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Reaching Refugees in Berlin Germany

Germany (MNN) — For many readers, the refugee crisis is nothing new. However, for some refugees, things are only just getting started.

Matt Morrison of e3 Partners said that even now, some refugees are just arriving in camps around the world. That’s why the team of an upcoming e3 Partners trip to Berlin is going to work with new arrivals.

“The German government does not allow them to take jobs or work yet. They’re not allowed to necessarily really integrate into society, and they obviously don’t have a lot of money,” said Morrison. He describes the camps as “a kind of purgatory” as men, women, and children wander the city waiting to hear if the government can legally consider them refugees.

Morrison said living for someone living with constant uncertainty, it means a lot for another person to simply sit and listen to them.

“They’re kind of honored when someone wants to actually hear their story; when someone actually does care enough,” said Morrison. “They enjoy just someone being there to kind of help them pass the time while they anxiously wait to find out if they’re going to get to stay or not.”

The e3 Partners team will work with the refugees for just over a week, but Morrison said that’s plenty of time to make a difference to the refugees and team members alike. “I can tell you, spiritually, it’s like drinking through a fire hose. It’s a lot to take in,” Morrison said. “There are things I saw and things I heard and stories I heard that I could not shake for a while. I was not myself when I came back, but I can honestly say that it gave me a much more honest perspective of who these people are and what they’ve been through.”

As intimidating as the situation may seem, Morrison said the clash of cultures presents a unique opportunity. “God has taken the snowglobe of cultures and just kind of shaken it,” he explained. “They’re flooding out of regions where it’s traditionally been very difficult to reach them, and now they’re in the open environment of Europe and even the United States.

“What it’s allowing us to do is to minister to these people who otherwise it would be very difficult or even impossible to touch.”

If you want to join a trip, we can connect you. “You may not feel like you have a lot to offer these people but you will be amazed what God will do with just your presence there and your faithfulness to His call.”

Even if you don’t decide to go, the team needs your prayer so the refugees will be open to hearing God’s truth. “The only true answer to the problems of our world, no matter what they are, is Jesus,” said Morrison. “He’s the one who makes all things new. He’s the one who came to defeat death. And He’s the one who will return again one day.”

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If All We Know About Islam Is…

    • We are bombarded almost daily with news of barbaric acts of terrorism.
    • But if all we know about Islam is what we see on the news, we are missing an incredible story:
    • The greatest turning of Muslims to Christ in history is happening NOW.
    • Everywhere Islam exists people are being drawn to Jesus Christ.
    • This is happening in direct correlation to increased movements of prayer.
    • Join Prayercast on a journey across the Muslim world during the month of Ramadan*. Each week we will focus on a different region, loving and lifting up representative nations in prayer.
* Ramadan: One of the months of the Muslim calendar, coinciding with 27 May-25 June this year. During this month Muslims around the world intentionally seek Allah through prayer and fasting, both among Islam’s five pillars, the most important requirements of their faith. Abstaining from earthly pleasures, Muslims seek the cleansing of their souls from sin.

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Kenya food shortage puts millions at risk

Kenya (MNN) — The food crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa is difficult to grasp. The underlying issues are many, complicated, and require more than a quick fix. But as we consider both short and long-term solutions to the problem, there is no doubt the situation demands a response of compassion.

Earlier this year, the UN brought attention to the growing crisis, estimating that around 20 million people across Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Nigeria were at serious risk of famine. But drought has taken a toll in parts of Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya, as well.

We spoke with Silas Irungu, Africa Communications Specialist from Compassion International. He says, “Because the rains have not shown up in some places for a number of years, there has been massive crop failure, they’ve had deaths of livestock, and as a result, massive malnutrition, especially in Somalia.”

And while the number of people in danger fluctuates with the weather patterns, there is one thing that remains the same. Women and children are the most vulnerable in this situation, and the hardest hit. As for groups of people, the farming and pastoral communities are struggling to survive. But really, Irungu says, the drought impacts everyone.

“Indirectly, you could say the entire population has been affected because on the front end, food prices have really increased and in some places it’s hard to find some commodities. It’s been difficult for families to use whatever income they have to feed themselves and they have had to look for substitutes or reduce their portions.”

Northern Kenya

Irungu, speaking from Kenya, shared the particular struggle in the northern part of the country.

“In Kenya, we’ve already heard that about four million people have been affected, and about 1.2 million of them are children who are facing starvation.”

