Why CFI is a Member of ECFA

Why CFI is a Member of ECFA

CFI is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). For donors, this is a good thing to know. We recently completed an exhaustive review with ECFA. It was a lengthy, somewhat painful process of having ECFA auditors analyze and question everything we do here at CFI. ECFA does this every so many years with their members. But after careful review, CFI is a member in “good standing.” We meet and exceed ECFA tough...

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Break The Chains

Break The Chains

As a member of the body of Christ, what should the number 100,000,000 mean to you? The answer might surprise you: there are more than 100 million Christians around the world today that are suffering under the bondage of persecution because of their faith in Jesus Christ. On September 3, 2011, your church can stand against persecution with CFI and the Irish music sensation, Bluetree, by participating in the “Break the Chains: Benefit for the...

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Christian Protesters Attacked in Egypt

Christian Protesters Attacked in Egypt

An angry mob of over 100 people rushed into a crowd of Christian protesters who were assembled outside a TV station in Cairo, Egypt last Sunday, hurling rocks and fire bombs and setting fire to vehicles in the middle of the street. According to an anonymous security official at the scene, the attack was in retaliation for an earlier conflict that took place between the protestors and motorists who had attempted to pass through the demonstration...

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Iraqi Christian Beheaded

Iraqi Christian Beheaded

Ashur Issa Yaqub, a 29-year-old Chaldean Christian construction worker, was abducted on Saturday in the northern city of Kirkuk. According to reports, Kirkuk provincial police chief Major General Jamal Taher Bakr, said that he believes that Al-Qaeda insurgents were behind the gruesome killing. Provincial health chief Sadiq Omar Rasul confirmed the details, and added that the body “carried traces of torture and the bites of dogs.” A...

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Anti-Christian Violence Continues to Rock Egypt

Anti-Christian Violence Continues to Rock Egypt

New episodes of violent turmoil have caused thousands of Egyptian Christians to protest the growing religious persecution that has plagued the country in recent months. The latest attacks took place last Saturday, May 7, and were the result of a rumor that a Christian woman who wanted to convert to Islam was being held against her will at the St. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church, one of the oldest churches in Egypt. When a crowd of angry Muslims...

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