"The Religious Liberty Commission of World Evangelical Alliance identifies global trends to alert people to the ongoing struggles faced daily by believers worldwide," states Rev. Johan Candelin, Executive Director of the commission. "Christmas is a time to meditate on the mystery of God and His gif
Moreover, it is interesting to know that you have been renowned player of hockey. We genuinely expect that you shall also show sportsman spirit in the game of politics.
Dear Sir I am writing this note to draw your attention to the killings of innocent Christians living in Pakistan. This is not th
Why the Virgin Birth? - The answer is very simple to the twice-born people of "spirit", who are capable of "perceiving" and "intuition" based upon logical reasoning. At the same time it is well beyond the apprehension of the once-born people of "flesh", who are capable of "seeing" only and they b
The recent success of the MMA in the elections has nothing to do with Christians at all. Their gains were made on the opposition to the war in Afghanistan and the presence of foreign troops in Pakistan. No country in the world, certainly not the United States, would allow foreign troops into their c
I see her
in the festive rush
that is tiring
which people have no time to send
but they do.
I see her
in the sounds of Joy
to the World
and Jingle Bells
cranked out of loudspeakers
in malls and street corners.
she is missing
from the victims of wars
which seem to be ro
they have grown in strength
in the gloom of violence.
If nights were replaced by days
just by thinking,
the corners of darkness
would have been lit by now.
Eaters of stale crumbs
in the mornings
should have been welcomed
by the appetizing smells
of fresh and warm foods.
The hours of suffe
The aspect the surprised me most about Rowan at the time, and now the media at large, is his receptiveness to less-than-orthodox ideas and attitudes. Even if someone of his position does have unusual opinions (and I suspect that's a rarity) you would expect them to keep it a bit hush-hush. Rowan app
The Church leadership, eager to join the "main stream" of Pakistan Political System and to get equal status with the Muslim majority. Our identity as Pakistani Christian was finished and we became "None Muslim Pakistanis". What happened after becoming "None Muslim Pakistanis" the politicized church
Peter starts off by stating: This passage teaches us the life of four young men who maintain their faith and witness the truth in their terrible situation. To under stand this passage better I want to explain you the background:
You know the Israel people were the chosen Nation of God to revel
Hitherto, when reflecting upon the schism of the Christian community, this sorrowful reality is often contemplated with the company of bitter tears and melancholy. It seems all a paradoxical truth that in the consumption of theological faith that the risen Christ had -in intellectual and spiritual e
When we study the history of the Christian representation is the National (Legislative) Assembly of Pakistan; we find out that Christians were given 4 seats in the Pakistan Legislative Assembly in 1947, when the house was of 48 seats. This means that Christians had 8.3% representation in the Nationa
The good news of Jesus was and is to be shared, preached, spread to all Judea and Samaria (Acts 8:1-25), From African (Acts 8:26-40), From Asia "Saul of Tarsus" (Acts 9:1-31) Peter in Western Palestine, From Europe "cornelius of Italy (Acts 10:1-48) and The Judean Church mission was to the Gentiles
How caste operates theologically 'non-caste' cultures?<br>By Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmed, Moderator Asia peace.
What we also know is that despite having theologies, which are not caste-dependent South Asian Islam, Christianity and Sikhism also practice caste in different ways. The general rule is that the superior caste or biradari does not give its daughter to inferior biradaris but is usually willing to tak
Let journey back in time between 1446 and 1406 B.C. and visit the writer of the Book of Genesis which will be Moses (author of the Pentateuch/The Torah first five (5) books of the Holy Bible). Keep this thought in mind "ALL MANKIND IS PRECIOUS."
Genesis 25:1 "Then again Abraham took a wife, and
Tolerance has become more valued in the present situation that is going almost beyond control in some countries, particularly in the region of South Asia, for religious and ethnic reasons. Their formation of an unholy marriage between science and fanaticism is digging a grave for the quest for harmo
But it is unfortunate that some negative elements that were against the creation of Pakistan at the first place did not keep silent even after the creation of Pakistan. As and when they got a chance, they tried to unstable Pakistan. Sometimes, they objected that the creation of Pakistan at the loss
Jesus has many disciples in both nations who are paying a great price for their faith in Him.
