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

Native American missions group will face challenges this summer season

North America (MNN) -- Final week, we talked in regards to the upcoming Warrior Management Summit with On Eagles’ Wings – every week for Native American younger folks to have enjoyable and listen to the Gospel. After the summit, a Native missions group will launch their Summer season of Hope outreach. The group will go... Read more

Sudan turmoil continues; right here’s what it means for Christians

Sudan (MNN) -- Army and civilian talks fell aside in Sudan this week. An settlement was reportedly in sight, however then the ruling navy council suspended talks on Thursday. Because the ouster of long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in April, navy and civil leaders have mentioned transition energy into civilian fingers. Learn our protection of developments... Read more

I Am Second: share your God story

United States (MNN) – I Am Second is a decade-long motion by e3 Companions. The motion started within the Dallas/Fort Value space in 2008 with the objective of reaching individuals with the Gospel. How? By means of celebrity-status tales shared throughout a number of media platforms. “These [are] stories of people that have experienced Christ... Read more

Prayer warriors, sponsors wanted for Native youth outreach

North America (MNN) -- Native American younger folks face unimaginable hardships equivalent to abuse, rape, dependancy, and suicide at alarmingly excessive charges. Left within the margins, Native communities typically really feel ignored by society. Nonetheless, there's one ministry -- supported by a various group of Christians and led by Native believers -- that claims to... Read more

Sectarian violence, nationwide curfews, and a name for prayer

Sri Lanka (MNN) – Anti-Muslim violence has surged in Sri Lanka within the three weeks following the Easter bombings. Mobs have focused and attacked Muslims, Muslim properties, and Muslim companies. Muslims Focused A mosque within the northwest of Sri Lanka was destroyed when a mob overran the constructing, breaking home windows, doorways, and burning Qurans.... Read more

ISIS within the Philippines

Philippines (MNN) – ISIS’s management within the Center East is dwindling. It has been weakened, however now it seems like the phobia group is shifting its forces again into the Philippines as a hub to regain its energy. It is a comparable tactic to 1 al-Qaeda used after they had been weakened within the Center... Read more

Keys for Youngsters unleashes “Unlocked” to handle teen wants

USA (MNN) -- It’s no secret children within the U.S. are leaving the Church. A Barna research revealed final 12 months calls Gen Z – younger folks born between 1995 and 2015 – the primary “post-Christian” technology. Greg Yoder of Keys for Youngsters Ministries says the issue’s trigger is three-fold. “Number one, the families aren't... Read more

Brexit opens previous wounds, potential to hinder Gospel message

Eire/Northern Eire (MNN) – Brexit has thrown England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Eire, into an uneasy unknown. Nevertheless, one nation Brexit is affecting is just not a part of the UK: the Republic of Eire. Northern Eire (N.I.) and the Republic of Eire (ROI) are two separate nations with a shared historical past on the... Read more

Taliban assaults help teams, guarantees U.S. defeat

Afghanistan (MNN) -- Violence is a continuing menace in Afghanistan. The newest Taliban bombing killed three help staff and at the least six civilians – the deadliest episode in a yr. Concurrently, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai – the Taliban’s chief negotiator – promised an impending defeat of coalition forces led by america. U.S. forces started... Read more

Mission Cry equips future leaders in Hungary with Bibles

Hungary (MNN) – Mission Cry has had the chance to ship $350 million value of free Bibles and Christian books to 175 nations. But although they’ve reached far corners of the world, there are nonetheless some locations the place they haven’t been in a position to ship sources. Up till not too long ago, Mission... Read more

Turkey imposes entry ban; believers search solutions

Turkey (MNN) -- Turkey seems to be closing its doorways to Christian residents, and it’s not clear why. A current entry ban, subsequent deportations, and unclear communication all increase concern for Turkey’s Christian neighborhood. “After many years of residency, they (foreign Christian workers) are now being banned from entering the country,” Adam Smith* of Center... Read more

Communicate Up fashions Christ-like relationships for youths

(MENA) – Kids of all ages throughout the globe face challenges. Communicate Up, a well-liked discuss present on SAT-7 Arabic helps handle a few of these challenges within the Center East and North Africa. SAT-7 Arabic is a channel of SAT-7, a satellite tv for pc TV ministry to the Center East and North Africa.... Read more

Partnership can ignite a missional ardour in your church

USA (MNN) -- Is your church on the lookout for methods to be extra concerned in Gospel outreach? e3 Companions helps congregations throughout the US embrace a missional coronary heart by partnership! Jeff Johnston with e3 Companions says their church partnership packages are very holistic and hands-on. “Now we have a objective of getting a... Read more

Asia Bibi has been relocated to Canada

Pakistan (MNN) – Asia Bibi has confronted a protracted highway to freedom following her arrest based mostly on blasphemy prices in 2009. In late 2018 Bibi was acquitted of these prices but remained in custody for her safety. In January, Pakistan’s Supreme Court docket rejected a petition requesting the reconsideration of Bibi’s blasphemy prices. Asia... Read more

The Shepherd Society: serving within the Holy Land

Palestine (MNN) – What does it imply for somebody who lives in battle to serve these fleeing battle? The reply factors to the best way Jesus’ love is freely given to those that imagine in Him, solely to be prolonged and given once more. The Shepherd Society, part of Bethlehem Bible School’s Neighborhood Outreach Heart,... Read more

Coloring books as Gospel educating instruments

Worldwide (MNN) – Through the years, World Missionary Press (WMP) has created completely different youngsters’s coloring books. The coloring books have made a deep affect in children’ lives world wide, and now, WMP is revising their books to allow them to produce and ship extra to youngsters. The coloring books have photos that youngsters can... Read more

Fulani herdsmen assault village in northeast Nigeria

Nigeria (MNN) – On Tuesday, Might 7, a faction of the Fulani herdsmen carried out one other assault in a village in northeast Nigeria. Fulani Herdsmen Goal Northeast Nigeria A companion of Christian Help Mission agreed to share his first-hand account. Gabriel Barau, a missionary in Nigeria, says houses have been burned to the bottom.... Read more