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Nigeria becoming the most dangerous country for Christians – Mission Network News

Nigeria (MNN) — Over the past decade, between50,000-70,000 Christianshave been killed by terrorist groups in Nigeria. Thats not just a number for Mission Cry. Jason Woolford recently talked about a large shipment of Bibles that a local Christian leader asked to be sent to Nigeria. He was asking for more of the Word of God... Read more

Persuasion 200 | For God and Country? with Kaitlyn Schiess

As if 2020 wasn’t hard enough already, we have yet another hurdle to jump this fall with the upcoming presidential election. We’ve already seen plenty of the usual rhetoric and outrage that has become the norm in partisan politics. Many conversations about the serious issues our nation faces today devolve into petty attacks and sound-bite... Read more

‘China Is an Atheist Country’: Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals

'China Is an Atheist Country': Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals Chinas communist government has expanded its ban on Christian funerals in recent months, continuing to use laws prohibiting religious activities outside of churches to also outlaw religious-themed ceremonies for the dead, according to a new report.Bitter Winter first reported on the ban in... Read more

For King & Country, TobyMac and Michael W Smith to support world’s poor in virtual concert

For King & Country and other artists will be performing at the concert(Facebook/for KING & COUNTRY)Over 20 major Christian artists are uniting for an evening of music in support of poor communities around the world that have been impacted by Covid-19. Artists taking part in the 'Unite to Fight Poverty' livestream event include TobyMac, Michael... Read more

Syrian refugees flood back to their war-torn country during COVID-19 pandemic – Mission Network News

Syria (MNN) —Triumphant Mercy Lebanon continues to offer Syrian refugees vocational training, business education, and the hope of the Gospel as many return to their war-torn country. Though the situation in Syria remains difficult, Nuna* of Triumphant Mercy explains that for many, returning seems to be the better option. The pressure for them to go... Read more

For King and Country On Creativity in a Pandemic and Learning to Weep With Those Who Weep | RELEVANT Magazine

Joel and Luke Smallbone had to cancel a tour this year. Most touring acts did, of course, given the state of the world. But not every act has taken to quarantine with the creativity and energy that the brother duo better known as For King and Country did. They promptly set about recruiting some... Read more

Mission India provides aid as COVID-19 ravages the country – Mission Network News

India (MNN) Mission India continues to provide relief kits throughout the country during COVID-19, but also continues to proclaim the Gospel. India is opening one of the largest hospitalsin the world to fight COVID-19 as the virus continues to ravage the capital city of Delhi. Sunday, India reported its largest increase in new infections with... Read more

London ‘more religious than the rest of the country’, says new report

(Photo: Unsplash/Alev Takil)London is more religious than the rest of the country, according to a new report published by the think tank Theos. The report 'Religious London' released this week, shows that Londoners are significantly more religious than people living elsewhere in Britain, and the capital's Christians are far more ethnically diverse. The polling, conducted... Read more

Faith Leaders Around the Country Prepare for Historic Juneteenth Celebrations

Faith Leaders Around the Country Prepare for Historic Juneteenth Celebrations (RNS) This Juneteenth, Pastor Eddie Anderson will be among many social justice activists, educators and faith leaders around the country reflecting on the role of the black church in the Black Lives Matter movement.Anderson will participate in a breakout discussion that is part... Read more

WERE PETER AND THE DISCIPLES REALLY BUMBLING COUNTRY BUMPKINS? A Study in 1 Peter | Pastor Mark Driscoll

19 Jun WERE PETER AND THE DISCIPLES REALLY BUMBLING COUNTRY BUMPKINS? A Study in 1 Peter Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll At some point, every Christian is told that Jesus twelve disciples were uneducated simpletons, basically bumbling country bumpkins. It has been said so many times that hardly anyone seems to... Read more

The USCIRF releases a country update for Bangladesh – Mission Network News

Bangladesh (MNN) The USCIRF updates Americans on the ways Bangladesh mistreats Christians and other religious minorities. Last month, we reported on the United States Commission On International Religious Freedoms (USCIRF) annual report. Now the USCIRF has released acountry update on Bangladesh. Vincent Michael of FMI says, The report is kind of briefing us as Americans... Read more

Iraq Church leader fears country cannot cope with Covid-19

Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)A Church leader in Iraq has voiced concerns about the growing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. According to the authorities, confirmed coronavirus cases have topped 5,000, with 175 fatalities. Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, who heads the largest Christian community in the country,... Read more

For King & Nation Teamed Up With Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly for a New Quarantine Anthem: ‘Collectively’ | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] For King & Nation have spent the previous couple of weeks holed up in quarantine, they usually’ve put the time to good use by teaming up with Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly for a pandemic anthem referred to as “Together.” The music has a homespun music video idea, that includes quarantined of... Read more

Lebanon protests resume as meals scarcity ravages the nation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Lebanon (MNN) Lebanon faces not solely COVID-19, however a monetary disaster and a meals scarcity. Now, protests have began again up after the coronavirus brought about a short lull. Violence erupted In Lebanons northern metropolis of Tripoli when banks had been attacked and army clashed with civilians. One man was killed, and dozens had... Read more

Within the First Trailer for ‘Lovecraft Nation’, Racism Is the Actual Monster (However Additionally There Are Actual Monsters) | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Matt Ruff’sLovecraft Nationlabored as a bit of fiction as a result of it discovered a inventive method to make white supremacy each an existential terror and an eldritch one depicting America’s Jim Crow-era South as a spot of utmost hazard for black Individuals even with out the Lovecraftian horrors lurking within the... Read more

Nigerian pastors are coaching for ministry in a violent nation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Nigeria (MNN) In Nigeria, violence in the direction of Christians by the hands of Muslim extremists continues, however Spoken Worldwide is coaching pastors anyway. The Nigerian authorities has lastly acknowledged that radical Islamist teams like Boko Haram are focusing on Christians for assaults. It solely just lately launched an announcement saying as a lot,... Read more

Why Did Jordan Ban Netflixs Messiah After Supporting Its Shoot within the Nation? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] This week, Netflix drops its new sequence referred to as Messiah, which as weve beforehand reported, follows a CIA officer who investigates a charismatic determine whose followers imagine that he can carry out miracles and appears on the query, Is he a divine entity or a harmful con artist? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjLWuzGVyew[/embed] Nonetheless, one... Read more