Coalition plans new initiative to prevent livelihood crisis – Mission Network News

Pakistan (MNN) — Pakistans economy is starting to revive as people emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns. This summer, Muslims working abroad sent record levels of money home because they could not travel for the Hajj. The outlook for Pakistani Christians, however, remains bleak. Though churches stepped up to meet community needs, individual resources are now exhausted.... Read more

Rehman Chishti resigns as freedom of religion special envoy over PM’s Brext plans

Rehman Chishti(Photo: Channel 5)Rehman Chishti, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), has resigned over Boris Johnson's plans to override the Brexit deal and ignore international law. In his letter of resignation, Mr Chishti said he was "committed to delivering Brexit" but could not support the Internal Market Bill in... Read more

The Best Kind of Plans – Beloved Women – August 10, 2020

The Best Kind of Plans Beloved Women August 10, 2020READ: Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. (Proverbs 16:3 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: While meeting a friend for coffee, she said, Ive got big plans this year!  She was right. Her list of travel destinations has mega aspirations. I shared my goals too.... Read more

Are Gods Plans Meant for Good? – Encouragement for Today – August 5, 2020

August 5, 2020Are Gods Plans Meant for Good?MEGAN FATE MARSHMAN Lee en espaolAnd we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 (NIV)God knows the plans He has for your life, and theyre meant for good.I dont know... Read more

Gods Good Plans for You: An Interview with Megan Fate Marshman – Bible Gateway Blog

What does it mean when the Bible says God’s plan for your life is to give you a hope and a future? Can you know his plan? Can you trust it? What is active dependence on God? What is God’s definition of good? Bible Gateway interviewed Megan Fate Marshman (@meganfate and @meganfate) about her book,... Read more

Israel backs down on plans to annex large chunks of Palestinian land – Mission Network News

Palestine (MNN) On July 1st, Israel was set to annex more land from the West Bank. However, the day and the whole month passed without an announcement. What happened? The EU showed strong opposition to the plan, and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson even penned an article warning against the move. Many in Israel dont... Read more

‘For I Know the Plans I Have For You…’ and Other Bible Verses That Get Taken Out of Context | RELEVANT Magazine

The Word of God is an absolute necessity. All sixty-six books were inspired and authored by the Holy Spirit of God using 40 human instruments. Orthodox Christianity believes that in the Scriptures in their original manuscripts are without error and fault. This Bible is not merely a collection of quotes or one-liners but is... Read more

Muslim leaders express concern over plans to make Hagia Sophia a mosque

The former Byzantine cathedral is to be turned into a mosque(Photo: Unsplash/Engin Akyurt)Muslim leaders have expressed their support for calls to keep the Hagia Sophia in Turkey open to people of all faiths. The UNESCO World Heritage Site dates back to the sixth century and was originally a cathedral before becoming a mosque after the Ottoman... Read more

I Know the Plans I Have for You – Trusting God When His Plan Is Scary and Hard

God is with us, always. Then God opened Hagars eyes, and she saw a well full of water. She quickly filled her water container and gave the boy a drink. And God was with the boy as he grew up in the wilderness, (Genesis 21:19-20).I had a conversation with a dear friend recently about lifes... Read more

Best-Laid Plans – Encouragement for Today – July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020Best-Laid PlansKELLY BARBREYLee en espaolMany are the plans in a persons heart, but it is the LORDs purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21 (NIV) It was just a sheet of paper hanging on the fridge with a magnet that happened to catch my eye as I was washing dishes. A reminder to come to my... Read more

Bishops in Turkey say they cannot intervene over plans to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque

The interior of the ancient Christian church of Hagia Sophia, now a museum, which could be turned into a mosque.ReutersTurkey's Catholic bishops are refusing to contest plans to convert the landmark Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque. The Turkish government has faced strong cricitism over the plans, which are expected to be approved by the courts... Read more

Government ditches plans to relax Sunday trading hours after Tory backbenchers revolt

