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Gaza fighting: US tells Israel to protect media after tower hit – www.csmonitor.com

From www.csmonitor.com Nidal al-Mughrabi and Rami Ayyub Excerpt: GAZA CITY and JERUSALEM Israel pounded Gaza, destroying a tower block housing media organizations and that it said had militant assets, while Palestinian rocket salvoes hit Tel Aviv Saturday, with no sign of an end to almost a week of fighting. Diplomacy has so far failed to […]…

Israel-Gaza: Pressure mounts on Biden to push for cease-fire – www.csmonitor.com

From www.csmonitor.com Ellen Knickmeyer and Edith Lederer Excerpt: Oklahoma City and New York The United Nations Security Council and Muslim nations convened emergency meetings Sunday to demand a stop to civilian bloodshed as Israeli warplanes carried out the deadliest single attacks in nearly a week of unrelenting Hamas rocket barrages and Israeli airstrikes. President Joe […]…

In Iran, Christians have learnt to be prepared for persecution – www.christiantoday.com

From www.christiantoday.com Excerpt: Christians are heavily persecuted in Iran for their faith(Photo: Unsplash) Saghar arrived at the airport with trepidation. She knew it would be a miracle if she were able to leave: she felt sure that the warrant for her arrest would have been issued by now. When she finally found the queue for […]…

Is church attendance linked to higher rates of coronavirus? – www.christiantoday.com

From www.christiantoday.com Excerpt: (Photo: Unsplash/Martin Sanchez) The lockdowns that almost every US state went into in order to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the spring of 2020 interrupted nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives. Businesses were shuttered, schools closed and social groups stopped meeting as scientists rushed to understand the pathways through which the virus spread. […]…

Christians praying for peace as Israel-Gaza conflict threatens to become ‘full-scale war’ – www.christiantoday.com

From www.christiantoday.com Excerpt: Israel has been carrying out retaliatory strikes on Gaza(Photo: YouTube/Sky News) Christian leaders are praying for an end to fighting between Israel and Gaza after hostilities escalated this week, leaving many dead.  Israel has launched air and ground attacks in retaliatory strikes on Gaza, killing at least 119, including 31 children, Gaza’s […]…

Once conversion therapy is criminalised, the pulpit will be next – www.christiantoday.com

From www.christiantoday.com Excerpt: (Photo: Unsplash) The government clearly thinks banning ‘gay conversion therapy’ is a vote winner and at present they may be right. Asked by a pollster in the street if they think ‘conversion therapy’ should be banned, most British people would agree because they would associate it with coercive abuse. The image of […]…

Pastors Call for Prayers amid Continued Violence between Israel, Palestine – www.christianheadlines.com

From www.christianheadlines.com Excerpt: Pastors Call for Prayers amid Continued Violence between Israel, Palestine Pastors and Christian leaders are calling for prayer and reconciliation between Israel and Hamas as the Middle East begins to see the worst bloodshed in years between Israelis and Palestinians. The intensity of the fighting prompted the United Nations to… 2021-05-14 10:20:00…

Changing the world one child at a time – www.christiantoday.com

From www.christiantoday.com Excerpt: Mary Slessor of Calabar. Mary Slessor was born to a Scottish working-class family in 1848. At an early age, Mary joined her parents in the Dundee mills, working half a day while going to school the other half. By age 14, Mary was working 12 hour shifts. Ever an avid reader, she […]…

What Does It Mean That All Israel Will Be Saved? (Romans 11) – www.crossway.org

From www.crossway.org Robert W. Yarbrough Excerpt: This article is part of the Tough Passages series. Listen to the Passage Read the Passage 25Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles […]…