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9 Motivations to pray: God talks to you

TEACHING: God talks to you. Click here to take our quick Prayer Motivator Quiz PERSONAL REWARDS—Enjoying God’s many blessings (Psalm 103.1-8). To receive emotional, spiritual and physical benefits from agreeing in prayer and worship. PRAYER TARGETS—Casting urgent cares before Him (Luke 18:1-8). To see God move to save souls and cause major advances on specific […] Continue reading →

Same-sex marriage court cases reach SCOTUS

PRAYER ALERT: The attack on marriage, family and orphans has reached the Supreme Court of the United States. On March 26 the Court started hearing oral arguments on both the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8. These have become the most prominent same-sex marriage court cases in the land. DOMA was passed […] Continue reading →

Wisdom for US budget weight-loss program

NEWS UPDATE: The deadline to avoid the sequester has passed without an agreement between President Obama and Congress to avert it. Now $85 million worth of automatic spending cuts will start taking effect. The Obama administration has some discretion on the specifics of many of these spending cuts. It will be an rigorous exercise in […] Continue reading →

Belize border-cutters won't wait for vote

PRAYER ALERT: The most inflammable international issue in Belize—its disputed border with Guatemala—just got a match thrown into it. On March 2 third-party leader Wil Maheia took 200+ volunteers, including many former Belize Defense Force troops, to start marking off the border with machetes. They plan to clear a 3-foot-wide path and make rock-pile markers […] Continue reading →

Belize Border Cutting: PG’s Wil Maheia and territorial volunteers “on their own!”

CHRISTIAN NEWS: SOURCE. Amandala Headline — 26 February 2013 Belize government refuses protection to the nationalist group planning to cut border path between Belize and Guatemala – on the Belize side of the border! Wil Maheia told Amandala today that plans for the Belize Territorial Volunteers to execute the project, “Clearing Our Borderline,” at the […] Continue reading →

Deadline near for serious US spending cuts

NEWS UPDATE: In 2011 it was hard to find an economist who gave the US any chance of surviving a major economic collapse in 2012, unless it made drastic spending cuts. The one bipartisan plan that most economists agreed would succeed was the Simpson-Bowles plan, authored by Republican Alan Simpson (former senator from Wyoming) and […] Continue reading →

Chinese army unit hacks into US infrastructure

PRAYER ALERT: A large majority of computer hacker attacks on US corporations and government agencies originate from one white tower in Shanghai—the headquarters of Chinese Army Unit 61398, according to Mandiant, a US computer security firm. Since Mandiant began its investigation in 2006, it has documented 141 confirmed attacks while other security experts have estimated […] Continue reading →

One billion Catholics seek new pope

PRAYER ALERT: Pope Benedict XVI, now 85 years old, has announced that he will retire on February 28. There is already widespread speculation about who the next pope will be and what direction he will take. While the Catholic Church and evangelicals do have differences, there is much we can agree on and much we […] Continue reading →

Churches call Belizeans back to God after massacre

NEWS UPDATE: BELIZE ASSOCIATION OF EVANGELICAL CHURCHES PRESS RELEASE In its quarterly meeting that was held on January 21, 2013, the Evangelical Association denounced the hideous quadruple murders that occurred earlier this month and the continuing crime and violence in Belize. We believe that Belizeans desire peace and want our country to be “the tranquil […] Continue reading →

Roots of civil war in Mali

Teaching: CROSSROADS OF CULTURES. Mali is the crossroads of West Africa. Its capital Timbuktu is both on the desert’s edge—conducting trans-Sahara trade from Algeria to Burkina Faso and coastal nations—and on the banks of the Niger River—which runs through the middle of Mali and Timbuktu connecting Guinea with Niger, Benin and Nigeria. The same access […] Continue reading →

French-backed Mali forces push towards rebel-held Gao

CHRISTIAN NEWS: SOURCE By Richard Valdmanis and Tiemoko Diallo SEGOU/BAMAKO, Mali | Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:17pm EST (Reuters) – French-backed government forces advanced into northern Mali towards the Islamist rebel stronghold of Gao on Friday, recapturing the town of Hombori and forcing al Qaeda-allied fighters to pull back under relentless French air strikes. France […] Continue reading →

Roots of civil war in Algeria

Teaching: THE GOSPEL SPREADS FROM JERUSALEM TOWARD ALGERIA. The recent hostage crisis that took at least 81 lives has deep roots in conflicts that broke out throughout North African history. Algeria—where militant Muslims clashed with moderate Muslims in the 1990s civil war that killed about 100,000—was once the center of Christian controversies at the end […] Continue reading →

Algeria: The land of no quarter

CHRISTIAN NEWS: SOURCE Posted: 01/24/2013 6:57 pm Dr. Charles G. Cogan Associate, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School Algeria, it has often been noted, has escaped the Arab Spring. This is because it had its own, and extremely bloody, Arab Spring throughout the decade of the 1990s. An estimated 200,000 […] Continue reading →

Algeria vows to fight al Qaeda after 38 killed

CHRISTIAN  NEWS: SOURCE by Lamine Chikhi. ALGIERS Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:51pm EST (Reuters) – Algeria’s prime minister accused a Canadian of coordinating last week’s raid on a desert gas plant and, praising the storming of the complex where 38 mostly foreign hostages were killed, he pledged to resist the rise of al Qaeda Islamists […] Continue reading →