(Photo: Unsplash/Mike Petrucci)The Government has abandoned plans to extend Sunday trading hours after a revolt by dozens of Tory backbenchers.  It follows a letter to Boris Johnson telling him "that over 50 Conservative MPs, from a range of intakes including those elected in 2019 and covering a full spectrum of views in the parliamentary party, are... Read more

Boris Johnson to scrap gender self-identification plans

(Photo: Pexels/Magda Ehlers)The Prime Minister is preparing to drop proposed changes to the law that would make it easier for people to change their legal gender, it has been reported.The Sunday Times reports that the U-turn is detailed in a leaked paper setting out the Government's response to a public consultation on reforms to the Gender... Read more

Only Gods Plans Prevail – Beloved Women – June 11, 2020

Only Gods Plans Prevail Beloved Women June 11, 2020READ: Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. (Proverbs 19:21 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Our society is obsessed with planning. We have digital and paper tools to help us with our meals, projects, and lives. At... Read more

Christian group challenges Government on Sunday trading plans as churches remain restricted

(Photo: Unsplash/Hanson Lu)A Christian campaign group has questioned the Government on why it is prepared to trust large shops to re-open for longer on Sunday but not churches.The Government is reported to be drawing up plans to boost the economy by easing Sunday trading laws so that larger shops like department stores and supermarkets can... Read more

My Wedding Plans Changed. God Didnt.

Wedding season is upon us, but this time it’s different. Spring usually brings bridal showers and bachelor and bachelorette parties. It usually brings dress fittings and last-minute details for the big day. It brings the anticipation of seeing friends and family from all overtogether in one place to celebrate the union of a new couple.... Read more

Gospel Music’s Bill Gaither Plans to Share the Gospel through His Partnership with the Game Show Network

Gospel Music's Bill Gaither Plans to Share the Gospel through His Partnership with the Game Show Network Gospel music legend Bill Gaither and his music group, Gaither Music Group, are partnering with the Game Show Network to bring original family-friendly programming, Bible question games and faith-based contestants to your television screen.When the Game... Read more

e3 Companions plans digital mission journeys – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) e3 Companions plans digital mission journeys and different digital ministry because the COVID-19 pandemic prevents conventional abroad journey. e3 Companions organizes mission journeys to many alternative international locations around the globe, however with the COVID-19 pandemic making air journey troublesome, they've needed to cancel many. However e3 Companions plans to conduct mission... Read more

Al Mohler Has Modified His Thoughts Since 2016 and Now Plans to Vote for Trump | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Rev. R. Albert Mohler Jr. is a pacesetter within the Southern Baptist Conference who, again in 2016, urged evangelicals towards supporting President Donald Trump, saying it will damage the motion’s credibility. In an op-ed for the Washington Put up, Mohler referred to help for Trump because the Nice Evangelical Embarrassment” and wrote... Read more

Sammy Tippit Ministries plans on reaching 10 million, beginning with Brazil – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Brazil (MNN) — Over a century in the past, a missionary couple moved to Brazil to begin a church. Now, generations later, the Brazillian Baptist Church has members throughout the nation. Every part began within the metropolis of Goinia, the place the couple first started their ministry. How becoming that 100 conference conferences later,... Read more

FMI’s 2020 plans – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — What are the necessities of church-planting? Religion, perseverance, belief in God, hope, love, neighborliness: all of these items and extra might make the record. However as Bruce Allen of FMI factors out, church-planters want sensible assets, too. Thats why their 2020 plans deal with equipping believers across the globe with Scripture... Read more

Bible distribution plans double in 2020 – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — The influence of 1 Bible within the lives of 9 folks in Pakistan underscores a rising want for Scripture for these looking for Christ world wide. Though FMI has already reached 440-percent of its 2019 fundraising objective for Bibles, because the group enters the 2020 calendar yr, [we] goal to dedicate... Read more