To complicate matters, he says the hardest hit area in Kenya is near the Somali border where many people have been displaced over the border into Kenya.

“We’ve had cases of inter-communal conflict as a result of the drought,” Irungu says.

Government assistance

Scarcity of food has caused prices to increase drastically across the board.

“To give you perspective,” Irungu says, “over the last one year, a two kilogram packet of food — of maize meal — was going for 50 shillings. Now it is retailing at 150 shillings.”

The government is trying to dampen the strain of food prices. Earlier this year, they declared the drought a national disaster, meaning “that the government had to look for ways and means of feeding the 20,000 Kenyans who were displaced by drought in the northern part of the country.”

The first response included several hundreds of thousands of bags of grain from the Strategic Grain Reserve. However, Irungu says shortages still exist because many of the bags contained bad grain. The government is hoping to bring in maize soon.

In addition, the UN and other relief agencies have been called upon for help. But some of the hardest hit areas are also rural and difficult to reach by road.

Weather patterns

In some areas there has been minor relief from the drought.

“In the last couple of weeks, we have experienced rain in different parts of the country. In the Kenyan highlands where it is the breadbasket of the country, we’ve had episodes of rain and it’s been good relief for the farmers because now they can plant and hope for a harvest in the next couple of months.”

And while forecasts say there will be more rain to come, some of the driest areas will receive little.

Sponsorship network means timely response

While the drought has not directly affected Compassion’s Kenya program at this time, recent flooding in other parts of the country have. The ministry is working to respond through the sponsorship program. They are equipped to deal with disasters like this in a couple of ways.

First, they provide relief through child sponsorship. As they’ve seen in Uganda, the sponsorship program allows them to respond quickly and distribute aid to children and their families.

Secondly, because Compassion works closely with the local church to impact communities, they are able to assess the needs of each particular community and work on long-term solutions. For instance, they are looking for ways to improve local farming techniques to respond to severe weather patterns. And in some areas, they’ve installed watering holes for local livestock, sink bowls in the churches for anyone in need of clean drinking water, and water tanks. They’ve also taught water harvesting and food storage techniques.

Hope in the darkness

It is partnership like this through good times and bad that bring about total transformation — not just physically, but also spiritually.

Irungu says, yes, much of that happens through the curriculum at school and an environment that encourages fellowship and discipleship is based on the Gospel. But also, “In times like this when situations are dire, especially in these communities that have experienced drought or have faced displacement as a result of an inter-communal conflict, I think it’s a really good time to show the love of Jesus Christ. And how the Church has really responded in those places is being able to reach to the most vulnerable.”

There are several ways to support this ministry if you want to pray, give, or go.

Pray: Please pray for these communities where drought and conflict has impacted the people. Ask God to protect the most vulnerable — the women and children. Please pray for the leaders. Irungu says they have the capacity to make decisions that affect people, so pray they will be wise as they fight instability.

Give: Irungu asks you to consider sponsoring a child. He says, “By sponsoring a child, there are several ways you are impacting that child. One, that child gets an education. That child can get nutritional supplements when they come to the projects. And most importantly, that child is surrounded by people who love and care for them.”

You can also donate to specific projects here.

Go: “If you are able to, why don’t you visit the child that you sponsor?” Irungu asks. He says you might have something unique to bring to their community, whether you’re a doctor, a farmer, etc. Perhaps you have skills or expertise to leave behind that would make a long-term impact. To learn about visiting your sponsored child, click here.

He says “By praying, by giving, and by being a part of those communities…we will be able to reach more children, more families, and more communities and realize that relief from some of these clutches of poverty.”

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The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State’s Plot to Take Over America Has Succeeded

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By John W. Whitehead

May 23, 2017

“You have such a fervent, passionate, evangelical faith in this country…why in the name of God don’t you have any faith in the system of government you’re so hell-bent to protect? You want to defend the United States of America, then defend it with the tools it supplies you with—its Constitution. You ask for a mandate, General, from a ballot box. You don’t steal it after midnight, when the country has its back turned.”—Seven Days in May (1964)

No doubt about it.

The coup d’etat has been successful.

The Deep State—a.k.a. the police state a.k.a. the military industrial complex—has taken over.

The American system of representative government has been overthrown by a profit-driven, militaristic corporate state bent on total control and global domination through the imposition of martial law here at home and by fomenting wars abroad.

When in doubt, follow the money trail.

It always points the way.

