After twenty years of conflict, the US withdrawal from Afghanistan has brought the curtain down on Nato’s military mission there. BBC News reported: “Under a deal with the militant group, the US and its Nato allies agreed to withdraw all troops in return for a commitment by the Taliban not to allow al-Qaeda or any… Read More Signs of the Times – Afghanistan: a defeat for the West?
The landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south-central Asia that got in the news every day for twenty years, got special attention when America decided to leave that region of a continuous endless war. For millennia great armies have attempted to subdue Afghanistan, officially Islamic State of Afghanistan. Its significant mineral resources remain largely… Read More Afghanistan 2020-21 report – 9/11 – 20 Years on – A land in shambles
From today’s reading: “4 I thank my God always concerning you, for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus; 5 that in everything ye were enriched in him, in all utterance and all knowledge;” (1Co 1:4-5 ASV) Like the apostle Paul who often thought of his brethren and sisters in the… Read More These days of August thinking of our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan
Deze dagen zijn wij zeer verontrust met wat er met al die inwoners van Afghanistan die de geallieerden hebben geholpen met vertalingen en communicatie net als met de bezorging van voedsel en andere middelen die de geallieerden nodig hadden. Onze gedachten en gebeden zijn met die arme mensen die nu in een wanhopige situatie lijken… Read More Gedachten en gebeden bij de Afghaanse burgers
Excerpt from The Sign of his Coming by Sid Levett and Geoff Henstock) “On November 29, 1947 the United Nations General Assembly met to vote on the partitioning of Palestine as recommended in the UNSCOP [United Nations Special Committee on Palestine] majority report. Jews in Palestine and Bible students throughout the world held their breath… Read More Israel a nation again + The Sign of his Coming