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LSESD helps schools damaged by Beirut explosion – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) Over three months after the August 4th Beirut Port explosion, individuals and schools struggle to rebuild. Wissam Nasrallah with the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD) says, People are still reeling from the aftermath of the explosion. People are still rebuilding. There are still many homes that are unrepaired and so... Read more

Thanksgiving: a time to remember forgotten people – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — If youre reading this in the U.S., you probably have big plans tonight for Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving Day is an annual national holiday in the United States, one particularly rich in legend and symbolism. Thanksgiving Day commemorates a 1621 feast shared by early colonists and the Native Americans who helped them survive.... Read more

COVID-19 drives global food scarcity spike – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — Famine: a noun defined by Merriam-Webster as an extreme scarcity of food or a great shortage. According to the latest UN estimates, more than one in ten people worldwide will face food insecurity or starvation by the end of the year. More people requested emergency food aid in the first nine months... Read more

Christian Bookstore Ordered to Close for Violating Lockdown Orders in England

Christian Bookstore Ordered to Close for Violating Lockdown Orders in England Police in England arrested two men at a Christian bookstore for being inside the business despite orders that businesses stay closed until December.Officers arrested the two men on Nov. 14 at the Mustard Seed bookstore and tearoom in Gedling, Nottinghamshire. The men refused to give... Read more

Barna Group President Takes Bereavement Leave after Wife Passes Away from Brain Cancer

Barna Group President Takes Bereavement Leave after Wife Passes Away from Brain Cancer David Kinnaman, president of the Christian research organization Barna Group, announced that he will be taking a leave of absence after his wife Jill passed away from brain cancer last month. She was 46.On October 28, my wife, Jill, passed away from... Read more

Bethel Church Senior Pastors Eric and Candace Johnson Resign

Bethel Church Senior Pastors Eric and Candace Johnson Resign Senior Pastors Eric and Candace Johnson resigned from Bethel Church in Redding, California after 18 years of ministry."We are family, and we will always be a part of this movement. While this decision may feel odd and unexpected, there is a deep sense of peace. We... Read more

Hallmark Channel Releases Its First LGBTQ Holiday Movie, The Christmas House

Hallmark Channel Releases Its First LGBTQ Holiday Movie, The Christmas House On Sunday, the Hallmark Channel released The Christmas House, its first holiday film featuring a same-sex couple as its main characters. The film stars real-life gay actor Jonathan Bennett.Bennet, 39, who is best known for his role in the 2004 hit film, Mean Girls,... Read more

Gospel Quartet Reaches Millions with the Gospel

Gospel Quartet Reaches Millions with the Gospel The Redeemed Quartet, an Indiana-based musical group made up of four 20-somethings who sing Christian songs in 4-part harmony, has been reaching millions with the gospel as they travel singing to anyone who is willing to hear them.A sermon certainly can reach people, but weve found that a... Read more

Franklin Graham Responds after Atheist Group Forces Public School to Withdraw Donations from Operation Christmas Child

Franklin Graham Responds after Atheist Group Forces Public School to Withdraw Donations from Operation Christmas Child As Christian Headlines previously reported, earlier this month, atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation, petitioned a Kansas middle school superintendent to suspend donations to religious-based Operation Christmas Child.OCC, run by Franklin Graham, delivers Christmas presents in shoeboxes to underserved... Read more

Pro-Lifers Urge Mass. GOP Gov. to Veto ‘Infanticide Act’: ‘The Fight Is Not Over’

Pro-Lifers Urge Mass. GOP Gov. to Veto 'Infanticide Act': 'The Fight Is Not Over' The Massachusetts pro-life community is urging Gov. Charlie Barker to veto newly passed legislation that expands access to late-term abortion and removes protections for babies who survive an abortion.At issue is the House- and Senate-passed state budget, which includes a controversial... Read more

Over 1,000 Kentucky Parents, 17 Christian Schools File Lawsuit Against Gov for Restricting In-Person Learning

Over 1,000 Kentucky Parents, 17 Christian Schools File Lawsuit Against Gov for Restricting In-Person Learning Religious schools, along with the students parents, in Kentucky have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andy Beshear for restricting in-person learning, as reported by CBN News.Last week, Beshear issued an order banning schools from holding classes in person. Other establishments,... Read more

Bishops will raise concerns with Government if DIY abortion measure is extended

The House of Bishops will make their position "extremely clear" to the Government if it decides to make DIY abortions permanent after relaxing the law during the first lockdown. Article/Post Source

Parents Denied Custody of Allegedly Kidnapped Daughter

Parents Denied Custody of Allegedly Kidnapped Daughter LAHORE, Pakistan, November 24, 2020 (Morning Star News) A high court in Pakistan on Monday (Nov. 23) ruled that a 13-year-old Catholic girl allegedly abducted and forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man must remain in a government shelter home until she reaches age 18, sources said.The... Read more

Does Christmas really need saving?

