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From bombing survivors to pandemic victims, FARMS Lanka providing relief

Sri Lanka (MNN) — A group of Christians in Sri Lanka is distributing COVID-19 emergency relief and its not their first time responding in a crisis. Last year,Easter bombings in Sri Lanka killed over 290 people and wounded hundreds more. It was called one of the worst terror attacks in this century. Believers with FARMS... Read more

Teens from Massachusetts Church Raise over $7,000 for Victims of Beirut Explosion

Teens from Massachusetts Church Raise over $7,000 for Victims of Beirut Explosion On Saturday, several teenagers and young adults from St. George Orthodox Church of Boston held a car wash in order to raise funds for the victims of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon in early August.As Christian Headlines previously reported, the explosion, caused... Read more

Pastor among the victims in latest deadly attacks on Christians in Nigeria

The funeral of two Christians slain in Agom village, southern Kaduna state, on Nov. 14, 2019.(Photo: Morning Star News)A string of attacks on Christians in Nigeria has left 11 people dead, including a church pastor.  The attacks took place in southern Kaduna state from last Sunday to Tuesday, Morning Star News reports. Locals said the perpetrators were... Read more

Displaced in a pandemic: Indian monsoon victims encouraged by Christians

India (MNN) — Monsoon season in India is wreaking havoc on villages already staggering under the weight of a global pandemic. Indias monsoon season typically lasts from June to September. In the last three months, nearly 900 people have been killed by floods and landslides in India due to heavy rainfall. More than 14,000 people... Read more

SAT-7 provides help for abuse victims in the Middle East – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) A woman suffering domestic violence in Lebanon was connected to help through the SAT-7ARABIC program You Are Not Alone. Recently,You Are Not Alone addressed the problem of domestic violence in the Middle East. Joe Willey says, Reports of abuse in the Middle East in North Africa (MENA) have surged during the pandemic. This... Read more

Church of England holds minute’s silence to remember victims of racism

The Church of England observed a minute's silence during its national online service on Sunday as an act of lamentation over the racism experienced by the Windrush generation and other black and minority ethnic people in the Church and nation.The service was led by Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of St Peter's Church in Walworth, south east... Read more

White Flags in Peru: How the Church Is Caring for Coronavirus Victims

What comes to mind when you see a white flag? Most people think surrender. In Iquitos, a city of about half a million in northern Peru, it means desperation. It means the household has no more food, forcing those within the walls to set aside all shame of poverty and visibly declare their desolate condition.... Read more

Christians stand with Tiananmen Square victims on 31st anniversary

Soldiers march in Tiananmen Square before a wreath laying ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing, China, September 30, 2019.(Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter)The human rights situation in China three decades on from the Tiananmen Square massacre remains a "tragedy", the head of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has... Read more

How Church Leaders Can Help Domestic Violence Victims

Two decades ago, my husband (now ex-husband) called me on the way home. His angry words drove ice-cold fear into my heart. Despite my prayers for change, the cycle of abuse was starting again. Based on past experience, his verbal tirades would soon spiral into threats of bodily harm. I immediately gathered my children and... Read more

Human Trafficking Survivors Are the Hidden Victims of COVID-19 | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] A month in the past, my husband and I had our tent trailer packed and able to go on an epic tenting journey to Nevada and Utah with our three children. We canceled on the final second because the Canada-US border closed to non-essential journey. As a substitute of mountain climbing in... Read more

This Hoda Kotb Interview With Drew Brees About Serving to Victims of the Pandemic Takes an Emotional Flip | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Drew Brees is considered one of New Orleans most well-known residents. The Saints quarterback, who can be a religious Christian, lately introduced a $5 million donation to assist folks affected by the pandemic. As Brees notes on this interview with The Right this moment Presents Hoda Kotb, numerous New Orleans residents are... Read more

No justice for victims households in Iran – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Iran (MNN) — Kind Iran right into a Google Information search and youll see headlines centered on the coronavirus and Irans nuclear ambitions. Iran has probably the most coronavirus-related deaths outdoors of China with 77 reported casualties, and yesterday noticed dozens of recent infections amongst parliament members. On the identical time, European issues mount... Read more

Burn clinic in Haiti treats all victims at no cost – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Haiti (MNN) From Haiti with Love is the one free burn clinic within the nation, and Haiti desperately wants it. Final Thursday,a hearth burned an orphanage in Haiti, killing 15 youngsters. Not solely was the orphanage unprepared for the hearth (the dwelling circumstances had been cramped and soiled, and candles had been used for... Read more

Mez McConnell on Shepherding Abuse Victims

[ad_1] The next is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Earlier than quoting in print, please verify the corresponding audio for accuracy. Tony Merida: Welcome to “Churches Planting Churches,” a podcast on the theology and observe of church planting. I’m your host, Tony Merida. Church planting pastors who minister in a few of... Read more

Kirk Franklin Says the Dove Awards Edited the Broadcast of His Speech to Take away Prayers for Victims of Racial Violence | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Kirk Franklin has posted a video saying that he has made the decisionafter prayer, session with my crew and my pastor Dr. Tony Evansto not attend any occasions affiliated with or for the Dove Awards, Gospel Music Affiliation or TBN till tangible plans are put in place to guard and champion range.... Read more

How You Can Assist the Victims of the California Wildfires | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Lots of of hundreds of California residents are fleeing wildfires of unprecedented severity, prompting energy outages throughout the state. CNN experiences that 200,000 individuals within the Bay Space have been displaced and over a million have been with out energy over the weekend. Households are determined for meals, shelter and survival items,... Read more