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July 2018
News > International

Persecution: Pakistan – Christian teen murdered

A young Christian woman, 17, who worked as a maid for a Muslim family in Pakistan, was murdered on 6 May 2018, ‘for not cleaning the house properly’. Kainat Masih came from a poor Christian family in Gujranwala, Punjab. Her father, Salamat, went to the house where she worked to meet her on the…

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May 2018
News > Society

London — killer capital

Britain’s capital has been awash in recent months with reports of violent deaths. It has now outstripped New York as a place of violent homicide. Ten years ago, this writer’s first article for Evangelical Times (September 2008) was a reflection on the terrible knife crimes that rocked London in 2008. At the time, I…

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May 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution: Sudan – Sudanese pastor murdered

Masked attackers in Western Sudan murdered a church pastor in Darfur, along with his wife and two daughters in March. According to reports from Barnabas Fund, the attackers broke into his house early in the morning, gathered the family in the living room and asked Pastor Stephen to explain why he had not responded…

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July 2017
News > International

International – Egypt

Egyptian Christians have been slaughtered by Islamists as they travelled to a monastery in May 2017, at the start of the Islamic fast of Ramadan. The ambush killed 29 and injured 22. Men were taken off the buses, their identity cards checked to see they were Christians and then told to recite the Islamic…

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October 1999
Articles > World Mission > Americas > South America > Colombia

Missionary Spotlight – The Jaws of Hell

Before the World Soccer Cup in June 1994, the Colombian team captain was interviewed. ‘Our objective when we go down to the field for a match is to give our people a moment of happiness’, he said. The fleeting exhilaration of such a moment was obliterated. Only two weeks into the Cup, a stunned…

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September 1999
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

A Generation without Fear

When you kill others and then kill yourself it is plain you have no fear of God. The idea that all accountability can be avoided by suicide reveals there is no knowledge of a holy and just God who can cast both body and soul into hell (Matthew 10:28). The two teenagers in Colorado…

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August 1997
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Euthanasia – hospital humanism

Euthanasia is one of the most critical issues ever to face Western society. This can be seen as a logical consequence of the acceptance of evolution as truth and, therefore, the rejection of God's authority in the Bible. With belief in evolution, the absolutes of God's Word are lost and hence right and wrong…

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