The Christmas Truce - 100 Years Ago
On Christmas Eve 1914, a spontaneous cease-fire was observed across the whole of the Western Front. The Christmas Truce of the First World War, a singular event unprecedented in the history of warfare, initially received widespread media coverage in the New York Times of 31 December 1914, followed by British newspapers, such as the Mirror, The Illustrated London News, and the Times, which printed front page photographs of British and German troops mingling and singing Christmas carols.
Prayer and Praise Update December 2014
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THE FAILURE OF ATHEISM and THE TRIUMPH OF FAITH IN RUSSIA
Atheism was the official doctrine of the Soviet Union. Throughout the history of the Soviet Union, Communist authorities vigorously enforced the ideology of Marxism/Leninism and violently persecuted Christianity.
The Gulag Archipelago
Over 49,000 churches were destroyed and over 66 million people died in the massacres, man-made famines and in the over 1,800 communist concentration camps which Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn described as the Gulag Archipelago.
Prayer and Praise Update 4 November 2014
Victory Over TV Porn!
Yesterday (Monday, 3 November 2014), in the Western Cape High Court, Mr Justice Bozalek, struck down the licence granted by ICASA in April 2013 to On Digital Media (formerly Top TV) permitting them to broadcast 3 pornographic TV channels.
The Justice Alliance of South Africa (JASA) and its 2 co-applicants, Cause for Justice and Doctors for Life (DFL), were awarded their costs against both ICASA and ODM.
The effect of the judgment is that broadcasting of the porn channels must cease forthwith as from today.
ODM could still appeal the decision, so please continue to pray.
The Christian Action Network presented submissions at both ICASA hearings on Top TV’s licence (the first time ICASA refused to grant Top TV a licence, the second time they renegaded and granted them the licence, prompting JASA, Doctors for Life and others to launch this case in the High Court).
Thank you for praying!
“Then Jesus told His disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.” Luke 18:1
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