ACL 20th October 2015

​   ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ How pokies are designed so that the house always wins   They’re rigged, they’re addictive and they’re everywhere. Worst of all, they target the poorest Australians. For the first time, the masterminds behind the machines reveal how they’re programmed for addiction. Called Ka-Ching!, this powerful documentary shows how…

ACL 13th October 2015

​   ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Kaching! – The pokies play you   For the first time, industry insiders go on the record to explain how these sophisticated machines combine graphics and musical elements with complex mathematical algorithms to keep punters hooked. Hear from game designers, mathematicians and composers who’ve designed hundreds of machines,…

Australian News 28th October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER SALVATION ARMY SAYS SORRY FOR YEARS OF SEX ABUSE MUSLIM LEADERS TOLD ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS VICTORIA TO LEAD NATION IN LEGALISING MEDICINAL CANNABIS SALVATION ARMY SAYS SORRY FOR YEARS OF SEX ABUSE The head of the Salvation Army in Australia has apologised to every victim of sexual abuse who…

International News 26th October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER AMERICA WELCOMES CHRISTIANS, JEWS AND ATHEISTS, BUT NOT MUSLIMS BOY SCOUTS DROP BAN ON HOMOSEXUAL LEADERS MUSLIMS IN INDONESIAN PROVINCE TEAR DOWN CHRISTIAN CHURCHES SEX AND VIOLENCE DO NOT SELL – ADVERTISERS TAKE NOTE SOUTH SUDAN – A FAILED STATE? EGYPTIAN POLICE RAID CHRISTIAN TELEVISION STATION AMERICA WELCOMES CHRISTIANS, JEWS AND…

Armenian Prayer Initiative Report 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER – SPECIAL EDITION ARMENIAN PRAYER INITIATIVE REPORT OF 2015 TRIP ARMENIAN PRAYER INITIATIVE REPORT OF 2015 TRIP As 700 people from numerous church traditions gathered in Yerevan to pray for Armenia one pastor remarked, “I think God has a great sense of humour, sending us a team of 20 Australians from…

Egypt Ministry Report 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER – SPECIAL EDITION  EGYPT MINISTRY REPORT 2015 EGYPT MINISTRY REPORT 2015 This year we had two Aussie pastors besides Ps Ric Benson and myself; Kenn Kilah and Peter Constantine as well as one national leader from YWAM Armenia, brother Andrey. As always God knitted hearts and lives together to make us…

Australian News 21st October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER AUSTRALIA’S CHRISTIAN HERITAGE TO BE TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT MOVES TO RESTORE SAME-SEX CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS CHURCHES CALL FOR ALCOHOL AND GAMBLING REFORM AUSTRALIA’S CHRISTIAN HERITAGE TO BE TAUGHT IN SCHOOLS Australia’s “Christian heritage’’ will be taught in a slimmed-down national curriculum that focuses on phonics to improve children’s reading. History…

International News 19th October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER POPE SIMPLIFIES PROCESS FOR MARRIAGE ANNULMENTS MUSLIMS CONVERTING IN DROVES AT BERLIN CHURCH BANGLADESH: DANGER LOOMS FOR CHURCH IRAQ: YAZIDIS FIND HEALING AND SALVATION IN CHRIST RUSSIA ADOPTS STRAIGHT PRIDE FLAG SAME JUDGE WHO JAILED KENTUCKY CLERK KIM DAVIS ORDERS HER RELEASE PRAYING FOR THE CANADIAN ELECTION POPE SIMPLIFIES PROCESS FOR…

Israel News 17th October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER MESSIANIC JUDAISM GAINING MOMENTUM IN ISRAEL AN ANZAC MUSEUM TO BE BUILT IN BEERSHEBA NETANYAHU WARNS ISRAEL IS IN THE MIDST OF A WAVE OF TERRORISM ISRAEL AND RUSSIA COORDINATE MILITARY ACTIVITIES IN SYRIA NETANYAHU URGES CALM OVER TEMPLE MOUNT MESSIANIC JUDAISM GAINING MOMENTUM IN ISRAEL In recent decades, Messianic Judaism,…

Australian News 14th October 2015

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER THE COST TO SOCIETY WHEN SAME-SEX MARRIAGES ARE LEGALISED WOOLWORTHS UNDER FIRE FOR INTRODUCING GAMBLING REWARD CARDS IN PUBS THE DEMISE OF ZOO MAGAZINE MAKES THE WORLD SAFER FOR YOUNG WOMEN THE COST TO SOCIETY WHEN SAME-SEX MARRIAGES ARE LEGALISED Today I speak on the cost to society when same-sex marriages…