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North Korean Christians Required to Bow to Kim Statue

Christians are required to bow to Kim Il-Sung every April.

North Korean Christians Required to Bow to Kim Statue

Christians are required to bow to Kim Il-Sung every April.

Worship Classes Move Online

Hosted by Pastor William McDowell, the classes are being presented by prominent pastors, worship leaders and authors, including Darlene Zschech from Australia.

ACC Revises its Statement of Faith

Australia’s largest Pentecostal movement is revising its Statement of Faith.

National

Christian Democratic Party Founder Fred Nile Announces Retirement

Rev Nile will remain active in the Party as Immediate Past President.

Qantas and the TWU in Court Battle

The Federal Court case was brought by the TWU and renowned waterfront dispute lawyer Josh Bornstein.

Driver in Oatlands Crash Jailed for 28 Years

Three siblings and their cousin – aged between nine and 13 – died in the crash in Sydney’s west in February 2020.

AstraZeneca Vaccine Not Recommended for Under 50’s

There have been rare cases of blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca dose in younger people. 

Victoria Restarts Hotel Quarantine Program

Only staff who have had at least their first vaccination will be allowed to work in the hotels.

International

The Duke of Edinburgh Has Died at the Age of 99

The Duke of Edinburgh passed away just over three weeks since he was discharged from hospital.

Joe Biden Aims to Curb Gun Violence With Executive Orders

The US President has labelled gun violence “an international embarrassment”.

Possible Link Found Between COVID Vaccine and Rare Blood Clots

A review by the drug regulator shows 79 people in the UK suffered blood clots after being given the AstraZeneca shot.

Pope Francis Visits Iraq

The Pope’s trip marks the first ever papal visit to Iraq.  

The Queen Delivers Commonwealth Day Speech

Queen Elizabeth acknowledged the efforts of frontline workers in her annual Commonwealth Day speech.

Faith

North Korean Christians Required to Bow to Kim Statue

Christians are required to bow to Kim Il-Sung every April.

Worship Classes Move Online

Hosted by Pastor William McDowell, the classes are being presented by prominent pastors, worship leaders and authors, including Darlene Zschech from Australia.

ACC Revises its Statement of Faith

Australia’s largest Pentecostal movement is revising its Statement of Faith.

Spotlight on Prison Ministry Throughout April

April has been designated as ‘Second Chance’ month by the world’s largest evangelical prison ministry.

Funding Granted for New Religion Syllabus in England

The new curriculum will include other non-religious world views such as ‘humanism’.

Sport

Sydney Continues Unbeaten Streak in AFL

Lance Franklin kicked his 950th career goal in his return from injury.

Barty to Begin Miami Title Defence Campaign

After receiving a first-round bye, Ash Barty will play Kristina Kučová in the round of 64.

AFL Tribunal Bans Dangerfield for Three Matches

The AFL Tribunal graded Patrick Dangerfield’s high bump against Adelaide’s Jake Kelly as a “severe” act of rough conduct.

Knights Star to Reach NRL Milestone

Newcastle halfback Mitchell Pearce will become the 42nd footballer to play 300 NRL games.

Aussie Golfer Breaks Drought on PGA Tour

Matt Jones has won his first PGA Tour title since 2014, with a decisive victory in the Honda Classic.

20Twenty

Preparing for Retirement

Christians never really retire. Financial expert Alex Cook says we should be asking is how do we have a purposeful retirement, which requires planning financially.

Redefining Success According to Jesus

Dr Omar Djoeandy believes we are setting ourselves up for disappointment by always craving for more if we get our definition of success wrong.

When a Family Member is Struggling with Addiction

Addiction doesn’t just affect one person, but the whole family. Joanne Hobbs of Teen Challenge QLD says there’s hope when you treat the underlying issues, not just the addiction.

Dubbo Aboriginal Evangelism Event

Neil spoke to evangelist Bill Newman and Aboriginal leader Isaac Gordon ahead of their planned April evangelism event for Dubbo, NSW.

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North Korean Christians Required to Bow to Kim Statue

Christians are required to bow to Kim Il-Sung every April.

Worship Classes Move Online

Hosted by Pastor William McDowell, the classes are being presented by prominent pastors, worship leaders and authors, including Darlene Zschech from Australia.

ACC Revises its Statement of Faith

Australia’s largest Pentecostal movement is revising its Statement of Faith.

Spotlight on Prison Ministry Throughout April

April has been designated as ‘Second Chance’ month by the world’s largest evangelical prison ministry.

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