A one-page advertisement in The Christian Century magazine, signed by more than 100 United Methodists, has called on U.S. President George Bush to "repent" of certain domestic and foreign policies, including the use of violence in dealing with Iraq.
"We felt that the best step would be to call brother George to repent"
April 24, 2003 Joretta Purdue, Washington, United Methodist News Service
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OTHER \ Feb 12, 20034295A war with Iraq "has every potentiality of setting back missions 1,000 years," according to popular American preacher Tony Campolo. The charismatic and controversial evangelical author and social activist was speaking at Vancouver's Missions Fest January 31. The following is an excerpt from a key portion of his address.
Canadian Christianity, Feb 12, 2003
OTHER \ Jan 13, 20037779Last month, A Muslim extremist attacked Jibla Baptist Hospital - trying to rid Yemen of country's most prominent Christian ministry. Two days after the hospital was handed over by the Southern Baptist International Mission Board to the Muslim government of Yemen.
In mid-December, the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society -- was approached by hospital workers and others about taking over the facility
Kathy Gariety, the hospital's purchasing agent for 10 years who was killed by the incident, wrote an email few weeks ago: "I am embarrassed by the IMB, when so many others can see the positive side of keeping the hospital as a Christian beacon...."
By Greg Warner, Associated Baptist Press, Jan 9, 2003
OTHER \ Oct 20, 20023944"Holy Land: Christians in Peril," by French filmmaker Pierre Rehov features increasing persecution of Christian Arabs at hands of Muslims
WorldNetDaily, Oct 18, 2002
OTHER \ Oct 20, 20024168At the meeting's convention hall, booths featuring pro-Israeli and anti-Palestinian literature nearly outnumbered those selling devotional books and music.
The group still found room for two Mormons -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Ernest Istook (R-Okla.) -- among the more than 15 members of Congress to address the coalition. All were Republicans.
By Robert Marus, The Associated Baptist Press, Oct 18, 2002
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OTHER \ Oct 16, 20024081Former U.S president Jimmy Carter is winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee selected the 39th president of the United States for his "vital contribution" to the historic Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt and his continuing efforts to resolve conflicts around the world and promote human rights.
by Associated Baptist Press, October 16, 2002
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