Here are a handful of news-bites included in the April issue of en. Please use these articles to spur your prayers, personally or in regular prayer meetings, as we pray for our country and issues we are all facing, along with persecuted Christians worldwide.
Bibles kept (UK) – After it emerged that Aberystwyth Student’s Union planned to vote on removing Bibles from student’s rooms, the university issued a statement in February stating they had no plans to remove the Bibles.
Church: the future (UK) – ‘The future of religion in Britain is to be found in Islam and the black majority churches’, said a professor of population studies in late February.
USA: extremist? – A legal advocacy group, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), in February labelled potential presidential candidate Ben Carson an ‘extremist’ because of his support of biblical marriage, which the group calls ‘anti-LGBT’.
Nigeria: kidnapped – 70-year-old Phyllis Sortor, a long-serving Free Methodist missionary active in education, health services and clean-water development, was kidnapped on 24 February.