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Algerian believer faces blasphemy charges

Algerian believer faces blasphemy charges

Algeria (MNN) — Algeria has been a constant member of the World Watch List published by Open Doors USA, but Miles Windsor of Middle East Concern says the situation for indigenous believers is a little different than most.

“Persecution takes a lot of..

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Deaf Bible offers free digital wallpapers to spur prayer, advocacy

Deaf Bible offers free digital wallpapers to spur prayer, advocacy

USA (MNN) — When you open your phone or tablet, what picture do you see as the background? Is it a photo of a loved one or a pet? A beautiful landscape? Maybe an inspiring quote or Bible verse?

(Image courtesy of Deaf Bible Society)

This month, Dea..

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Nearly 100 Eritrean Christians arrested for illegal church denominations

Nearly 100 Eritrean Christians arrested for illegal church denominations

Eritrea (MNN) — The country of Eritrea is the 10th harshest persecutor of Christians in the world, according to Open Doors’ World Watch List. And last month, another blow was struck on religious freedom in the country.

Nearly 100 Christians were arr..

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Update on Mission Cry’s Kenya distribution center

Update on Mission Cry’s Kenya distribution center

Kenya (MNN) — Got an extra Bible in the house? Jason Woolford of Mission Cry said there’s a way to put it to work. Mission Cry distributes Bibles and Christian literature all over the world, and you can help too.

“When you think about sending a tota..

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Day for the Unreached: Advocating for those who have never heard of Jesus

Day for the Unreached: Advocating for those who have never heard of Jesus

International (MNN) — June 4th is Pentecost Sunday, marking the day the disciples received the Holy Spirit to empower them to fulfill the Great Commission. Yet 2,000 years later, over two billion people are still waiting to hear the Good News.

The w..

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Ramadan violence answered with prayer

Ramadan violence answered with prayer

International (MNN) — ISIS has called on its followers to wage “all-out war” on the West during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sparking fears of new attacks.

(Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Muslims worldwide observe the month as one of prayer, fas..

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Forbes recognizes translation ministry as good place to work

Forbes recognizes translation ministry as good place to work

United States (MNN) — When we’re job hunting, we will ask about the various employment opportunities: “Is this a good place to work? How do they treat their employees?” On the mission field, that question gets more specific: “Is this ministry effecti..

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From resistant to persistent: a Kenyan church planter’s story

From resistant to persistent: a Kenyan church planter’s story

Kenya (MNN) — The Turkana people group in Kenya is the second largest pastoral group in the country. Pastoral people groups are characterized by herding and shepherding lifestyles and are often nomadic. Their small villages are far-flung across the v..

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Sri Lanka faces worst flooding in over a decade

Sri Lanka faces worst flooding in over a decade

Sri Lanka (MNN) — Sri Lanka is facing its worst flooding in over a decade. Torrential rains in the southwestern part of the country have left about 180 dead and over half a million displaced.

(Photo courtesy of Asian Access)

“You can’t even reach s..

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Russia faces scrutiny over religious freedom issues

Russia faces scrutiny over religious freedom issues

Russia (MNN) — The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom remains vocal on concerns in Russia. Last week, USCIRF Commissioner John Ruskay told the Russian Government to “…stop equating peaceful religious behavior with terrorism.”..

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