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Proceed praying for Muslims as Ramadan ends

Worldwide (MNN) -- Tomorrow is the final day of Ramadan -- a month of daytime fasting for the Muslim world as they search Allah’s favor. Eid al-Fitr, a vacation marking the tip of Ramadan, begins tonight. Muslims will collect to have fun Eid al-Fitr with feasting and prayer. “It's part of gaining [Allah’s] smile, gaining... Read more

Modi sworn in for second time period; Christians cautious

India (MNN/MNI) -- India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in yesterday for a second five-year time period. Over 600 million folks voted on this election, and Modi gained by a landslide. His political celebration (Bharatiya Janata Occasion) gained 354 of 545 seats (272 seats are wanted for a majority) in The Lok Sabha, the... Read more

God’s Kingdom grows as Deaf attain Deaf for Christ

Worldwide (MNN) -- Actual statistics are arduous to return by, however most ministries working among the many Deaf agree that 98 p.c of the world’s 70 million Deaf persons are "unreached" -- individuals who've by no means encountered the Good Information of Jesus. Data like this from Ending the Process reveals one more troubling truth.... Read more

Will you pray for SAT-7’s work?

USA (MNN) – Pray--it is a straightforward command, however an unimaginable self-discipline for Christians. It's our direct line to speak with our Heavenly Father and intercede on behalf of others. The Bible says in 1 John 5:14-15 to believe that what we ask based on God’s will, He hears. Then, Ephesians 6:18 encourages believers to... Read more

Christians in Ghana consider safety in gentle of Burkina Faso assaults

Ghana (MNN) – Christians in Ghana are scrutinizing their church safety plans in gentle of the latest terror assaults on Burkina Faso's Christian group. (Map courtesy of Wikimedia) Within the final 4 weeks, Islamic extremists focused 4 church buildings and killed 4 church leaders, amongst different Christians. Burkina Faso's authorities blames cells related to the... Read more

FMI-supported pastor attacked in residence

Pakistan (MNN) -- On Monday, Could 27, greater than 35 males attacked an FMI-supported pastor, his spouse, and his college-aged daughter in his residence. FMI’s Bruce Allen says Pastor Aziz was focused to stop his fruitful Gospel ministry from persevering with. The assault caught Pastor Aziz and his household off guard. Luckily, a police officer was... Read more

Reaching Somali folks in Kenya will open different Gospel doorways

Kenya (MNN) – Over the past a number of hundred years, Christianity has taken root, unfold, and flourished in Kenya. It's now the nation's predominant faith. However there are nonetheless hundreds of thousands of Kenyans which might be unreached, particularly within the northern and japanese areas. There are lots of nationwide church buildings in southern... Read more

Burkina Faso Christians undergo 4 assaults in 4 weeks

Burkina Faso (MNN) – Christians in Burkina Faso started this week in worry and mourning. On Sunday, Might 26, shooters attacked a church within the north and killed 4 individuals throughout providers. Whereas horrific, this newest incident factors to one thing darker. The spokesman for the Voice of the Martyrs USA, Todd Nettleton says, "This is... Read more

Europe’s response to displaced Muslims? Outcomes range

Europe (MNN) -- Greater than half of all eligible voters within the European Union confirmed up on the polls final week for parliamentary elections – the very best turnout in 20 years. In this text about election outcomes, BBC Information describes a “power shift” underway within the EU’s legislative physique. Immigration was a problem of... Read more

Compassion Ministry gives holistic outreach

Worldwide (MNN) -- Slavic Gospel Affiliation’s Compassion Ministry performs a significant position in its work to empower church buildings within the former Soviet Union. Compassion Ministry helps church buildings on this area attain out to these in want of their communities. The essence of this ministry is present in SGA’s different work like Orphans Reborn or... Read more

‘Born alive’ abortion invoice exhibits Alabama isn’t performed main the pro-life cost

USA (MNN) -- On Wednesday, the Alabama Home of Representatives handed a invoice requiring docs to aim to avoid wasting the lives of infants who survive botched abortions. The punishment for non-complaint docs can be as much as 20 years in jail. Now, the invoice is headed to the Alabama Senate. This transfer comes on... Read more

Foster Care Month promotes the necessity of properties for 400,000 kids

USA (MNN) – Might is Nationwide Foster Care Month in America. Foster care is a subject that does not usually get a highlight, and it's simple for foster kids to really feel forgotten. Bethany Christian Providers’ Kim Offut says, “This can be a time for us to actually convey consciousness to the variety of kids... Read more

Ugandans flip away from witch medical doctors

Uganda (MNN) – Communities in Uganda are being remodeled by the Gospel and are pulling away from witch medical doctors. Africa was as soon as referred to as the darkish continent as a result of it was thought by Europeans to be unknown and mysterious. In keeping with Dean Vander Mey from Set Free Ministries,... Read more

Why Modi’s second time period means bother for Christians

India (MNN) -- It’s the beginning of a brand new week in India however not a brand new political period. Election outcomes on the planet’s largest democracy are troubling for believers, to say the least. On Thursday, officers introduced the outcomes of a six-week polling course of by which greater than 600 million Indian residents... Read more

Property planning and Biblical stewardship

United States (MNN) – Do you may have an property plan? If not, the USA arm of SAT-7, a satellite tv for pc TV ministry to the Center East and North Africa, has partnered with Monetary Planning Ministry. Collectively, they're taking the thriller out of property planning. Property Planning Data from a 2017 Caring.com survey... Read more

