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June 2019
News > Persecution

Global rugby stars under siege

Polynesian Christian rugby players have spoken out against the draconian manner in which Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been treated over an Instagram post. Mr Folau – an international player with 73 caps – looks set to be kicked out of the sport by Australia’s rugby authorities after posting an Instagram image which…

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June 2004
Fiji

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File – Fiji

 Fiji Fact File An island group in the South Pacific Ocean, of about 7,000 square miles. Fiji comprises 2 larger mountainous islands (Viti Levu and Vanua Levu) of volcanic origin, as well as 104 smaller inhabited islands and over 200 uninhabited islands.     Climate:Tropical.   Population:About 900,000.   Ethnic groups:Fijians 51%; Indians 44%;…

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Missionary Spotlight-Recovering the gospel in Fiji

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June 2004
Fiji

Missionary Spotlight-Recovering the gospel in Fiji

Indigenous Fijians have professed Christianity for over 100 years, the gospel having first arrived through Methodist missionaries. But today the Methodist Church in Fiji has departed from its theological moorings and the biblical gospel. In the late 1970s a Baptist church was started in Lautoka, Fiji, with the aim of fresh evangelistic outreach to…

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Missionary Spotlight-Fiji’s gospel heritage

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June 2004
Fiji

Missionary Spotlight-Fiji’s gospel heritage

The Pacific islanders are well known as seafarers. With their huge canoes they have criss-crossed the Pacific Ocean, travelling from one island kingdom to another. As far back as the sixteenth century, Tongans traded with the Lau group of islands to the east of the Fijian group. This trading led to inter-marriage and a dynastic…

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Missionary Spotlight – Fiji update

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November 2000
Fiji

Missionary Spotlight – Fiji update

During the last two months the homes of ethnic Indians in Fiji have been stoned, looted and burned by thugs. Families have had to flee into the bush at night for their own safety. There is little law and order here.   All this could lead to a civil war if things are not…

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