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|Posted on September 21, 2012 at 2:45 PM||comments (2)|
|Posted on September 21, 2012 at 2:05 PM||comments (2)|
The events of the last two weeks have been nothing but a great disgrace and disrespect to the ONE GOD of all Abrahamic religions.
Liberty and freedom of speech have to be controlled with great respect and sense of responsibility. Freedom without restraints is savagery and anarchy. Fighting evil with evil is not from God. He wants us to overcome evil with good.
We implore the God of our father Abraham to rebuke the Devil in each extremist, fanatic, and bigot regardless of the “label” they bear.
Our hearts go out to all the victims and their families. Those who lost their lives and those who are injured by an extremist minority should inspire us to seek knowledge and better understanding of our shared , God given values. Our thoughts and prayers are with those God fearing, pious, and innocent victims, whoever and wherever they might be.
May God have mercy on us all.
|Posted on August 12, 2012 at 10:30 PM||comments (1)|
What a wonderful experience we had Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2012, in front of Fresno City Hall.
Hundreds from all over the Central Valley representing all colors and Faith Traditions were one community. We were peacefully united in grieving the loss of innocent Sikh lives and praying for the injured and all the families and communities suffering because of ignorance and bigotry.
We praise the Almighty One for all who are seeking to build bridges based upon so much common ground we all share. Our prayers will continue to be that love and tolerance will overcome the darkness of hate and ignorance.
|Posted on August 6, 2012 at 6:40 PM||comments (1)|
We at, "Abraham's Children" Ministries, are deeply sadden by the tragedy that befell the Sikh Community in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. We express our deepest sorrow for the desecration of their Temple, the killing of twelve innocent souls, and all the injuries resulting from this abominable act.
We ask the Almighty God, whom we all worship, albeit in different ways, to give His comfort and consolation to all those affected by this unconscionable act and for speedy and total recovery of all injuries, physical, spiritual and emotional.
May God fill us all with His love, compassion and tolerance. May He grant those who are hurting His gift of forgiveness so that they may attain inner peace and comfort.
May all Glory and Praise be His forever. Amen.
|Posted on February 19, 2011 at 9:20 PM||comments (1)|
Christians need to stop acting like Christians and become TRUE FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST!
Please read this article :
"Two Protestant churches are taking some heat from critics for opening their church buildings to Muslims needing places to worship because their own facilities were either too small, or under construction."
|Posted on February 11, 2011 at 3:11 AM||comments (0)|
An Article written by Nsenga Burton on February 9, 2011
The New York Daily News is reporting that on Friday, the holy day for Islam, Christian protesters in Tahir Square joined hands to form a protective cordon around their Muslim countrymen so they could pray in safety. Sunday, the Muslims returned the favor. They surrounded Christians celebrating Mass in Cairo's central plaza, ground zero for the secular pro-democracy protests reverberating throughout the region. "In the name of Jesus and Muhammed, we unify our ranks," the Rev. Ihab al-Kharat told the crowd in his sermon, reports Helen Kennedy of the New York Daily News. "We will keep protesting until the fall of the tyranny," he said.
|Posted on January 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on January 8, 2011 at 8:15 PM||comments (0)|
Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had been a promise of solidarity to the weary Coptic community, was honoured, when thousands of Muslims showed up at Coptic Christmas eve mass services in churches around the country and at candle light vigils held outside.
|Posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:23 PM||comments (0)|
Dear Friends, supporters, and visitors to our Internet sites,
We praise the All MIGHTY ONE for His guiding hand as we have been following His lead.
“Abraham’s Children Ministries” has been an incorporated 501 (c) 3 charitable, non-profit organization since the 1st of August 2008. This was a miraculous act by OUR GOD who made a years-long dream and desire to serve Him a reality! He used a very prominent, God fearing, Fresno Lawyer and his wife. They did all the work and paid all the fees and expenses which until today we have no idea as to what all that amounted.
Dina and I are blessed by God who provides our daily bread through my Social Security Disability Retirement. Praise God for calling Dina to serve Him. She accepted His call and came to the US even though it meant leaving her family, in Portugal, and loosing all her benefits including the unemployment monthly payments and health coverage.
We had a little over $5000.00 in donations sitting in another organizations bank account, for several years, waiting for us to have our own “identity”. This was how we were able to pay our office monthly rent, $575.00, for over nine months. God had a purpose for us to be there!
In March 2010, while attending a “business mixer” organized by the Clovis City Chamber of Commerce, the vice president and general manager of the Fresno’s KIRV 1510AM radio station, which serves California’s Central Valley from Modesto in the North to Bakersfield in the South, stepped into our office wanting to know more about our logo. After more than an hour, she told us that more people need to hear what God has put in and on our minds and hearts. She offered to interview us live for a whole hour. That led to them offering us two more program times, one and a half hours, free! We then signed a contract for a weekly one hour program.
We had to give up our office and work from home to be able to pay for the air time but, with almost no financial support, we had to give notice and end our live broadcast on Tuesday the 31st of August.
KIRV 1510AM management staff was so kind and gave us the CD recordings of our programs with permission to post them on the WEB. Many of you have heard and or read what God has given us to share with all who are looking to learn more about His limitless LOVE to ALL Humanity. Some results are:
- More than 1500 visits to the website and blogspot, some are individuals and some are groups from almost 200 cities in over 35 countries all over the world.
- Unknown numbers of Facebook friends, readers, and listeners to our programs which are in a “dropbox” on the WEB. Some of our large Cyber Space family members have downloaded our programs and are sharing them with their friends and families.
- Thank God for “SKYPE”! We have spent countless hours sharing (learning together), counseling, and praying with many “brothers and sisters of all ‘religions’” seeking to know God’s will and refusing to follow “man’s doctrine”.
We would like to be back “on the air” but with a different format and for shorter but more frequent programs. Please pray that God would lead us to make the right decisions.
We have also had the privilege of lending financial support, albeit limited because of our depleting funds, to some in desperate need.
In a miraculous way, God made it possible for us to attend a very important, educational, and net working conference in Spain this past November. We had to borrow money and “step into the Jordan River” in faith to pay for that!
God has sent us some very much needed donations but we still need more to finish the year in the black.
Do you feel God tugging at your heart? Would you be willing to be used by Him to support the ministry He has entrusted to us? Can you benefit from yet another “tax deductible” donation which will go 100% to the ministry?
PLEASE, take our request to THE ALMIGHTY in prayer and follow His instruction!
Thank you for reading this message!
Have a wonderful Holiday Season and may THE PRINCE OF PEACE, GOD ALMIGHTY, bless and prosper you during the New Year “2011”.
Your brother and sister in His service,
Zaher & Dina Estassi
|Posted on August 20, 2010 at 9:05 PM||comments (0)|