Christian college provides hope to abused African youngsters

Uganda (MNN) — Human trafficking, disabilities, and AIDS forestall many Ugandan youngsters from staying at school. At the moment we start half considered one of a two-part story about Set Free Ministries work in Uganda with Christian faculties. (Picture courtesy of Set Free Ministries) In Uganda, many youngsters are sexually abused. Witch medical doctors are... Read more

Nationwide election in Indonesia exposes rift

Indonesia (MNN/WAS) -- The election fee in Indonesia introduced this week that President Joko Widodo received April's election with 55 % of the vote. Whereas it was excellent news for Widodo and his allies, not everybody agreed with the outcomes. Rival Prabowo Subianto refused to concede, declared himself the rightful winner of the April 17... Read more

Bible engagement developments spotlight greater drawback

USA (MNN) -- On this yr’s State of the Bible report, Barna Analysis Group notes that fewer than one in 4 believers recurrently spend time in God’s Phrase. But the identical variety of individuals say the Bible influences how they dwell. Keys for Youngsters’ Ministries’ Greg Yoder observes, “We've basically become disengaged in the Bible... Read more

Praying for Muslims replaces concern with love

Worldwide (MNN) -- There's a robust temptation in society to kind “them versus us” identities. The schisms between political events, non secular teams, races, and socioeconomic statuses will be deep. Between Christians and Muslims, this divide usually appears to be like like concern. Persecution in opposition to Christians is on the rise world wide. With... Read more

New arrivals flood Colombia as Venezuela disaster worsens

Colombia (MNN) -- Every day, 1000's of latest faces merge into Colombian society. Whereas an estimated 45,000 individuals cross the border every day after which return to their residence in Venezuela, UNHCR stories, “up to 5,000 of them remain in Colombia or continue their journeys in search of safety and a new life.” In response... Read more

Summer time camps in Russia set to begin, will you assist?

Russia (MNN) -- June is barely per week away, which suggests Slavic Gospel Affiliation’s summer time camps ministry season can be in full swing. Every summer time, SGA helps assist nationwide church buildings within the former Soviet Union to host summer time camps for native youth. At these camps, children have an opportunity to flee... Read more

Schooling paves a optimistic future for refugee kids in Lebanon

Lebanon (MNN) – Horizons Worldwide’s Faculty of Hope is educating and positively influencing refugee kids in Lebanon. It began as a category of 20 Christian refugee youngsters from Muslim backgrounds who have been in dire want of an schooling. Horizons Worldwide’s Pierre Houssney says God labored by way of the ministry heart the place this... Read more

If we simply overturn Roe v. Wade, “we will have failed”

USA (MNN) -- Professional-life People have their sights set on overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Courtroom case that legalized abortion throughout the nation. And it seems prefer it might truly occur. With pro-life payments making headway in states like Alabama and Georgia, there's a good probability a challenger case might go to the... Read more

Muslims taught to focus on Christian ladies in Indonesia

Indonesia (MNN) -- Christians in Indonesia face a number of the harshest types of persecution. It’s a threat for believers to overtly share about their religion. In the event that they do, they could possibly be overwhelmed and even killed. But, just lately, a brand new type of persecution is on the rise -- Christian... Read more

Ramadan reminds BMBs to hope for his or her households

Worldwide (MNN) -- Ramadan – a holy month of fasting noticed by tens of millions of Muslims worldwide – is greater than midway over. For a lot of believers from a Muslim background (BMBs), Ramadan is a trademark of their former life. As defined right here by Prayercast, fasting (sawm) practiced throughout this annual observance... Read more

Terror’s aftermath: Sri Lanka, Christians, and hope

Sri Lanka (MNN) -- On Could 19, Sri Lanka marked the 10th anniversary of the top of the conflict with the Tamil rebels. Even amidst celebration, the specter of a new terror risk prompted the president, Maithripala Sirisena, to remind people who defeating the separatist guerrillas a decade in the past meant Sri Lanka would... Read more

Persecution helps unfold God’s Phrase in Nepal

Nepal (MNN) -- Latest accusations and the next arrest of believers gained’t cease one ministry from transferring ahead in Nepal. Bibles For The World President John Pudaite says the oppression really helps additional their trigger. “Inadvertently, by acknowledging that these Bibles could be used for conversion, people [who] are trying to squelch Christianity are acknowledging... Read more

Unconventional Ministry podcast creates house for distinctive work

USA (MNN) – Have you ever listened to the Unconventional Ministry podcast but? SAT-7, a satellite tv for pc TV ministry to the Center East and North Africa, lately launched the podcast to convey collectively unconventional ministry concepts. The podcast is an area for ministry and church leaders to share the distinctive and artistic strategies... Read more

Lebanon austerity opens door for ministry

Lebanon (MNN) -- One other Mediterranean nation faces austerity measures. Public debt is 150 % of Lebanon’s GDP and extreme funds cuts are within the works to save lots of the economic system from falling aside. On the identical time, a nationwide strike is underway as public sector employees protest the “most austere budget in... Read more

Russian pastors receiving biblical counseling

Russia (MNN) – Slavic Gospel Affiliation’s Eric Mock lately led biblical counseling coaching for pastors in Far East Russia. This important coaching is a part of the Attain Russia Now initiative. Mock says, “Attain Russia Now could be...an intensive effort to achieve unreached villages. It consists of Compassion Ministry, supporting church buildings as they attain out to... Read more