The Statistic

22nd July, 2016
Percentage of the world's total land area which falls under land protection laws: 15 per cent
Source: World Bank


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22nd July, 2016
ACCEPTED: The Republican nomination for US President, by Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
CALLED: For a 48 hour ceasefire in Syria, by the UN, so humanitarian aid can be provided to people who may be starving in besieged parts of Aleppo and other areas.


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TIM, of persecuted church support and advocacy organisation Open Doors Australia, looks a what a new law being introduced in Russia will mean for Christians there...

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Mal Fletcher 006Writing from London, MAL FLETCHER says the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, will face a huge task in steering the UK's exit from the European Union as well as the usual pressing "social, economic and political challenges that

They Said It

"This measure is in no way against democracy, the law and freedoms. On the contrary it aims to protecty and strengthen them."
- Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking after declaring a three month state of emergency following a failed coup (as quoted by SMH on 21st July, 2016)


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This Week on the Web

12 July, 2016
Wondering how your church can capitalise on the Pokemon Go trend? Look no further. The Wardrobe Door blog (love the name!) has a list of eight ways for your church to make the most of the "cultural phenomenon". See the list here...

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The Word Explained

18th July, 2016
To bend the knee, to humble oneself, in worship.


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For June-July, 2016, we're reading Kenneth Bae's biography, Not Forgotten: The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea (written with Mark Tabb, Thomas Nelson, 2016). To buy the book, follow this link - Not Forgotten: The True Story of My Imprisonment in North Korea.

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