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The Persecuted Church – Indonesia

Yesterday, Sunday, the Islamic State attacked three Christian churches in Surabaya, the second largest city on Java, Indonesia. The father detonated a car bomb at the Pentecost Church Central Surabaya. Two sons riding motorcycles attacked the Immaculate Santa Maria Catholic Church. And the wife/mother and her two daughters, nine and […]

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Ascension Day – Part II

What does Ascension Day mean? I always interpreted it as Christ ascending to the heavens. But our pastor, Rev. Kornilov, put a new meaning to it. He said, and I think he is right, that the ascension can also mean, and in this case perhaps even more importantly, that Christ […]

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Ascension Day

Today is the least celebrated and perhaps the most important Christian holy day, Ascension Day. We celebrate Christ rising to the heavens as His work here on earth was done. He completed what He came here to do. Mission impossible accomplished. He bore the penalties of all those He is […]

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Rev. Andrew Brunson – 08 May Update

Rev. Andrew Brunson’s kangaroo trial (sorry Aussie readers for insulting kangaroos) continued yesterday for ten hours. Seven witnesses appeared, but none claimed they had seen him. Result: Instead of declaring him innocent, the trial is postponed without explanation until 18 July. Father, we pray that you would work in the […]

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Rev. Andrew Brunson

We have been praying for Rev. Andrew Brunson – the American pastor incarcerated in Turkey for believing in Christ as his Savior. His trial resumes tomorrow and he has been charged with espionage and committing crimes on behalf of terrorist organizations. The House of Representatives’ Armed Services Committee is recommending […]

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Father Brown – Part II

British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has a series of films loosely based on Father Brown, set in the England countryside in the 1950s. The plots and characters are supposed to be based on G. K. Chesterton. The first episode of the first season deals with an Anglican priest confronting his bi-sexual […]

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Father Brown – Part 1

Who is G.K. Chesterton? He is an English conservative Catholic writer who lived from 1874-1936 and wrote an enormous body of literature. He was Catholic with a sharp wit and a keen understanding. Some of his quotes: 1. Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know […]

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Joke: Control C

Who was the first person to use the Control – C shortcut? Moses, who controlled the Red Sea and did a short cut.

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The Persecuted Church – Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl of 15, remains imprisoned by the Islamic terrorist in Nigeria.  The Boko Haran (literally non-Islamic education is sin) seized 110 girls from Dapchi.  Five died and 104 have been released.  Only Leah Sharibu, the only Christian, has been kept as a captive.  She has not […]

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The Persecuted Church – Rev. Andrew Brunson

The sham trial by the Turkish authority lasted one day, 16 April 2018.  Rev. Andrew Brunson, a Christian missionary in Izmir, Turkey, after being imprisoned since Oct 2016, is accused of conspiring with Islamic terrorists against the Turkish authority.  That a follower of Christ would cooperate with Islamic terrorist is […]

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