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Matt Chandler-led Acts 29 celebrates 'Church Planting Sunday': 'Critical to fulfilling the mission of Jesus'
Church planting is God's primary mission strategy for expanding His work — and every member of the Body of Christ has a role to play in bringing the message of Jesus Christ to people in all contexts, the head of a global church planting network has said.
Boko Haram kills at least 110 civilians in this year’s 'most violent direct' attack
Armed men on motorcycles, believed to be from the Boko Haram terrorist group, killed at least 110 farmworkers in rice fields in Nigeria’s conflict-hit Borno state. A United Nations official called it “the most violent direct attack against innocent civilians this year.”
How Christians ended foot binding in China
Christians bringing the Gospel to pagan societies have always – always – found themselves defending children from bad ideas and abusive cultural norms.
Pastors beaten, jailed after comforting grieving Hindu widower in India: report
Two pastors and one of their wives were reportedly beaten up and arrested on charges of “forced” conversion while they were consoling and praying for a Hindu man who had lost his wife, son and daughter-in-law to COVID-19 in northern India.
Donald Trump's Approval Ratings Latest News Update: US President's Popularity Decreases in All 50 States
US President Donald Trump's popularity has decreased in every state since he was appointed in office, a new survey claimed.
Courage on display in Ukraine
Images and videos of Ukrainians praying and singing hymns are stirring hearts around the world. Join them in praying for the preservation of their country and the sound defeat of Russia’s brutal attack on their freedom and independence. If Ukrainians manage to keep their land and freedom, it will be due in large part to the courage of the Ukrainian people and their gutsy leader.
Pro-life group backs FDA's ban on online abortion pill sales amid lawsuit
A national pro-life organization says it supports the Food & Drug Administration's ban on online abortion pill sales following a lawsuit filed by an abortionist whose best known for her Women on Waves abortion ship.
Judge Upholds Oregon School District's Policy Allowing Boys to Use Girls' Bathrooms
A federal judge has upheld an Oregon school district's policy allowing students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their preferred gender identity instead of their biological sex.
Occupied Cyprus: How Turkey has destroyed Christian cultural heritage
For the past 48 years, the rightful owners of the Turkish occupied territory are unable to return to their homelands. Most of their cultural heritage has been demolished, and they have been subject to apartheid-style segregation by Turkey, even in death.
Virtual learning poses ‘more risks’ to kids’ mental, emotional health: CDC
Children who are learning through virtual instruction face “more risks” to their emotional and mental health than children receiving in-person instruction, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
19-y-o North Dakota student who survived near-fatal crash was found praying at wreck
Broden Frolek, a 19-year-old North Dakota State University student who suffered multiple fractures and brain injury after a near-fatal crash last fall, says he now prays multiple times a day as his family credits God with saving his life.
2,000-y-o Jewish ritual bath from Second Temple period unearthed in Galilee
A 2,000-year-old mikveh, a Jewish ritual bath, has been uncovered in Galilee on an ancient farmstead.
Judge rules 'webcam' abortions can continue in Kansas despite new state law
A judge in Kansas has ruled that a state law that purports to ban telemedicine abortions, also known by critics as “webcam abortions,” can not effectively bar abortion clinics from giving women drugs for a medical abortion without a doctor present.
Verizon Building Steeples, Paying Churches to Boost Wireless Coverage
Verizon is looking to use church steeples in California to help with their wireless services, reportedly compensating congregations for the effort.
Christians in Afghanistan facing 'new phase' of crisis, have lost contact with US ministries
Christian ministries have lost contact with numerous partners in Afghanistan as the embattled country enters a “new phase” of the crisis sparked by the Taliban takeover, the head of a U.S.-based ministry has said.
Hindu leader issues call for anti-Christian violence: ‘Let us drag people from the church’
Weeks after all police stations in a district in eastern India were ordered to keep surveillance on Christians and report on any “conversion” activities, Hindu nationalist leaders held an anti-Christian rally there, advocating for violence against the Christian community, according to a report.
Journalist arrested, charged after reporting on attacks against Christians in Nigeria
A Nigerian journalist faces prolonged detention allegedly for his reporting about attacks against predominantly Christian communities in Nigeria and the government’s response.
Morocco cracking down on Christian faith, arresting believers
Authorities in the Sunni Muslim-majority country of Morocco appear to be targeting Christian converts as have been arrested up to three times a week and subjected to harassment, according to a Catholic charity.
It started with toilet paper
Behind the empty shelves, this is what we are finding. A hunger for hope. And a message without supply-chain issues. Not Jesus as an option.