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Suicides rising among women in Tajikistan – Mission Network News

Tajikistan (MNN) — While mental health is already a worldwide concern during the pandemic, Tajikistan is the poorest country in the former Soviet Union, making its citizens especially vulnerable. Without a national mental health program, people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts have few places to go for help. Thats why SAT-7,... Read more

Pressure rising in Burkina Faso, USCIRF warns – Mission Network News

Burkina Faso (MNN) — A new report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom warns of increasing persecution in Burkina Faso. A factsheet released Friday calls for continued support from the U.S. government to protect religious liberty. [The] U.S. government has put a great emphasis on religious freedom, Voice of the Martyrs Canada spokesman... Read more

After ISIS tried to wipe them out, Christians in Iraq are rising again

Mathi is elated to be home again, something that at one time didn't seem possible.(Photo: Open Doors UK & Ireland)When the Islamic State drove Christians from their homes in northern Iraq in 2014, Mathi Habib Khodor and his wife Nazik took their six children and fled. Now, six years later they have been able to... Read more

10 Prayers for When Pandemic Panic Is Rising

When the normal rhythms of a nascent spring were interrupted last March by the sudden appearance of Covid-19, we were thrust into a world of unknowns and uncertainty.Were now in month six of a season punctuated by more questions than answers. Like many of you, Ive been gauging daily stats and headline news as I weigh... Read more

140 French Jews Immigrate to Israel amid Rising Anti-Semitism

140 French Jews Immigrate to Israel amid Rising Anti-Semitism Some 140 new immigrants from France found a new home this week in Israel.According to CBN News, the immigrants were welcomed into the country despite travel restrictions and lockdowns.The Jews of Europe and the rest of the world are currently facing complex challenges, and... Read more

Why John Onwuchekwa, A Black Pastor and Rising Star, Gave Up on Southern Baptists

Why John Onwuchekwa, A Black Pastor and Rising Star, Gave Up on Southern Baptists (RNS) For years, John Onwuchekwa was a rising star in the Southern Baptist Convention.He attended a Southern Baptist seminary, spoke at the conventions national pastors conference, was befriended by SBC leaders, started a new SBC church in the west... Read more

Rising Liberty Basketball Star Asia Todd Says She’s Transferring Over ‘Racial Insensitivities’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Asia Todd, a Liberty University womens basketball guard, has released a video announcing that she is preparing to transfer colleges. The North Carolina freshman had started 25 of the 31 games she played in and was fourth on her team, averaging 8.6 points per game. Todd was also named to the ASUN All-Freshman this... Read more

African Atheism Rising #AfricanApologetics – TGC Africa

Twenty first century economists coined the phrase Africa rising. And Africans can be sure that African Atheism is rising. The world is staggering in the light of COVID-19. In responding to this pandemic, peoples underlying worldviews are surfacing. While Christians are navigating the possibility of pain and suffering with their caring and concerned Father, Atheists... Read more

Tuition Is Rising and Enrollment Is Holding. So Why Are Christian Colleges Struggling?

When Jessi Vos was a junior in high school, she told her mom and dad she wanted to go to a college that was more international and more urban than the Iowa town where she grew up. She also wanted a place that wasnt too bigher state university felt hugeand Christian professors and a Christian... Read more

African Atheism Rising: Part 1 #AfricanApologetics – TGC Africa

Twenty first century economists coined the phrase Africa rising. And Africans can be sure that African Atheism is rising. The world is staggering in the light of COVID-19. In responding to this pandemic, peoples underlying worldviews are surfacing. While Christians are navigating the possibility of pain and suffering with their caring and concerned Father, Atheists... Read more

Returning to Syria: A rising development for refugees in Lebanon. – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Lebanon (MNN) Continued monetary woes in Lebanon go away Syrian refugees with out many choices besides returning to a rustic nonetheless reeling from struggle. ButTriumphant Mercy Ministries says that for a lot of refugees, heading house is sounding higher and higher. Dropping Worth The financial and foreign money disaster in Lebanon implies that in... Read more

Dont put on a menorah in France: anti-Semitism rising globally – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) — American Jewish Committee specialists simply met with FBI officers to debate rising anti-Semitism within the U.S. The assembly comes on the heels of an govt order focusing on anti-Semitism on school campuses and a December 10 assault on a Jewish group in New Jersey. It was the third lethal assault focusing... Read more

Rising Along with Preemptive Love

[ad_1] EDITOR’S NOTE: To have fun the current launch of the Purple Letter Market, we’re touching base with a few of our featured organizations to talk extra about their good work towards justice on the planet. This week, we get to listen to from our associates at Preemptive Love, particularly Lindsay Tevebaugh, whose work at... Read more