suffers” is a popular African proverb that until recently made little or no sense to members of the NGO world in Uganda...
Rev. Patricia Hailes Fears receives the first COVID-19 vaccine at the White House “vaccine confidence event” at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Faith Leaders Get COVID-19 Shots To Show Trust In Vaccines At White House Event

In the same way sinners come down the altar to offer prayer, receive communion and give their lives to Christ, Rev. Patricia Hailes Fears, pastor of the...
Bible

FOR SA Highlights Potential Threat To Rights Of Religious Marriage Officers

The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) was tasked by the Minister of Home Affairs with investigating the possibility of a single marriage...
Tanzania’s President Magufuli

Why The Death Of Tanzania’s President Magufuli Is Bad For Christianity

Tanzania’s president John Pombe Magufuli made global headlines for stubbornly refusing to implement World Health Organization (WHO)...
Bangladesh Fire

World Vision Brings Life-Saving Hope As Fire Ravages Bangladesh Refugee Camp

Thousands of vulnerable people have been affected after a fire ripped through the world's largest and most densely populated refugee camp...

Hindu Organisation Persists With Legal Challenge Against Local Christian Evangelist

FOR SA has previously written on the South African Hindu Dharma Sabha’s (SAHDS) two legal cases against local Christian ministers in Chatsworth...
The Israel Project

Israel’s Final Election Result Is In But The Result Remains The Same – Deadlock

The counting is complete and the final tally has been released in Israel’s election. The result remains the same – political deadlock with no clear...
King Goodwill Zwelithini

South Africa’s Zulu King Remembered as ‘True Friend’ to Israel

“King Zwelithini will also be gratefully remembered by the Jewish community, particularly in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal, as a warm and generous...
euthanasia

South Africa Considers Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide And Euthanasia

Recently in South Africa, a retired judge heard testimony from two terminally ill individuals petitioning for a change in the law to allow both physician...
Church

Scottish Judge Rules Churches Are Free To Open With Immediate Effect

The Court of Session has ruled that the Scottish Government’s ban on public worship during the pandemic was unlawful.The regulations which required...
Flooding in Australia

Pray For Australia After Devastating Flooding

Over the past week, heavy rainfall has led to some of the worst flooding in decades in Australia’s state of New South Wales. Surging rivers have burst...
Locked door and FOR SA Logo

FOR SA Takes Government To Court, Challenges Restrictions On Churches

On 25 January 2021, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) issued papers in the Johannesburg High Court to ask that Government’s...
Libya flag

Signs Of Hope As Libya’s New Unity Government Is Sworn In

On Monday 15 March, Libya’s new unity government was sworn in, replacing the rival administrations—one based in the east and the other in the west...

Help South African Anti-Abortion Doctor, Jacques De Vos, Get The Surgery He Needs

The South African Doctor who sacrificed his career to save unborn babies, speaking out against abortion, needs our help!Jacques first became known as...

#Openthechurches – Growing Movement Calls For South African Churches To Open

Today, 26 March 2021, marks a full year since South Africa went into lockdown, which was originally only meant to last 21 days, in an effort to help curb...
Newly appointed Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzania’s First Woman President Sworn In After Sudden Passing Of President Magufuli

On Monday 22 March, thousands of people, including various African presidents, attended the funeral of late Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph...
American and Israeli Flags

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Name Israel ‘Ally’ Or ‘Friendly’ Nation, North Korea And Iran...

Both Democrat and Republican voters were more likely than not to view the US-Israel relationship in a positive light.A solid majority of Americans...

Join Open Doors For A Virtual Travel Day And Visit The Persecuted Church

Join Open Doors Southern Africa on Saturday, 27 March 2021, from 10:00 to 11:30 for a virtual travel celebration. The online Open Doors Travel Day...

A New Chapter For Methodist Homes With Appointment Of New Ceo, Carl Queiros  

A new chapter for Methodist Homes with appointment of new CEO, Carl Queiros  Methodist Homes for the Aged (MHA), a well-respected organisation that has...

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