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Under the FCRA, what does the future of ministry in India look like?
India (MNN) -- Last year, the government in India used the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to deny between 20,000 to 33,000 foreign funding licenses to charities and NGOs, including Compassion International who had to pull out of India. According to The Times of India, only 13,000...
Making Healthy Financial Choices for Life (Part 1 of 2)
Chris Hogan, author of the national best-selling book Retire Inspired, offers practical advice for taking control of your finances by making wise short- and long-term plans with your money. Topics include establishing a budget, eliminating debt, planning for retirement, and more. (Part 1 of 2) 
Pakistan prime minister disqualified for corruption
Pakistan (MNN) – In Pakistan, an unexpected transition of leadership means even more uncertainty for the country's Christians. (Photo courtesy Open Doors USA) The lower house of Parliament recently elected lawmaker Shahid Abbasi as the country’s new prime minister after the former prime...
Food shortages, violence, and forgiveness in South Sudan
South Sudan (MNN) – Earlier this year, food shortages were so bad in South Sudan that the nation briefly dipped into famine. But even now food is in short supply. Meanwhile, the conflict between ethnic tribal groups continues, making things worse. Rob Cornelison is the new International...
Persia, where the Gospel is flourishing
Iran (MNN) – We can become accustomed to reading the Bible in a way that stops asking questions. And because of this, we’re liable to miss out on some pretty important themes throughout. Take Persia, for example. How many times has the history of Persia intertwined with that of God’s...
Getting Unstuck in Your Relationships (Part 2 of 2)
In a discussion centered on his book UnTrapped: 9 Secrets to Getting Along, Dr. Daniel Nehrbass offers advice for those of us who feel stuck in a relationship in which another person's undesirable or harmful behavior is putting us in a bind. (Part 2 of 2)
Identity Confusion
Much has been said about gender confusion, but there is another issue that can be the culprit for confusion at many levels - identify confusion. Read more about Identity Confusion
FMI brings Bible and evangelism training to Indonesia
Indonesia (MNN) -- FMI’s Bruce Allen was recently in Indonesia for field visits and training conferences for FMI-supported church planters. Training and Conferences Indonesian believers worshipping. (Photo courtesy of FMI) Part of these visits and training conferences included handing out...
Finding freedom of religion in Nepal
Nepal (MNN) -- Change is happening in Nepal. “Nepal has become the country where Christianity is growing at the fastest pace of any nation in the world,” says John Pudaite, President of Bibles For The World (BFTW). “The Body of Christ has been growing at almost ten percent per year, and...