Evangelical Fellowship of India News, February 2008

General February 8, 2008
Promoting Human Rights and the Freedom of Conscience
February 6, 2008
Editorial Team
Rev. Richard Howell
Arpana Mukha
Deepak Narula


Evangelical Fellowship of India (established 1951) is a charter member of World Evangelical Alliance an accredited NGO with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

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The Church is called to a mind transformational mission. We should all proclaim the gospel and also demonstrate the gospel by being a holy nation and the salt, light and leaven of the world.
News at a Glance


City housemaids ride wave of change
What makes her different from the army of daily commuters in the city is the fact that Santoshi works as a maid-servant. Unlike other women in her profession who take a bus or walk to work, she prefers to use a moped...

Orissa tribals up in arms against government
Anger is growing among the tribal people in Orissa against the state government's indifference towards their problems and sufferings...

Dowry case: Husband chops wife's hair
In an outrageous act of domestic violence, a man starved his wife by keeping her locked in a room for two days and chopped off her hair. Luckily, Paramjit Kaur managed to escape from her inlaws' captivity and reach her parents house to narrate the horror...

75,000 beggars in city, only 11 homes
The Delhi government has thrown up its hands in despair in its bid to check rising number of beggars in the city before the 2010 Commonwealth Games...

Dowry case: Husband chops wife's hair
In an outrageous act of domestic violence, a man starved his wife by keeping her locked in a room for two days and chopped off her hair. Luckily, Paramjit Kaur managed to escape from her inlaws' captivity and reach her parents house to narrate the horror...

50 NGOs sacked in mega Naco clean-up
The National AIDS Control Organization (Naco) has discontinued almost 450 of its intervention programmes and sacked 350 non-government organizations (NGOs) as part of a massive clean-up and crackdown on non-performing partners in Indias battle against ...

2 divorces for every 5 knots in Mumbai
For every five weddings registered in Mumbai and Thane since 2002, family courts have received two applications for divorce...

Second-line HIV drugs launched
The much-talked about second-line therapy for HIV/AIDS patients who have become resistant to the first-line of anti-retroviral therapy was rolled out at the JJ hospital...

Change in 'save girl child' campaign?
While Punjab struggles to save its girl child and the country deals with the ever-increasing population, a 21-year-old from the city has been sending messages to fellow Sikhs, asking them to bear more children to "save the community."...

Church delivers electoral Ten Commandments
Issuing the electoral equivalent of the Ten Commandments, the Garo Baptist Convention asked voters to select candidates with integrity and moral character in the March 3 Assembly elections...

Kerala stays on top in primary, upper primary education
Kerala continues to be top achiever in the composite primary and upper primary education, followed by Puducherry, Delhi and Tamil Nadu...

India loses four tiny lives every minute
India loses 5,753 children below five years every day four a minute. That contributes to 21 per cent of total deaths in the world, said a UN report on children...

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Editorial

So closely linked is the idea of the indwelling God with its ethical effect of holy living that John can say' he who abides in love abides in God and God abides in Him'.Because Jesus was holy, and without sin, this can become our character as we abide ...

Main Story

Roads hold the key to access to education, healthcare, water, markets and jobs. In many rural areas, people die simply because there are no navigable roads to a healthcare centre. Children, especially the girl child, often cannot go to school ...

Persecution

A mob of about 100 Hindutva activists attacked Pastor Ratnam Babu from the Kristu Aseenudu Prardhana Mandiram on January 15 in Mahalakshmi Nagar, Jagannadhapuram, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

Christian Life

"People ask me, "What is the purpose of life?" And I respond: In a nutshell, life is preparation for eternity. We were made to last forever, and God wants us to be with Him in Heaven.

The New Testament does not say anything about one believer having authority over another. We have plenty of authority over things, even over spirits, but never over other Christians...

Communities

daily relationship with God in prayer, helps us not to confuse our will with His will. Any person in public life who thinks he can go it alone is tragically mistaken....

How big is your God? Do you fear (honor,respect, and well...have a healthy fear) of God? Do you listen when he says not to drink alcohol?...

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