Australia: Politics – Kevin Rudd Too Clever for the Opposition


The following link is to a news article on Kevin Rudd responding to questioning by the opposition. The questioning really backfired on the opposition and highlights just how foolish it was.

For more, visit:

http://www.news.com.au/national/rudd-not-impressed-by-four-corners-coup-joke/story-e6frfkvr-1226270973915

Iran: Christians Being Detained Across the Country


The link below is to an article in the Christian Telegraph reporting on the arrest of Christians across Iran.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue12086.html

Calling Pastors: ‘Expert’ Lays Down 10 Commandments


An article has surfaced in the Christian Telegraph reporting on an expert’s 10 commandments for calling a pastor. The link below will take you to the article. My tip – start with the pastoral epistles rather than this bloke.

For more visit:
http://www.christiantelegraph.com/issue12109.html

News – Nigeria at War with Boko Haram


Nigeria is in the middle of a war with Boko Haram, an Islamic terrorist group, believed to be modeled on the Taliban. The group is seeking to force Nigeria into becoming an Islamic nation under sharia law.

The following article reports on the latest violence in Nigeria, including the death of more than 250 people from car bomb attacks in Kano.

http://www.mnnonline.org/article/16736

 

USA: New Evangelical Presbyterian Group


The article below reports on the beginning of a new reformed evangelical group in the USA, formed from Presbyterians who are unhappy with the abandonment of Scripture in the US Presbyterian Church.

http://global.christianpost.com/news/disaffected-presbyterians-announce-new-evangelical-body-67638/

 

Greece: Pedophilia Added to List of Disabilities


The article below reports on an unbelieveable situation in Greece – pedophilia being added to a list of disabilities! Does this mean pedophiles now qualify for disability benefits? You have to be kidding??? No, it seems they aren’t.

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/outrage-as-greece-adds-pedophilia-to-list-of-disabilities

 

Latest Persecution News – 21 January 2012


Somali Convert from Islam Whipped in Public

This article covers the story of how a Somali convert from Islam was whipped in public for becoming a Christian.

 

Muslim Extremists Strike at Christians on East African Isles

This article covers the a number of persecution events that have occurred recently in Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Comoros.

 

Karnataka Most Dangerous State in India for Christians

This article reports on the continuing persecution of Christians in India’s Karnataka state by Hindu extremists.

 

Ugandan Girl Tortured for Christ Regaining Use of Legs

This article reports on the recovery of a 15-year-old girl who was persecuted by her own father for becoming a Christian.

 

These links are to articles posted at Compass Direct News

Latest Persecution News – 18 January 2012


Burma’s Christian Civilians Attacked During Christmas

This article covers the latest persecution news from Myanmar/Burma.

 

Death Toll Climbs in Islamist Attacks in Nigeria’s Northeast

More on the situation in Nigeria is covered in this article.

 

These links are to articles posted at Compass Direct News

Compass Direct News’ Top 10 Stories of 2011


This article covers the top 10 stories of 2011 as reported by Compass Direct News

http://www.compassdirect.org/english/country/nigeria/article_1336202.html

These links are to articles posted at Compass Direct News

USA: New York City – Church School Ban


The following link is to an article concerning the banning of church congregations using school buildings for meeting places, even when the buildings are not being used and when the church meeting there has been paying rent for using the building. Leaders of some of these churches have been arrested following protests over the move.

For more, read:

http://online.worldmag.com/2012/01/12/new-york-pastors-and-lay-people-arrested-for-praying-in-protest/