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PTEE continues classes despite COVID-19 and war in Syria – Mission Network News

Syria (MNN) As Syrians cope with years of war and the new reality of COVID-19, the Program for Theological Education by Extension (PTEE) praises God for the ability to continue classes. For years, both Christians and the majority populations in Syria have felt the effects of upheaval. ISIS ravaged homes and cities, making life difficult... Read more

If You Want Peace, Prepare For War | by Kristi Huseby

A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of Gods armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers... Read more

Egypt and Turkey threaten war in Libya – Mission Network News

Libya (MNN) Christians in Libya, Egypt, and Turkey are caught in the middle of a broiling conflict. Hostilities between Egypt and Turkey over oil-rich territory in Libya have ramped up in recent weeks. Many fear the standoff could break out into a full-blown war. War rarely sees true winners, and a potential conflict between these... Read more

Its Time to Kill Our Culture War Mentality | RELEVANT Magazine

This content is created in partnership withAmerican Awakening.Check out theAmerican Awakening Podcast. Now playing on the Relevant Podcast Network. In times of tremendous uncertainty, every headline seems to take on a bit of urgency especially if you are looking at our lives together in America as a war between cultures. Take for example two... Read more

As Trump fights for re-election, the culture war for ‘the soul of America’ intensifies

Donald Trump outside St John's Episcopal Church near the White House(Photo: C-Span)In 2016 Donald Trump attracted the support of 81 percent of US (mostly white) evangelicals. More recent polling has revealed that from May 2019 to March 2020, the number of weekly church-attending white Protestants convinced that Donald Trump was 'anointed by God to be president' grew... Read more

J. K. Rowling, Latest Casualty in the War of Transgender Ideology

The storm surrounding J. K. Rowlings tweets on women and menstruation is as predictable as it is depressing. That her gracious response has, if anything, exacerbated the fury simply underlines the way civil debate is now apparently impossible on matters that areto put it mildlyhighly contestable (and the ability of a man to become a... Read more

Ready For War – Beloved Women – June 9, 2020

Ready For War Beloved Women June 9, 2020READ: He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. (Psalms 18:34 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: I remember watching cartoons and marveling at the mighty strength of the superheroes on television, including Superman himself. I wanted to be like them; I wanted that... Read more

Yemen, Arabian Peninsula wage war against coronavirus – Mission Network News

Yemen (MNN) COVID-19 cases are rising in Yemen, where 80-percent of the population depends on humanitarian aid to survive another day. Nathaniel*, a Christian worker focused on Yemen, says a coronavirus outbreak would be devastating. According to Reuters, most of Yemens reported COVID-19 infections were discovered within the last ten days; health experts say this... Read more

Buckle Up for the Trailer for Spike Lee’s Vietnam War Epic ‘Da 5 Bloods’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Spike Lee is giving Netflix yet another coup, joining the likes of Scorsese and Cuaron as a high profile filmmaker creating an original movie for the streaming giant. The movie in question isDa 5 Bloods, Lee’s followup to his Oscar-nominated BlackKklansman. This movie features an eye-popping ensemble cast with the likes of Chadwick Boseman,... Read more

War, disease, and the Holy Spirit at work in Yemen - Mission Network News

Battle, illness, and the Holy Spirit at work in Yemen – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Yemen (MNN) — The final two weeks introduced new waves of disaster to Yemen. Well being officers confirmed the presence of COVID-19, and the UN started slicing assist applications attributable to a funding scarcity. (Picture obtained by way of Wikimedia Commons) Extra individuals face dying, starvation, and illness in Yemen than another nation. An... Read more

How the War on Christmas Became the War on Easter

How the Battle on Christmas Turned the Battle on Easter

[ad_1] As states problem stay-at-home orders and bar gatherings, some evangelical Christians those that consider they're a persecuted minority have grow to be satisfied that spiritual freedom is underneath assault. The conflict on Christmas is now the conflict on Easter. In a nationwide survey of standard churchgoers launched final week, 12% reported that in-person providers... Read more

The Syrian civil war drags on, but Christians arent losing hope - Mission Network News

The Syrian civil conflict drags on, however Christians arent shedding hope – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Syria (MNN) Turkey and Russia signed a ceasefire Friday for the Province of Idlib, the place final month’s preventing has created the worst humanitarian disaster of the conflict. The ceasefire has reportedly introduced some calm to the area, though violence hasn’t ended utterly. The civil conflict in Syria has lasted 9 years, and the... Read more

