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Micah Challenge Launches 'Women to Women', a New Global Network to Strengthen Women in Church

Dec 7, 2012

At the very same moment that the General Synod voted to reject women bishops, dozens of women joined MPs in the House of Commons to launch a new network to empower women. The Church of England voted just after 6pm, while in the same city a new world network called Woman to Woman launched.

Biblical Holiness Re-Examined by Christian Leaders on 'The Jesus Agenda'

Dec 7, 2012

A new 9-week DVD resource for the global Church aims to re-examine and explore what holiness in the Bible really means. The Jesus Agenda argues that holiness is central to our communal behavior as well as our relationship with God and is far bigger than the issue of morality.

New Video Urges Millions of Christians to End Poverty Agony for 1.4 Billion

Nov 27, 2012

A trio of Christian ministries have launched a video resource to inspire the world's Christians to help end the agony of 1.4 billion people suffering extreme poverty. The International Director of Micah Challenge, Rev Joel Edwards fronts 'The Jesus Agenda' which aims to make the worldwide Church awa

The International Institute for Religious Freedom Appoints Godfrey Yogarajah as New Chair

Oct 25, 2012

Between two side events on Pakistan and on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Coun-cil in Geneva, the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) announced Godfrey Yogarajah from Sri Lanka as the new Chair of its board of supervisors.

Micah Challenge: Christian Campaigners Help Hundreds of Indian Families in Medical Camps

Oct 22, 2012

Christians in India have helped hundreds of children and adults by setting up weekend medical camps, as part of a campaign of advocacy. Around 300 people including Bengalis, gypsies, Moslems and local Punjabis flocked to two medical camps in Dwarka near Delhi with doctors giving up their annual leav

MC: S. African Christians Post Photos to Facebook, Speak up Against Unnecessary Deaths of Mothers and Children

Oct 15, 2012

Thousands of Christians in South Africa are posting their photo to Facebook for a 'picture petition' campaign against the unnecessary deaths of mothers and children. Christians will email or Facebook their photo as part of a six-week 'promising Life', campaign against unfairness in the health system

IIRF: Secret Service Agent Is New Main Witness for the Prosecution of Murderers in Turkey

Oct 15, 2012

After six successive days this year, the lawsuit against the murderers of three Christians in Malataya, Turkey in 2007, entered a new phase, as IIRF observers of the trial and the national evangelical alliance in Turkey stated.

EXPOSED 2013: Historic Launch of Global Christian Response to Corruption

Oct 12, 2012

The launch of EXPOSED - Shining a Light on Corruption, is an historic event as it marks the first time in history that leading Christian agencies and organizations have united to take a stand against corruption, one of the major factors contributing to global poverty.

Holy Hands? - Joel Edwards Calls the Church to Participate in a Global Campaign Against Corruption.

Oct 5, 2012

In a recent lecture on human dignity, the Archbishop of Canterbury made it clear that in his opinion the world at large is not waiting with bated breath to hear what the Church has to say about morality. So why should anyone be expected to take Christians seriously when they launch a global campaig

Micah Challenge Appoints Marnix Niemeijer as New Chairman of Their International Board

Sep 7, 2012

Micah Challenge, a Christian movement which is aiming to take millions out of extreme poverty, has a new Chairperson. Marnix Niemeijer this month takes the reins of the Micah Challenge International Board as the campaign to halve world poverty is stepped up. Marnix is currently the Managing Directo