International News 18th December 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER This is the final International News for the year. We thank you, our readers, for your support and prayers throughout 2017 and wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful and enriching New Year. International News will resume on Monday 8th January 2018.  ERITREAN GOVERNMENT CLAMPDOWN ON EDUCATION SPARKS PROTEST ATHEISTS…

Manuscript Evidence for the Bible (by Ron Rhodes)

Manuscript Support for the Bible’s Reliability by Ron Rhodes   Manuscript Evidence for the New Testament There are more than 24,000 partial and complete manuscript copies of the New Testament. These manuscript copies are very ancient and they are available for inspection now. There are also some 86,000 quotations from the early church fathers and several thousand…

Australian News 13th December 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER FEDERAL TREASURER’S SPEECH ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY HOW TO LIVE FAITHFULLY WHEN FREEDOM HAS BEEN TAKEN AWAY NO VOTE MPs PUT PRESSURE ON RUDDOCK FEDERAL TREASURER’S SPEECH ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY Editor’s note:  Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison MP gave the following address in the House of Representatives during the same-sex marriage debate. Whilst we know…

International News 11th December 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER We apologise that due to a technical error International News was not produced last week. Stories from last week have been carried over to this weeks edition. PAKISTANI CHRISTIANS FACE DISCRIMINATION IN PRISON TOO CALFORNIAN JUDGE RULES REFERRALS TO ABORTION CLINIC VIOLATES CONSTITUTION MAJORITY OF AMERICANS CLAIM POLITICALLY CORRECT CULTURE SILENCES…

Israel News 9th December 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER AMERICA RECOGNISES JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL ISRAEL’S RADICAL NEW APPROACH THAT HELPS PREVENT POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS ISRAEL STANDS WITH EGYPT AFTER MASSIVE TERROR ATTACK IN SINAI TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PULLS U.S. OUT OF UNESCO CITING ANTI-ISRAEL BIAS AMERICA RECOGNISES JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL US embassies in the Middle East…

Australian News 6th December 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER HEADS OF CHURCHES CHALLENGE POLITICAL LEADERS ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM A PARENT UNVEILS REAL AIM OF VICTORIA’S RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION FREEDOM LAWS NEEDED HEADS OF CHURCHES CHALLENGE POLITICAL LEADERS ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM The heads of many of Australia’s Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches together with leaders of other Christian organisations and ministries have written an open letter…

Australian News 29th November 2017

AUSTRALLIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER SAME SEX COUPLES A STATISTICALLY SMALL PERCENTAGE OF AUSTRALIANS STATEMENT REGARDING PRIME MINISTER TURNBULL’S RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS INQUIRY ASSISTED DYING A CAUSE FOR LAMENT SAME SEX COUPLES A STATISTICALLY SMALL PERCENTAGE OF AUSTRALIANS Given that our society and many basic rights are intrinsically linked to the definition of marriage, it seems strange…

International News 27th November 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER  A PASTORAL MESSAGE FROM THE ZIMBABWE HEADS OF CHURCHES SUTHERLAND SPRINGS CHURCH TO BE DEMOLISHED NIGERIA’S VICE PRESIDENT SAYS THE CHURCH IS THE KEY TO PROGRESS ZIMBABWEAN BISHOP SPEAKS ON RESIGNATION OF PRESIDENT MUGABE TERRORISM GRIPS SOMALIA ONCE AGAIN A PASTORAL MESSAGE FROM THE ZIMBABWE HEADS OF CHURCHES Editor’s note:  This statement was…

Australian News 22nd November 2017

AUSTRALIAN PRAYER NETWORK NEWSLETTER REPORT ON FAITH AND BELIEF IN AUSTRALIA SHEDS LIGHT ON PERCEPTIONS CHINESE LOBBY GROUP FORMED TO OPPOSE SAFE SCHOOLS PROGRAM WHY THE YES CAMPAIGN’S NO CONSEQUENCES MANTRA WAS JUST THAT REPORT ON FAITH AND BELIEF IN AUSTRALIA SHEDS LIGHT ON PERCEPTIONS   Earlier this year, Australian social researchers, McCrindle, published a…