Every successive president starting with Franklin D. Roosevelt has been bought—lock, stock and barrel—and made to dance to the tune of the Deep State.

Even Dwight D. Eisenhower, the retired five-star Army general -turned-president who warned against the disastrous rise of misplaced power by the military industrial complex was complicit in contributing to the build-up of the military’s role in dictating national and international policy.

Enter Donald Trump, the candidate who swore to drain the swamp in Washington DC.

Instead of putting an end to the corruption, however, Trump has

paved the way for lobbyists, corporations, the military industrial complex, and the Deep State to feast on the carcass of the dying American republic.

Just recently, for instance, Trump—boasting about the “

purchase of lots of beautiful military equipment because nobody makes it like the United States—agreed to sell Saudi Arabia more than $110 billion in military weapons and “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools.”

Meanwhile, Trump—purportedly in an effort to balance the budget in 10 years—wants to

slash government funding for programs for the poor, ranging from health care and food stamps to student loans and disability payments.

The military doesn’t have to worry about tightening its belt, however. No, the military’s budget—with its trillion dollar wars, its $125 billion in administrative waste, and its contractor-driven price gouging that hits the American taxpayer where it hurts the most—will continue to grow, thanks to Trump.

This is how you keep the Deep State in power.

The rich will get richer, the poor will get poorer, the military will get more militaristic, America’s endless wars will get more endless, and the prospect of peace will grow ever dimmer.

As for the terrorists, they will keep on being played for pawns as long as Saudi Arabia remains their breeding ground and America remains the source of their weapons, training and know-how (

15 of the 19 terrorists—including Osama bin Laden—who carried out the 9/11 attacks were from Saudi Arabia).

Follow the money.  It always points the way.

As Bertram Gross noted in Friendly Fascism: The New Face of Power in America, “evil now wears a friendlier face than ever before in American history.”

Writing in 1980, Gross predicted a future in which he saw:

…a new despotism creeping slowly across America. Faceless oligarchs sit at command posts of a corporate-government complex that has been slowly evolving over many decades. In efforts to enlarge their own powers and privileges, they are willing to have others suffer the intended or unintended consequences of their institutional or personal greed. For Americans, these consequences include chronic inflation, recurring recession, open and hidden unemployment, the poisoning of air, water, soil and bodies, and, more important, the subversion of our constitution. More broadly, consequences include widespread intervention in international politics through economic manipulation, covert action, or military invasion

This stealthy, creeping, silent coup that Gross prophesied is the same danger that writer Rod Serling warned against in the 1964 political thriller Seven Days in May, which put the military in charge of a coup that would institute martial law packaged as a well-meaning and overriding concern for the nation’s security.

On the big screen, the military coup is foiled and the republic is saved in a matter of hours. In the real world, however, the plot thickens and spreads out over the past half century.

We’ve been losing our freedoms so incrementally for so long—sold to us in the name of national security and global peace, maintained by way of martial law disguised as law and order, and enforced by a standing army of militarized police and a political elite determined to maintain their powers at all costs—that it’s hard to pinpoint exactly when it all started going downhill, but we’re certainly on that downward trajectory now, and things are moving fast.

The question is no longer whether the U.S. government will be preyed upon and taken over by the military industrial complex. That’s a done deal.

The “government of the people, by the people, for the people” has perished.

It will not be revived or restored without a true revolution of values and a people’s rebellion the likes of which we may not see for a very long time.

America is a profitable business interest for a very select few, and war—wars waged abroad against shadowy enemies and wars waged at home against the American people—has become the Deep State’s primary means of income.

If America has been at war more than we’ve been at peace over the past half century, it’s because the country is in the clutches of a greedy military empire with a gargantuan, profit-driven appetite for war. Indeed, the U.S. has been involved in an average of at least one significant military action per year, “ranging from significant fighting in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan to lesser incursions in such far-flung countries as Kuwait, Bosnia, Pakistan, Libya, Grenada, Haiti and Panama… That total does not count more limited U.S. actions, such as drone strikes.”

War is big business.

In order to maintain a profit margin when there are no more wars to be fought abroad, one would either have to find new enemies abroad or focus on fighting a war at home, against the American people, and that’s exactly what we’re dealing with today.

  • Local police transformed into a standing army in the American homeland through millions of dollars’ worth of grants to local police agencies for military weapons, vehicles, training and assistance.
  • The citizenry taught to fear and distrust each other and to welcome the metal detectors and pat downs in their schools, bag searches in their train stations, tanks and military weaponry used by their small town police forces, surveillance cameras in their traffic lights, police strip searches on their public roads, unwarranted blood draws at drunk driving checkpoints, whole body scanners in their airports, and government agents monitoring their communications.

