Showing posts from August, 2007
This was a very moving article I just read from Christianity Today and wanted to share. May we remember our persecuted brothers and sisters around the world.

Faith Perfected Recent martyrdoms sadden us but cannot make us despair. A Christianity Today editorial | posted 7/12/2007 08:53AM
Turkey has become more and more hostile to its tiny Christian minority. Though the nation is 99 percent Muslim, the government and media look at any activities of Christians with great suspicion. Last year, according to Compass Direct News, an Italian Catholic priest was shot to death while kneeling in his church in the Black Sea port of Trabzon. And in January, an ethnic Armenian Christian journalist was murdered in Istanbul.Related articles and links

Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.On Wednesday morning, April 18, German missionary Tilmann Geske, a 46-year-old father of…
Washington Projects album release date.

According to their website, The Washington Projects' sophomore album is scheduled for an online release of October 9th 2007. They had to pull out of a distribution deal due to various reasons but they still intend to release the album online for all the fans. They are in the process of seeking out a new deal to get their new album pushed nationwide, so keep them in your prayers.
They will also embark on the "Dare to Share" tour in November.
Donnie McClurkin in Kenya!

Donnie McClurkin at NPC

Donnie McClurkin held a show at NPC, Karen on 8th August 2007. Other performances included Kanjii Mbugua (of Milele) and Pete Odera. South African female jazz artist Judith Ssepuma also performed two songs.

Lionel Peterson of "Jabulani Africa" fame also came all the way from South Africa and performed one of his hits. The pastor for the evening was Pastor Eliud with the event ending just before midnight.

Family Media and Hope FM were spnsors for the night and tickets sold for ksh1000 and ksh2000 for VIP.

See pictures of the event here
Pictures of the South Korean hostages.

May we continue to put them in our prayers.

South Korean hostages; two freed.

Hello, as you may know two of the South Korean Christian hostages in Afghanistan were released a few days ago on a rural Afghan road located south of Kabul.

Please all continue to pray for the rest of the captives that God's will may be done in the situation and that our trust as Christians are in Him.

Also pray for all those involved in the negotiations with the Taliban.

UPDATE: According to the Al-Jazeera website the two women who were released spent the night in a "safe place."

- The San Jose Mercury News reports that while there has been some discussion on the phone with the South Koren government and the Taliban, there are no new face to face talks planned.

- The Korea Times is reporting that the negotiation focused on ransom and the Taliban is requesting ten million dollars to free all the hostages.