Christians take many efforts to live by facing perils, persecutions, and tribulations. Moreover they are even rejected from social and legal justice. Christians are not respected as the citizen in their
Hundreds of Sikh religious places were destroyed with countless commercial and residential properties owned by Sikhs. It has been a general belief that Congress cadres were behind this mayhem. This is true but there were other fascist and communal forces also which actively participated in this mass
Pakistani Information Minister Nisar Memon condemned the attack, saying those who carried it out were enemies of Pakistan. He also extended the assurance that Pakistan's cooperation with the world community in the war against terrorism would continue. In subsequent statements, the police and even Ge
Islamic Terrorism - 7 Things That You Need To Know & What You Need To Do.<br>By Pastor Jim Croft. USA
7 Things the Islamic experts won't tell you!
1) About Islam's worldview - The Muslims of Islamic states, and many within the USA, have the tradition of a worldview that divides humanity into two opposing halves. Dar al-Islam, The House of Islam, is the zone where Islam rules. The other side is
By Their Fruits You Shall Know Them. The Dissimilarities Between Islam And Christianity.<br>By Jim Croft. USA
The purpose of this article is to unveil the reality that these assertions are gross distortions of the truth. This will be demonstrated by examining the dissimilarities between the respective fruit that has been produced by the two religions. Jesus said that objective observations of the fruit wi
All those people and countries who face hunger will do anything to feed themselves -- they may beg, borrow or steal. This state of affairs will give rise to formation of terrorist groups, to armament and proliferation of nuclear weapons. To advise such nations to refrain from buying nuclear technolo
Not only Christians and their institutions but also Westerns and Muslim Mosques are under attack here. The anti-US elements put in the same lot every body who sides with the international coalition against terrorism. This is the cost we are paying as a nation for fighting against international terro
On 13th December 2001, Indian played a drama of so-called "terrorist attack" on its parliament and moved its armed forces on Western borders of Pakistan. Pakistan had to take up defensive position on international borders thus paving way for "terrorists" to infiltrate in to Pakistan from Afghanistan
This unrest is universal because the castle of modern education is built on the ground of nationalism, open to the wild winds of competition in every direction that adversely affect human relationships with neighbours, with other provinces and with other countries. Present day education prepares stu
Call to the Abrahamic community of faith to work together for peace and reconciliation. By Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, USA
In 1940, the whole world watched Britain during the Second World War. Could they stand up to the dark forces of violence and intolerance of Hitler then at her throat? In 2002, the world watches Pakistan. Can Pakistan stand up to the dark forces of violence and intolerance that threaten to subvert
Whatever they came to know about Khanewal and Shanti Nagar was vague. The time when the office came to know something positive was at seven in the evening when a person from Shanti Nagar was able to rush to a factory outside the village to request the Commission of Justice and Peace for help.
Shanti Nagar, momemt to moment on First Terror Episode against Christians.<br>Dr. Stephen Gill. Canada.
The attacks on Shanti Nagar, Khanewal and on the surrounding areas on the 5th and the 6th of February of 1997 were the direct consequences of these blasphemy laws and the separate electorate system. The destruction that was caused in Shanti Nagar by these wrong laws reminds one the destruction cause
Like most of you, I also read the horrific and sickening news of attacks on Pakistani Christians by some coward terrorists, who had chosen Christian schools and hospitals as their targets in Pakistan. They obviously didn't have the courage to face the pangs of real Jihad in Afghanistan, and therefor
However, the demand for the stronger laws in favour of 95% population of Muslims was there from the beginning of the formation of Pakistan. This process began soon after the death of Jinnah in 1948, and was speeded up by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who nationalized Christian schools, colleges and hospitals
"Denationalization of Christian educational institutions in Pakistan"<br>By Professor Salamat Akhtar
Mr. A Bhutto a leader of the first group adopted a genocidal policy towards the Christians of Pakistan. He butchered the Christians in Rawalpindi near Punjab house on Aug 30,1972, captured by force hundreds of Christian school and colleges, confiscated church property worth billions and got registe
Since January, when National Reconstruction Bureau chief Tanvir Naqvi announced an increase in the number of seats for the assemblies and the seats for technocrats and women and other rules for elections, including the graduation condition, the nation was eagerly waiting for the proposed amendment
Perhaps in no place is that More apparent than in Pakistan where the majority of Muslims do recognize the need to protect Christians and other religious minorities from discriminatory Laws. But the government is paralyzed by fear of what it has identified as far-right extremists. A small illustratio
The following reasons cause the unrealistic portrayal of Islam. Firstly, the western world backed by the zionist lobby, spearheaded by the western media, has triggered off a propaganda campaign against Islam. This lobby, though ready to accept Islam as a traditional religion, does not want to see it
Parties who have been supporting the government by hook and crook over the past 3 years have openly distanced ! themselves from the government. Parties such as PAT who were seen as strong allies of Musharaf have seem to be more critical of the government than the official opposition. Dr Qadri speci
Participation in this election means to Jeopardize the struggle for the right to self-determination and to be the integral part of the Legal and constitutional structure of the Indian Union. Although some senior leaders time after time have contested the election and remained the members of the Kash
I don't know about all of us, but I've painfully asked myself if a war may be right in some circumstances, particularly after 11 September, and to a lesser degree, now, in the aftermath of so many attacks in India and Pakistan. Most of us see only a side of these issues. People in sympathy with the
An open Letter to US president by Bishop Nasir - A NATION, REPEATEDLY "BACKSTABBED"!<br>Moderator/Bishop, Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (Retd) Timotheus Nasir
At the time of our independence, the "cold war" had already started. The United States of America and the Soviet Union offered "friendship" to both Pakistan and India. The Government of Pakistan opted for The United States and India for Soviet Union. We joined you in "Baghdad Pact" latter CENTO and
This unrest is universal because the castle of modern education is built on the ground of nationalism, open to the wild winds of competition in every direction that adversely affect human relationships with neighbors, with other provinces and with other countries. Present day education prepares stud
"HIPOCRACY" YOU REVAIL! (Pakistan, India boarder tension)<br>By Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Timotheus Nasir
Went through tight security, opened fire "out side" parliament building, kill Six guards or security personals and a gardner and get killed. They also planted a "bomb" that was detonated by Indian "experts". The explosion was so great that it did not even "shake" a vehicle parked near the explosion.
