Much of our communal activity involves listening to someone reading, teaching, or praying. There is one activity in which everyone participates and to which everyone can contribute, namely, singing. So as the number of Farsi-speaking brothers and sisters increase, there is greater interest in using hymns in Farsi. Translating hymns is extremely difficult. Many of… Read More UK Persian Preaching News: Farsi translations of hymns from the green Christadelphian hymn book
Amanda Jones brings us good but also bad news. In her ecclesia there are 14 Iranian Asylum Seekers, who have been regularly coming to their meetings and classes. Problem now is that they had hoped to be in a free democratic Christian country, i.e. a land where the love of Christ would be on the… Read More UK Persian Preaching News for February 2020
We think it worth highlighting a documentary film sent in by Martin Evans entitled “Iranian Christadelphians”. The film is 40mins and covers what is happening at Liverpool, Sale, Rochdale and Derby ecclesiae (and is similar to things happening in many others in the UK). The story of Iranians in Britain is complex, driven by its… Read More Documentary: Iranian Christadelphians
Tensions between the USA and Iran escalated towards the end of 2019, culminating early this month with the killing in Iraq of Iran’s second most powerful figure, General Qasem Soleimani, in an American airstrike. President Trump justified his decision to act in this way by claiming that “Soleimani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on… Read More Signs of the Times – “A Middle East assassination”
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Our Persian brethren received tragic news the past few days. On Wednesday 2020 January 8, tensions between the US and Iran “contributed” to the downing of flight PS 752 on its way from Tehran to Kiev. The semi-official state outlet Fars News Agency reported that after being informed of the error in the country’s air… Read More Concerning talking about prophecy when tragedy is at the doorstep
In recent years Iran has gradually extended its influence across the Middle East – both directly and through proxies – and its unremitting hostility to the State of Israel is a source of deep concern in that country. Recent press reports, such as the following comments from The Guardian, have highlighted Tehran’s determination to have… Read More Signs of the times – “The Iranian corridor”
Op de pagina Begrijpend Zingen komen de psalmen 56-59 aan de orde. Het is de moeite waard in deze overdenking wat dieper in te gaan op Psalm 59. David bevindt zich in grote moeilijkheden, zelfs fysiek gevaar, want hij bidt: “Red mij van mijn vijanden, o mijn God; beveilig mij voor hen die tegen mij… Read More Begrijpend Zingen – Psalmen 56-59 Red mij van mijn vijanden, o mijn God
An Iranian Christian woman, called Parisa who was part of an underground church in Iran, which became infiltrated, had her husband collapsed under the pressure, returned to Islam and divorced her- and got the religious Police onto her. She fled with her young child to Belgium where she lives with a relative. Christadelphian brethren were… Read More Iranian Christian woman waiting for the Belgian asylum commission
The news headlines previous weeks have been dominated by the widely expected decision by US President Donald Trump to end the Iran nuclear deal, which he described as “defective at its core”. He has declared that the US will reimpose harsh sanctions against Tehran, adding, “Any nation that helps Iran in its quest for nuclear… Read More Signs of the times – End of the Iran nuclear deal?
July 18: Iran has been blamed for a terrorist attack on an Israeli tourist coach in Bulgaria that killed up to seven people at Burgas airport on Wednesday. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, said Tehran was behind the attack near the popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach and warned of retaliatory measures targeting… Read More This Week’s Developments in Weekly World Watch 15-21 July
Op 10 mei 2012 stelden de SGP-jongeren en het Wetenschappelijk Instituut voor de SGP in hun gezamenlijke publicatie ‘Toekomst voor Israël. Zicht op het conflict tussen Palestijnen en Joden’ dat ereen oplossing voor het Palestijns-Israëlisch conflict alleen dichterbij komt wanneer de Palestijnse leiders eerst bewijzen dat ze serieus vrede met Israël willen. Nu spreken ze… Read More Hersenspoeling en voortdurende intimidatie
Howard Conklin Baskerville ging in 1907 naar de stad Tabriz in Iran en zou volgens een Iraanse dichter en filmmaker daar wel eens het aards paradijs ontdekt kunnen hebben. Vandaag is het in het Iran van de Islamitische Republiek alles behalve een paradijs en leven er velen in twee werelden: de private in de huiselijke… Read More Tabriz in Iran een aards paradijs