Hagia Sophia, foreign Christians targeted in Turkey – Mission Network News

Turkey (MNN) — Minority populations in Turkey increasingly find themselves on the outs with authorities and society-at-large. Concerning the future of religious freedom in Turkey, Its not looking positive, says Daniel Hoffman, Executive Director of Middle East Concern. Turkish authorities target foreign Christian leaders, and the world-renowned Hagia Sophia is in the cross-hairs, too. As... Read more

Jeremy Courtney on How We Need to Rethink Our Whole Idea of Foreign Aid | RELEVANT Magazine

As the founder and CEO of Preemptive Love, Jeremy Courtney has seen some of the best and the worst of what the world has to offer. His organization has pioneered getting aid to places few others are willing to go, helping rescue refugees and provide aid to people who need it in places like... Read more

Local Pakistani Christians step up when foreign missionaries leave – Mission Network News

Pakistan (MNN) — Two things are true of the Pakistani Church. First, locals are more open than ever to the Gospel message. Second, there are fewer and fewer foreign missionaries there to answer the call for answers. According to Jonathan, a Christian worker focused in Pakistan, local interest in the Gospel partly stems from a... Read more

Report: Christian Nonprofits Are Collateral Damage in Trump's Foreign Aid Cuts | RELEVANT Magazine

Report: Christian Nonprofits Are Collateral Injury in Trump’s International Assist Cuts | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Below President Donald Trump, the U.S. has dramatically rolled again its international support, slashing the $500 million in taxpayer {dollars} by document margins. Whereas some have cheered the strikes, the cuts have taken a toll on a shocking goal: Christian nonprofits. Religion-based organizations engaged on financial growth, anti-corruption efforts and offering sources... Read more