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  • #16
    Originally posted by Thoughtful Monk View Post

    Any news from Afghanistan?
    Nothing new since my last post.
    The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

      Nothing new since my last post.
      I'm sorry to read that. May God comfort you while we wait for news.
      "For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings." Hosea 6:6

      "Theology can be an intellectual entertainment." Metropolitan Anthony Bloom

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Thoughtful Monk View Post

        I'm sorry to read that. May God comfort you while we wait for news.
        Thanks for asking and praying.
        The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

          Thanks for asking and praying.
          Still no news?
          "For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings." Hosea 6:6

          "Theology can be an intellectual entertainment." Metropolitan Anthony Bloom

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Thoughtful Monk View Post

            Still no news?
            I thought I posted it here - but it was in another thread.

            We've heard that ONE family has actually made it to Germany --- and we have heard that other families (or individuals) are still in country but are "being kept safe", whatever that means.

            So far, we have not heard of ANY deaths to the people we support, or know of... we praise God for that.

            There is a NGO that is working diligently with "our people" and others, shepherding them across Afghanistan, and we hear that an "underground railroad" is emerging.
            The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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            • #21
              Lemme add......

              We're hearing that the extent to which the Taliban are... um... they appear to range from "in control" to "violently totalitarian" to "simply occupying", depending on where in Afghanistan somebody is.
              There appears to be no real "command and control", and each region seems to be setting its own rules.

              The media, of course, will focus on the most sensational.
              The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                Lemme add......

                We're hearing that the extent to which the Taliban are... um... they appear to range from "in control" to "violently totalitarian" to "simply occupying", depending on where in Afghanistan somebody is.
                There appears to be no real "command and control", and each region seems to be setting its own rules.

                The media, of course, will focus on the most sensational.
                We had our annual Missions banquet last night and some missionaries "in the know" told us that many missionaries had fled to the northern areas (provinces?) where the tribal lords were, and that most, if not all those hated the Taliban and so, they were in reasonably safe conditions for now.
                "What has the Church gained if it is popular, but there is no conviction, no repentance, no power?" - A.W. Tozer

                "... there are two parties in Washington, the stupid party and the evil party, who occasionally get together and do something both stupid and evil, and this is called bipartisanship." - Everett Dirksen

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by Littlejoe View Post

                  We had our annual Missions banquet last night and some missionaries "in the know" told us that many missionaries had fled to the northern areas (provinces?) where the tribal lords were, and that most, if not all those hated the Taliban and so, they were in reasonably safe conditions for now.
                  Yes. Again, Afghanistan is not a "country" so much as it is a land filled with a bunch of people groups.
                  The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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