Monday, November 24, 2008

Prophetic Perspective

In thinking about the fear in the USA over the condition of our economy and the changes coming down the pike the Holy Spirit gave me perspective.

Vietnam: Authorities Pressure New Christians to Recant
In violation of Vietnam's new religion policy, authorities in Lao Cai Province in Vietnam's far north are pressuring new Christians among the Hmong minority to recant their faith and to re-establish ancestral altars, according to area church leaders.
Added: Nov 24th, 2008 5:45 AM | Share your opinion!
Egypt: Christians Arrested, Shops Looted in Village
Authorities in an Egyptian village arrested 50 Coptic Christians, whose shops were then looted, to pacify Muslims following violence that erupted on Nov. 4 over a Christian boy’s unwitting break with custom.
Added: Nov 24th, 2008 5:44 AM | Share your opinion!
Ami Ortiz: Where's the Justice?
It has been nearly eight months since 15-year-old Ami Ortiz was almost killed by an explosion while opening an innocent looking Purim basket on March 20th, however no arrests have been made despite the fact that the Ariel police have months of surveillance tapes and a considerable amount of evidence in their possession.
Added: Nov 18th, 2008 12:50 PM | Share your opinion!
Iraq: Court Releases Christian Girl Sentenced for Murder
In prison at the age of 14 for having fatally stabbed her uncle in northern Iraq, Asya Ahmad Muhammad’s early release on Nov. 10 thanks to a juvenile court decision was overshadowed by fear of retaliation from her extended Muslim family.
Added: Nov 18th, 2008 6:04 AM | Share your opinion!
House Church Leader Zhu Baoguo Sentenced to 'Re-education Through Labor'
ChinaAid learned a house church leader in Henan province, Pastor Zhu Baoguo, was sentenced to one year of "re-education through labor," accused of being an "evil cult" leader.
Added: Nov 18th, 2008 5:21 AM | Share your opinion!
Pastor Still Missing In Colombia; Christians Fear For His Life
Christians in Colombia were still searching for a Christian leader Wednesday, November 12, more than six weeks after he disappeared amid reports that several fellow pastors were killed by leftist rebels.
Added: Nov 13th, 2008 5:50 AM | Share your opinion!
Iraq Releases Christian Girl From Prison
Authorities in northern Iraq have released a 16-year-old Christian girl who was serving a 3 1/2 years jail sentence for killing her uncle after he attacked her, observers of the case confirmed Wednesday, November 12.
Added: Nov 13th, 2008 5:47 AM | Share your opinion!
Iran: Son of Martyred Pastor Free on Bail, Awaiting Trial
Concerns about the health and safety of the son of martyred Iranian pastor Hossein Soodmand are swirling around Ramtin Soodmand as he awaits trial for "promoting anti-government propaganda."
Added: Nov 12th, 2008 2:21 AM | Share your opinion!
China: Legal Wheels Turn Slowly for Uyghur Christian
Chinese officials have yet to declare a new court date for Alimjan Yimit, a Christian house church leader and ethnic Uyghur in China's northwest province of Xinjiang detained since his arrest on Jan. 12.
Added: Nov 12th, 2008 2:19 AM | Share your opinion

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