Christians Tricked

A Christian counsellor in the UK could lose his license to operate after being tricked by a homosexual journalist who pretended he was a Christian wanting to stop being homosexual.

For story: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/christian.counsellor.faces.being.struck.off.after.trying.to.help.change.homosexual/27372.htm

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Christians Sued

In the UK, Christian guesthouse owners lost their case after being sued for refusing to allow a homosexual couple to stay in one of their double rooms. The couple refused all those that were unmarried to use their double rooms. They must pay 3,600 pounds in damages.

For story: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/judge.rules.against.christian.guesthouse.owners.who.refused.civil.partners/27378.htm

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Media Fair?

The Middle East Forum has run an article headed: ”Is the Media ‘fair and balanced’ on Christian persecution?” for article: http://www.meforum.org/2824/media-on-christian-persecution

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Ken Wyatt InReach

Hasluck MP Ken Wyatt has launched a Coffee Shop InReach Programme. It is designed to allow people in his electorate to express their views and raise concerns with him over coffee in local cafes between 10-11am.

  • Feb 1: Colony Coffee House, Shop 4, 53 The Crescent, Midland.
  • March 9: Southern River R&J Café, Southern River Shopping Centre, Shop 18, 1 Broadwalk Blvd
  • April 4: Friendship Café, Centrepoint Shopping Centre, 13/307 Gt Eastern Highway, Midland.

For more contact him on 9359 0322 or ken.wyatt.mp@aph.gov.au

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ACL Prayer for Marriage

The Australian Christian Lobby reports on Jan 27, 2011 that leaders in the marriage and family movement have called for 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting for marriage and family to be held Feb 1 to Feb 21, 2011. For more: http://australianchristianlobby.org.au/2011/01/21-days-of-prayer-and-fasting-for-marriage-called/

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CDP Prayer Breakfast

The Christian Democratic Party is holding a prayer breakfast on 16 Feb, 2011, 7.30am at 64 Canning Hwy, Victoria Park. For more 1300 305 237.

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OpenDoors Tour

OpenDoors Australia is doing a Tasmanian tour Feb 26March 6 to present ‘the dangerous book’. The film is the true story of a young soldier who pays a high price for his new-found faith. It will be held at the Punchbowl Christian Centre, Launceston, 7.30pm Sat 26 Feb and at the Reformed Church, 53 Frederick St, Launceston, March 1. It will also be shown in Ulverstone, Devonport, Smithton, Burnie, Kingston, Hobart and Huntingfield. For dates and details see: http://www.opendoors.org.au/page/113/film-series-the-dangerous-book

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Shockwave

On March 4-6, 2011 Opendoors is organising ShockWave, Pray for the Persecuted for youth to put 1 Corinthians 12: 26 into action. Organisers request that people pray for the persecuted during their Sunday services or youth clubs. For info on how to register, to pray, to organise an event or donate one dollar see: http://www.opendoorsyouth.org.au/ Or: http://www.odshockwave.org/

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40 Days for Life

From March 9-April 17 (Lent) 2011, 40 Days for Life will be held for the first time in Western Australia. 40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life campaign with a vision to mobilise Christians to pray and fast for an end to abortion in Australia, recognising that we have an obligation to bring the Kingdom of God into this and every sphere of our society. Look out for the Feb catalogue from Koorong for more info or for the Perth campaign and ways to get involved visit: www.justicemandate.org

On the international campaign: www.40daysforlife.com

For video on what it’s about and how to get involved from director Brad Taylor: http://ezekiel.tv/System/Media/play.asp?id=30216&key=xppcaqqydzue25ym1i9u

Action: the organisers of the 40 days for Life are asking people to sign up to be part of a vigil. To sign up for a time to be part of the vigil, which gives a public protest against abortion, sign here: http://vigilcalendar.com/perthwa/login/login_page

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Curriculum Revisionism

The national history curriculum deliberately underestimates the significance of Christianity while overestimating any meaningful contribution that Islam may have made, says Professor Augusto Zimmerman, Associate Dean [ Research], School of Law, Murdoch University. For his article: http://steveblizard.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/historical-revisionism-in-the-national-curriculum/

For more from Prof Zimmerman about Australia’s religious foundations: http://www.law.murdoch.edu.au/walta/articles/vol_1_2010/WAJ_Vol1_2010_Augusto_Zimmermann%20-%20God,%20Locke%20and%20Montesquieu.pdf

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