Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Pastor of China's Largest Church Jailed


Testimony
Testimony: When God Writes Your Life Story
Even while I was raised far from Christian faith, God revealed himself through classic children's books.
Mitali Perkins
I was raised in a Hindu home, where Dad taught his children that God was a divine spirit of love. Dad's job as an engineer took us from port to port, so that by the time I was 11, we had lived in India, England, Ghana, Cameroon, Mexico, and the United States. No matter where we were posted, Dad led us in a daily practice of gratitude to God. I believed in this good God until high school, when a friend was killed in a car accident involving a drunk driver. Clayton's death opened my adolescent eyes to a world of suffering. What kind of God would allow this and then, according to Hinduism, reincarnate us into a painful world? ... continue reading >>


Gleanings
Pastor of China's Largest Church Jailed for Protesting Removal of 1,500 Crosses
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Her.meneutics
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The Exchange
Trend #1 For The Future Of Church Planting—Kingdom Collaboration
Church planting will thrive when we work together
 
Gleanings
British Evangelicals Worried about Sunday School, Youth Group Raids
Plans to regulate extremist Muslim madrassas would also affect youth ministry, warns EAUK.
 
A Christian College Brings Contemporary Art to Chapel
Hand-blown glass and color combine in Peter Brandes's striking glass windows.

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