(Photo: Unsplash/Jamie Davies)We all know our current Prime Minister is a unique character, but little did I realise just how much influence he really does exercise! But thanks to the Daily Express, I have discovered that he has even "saved" Christmas by relaxing the rules on families meeting up with each other! If I'm honest,... Read more

What Pro-Lifers Should Know about the Pfizer, Moderna and Oxford COVID-19 Vaccines

What Pro-Lifers Should Know about the Pfizer, Moderna and Oxford COVID-19 Vaccines Pharmaceutical companies in recent days announced promising trial results of three separate vaccines, boosting hopes that the worldwide pandemic could be months away from an end.Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna/National Institutes of Health, and Astrazeneca/University of Oxford each released results from their phase 3 trials showing... Read more

Single mother takes legal challenge against abortion clinic censorship zones to Europe’s top court

Alina Dulgheriu's daughter Sarah is now 7-years-oldA single mother who changed her mind about an abortion after being helped by pro-life volunteers is taking her legal challenge against censorship zones to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).  Alina Dulgheriu is challenging controversial 'buffer zones' that ban prayer and counselling for pregnant women in the... Read more

Student wins payout from Nottingham University after suspension over pro-life views

Julia Rynkiewicz(Photo: ADF International)A Catholic midwifery student who was suspended from her studies at Nottingham University for leading a pro-life society has won an apology and payout.  Julia Rynkiewicz, 25, was suspended from her studies in midwifery and subjected to a four-month fitness-to-practice inquiry because of her role as president of Nottingham Students for Life.... Read more

Women and girls from religious communities must not be forgotten in this pandemic

Yazidi girl Ekhlas shares her story of being captured by the Islamic State in Iraq in an interview published on July 24, 2017.(Photo: BBC video screengrab)On November 25th, the world will mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls and Red Wednesday, a day which aims to draw attention to... Read more

New Documentary Transhood Shows Mother Declaring Her 4-Year-Old-Son Is a Girl

New Documentary Transhood Shows Mother Declaring Her 4-Year-Old-Son Is a Girl Recently, a clip from the new HBO documentary Transhood has caused controversy on social media as the film seeks to normalize transgenderism amongst children, Faithwire reports.On Monday, Mary Margaret Olohan, a reporter for the Daily Caller, posted a short clip from the film to... Read more

Cambodia flooding leaves thousands in need – Mission Network News

Cambodia (MNN) In October, multiple tropical storms dumped rainfall on Cambodia. The flooding killed 42, and destroyed over 150,000 homes in 19 provinces. Now, the United Nations is calling for 9 million in aid, hoping to care for those most vulnerable. To make matters worse, the flooding has washed out several key roads and bridges,... Read more

Critical questions unanswered following South Sudans National Dialogue – Mission Network News

South Sudan (MNN) — South Sudan remains in limbo following a two-week summit. More than 500 participants gathered in Juba earlier this month to discuss the future of the worlds youngest nation. See our full South Sudan coverage here. Last week, the National Dialogue conference came to a close. Its part of a 2018 peace... Read more

Immanuel’s Child bringing Christmas hope to children in need – Mission Network News

Russia (MNN) Christmas and Easter are two main holidays for professed Christians, but what about the rest of the year? For many, life continues without God as the focus. Immanuels Child is hoping to change that. What were doing is were equipping the churches to not only provide a gift, a Bible and additional resources... Read more

‘My Fear Isn’t Dying, It’s Leaving My Wife Behind’: Tim Keller Speaks Out following Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

'My Fear Isn't Dying, It's Leaving My Wife Behind': Tim Keller Speaks Out following Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis Pastor and Best-selling author Tim Keller is sharing how life has changed for him and his wife Kathy after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer back in June, Christian Today reports.In an interview with HTB Pastor Nick Gumbel,... Read more

Anglican Church in the U.K. Is More Active Than Ever in Communities, Despite Shrinking Congregations

Anglican Church in the U.K. Is More Active Than Ever in Communities, Despite Shrinking Congregations The Anglican Church in United Kingdom has been more active than ever in the community even though church attendance has been dropping, and Op-Ed for Christianity Today by Hannah Rich asserts. In the article, Rich contrasts the growth in charitable work... Read more

Premature Baby Born under One Pound Goes Home, Family Says it’s a Miracle

Premature Baby Born under One Pound Goes Home, Family Says it's a Miracle Harper Rose Schultz, a beautiful baby girl born to two Michigan parents, was born June 29th, four months before her due date.Weighing in at just 11 ounces, Harper is the smallest baby to ever be resuscitated at the Covenant HealthCare Regional Neonatal... Read more

DC Talk Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Jesus Freak Album with Contests, Special Edition Releases, More

DC Talk Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Jesus Freak Album with Contests, Special Edition Releases, More The iconic Christian Rap/Rock band DC Talk, made up of Michael Tate, TobyMac, and Kevin Smith, who split in the early 2000s, is releasing a special 25th-anniversary version of their album Jesus Freak, known for the single by the same... Read more

Trump Allows GSA to Proceed with Biden Transition, but Promises to ‘Keep Up the Good Fight’

Trump Allows GSA to Proceed with Biden Transition, but Promises to 'Keep Up the Good Fight' The U.S. General Services Administration took the initial steps for Joe Bidens transition team to begin coordinating with the Trump Administration, even as President Trump vowed to continue contesting election results in six crucial states.Emily Murphy, the Administrator at... Read more

Franklin Graham: God Has Provided New Gospel Opportunities amid This Unprecedented Year

Franklin Graham: God Has Provided New Gospel Opportunities amid This Unprecedented Year Evangelist Franklin Graham, the president of Samaritans Purse and The Billy Graham Association (BGEA), is thanking God for the continued opportunity to share the gospel despite the challenges seen throughout 2020.In a post published on BGEAs website, the son of the late evangelist... Read more

Christian Charity Asks British Prime Minister to Grant Asylum to Kidnapped, Forcibly Converted 14-year-old Girl

Christian Charity Asks British Prime Minister to Grant Asylum to Kidnapped, Forcibly Converted 14-year-old Girl Aid to Church in Need, a Catholic charity, is asking Britains prime minister to grant asylum to a 14-year-old Christian girl who was abducted and forcibly married to a Muslim man.According to The Christian Post, teenager Maira Shahbaz was abducted... Read more

Texas and Louisiana Can Defund Planned Parenthood, Appeals Court Rules

Texas and Louisiana Can Defund Planned Parenthood, Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court on Monday delivered a major win to the pro-life community in Texas and Louisiana when it ruled that officials in the two states can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed earlier decisions and... Read more