India: Evangelical Fellowship of India - September 2007 Newsletter

General es 10/09/07
Promoting Human Rights and the Freedom of Conscience
September 10, 2007
Editorial TeamRev. Richard Howell
Arpana Mukha
Deepak Narula

Monthly Magazine of EFI

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

Where India doesn't shineCorruption is the only factor keeping India, possessing rich natural and human resources, poor. It is a major destabilising factor. There is no dearth of money for the poor but the state's inability to deal with the corrupt is a big roadblock...

HIV positive people can have access to State schemesGetting access to medical treatment and benefits of various Government schemes remained the biggest challenge for the HIV positive people, who also suffered discrimination and isolation in their own place of living...

Notify Prohibition of Child Marriage Act: SCThe Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and States to make the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 operational within six weeks...

Activity-based learning for children with disabilitiesThe Activity-Based Learning (ABL) method introduced by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) at the primary school level can help children with disabilities...

Fighting for the worlds childrenDiseases which hardly occur in rich countries take a terrible toll in the developing world, robbing nations of adults who can contribute to economies, care for the infirm and elderly, and assume vital leadership positions...

Drive to empower tribal women on cardsTo empower tribal women across the state, Campaign for Right to Education in Jharkhand (CREJ) has identified 1,000 villages...

Identify child trafficking-prone districtsThe convention on child trafficking held here recently under the aegis of The Salem Don Bosco Anbu Illam Social Service Society has urged the Government to identify child trafficking-prone districts in Tamil Nadu...

Make safe workplace for HIV/AIDS victims'Recognising the threat of HIV/AIDS to the labour force, five major trade unions in the country have signed a joint statement of commitment to make the workplace safe....

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Editorial

Pentecost: The Barrier BreakerWe can't witness of Christ in our own power and according to our plans. As we participate in God's mission, the Spirit propels us across all barriers...

Main Story

EMPOWER THE PRIVILEGEDThe demand for gender advancement and representation is actually a hunt for posts rather than empowerment...

Persecution

House Church attacked in Bhilai, Durg district, ChhattsgarhThe Chhattisgarh Bible Fellowship House Church in Risali, Bhilai (Durg district) in the state of Chhattisgarh was targeted by Hindu fundamentalists on August 26th 2007...

Christian Life

Is Someone Praying for You In Hell?If a person in Hell has the memory and retains the knowledge of people in his or her life that are breaking God's laws, and prays they do not end up in the flames, but cannot reach them with prayer, this would be a double Hell to that person...

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