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Report: Episcopal Church Sees a Decline in Attendance but an Increase in Giving

Report: Episcopal Church Sees a Decline in Attendance but an Increase in Giving In 2019, the Episcopal Church reported a decline in active and baptized members of the church compared to 2018. In 2018, there were 1.67 million members and 531,000 regular attendees, but those numbers dipped to 1.63 million and 518,000 respectively, The Christian Post... Read more

California Church Sees Roughly 1,000 Baptisms in One Weekend

California Church Sees Roughly 1,000 Baptisms in One Weekend On Saturday, close to 1,000 people were baptized at Corona Del Mar State Beach in Newport Beach by Calvary Chapel Church Chino Hills.According to CBN News, Chino Director, Gina Gleason, noted that the record-setting number of baptisms on Saturday exceeded the usual turnout, which is about... Read more

Sudan sees worst Nile flooding in over a century – Mission Network News

Sudan (MNN) — Following the recent peace agreement in Sudan between the government and rebel groups, the country has taken steps to separate religion from the state, ending 30 years of Islamic rule. But its not all good news. Severe flooding has hit the country, and thousands have lost their homes. At least 110 people... Read more

The God Who Sees Me – Encouragement for Today – August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020The God Who Sees MeMELISSA SPOELSTRA Lee en espaolYou are the God who sees me. She also said, Have I truly seen the One who sees me? Genesis 16:13b (NLT)I received the long text and read it slowly. Then I read it again. She accused me of saying things I never said. She... Read more

God Sees Us When We Ugly Cry – Encouragement for Today – July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020God Sees Us When We Ugly CryTERESA SWANSTROM ANDERSON Lee en espaolBut those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 (NLT) As I collapsed onto the cold kitchen floor,... Read more

God Sees, God Knows, God Cares – Encouragement for Today – June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020God Sees, God Knows, God CaresLYSA TERKEURST Lee en espaolFor the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. You have done foolishly in this, for from now on you will have wars. 2 Chronicles 16:9 (ESV)Trying... Read more

World Missionary Press sees new avenues for Gospel witness despite COVID-19 – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) COVID-19 may be keeping people indoors, but the Gospel is not bound. Helen Williams with World Missionary Press says that even in these uncertain times people are reaching out to World Missionary Press for their free Scripture booklets and other Gospel materials. Talking to people in malls or on crowded streets is no... Read more

Church minister sees reduction in rough sleeping during Covid-19

(Photo: Unsplash/Adam Wilson)A Church of Scotland minister says a reduction in rough sleeping in Edinburgh since the start of Covid-19 has been one of the "unexpected benefits" of the crisis. The Very Rev Dr Russell Bar said many homeless people in the Scottish capital had been moved into hotels and other forms of self-contained accommodation in... Read more

God Sees You – Girlfriends in God – June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020God Sees YouMary SoutherlandTodays TruthThe LORD says, I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you (Psalm 32:8, NLT).Friend to FriendWhen our daughter, Danna, was a toddler, she and her daddy had a favorite game. Dan would place her in some high spot,... Read more

SAT-7 Youngsters sees the Gospel at work within the Center East and North Africa – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] MENA (MNN) Keep at residence orders are tough for everybody, however much more so for these with little management, similar to refugees and youngsters. Regardless of these restrictions,SAT-7, a satellite tv for pc TV ministry to the Center East and North Africa (MENA), continues to deliver the hope of the Gospel to these most... Read more

Bangladesh suffers throughout COVID-19 pandemic however sees sparks of hope – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Bangladesh (MNN) Whereas formally reported instances of COVID-19 stay low in Bangladesh, the pandemic is creating new struggles for a lot of Bangladeshis. On April 7, the whole reported instances of COVID-19 in Bangladesh rose to 160 confirmed instances. Instances have continued to rise to the now 5,913 reported instances and 152 deaths. Nonetheless,... Read more

Joe Biden on How God Guides Him: ‘Religion Sees Finest within the Darkish’ | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Former vice-president and present contender for the Democratic nomination Joe Biden was visibly moved when Reverend Anthony Thompson requested him about his religion, and the way it guides his private and political life. His response supplied one of many extra intimate seems to be into Biden’s religious life a life that has suffered... Read more

The One Who Sees It All | Devotional by John Grant

[ad_1] Who can conceal in secret locations in order that I can not see them? declares the Lord. Don't I fill heaven and earth? Jeremiah 23:24 The girl sitting subsequent to me pulled out her digital pill and stated she wished to see who confirmed as much as work and what they have been doing.... Read more

Bibles for China sees elevated strain, however continues work – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] China (MNN) As non secular strain continues to develop in China, Bibles for China sees the impression. Nationwide companions report that the federal government is forcing extra of a presence in day-after-day actions and worship. Though Bibles for China operates legally, the elevated scrutiny can imply challenges for the Church. Tightening Restrictions, Continued Work... Read more

World Missionary Press sees religious vigor amongst Europes youth – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Europe (MNN) — Barna Analysis Group simply launched a abstract of religion findings amongst U.S. Millennials and Gen Z. The outcomes arent nice. Non secular maturity will not be a precedence for many younger folks surveyed, and over 20-percent of Millennials suppose its mistaken to share your religion. Helen Williams of World Missionary Press... Read more

Bibles for China sees adjustments in operations and a shift in focus – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] China (MNN) China is usually a troublesome place to be a Christian. And it seems that the principles of what the federal government will enable from Christianity are altering, once more. Modifications in Church Life Kurt Rovenstine with Bibles for China says their contacts are dealing with lots of the similar troubles different Christian... Read more