Had the government tried to ram such a state of affairs down our throats suddenly, it might have had a rebellion on its hands.

Instead, the American people have been given the boiling frog treatment, immersed in water that slowly is heated up—degree by degree—so that they’ve fail to notice that they’re being trapped and cooked and killed.

“We the people” are in hot water now.

As I make clear in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, the Constitution doesn’t stand a chance against a federalized, globalized standing army protected by legislative, judicial and executive branches that are all on the same side, no matter what political views they subscribe to: suffice it to say, they are not on our side or the side of freedom.

From Clinton to Bush, then Obama and now Trump, it’s as if we’ve been caught in a time loop, forced to re-live the same thing over and over again: the same assaults on our freedoms, the same disregard for the rule of law, the same subservience to the Deep State, and the same corrupt, self-serving government that exists only to amass power, enrich its shareholders and ensure its continued domination.

The republic has fallen to fascism with a smile.

As Bertram Gross wrote in what may have been his most prescient warning:

In 1935 Sinclair Lewis wrote a popular novel in which a racist, anti-Semitic, flag-waving, army-backed demagogue wins the 1936 presidential election and proceeds to establish an Americanized version of Nazi Germany. The title, It Can’t Happen Here, was a tongue-in-cheek warning that it might. But the “it” Lewis referred to is unlikely to happen again any place… Anyone looking for black shirts, mass parties, or men on horseback will miss the telltale clues of creeping fascism. In any First World country of advanced capitalism, the new fascism will be colored by national and cultural heritage, ethnic and religious composition, formal political structure, and geopolitical environment… In America, it would be supermodern and multi-ethnic-as American as Madison Avenue, executive luncheons, credit cards, and apple pie. It would be fascism with a smile. As a warning against its cosmetic facade, subtle manipulation, and velvet gloves, I call it friendly fascism. What scares me most is its subtle appeal.

I am worried by those who fail to remember-or have never learned -that Big Business-Big Government partnerships, backed up by other elements, were the central facts behind the power structures of old fascism in the days of Mussolini, Hitler, and the Japanese empire builders. I am worried by those who quibble about labels… I am upset with those who prefer to remain spectators until it may be too late… I am appalled by those who stiffly maintain that nothing can be done until things get worse or the system has been changed. I am afraid of inaction. I am afraid of those who will heed no warnings and who wait for some revelation, research, or technology to offer a perfect solution. I am afraid of those who do not see that some of the best in America has been the product of promises and that the promises of the past are not enough for the future. I am dismayed by those who will not hope, who will not commit themselves to something larger than themselves, of those who are afraid of true democracy or even its pursuit.

Elections will not save us.

Learn the treacherous lessons of 2008 and 2016:  presidential elections have made a mockery of our constitutional system of government, suggesting that our votes can make a difference when, in fact, they merely serve to maintain the status quo.

Don’t delay.

Start now—in your own communities, in your schools, at your city council meetings, in newspaper editorials, at protests—by pushing back against laws that are unjust, police departments that overreach, politicians that don’t listen to their constituents, and a system of government that grows more tyrannical by the day.

If you wait until 2020 to rescue our republic from the clutches of the Deep State, it will be too late.

WC: 1908

ABOUT JOHN W. WHITEHEAD

Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute. His new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People (SelectBooks, 2015) is available online at www.amazon.com. Whitehead can be contacted at johnw@rutherford.org.

 

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Freedom Must Be Taught

The citizenry must be taught “to fear and distrust each other and to welcome the metal detectors and pat downs in their schools, bag searches in their train stations, tanks and military weaponry used by their small town police forces, surveillance cameras in their traffic lights, police strip searches on their public roads, unwarranted blood draws at drunk driving checkpoints, whole body scanners in their airports, and government agents monitoring their communications.” Only then will they feel safe from those who would want to harm them by taking all that away.

I am going to go out on a limb here and make a prediction.

“The rich will get richer, the poor will get poorer, the military will get more militaristic, America’s endless wars will get more endless, and the prospect of peace will grow ever dimmer.”

Soon, Christian missionaries from around the world will be coming to America to feed the hungry, comfort the sick and downtrodden, and of course share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Quotes are from

The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State’s Plot to Take Over America Has Succeeded

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