Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • Central African Republic: Another Massacre by Elizabeth Kendal, Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin In March 2013 Bangui — the capital of predominantly Christian (some 76 percent) Central African Republic (CAR) — was overrun and seized by ‘Seleka’ — a foreign-backed alliance of well-armed local and foreign Islamic militias. Seleka’s advance and rule were brutal. But for […]

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  • Sharia judges are intolerant of Malaysians who wish to escape the bonds of Islam and are using prison-like “faith purification” centers to force re-conversion.   Thirty million people call Malaysia home, and sadly, many of those people are familiar with the invasive and coercive nature of Islam. Malaysia has thirteen states and leaving Islam is […]

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  • Christians in the war-torn region of Iraq and Syria are agents of reconciliation and peace despite their persecution and the violence of Muslims and regional governments. The world’s narrative is that only governments can resolve conflict. But the truth is that only God can bring peace, and He works through His Church. A church leader […]

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  • From Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin by Elizabeth Kendal Russia, Jordan, Uzbekistan: Pray for ‘those in authority’ While God offers salvation to all people freely, lack of religious liberty and security make Gospel witness and conversion incredibly costly. In many places the Church is forced ‘underground’, depriving those who are perishing of life-saving witness. In the […]

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  • The new Boko Haram leader in Nigeria publicly targets Christians for terror, vowing to “kill citizens of the Cross.” Report of the new leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, was made by the Islamic State newspaper al-Nabaa. The Muslim mouthpiece celebrated the rise of al-Barnawi, applauding him for his desire to hone in on Christians as targets […]

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  • A Muslim wanting officially to change his stated religion to Christianity found that there is no freedom of religion in Egypt, and that the bondage of Islam is physical as well as spiritual.   By western standards, freedom of religion — in the form of the liberty to choose one’s belief system — is one […]

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