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morepraxis » Pulse means that there is a sign of life

Posted 20 days ago

Bradon in a suit gaining approval from NSW/ACT UCA to invest in young people in new, creative ways of being church! “Pulse means that there is a sign … [Link]

morepraxis » Same-sex marriage: What does the Bible really have to say?

Posted 9 weeks ago

Robyn doing her theological bit for the discussion…. As Australia faces a postal survey on same-sex marriage, we are seeing a steady stream of articles arguing the Yes or … [Link]

morepraxis » About Face – New Dates

Posted 12 weeks ago

Jan ’18Jan320 Jan ’18Jan320 If you were lamenting not getting your application in for About Face this year…. you have a second chance! New applications open Monday. See the offical … [Link]

morepraxis » Explaining Declining Christianity in Australia

Posted 4 months ago

Here is a well written analysis of the census results. Of particular interest is that the results demonstrate the decline is from groups actively turning away from Christianity not a … [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 20 - 26

Posted 4 months ago

Umm al-Khair Pictured here: This week, CPT visited the village of Umm al-Khair and stayed over for the night. Umm al-Khair is a village situated in the South Hebron Hills, about a 15-minute drive from the town of Yatta. Umm al-Khair is under imminent threat of demolition by the Israeli Military. (June 22, 2017) Drones + Regavim= DemolitionPictured here: On ... [Link]

morepraxis » The Youthful Spirit of Pentecost

Posted 4 months ago

An article from Matthew Julius in Crosslight The Youthful Spirit of Pentecost Having recently celebrated Pentecost, the coming of the Spirit and the beginnings of the church, it is … [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN: Take ownership of your home

Posted 4 months ago

CPTnet 26 June 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: Take ownership of your home By: Daan Savert On 15 May 2017, we as delegates of the CPT Iraqi Kurdistan spring delegation visited Basta, one of the 63 villages that dot the high mountain area of the Pishdar region of Iraqi Kurdistan. Kak Bapir, the village leader, and his family welcomed us warmly. “The ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017

Posted 4 months ago

Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017Last week, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Lesbos and caused damages to a village and many buildings on the island. The CPT team on Lesbos is safe. However, the tremor cracked a wall of one of the meeting places for the refugee and local communities that CPT's partners worked hard to ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19

Posted 4 months ago

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19 Daily Detainment Pictured here: Israeli soldiers detain a young Palestinian man for several minutes at Bab el-Baladyeh. This week CPT recorded 2 detainments, 1 of a sixteen-year-old child who was detained for an hour and a half. CPT also recorded the arrests of two adults, one only 18 years old. ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos

Posted 4 months ago

CPTnet 20 June 2017 GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos. by: Aaron Kaufmann, CPT Europe regional project coordinator I do not know how the town of Moria got its name. Perhaps it has a specific meaning in Greek, a language in which I lack any skill. Perhaps it was ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » CPT Position Opening: COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Posted 4 months ago

CPT Position Opening:COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Christian Peacemaker Teams seeks a full-time, talented, creative and detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to facilitate amplifying the voices of our partners and articulating the organization’s mission, vision and values through the framework of undoing oppressions. The position involves working closely with field teams to strategize and coordinate CPT’s story-telling vehicles and mechanisms in ways that engage world-wide ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017

Posted 4 months ago

Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017 On 12 June, the world commemorates the World Day Against Child Labour.* The focus of this international observance is to raise awareness and strengthen efforts to prevent child labour. According to the data of the International Labour Organization, more than 168 million of children around the world are forced into work that "deprives them ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 5 - 12

Posted 4 months ago

A week of occupation in photos: June 6 - June 12View this email in your browser "Resist with Prayer" Pictured here: The 15th day of Ramadan marked the lunar anniversary of the 1994 massacre in Al-Ibrahimi Mosque, in which 29 Palestinians were killed by a Jewish settler while they were praying inside. On this 24th anniversary, our local partner, Dismantle ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life

Posted 4 months ago

CPTnet 12 June 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life by Weldon Nisly Springs flowed with the water of life for the village of Kormor. For generations springs supplied abundant water to sustain Kormor's people, plants, and animals in this arid land of the Kirkuk region of Iraqi Kurdistan. No more. All of Kormor's springs have dried up. ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY. Spirited Reflection: Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights.

Posted 4 months ago

CPTnet 9 June 2017 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY. Spirited Reflection: Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights.by Esther Townshend But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 30 - June 5

Posted 4 months ago

Secret Search Pictured here: An Israeli soldier stands guard as other members of his patrol take a young Palestinian man around the corner to be searched out of sight of foreign monitors. The man was stopped, ID checked, and body searched as he was walking through the tunnels of the Old City. The Israeli military conducts these patrols several times ... [Link]

morepraxis » Canvas of My Life

Posted 4 months ago

Love this short film on life balance, passion and being a father. Long before Hollywood got ahold of Jason Momoa and turned him into a savage warlord and our latest … [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers. 7 June 2017

Posted 4 months ago

Prayers for Peacemakers. 7 June 2017More and more people are becoming aware of the consequences of the industrialization of our world. The pollution of the air, soil and water resources has increased notably because of the so called development. Extremely dry seasons, prolonged cold winters, numerous floods and landslides are just some examples of the impact of the massive industrial ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN NEWSLETTER: Spring 2017- Border Bombing, Oil Issues and more!!

Posted 5 months ago

Iraqi Kurdistan We wish all of our Muslim teammates, CPTers, Supporters and friends a happy Ramadan. Border BombingAfter the peace agreement broke between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in 2015, Turkey has regularly bombed villages in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. The Turkish state claims they are only targeting the PKK. However, Christian Peacemaker Teams-Iraqi Kurdistan (CPT-IK) ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for peacemakers. 3 June 2017

Posted 5 months ago

Prayers for peacemakers. 3 June 2017 "Ramadan Kareem" to our Muslim CPT members, partners and friends who together with the multitude of Muslim communities around the world join in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan. Those who observe Ramadan abstain from food, drink and other physical needs from dawn until sunset. However, the essence of Ramadan is much deeper ... [Link]