You always take a risk with the weather at the New Wine summer conference. About 10,000 of us gather for a week of worship and teaching on a borrowed agricultural showground, most of us sleeping under canvas and at the mercy of the elements...
‘In 2004, hearing about the Make Poverty History campaign to end overseas debt, I phoned up Classic Coaches and said I wanted to book 1,000 seats for Edinburgh on 2 July. There was a long silence, then, “You’d better come and meet our Managing Director!” ‘I did so, and 20 coaches were promised – from […]
‘I was the child of a diplomat and was sitting on the balcony at the rear of the Embassy when I saw a car accelerating towards the rear gate, smash through and stop inches away from the steps. ‘The guards ran towards the car when the driver – who appeared to be a young […]
As the world’s eyes are on the clampdown on democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, Release International is calling for freedom for Christians in the whole of China. Tough new restrictions have led to the closure of thousands of churches and forbid many... The post Radio Report – China Petition appeared first on Release International.
The murder of a pastor in Mindanao has fuelled fears that Christians are becoming political targets – in what bishops describe as ‘one of the most trying times in our history’. Pastor Ernesto Estrella, who led the United Church of Christ in... The post Pastor killed in Philippines amid surge in violent attacks appeared first […]
Growing tensions in Hong Kong are drawing the world’s attention to the calls for freedom from Chinese citizens and the attempts of the Chinese government to exercise ever tighter control. Release International is petitioning China to repeal tough new laws that are... The post China petition on Premier Radio appeared first on Release International.
As tensions mount in Hong Kong, Release International is calling on China to grant freedom of religion to Christians who face increasing persecution on the mainland. But handing in a petition to the London Embassy is proving quite a challenge. ‘The scenes... The post CHINA CRISIS – RELEASE INT. PETITION CALLS FOR REPEAL OF TOUGH […]