Tag: Easter

Easter prayer call after Indonesian church bombing

Originally published in Christian Today Christians are being called to pray for their fellow believers living in persecution hotspots after last Sunday’s bomb attack on an Indonesian cathedral.  The blast in Makassar injured 20 worshippers as they were leaving a Palm Sunday service held at the start of Holy Week.  […]

‘YouVersion’ reports: Bible reading 54% higher over Holy week this year

Bible sales also rising amidst virus crisis By Michael Gryboski — Originally published in The Christian Post Although large numbers of churches did not hold in-person services for Holy Week due to coronavirus shutdowns, Bible reading greatly increased compared to last year, according to YouVersion App. YouVersion reported this week […]

Easter devotion and call to pray for Mozambique in face of jihadist threat — Elizabeth Kendal

By Elizabeth Kendal — Originally published in Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin. EASTER DEVOTION: Justice and salvation will reach ends of the earth ‘Behold,’ declares the LORD, idols are useless; they cannot speak or guide you in the right direction. Likewise idolaters, have no answers: “Behold, they are all a delusion […]

DSTV, TBN collaborate on pop-up Easter channel

Neziswa Kanju explains the dilemma for South African Christians over Easter — and a constructive response that involved government, DSTV and TBN Africa. On March 23 President Cyril Ramaphosa instituted a national lockdown which effectively restricted citizen’s movements and gathering except for essential services. There was a national call to […]