Mukbang Videos and the War of Raging Appetites - Christ and Pop Culture

Mukbang Movies and the Warfare of Raging Appetites – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Ah! Its chilly! In a YouTube video that obtained over seven million views in two weeks, Korean YouTuber Ssoyoung wrestles and cleans reside octopus and mudfish earlier than cooking and consuming them on digital camera. The method is well-lit and documented from totally different angles, and Ssoyoungs numerous shrieks and screams punctuate the slippery,... Read more

How to Explain War to Children

Tips on how to Clarify Struggle to Youngsters

[ad_1] The solar had already set in our time zone within the southern hemisphere. A pal arrived with a small tv and a big antenna to arrange on our rooftop terrace. I stood subsequent to my dad because the antenna was adjusted myriad instructions, coaxing a clearer image from the display. The celebs twinkled in... Read more

What I'll Tell Our Kids About War | RELEVANT Magazine

What I will Inform Our Youngsters About Battle | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] As I write this, violence (and rhetoric) is rapidly escalating betweenthe USA and Iran (and people caught of their midst). My coronary heart is deeply grieved at what this implies for the world, our neighbors and our youngsters. The impression of conflict is far-reaching and I nonetheless maintain out hope {that a}... Read more

Rumors of war lead to discipleship discussions - Mission Network News

Rumors of struggle result in discipleship discussions – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] USA (MNN) This story is about discipleship, however it would take the circuitous route. Standing behind two ladies on the grocery retailer, they spoke loudly as they waited their flip for the cashier to tally their orders. One mom commented on the probability of the US going to struggle because the tensions rise with... Read more

What Ill Tell Our Kids About War

What Sick Inform Our Children About Battle

[ad_1] As I write this, violence (and rhetoric) is shortly escalating between the USA and Iran (and people caught of their midst). My coronary heart is deeply grieved at what this implies for the world, our neighbors, and our youngsters. The affect of struggle is way reaching, and I nonetheless maintain out hope {that a}... Read more

The Real War on Christmas | RELEVANT Magazine

The Actual Struggle on Christmas | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] It occurs yearly. A conflict is said. Retail shops, web sites and even espresso chains develop into the topic of boycotts, viral video campaigns and, sure, even naughty lists, for failing adequately to advertise a Christian vacation. Some individuals understand this as not merely an oversight on behalf of shops, however an... Read more

Can We Stop a New Civil War?

Can We Cease a New Civil Struggle?

[ad_1] The US has by no means been freed from inside conflicts. But it surely feels completely different today. Lots of people are feeling it, left and proper. The disagreement and conflicts are getting sharper by the day. The mutual suspicion is deeper. Hostility is larger. There's a viciousness about it. Reasoned dialog appears inconceivable.... Read more

Families fight for survival as Syria enters ninth year of war - Mission Network News

Households battle for survival as Syria enters ninth yr of battle – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Author’s Be aware: Assaults on camps for the displaced in Syria proceed, as does the barrage of artillery from the Turkish border. Israel took out Iranian positions in Syria in retaliation for rocket fireplace. A minimum of 500,000 folks have been killed within the battle and greater than half of Syria’s 22-million (pre-war) residents... Read more

The FAQs: What You Should Know About War Crimes

The FAQs: What You Ought to Know About Conflict Crimes

[ad_1] What simply occurred? Final week President Trump intervened within the case of three U.S. service members convicted of conflict crimes. Trump granted full pardons to Military 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and Military Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, and restored the rank of Navy SEAL Eddie R. Gallagher, who had been demoted. Lorance was discovered responsible in... Read more

Click to enlarge this image of Col. Carlyle "Smitty" Harris and his wife, Louise

Prevailing as a Prisoner of Conflict: An Interview with Col. Carlyle Smitty Harris – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] How does love, honor, braveness, and religion maintain a US Air Power pilot for eight years as a prisoner of conflict? And the way does an outdated, long-unused World Conflict II methodology of speaking by tapping on a typical water pipe supply a lifeline, give energy, enhance morale, and construct unity amongst different POWs... Read more

A Real War | Devotional by John Grant

A Actual Warfare | Devotional by John Grant

[ad_1] Placed on the entire armour of God, that ye might be able to stand towards the wiles of the satan. Ephesians 6:11 There have been wars nearly since time started. They've come and gone, however there's one warfare that has been and at all times can be ongoing till the top of time and... Read more