Graeme Codrington, “Why the entire world economy is about to change.” Another post, from August 5. Interesting statistical comparison. Thought 1: China is going big into Africa–why isn’t it making an equally big splash into other places? Thought 2: The center of Christianity now is Africa. What are the possible future scenarios when China and [...]
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“Afghanistan has been called the worst place to be a child,” leads off this article about a woman who was a former refugee and is now creating safe places for Afghani orphanages. The dismal statistics: 1 in 5 will die before their 5th birthday, more than 600,000 sleep on the streets, and 2 million are [...]
Could it happen by 2035, given current growth patterns?
Western Asia includes the region from Turkey-Syria-Israel east as far as Iraq. With Iran, we begin Southern Asia. Potential Regional Trend-Changing Flashpoints to watch for 1. The peace in Iraq, which is tenuous. The nation is now ruled—shakily—by a Shi’a government. Whether this peace will hold is uncertain. 2. The situation with Israel and Palestine [...]
Meghan Clyne, writing for NPR, has a good analysis up with regard to the Chinese Crackdown, in which she writes: The "thaw" in China’s treatment of Christians was nothing more than a savvy and sophisticated new twist on its longstanding assault on religious freedom. While scaling back on bloody crackdowns that stir international condemnation, China [...]
Love to see children get excited about Jesus? Want to help them grow an interest in missions and Asian culture? The Caravan now has 16 characters to help kids learn truths from the Bible while exploring Asian culture. Check out the free new stories, coloring sheets, games, activities, and fun facts at: http://www.caravanfriends.org/ [...]
[lang_en]An Overview of Buddhist-influenced countries (by Justin Long and Liz Adleta). A daughter of Hinduism and deeply colored by it, Buddhism is a worldwide missionary faith within fluence over a billion people. Bud- dhists follow the teachings of Gautama, the Buddha, the Enlightened One. Its basic premises are: (1) life is suffering as a result [...]