Roundup: Wayside Chapel, persecution of Christians, the power of prayer and evangelism resources.
A new book, Stories from the Wayside, combines photography with Graham Long’s weekly email stories to celebrate the Wayside Chapel, the people who work within its walls and the visitors for whom the Wayside is a welcome support system.
To withhold criticism from certain communities or religions is, in Collini’s word, a form of condescension towards them. It denies these groups the ability to engage in constructive dialogue, and to fortify their own values.
The president of Clubs Australia, Peter Newell, will launch a broadside attack on ”nanny state” poker machine reforms today, warning of club closures and job losses if the scheme proceeds.
The Anglican Communion’s Evangelism and Church Growth Initiative’s core organising body has collected 90 evangelism resources sorted into the broad biblical and evocative categories of ‘Jerusalem’, ‘Judea and Samaria’ and ‘the ends of the earth’.
Furious about an unkind comment? Angry about a social snub? Say a prayer.
The persecution of Christians in various parts of the world has become so widespread and reached such an intensity that it needs to become a major foreign policy issue for Western governments.