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The Story of Edith Burns

Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio, Texas. She was the patient of a doctor by the name of Will Phillips. Dr. Phillips was a gentle doctor who saw patients as people. His favorite patient was Edith Burns. One morning he went to his office with a heavy heart and it was be

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Yet Another Split, In The Presbyterian Church of Pakistan. By Bishop T. Nasir

In 1993 The United Presbyterian Church of Pakistan affiliated with The Presbyterian Church U. S. A, commonly known as “Mission Group” and the Lahore Church Council, another Presbyterian Church, commonly known as L. C. C. formed a new church body by the name of “The Presbyterian Chu

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Murder of Rachel “A case of Beauty and the Beast” by Asher Bhatti

My sister Rachel was burned by her husband at her marital home in Karachi in the February of this year. Her death by fire has alarmed many concerned of freedom and understanding in society. The Pakistan government is certainly making efforts to prevent violence against women and suppression of their

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Road Jesus trudged: Sacrifice endures, faith abounds, Submitted by John Dayal

The following was published in the Indian Express chain of newspapers on 17th April 2006

I am a convert. Not in the sense that the newly enacted Freedom of Religion Bill in Rajasthan would perhaps like, for I was born to Christian parents, and they in turn to parents in the Faith. But as someone

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Who are Jehovah Witnesses? By Danny Haszard

Reference to PCP news item dated April 20, 2006 subject to “Uzbek official blames two Christian groups of illegal missionary” I wish to express that Watchtower is big money, being one of the top 40 New York City Corporations making nearly one billion dollars a year. That is just from one

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“Visakhi” By Gurmanjot Kaur Bains

Chal Ni Premieye! Visakhi Chaleye!!
Boor peya amban nu, gulaab hasseya,
Baggan utte rang phereya bahar ne,
Beriyaan lefiaan tahniyaan de bhar ne,
Pungrian Vallan, velan rukhin chadiyaan,
Phull hethon phallan ne peroyian larrian,
Sayin di nigah jagg te suwalli e,
Chal ni Premiye! Visakhi Chall

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“Easter Day’ By Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector

Acts.10: 34-43; Psalm 118:1-2,14-24; 1 Cor.15:1-11; Mark. 16:1-8
When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. They

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Christian Can Be a Christian or a Liberal, But He Cannot Be Both. By Doug Giles

Can a Christian be a liberal? Short answer: no. There is no way a Christian can buy into neo-liberal ideology and be faithful to the bigger-than-Dallas teachings of the scripture and expect to continue enjoying his hard-won religious liberties.
For the "Christian" to lean politically to the left m

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“Living Under The Cross” A Meditation for Good Friday by Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine

“If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23

To take up the cross means to identify with Christ, sharing in his rejection, shame, suffering, and death. When I have visited Sudan to visit and worship w

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Suppression of the press in Bangladesh. By Dr. Stephen Gill

Writers in Bangladesh have been threatened, imprisoned, attacked and killed for using their pens. Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury is the latest link in that episode. On November 29 of 2003, he was arrested at the Zia International Airport in Dhaka on his way to address a symposium of the Hebrew

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Sermon on “ Palm Sunday” by Rev. Canon Patrick P Augustine, Rector, at Christ Episcopal Church, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 15:1-47
When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, ‘Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find tied there

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Father Archilles “ Archie D’Souza” The priest who did not go gentle into the good night. By Mahim Maher

In the early 1950s there was one place in the city where Hindus, Christians and Muslims would bump into each other for one purpose. This place was the D` Souza family wine shop in Saddar where a young Archie D`Souza first experienced the way the people of these three faiths interacted. Small wonder

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Muslims demand respect - but not for Christians. By Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, published in Daily Telegraph on March 26, 2006.

The Prince of Wales enjoys a high reputation in the Muslim world, higher than he has in this country. This is because he has taken Islam seriously and attempted to engage with the various civilisations associated with it. His speech in Cairo last week accepting the honorary doctorate conferred on hi

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Take off the Mask. Submitted by Stephen Bahadur

You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you: “These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain, their teachings are but rules taught by men.”(NIV) Matthew 15:7-9
The Greek word that is translated hypocrite is "hupokrites,

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`Islamic Republic of India´(Islami Jamhoria Hind) By Aftab Alam Advocate

All the narcissism the Bharat has been bragging thereon has mostly been Indian Muslims heritage. Right from their legendary drummer, namely, Allah Rakha Khan to the architect of her missile program, Abdul Kalam Khan, including the overwhelming number of the most celebrated Poets, Writers, Historians



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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

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.

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