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Fighting terrorism…with computer lab job training?

Fighting terrorism…with computer lab job training?

International (MNN) — When young refugees feel a loss of hope and purpose in their lives, they are especially susceptible to radical recruitment tactics. And extremist groups know this.

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Tips on effective short-term missions

Tips on effective short-term missions

International (MNN) — Short-term mission trips give people a chance to touch and be touched by another culture for the first time, but that doesn’t mean it always go according to plan.

“A lot of times, people in the first world, the people with the ..

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Could China, U.S. relations improve religious freedoms?

Could China, U.S. relations improve religious freedoms?

China (MNN) — Earlier this month, President Donald Trump met with China’s President Xi at Trump’s home, Mar-a-Lago. The globe has been watching to see how things develop between the two nations under the new administration. Some see the meeting and m..

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Orphans Reborn expands into Far East Russia

Orphans Reborn expands into Far East Russia

Russia (MNN) — Orphans Reborn, a year-round children’s ministry through Slavic Gospel Association, is expanding into the lands of Far East Russia.

Far East Russia holds 323 orphanages throughout a remote area with a landmass about as large as the Un..

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Millions of South Sudanese face famine in ‘lean season’

Millions of South Sudanese face famine in ‘lean season’

South Sudan (MNN) — It’s been just over two months since the South Sudanese government declared famine conditions in parts of the country, according to Relief Web. Now we’re getting close to what’s called the “lean season” in South Sudan from May to ..

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DOOR leader captivates FOBAI audience

DOOR leader captivates FOBAI audience

International (MNN) — The Forum of Bible Agencies International, or FOBAI, just ended its annual summit. “The Visual Context of the Bible” — a lecture presented entirely in sign language by a Deaf DOOR leader — left significant impressions on many.

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Protests continue in crisis-swamped Venezuela

Protests continue in crisis-swamped Venezuela

Venezuela (MNN) — In a move that usurped the power of the opposition-led National Assembly, Venezuela’s Supreme Court sparked protests across the nation on March 30th.

Trans World Radio’s International Vice President for Latin America and the Caribb..

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Earth Day, creation stewardship, and the Great Commission

Earth Day, creation stewardship, and the Great Commission

International (MNN) — Tomorrow, April 22nd, is Earth Day. But as we talk about missions and outreach, what do things like recycling and planting trees have to do with the Great Commission?

Gary Edmonds with Food for the Hungry offers his thoughts. “..

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Christian governor concedes in Jakarta’s polarizing election

Christian governor concedes in Jakarta’s polarizing election

Indonesia (MNN) — The race to elect the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city, is over. The world has watched as the city’s first Christian governor ran for re-election against an Indonesian Muslim in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation. Just ye..

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Veteran resource brings Gospel into the struggle

Veteran resource brings Gospel into the struggle

United States (MNN) — Yesterday, we introduced you to Bill Host (see here), a Vietnam veteran who was looking for help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). We left off with Host at a place in life where he knew he needed more than programs tha..

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