REPORT ON RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN KASHMIR <br>By Carmen Miranda, Coordinator,Council of Advocates international, <br>Toronto. Canada.
In response, The Council of Advocates International formed a committee, which investigated and prepared this report. Council secretary general Hamid Bashani expressed his deep concern over the situation and said" the government of India and Pakistan is constitutionally obligated to ensure the safety
A question worth asking is that are these alliances a new era in how elections will be fought or are they merely attempts by individual parties to increase their individual rankings. Well beginning with the ARD, it evolved from an anti-Nawaz alliance (PAI) to a pro-Nawaz alliance in its present stat
The critics of these Electoral Reforms and especially the talented and sane groups of the Christians term these reforms as discriminatory. They are of the view that only Joint Electorates can never deliver the good to the Christians because in spite of this spirit of nationalism the Christians are f
The "Fanatic Molves" kept on telling people about their ideas of KUFAR and jihad. They also told them that they should not eat and drink with Christians. Adding Insult to the injury their Leader President Zia-ul-Haq and his Majlis-e-shurah passed the Blasphemy law and made the amendments in the Cons
Sometimes a child has to work in twelve hours in a day and six days in a week. They earn a very little amount of money, which is approximately $1.25 in a day. Many children do not have medical facilities and they have to work even in poor health. Many children are compelled to work in brick kiln. Ap
Arafat is losing the propaganda war in the United States. Americans aren't buying the "freedom fighter" bit anymore. Folks are beginning to wonder how the territories can be "occupied territories" and "areas under Palestinian control" simultaneously.
A lot of Americans are wondering why when the
An inquiry was conducted by Sahiwal Police and in few days time the "murder" of the Bishop was branded "suicide" and the case was closed for good. The mystery of the death of Bishop John Joseph stands unresolved even after Four years. The Catholic Church has accepted that the Bishop "gave his life"
Who really killed Daniel?<br>The US is ignoring evidence of links with Pakistan's secret service - Tariq Ali
In recent months, the jihadis have scored three big hits: the kidnapping and brutal murder of the Wall Street Journal reporter, Daniel Pearl; the assassination of the interior minister's brother; and the bombing of a church in the heart of Islamabad's tightly protected diplomatic enclave. There have
Bush is the director of the Living Stones Center, which he founded in 1998. It is associated with the United Bible Societies and serves the students of Bir Zeit University and the surrounding villages.
However, Bush and his wife Karen felt that for the safety of their family they should leave th
Many eminent authors and historians from the Subcontinent as well as the West have described Jinnah as an avowedly secular leader, pointing more often than not to his 1 year in office as the Governor General of Pakistan. The opponents of this view however point out Jinnah's fervent advocacy of the T
I just would like to ask how many British, American and Israelites have died for their nation, like one person put bomb on his body and entered in some building and blown that building which was on their target, I think no one.
But on the other hand Muslim are doing whatever they want because the
They proved their prejudice, hatred, revenge, loyalty, faithfulness, and great attachment with religion.
Jihadi forces want to let down America, Christianity and Jews. According to Islam all the people who don't accept Muhammad as last prophet of Allah (God), they all are infidel. Teaching of Isl
The Baku oil field at the beginning of the 20th century was the largest in the world, and it remained the largest Soviet field until the 1940s. The presence of oil was known since the 8th century, and by the 15th century oil for lamps was obtained from surface wells. Modern commercial exploitation b
On February 27, 1976, President Richard Nixon met with Mao Tse-tung in the Forbidden City. Chairman Mao's health had deteriorated since their first meeting in 1972. He was a shell of the man he had been, but was still sharp mentally. A massive stroke had robbed him of his ability to put his thoughts
Since the September 11 terrorist assaults in USA and her war against terrorism India's malafide campaign against Pakistan boosted and they tried to grab every opportunity to defame and snub Pakistan. But nothing seemed to be successful as response to the International war against terrorism was wisel
Terrorism can also be defined a premeditated, systematic and calculated plan or organized crime with aim to hurt people causing them injuries and deaths. The deaths and injuries are not the primary objects of terrorism.
It is beyond the death and injuries. The very basic aim of terrorism is to c
On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.