Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

In recent weeks news reports have covered the renewed hostilities in Gaza, an area that has been a tinderbox for many years. Israel seized the Gaza Strip from Egypt during the Six-Day War also called June War or Third Arab-Israeli War, brief war that took place June 5–10, 1967, and was the third of the… Read More Signs of the times – “Gaza – once more a flashpoint”

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The Sydney schools lifting their NAPLAN results

While declining or flatlining NAPLAN results have become a cause for concern, one tiny school in Sydney’s west has bucked the trend to improve its scores dramatically in both literacy and numeracy. The latest NAPLAN results showed the proportion of students meeting national minimum standards in all domains has flatlined or declined for most year groups, and… Read More The Sydney schools lifting their NAPLAN results

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Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

The current administration in Washington has from the start been extremely vocal in its support for the State of Israel. The Vice President, Mike Pence, has even acknowledged that Israel’s position in the modern world is a fulfilment of Bible prophecy. For example, in his address last January to Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, the Vice… Read More Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

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Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is held every year on January 27, chosen because on that day in 1945 the Nazis’ largest concentration and death camp, Auschwitz–Birkenau, was liberated by the Red Army. This year, around that date, there were a number of articles in the press commenting on the ongoing problem of anti-Semitism today, most… Read More Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

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A Time for Generosity — Typhoon Damrey Crisis Relief

Vietnam has been hit with a devastating typhoon, which has resulted in a swath of destruction affecting scores of brothers and sisters. The Category 2 cyclone created substantial damage, tearing apart the homes of believers who were in the storm’s path. “The water was rising so fast that it was coming in the doors of… Read More A Time for Generosity — Typhoon Damrey Crisis Relief

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Christadelphian Meal a Day Fund not conditional on race, religion or creed

The Western African country Sierra Leone has much to deal with. Abject poverty, natural disasters, plague and violence, but the people’s capacity to survive and thrive is amazing. When brothers Bob Fox, Mike Green and Gordon Dawes visited Kroo Bay in 2010, they were met with an awful sight. This slum area is at the… Read More Christadelphian Meal a Day Fund not conditional on race, religion or creed

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Facts about the Truth in the Czech Republic

– preaching in the Czech Republic was only possible following the collapse of communism and the Velvet Revolution‘ in the then Czechoslovakia in 1989. The first CBM trip was in 1992;  – there is only one brother and seven sisters in the country; with four members in the capital city of Prague, and the the rest in isolation; – three long-weekend visits are made each… Read More Facts about the Truth in the Czech Republic

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Stormy wind

News bulletins over the past few weeks seem to have been dominated by natural disasters reminding us of the phenomenal power of nature, with the North American continent particularly badly affected. 2017 has been officially declared British Columbia’s worst wildfire season since records began in 1950. Between April 1 and mid-August, 894,491 hectares were burned.… Read More Stormy wind

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