Author: Hassan John

Philippians 1:1-11  Very Dear Friends
Devotional

Philippians 1:1-11  Very Dear Friends

The account of Paul’s first visit to Philippi is found in Acts 16.  Despite the violent beginning described there, the Philippian church had taken root and flourished.  Paul was only able to go back there once or perhaps twice more (Acts 20:2; 2 Cor.2:13), but the Philippian church provided him […]

Christian leaders meet Nigeria Senate to demand an end to persecution
West & Central Africa

Christian leaders meet Nigeria Senate to demand an end to persecution

Christians leaders have condemned repression, discrimination and persecution of Christians by Nigerian institutions in the Islamist states of northern Nigeria. In a meeting with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki on 12 July Professor Charles Adeyinka Adisa represented the  Christian Association of Nigeria and read out a list of discriminatory practices, […]

Coptic Church denies arming youths against Islamic State
Middle East and North Africa

Coptic Church denies arming youths against Islamic State

  The Egyptian Coptic church has denied allegations that it will give military training to its youths and scouts to fight radical Islamic jihadists following recent terror attacks on St Mark Church in Alexandria, St George Church in Tanta, St Peter and St Paul Churches in Cairo. Al-Dostor, a local Arabic publication in Egypt, reported (20 June), that […]