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Spiritual bondage in East Africa
East Africa (MNN) -- East Africa is a region plagued by poverty and disease. These vicious cycles are hard to break and cannot be stopped through humanitarian aid alone. Francis Ssennyajo of Set Free Ministries East Africa says we have to address the spiritual conditions as well. (Photo...
Petition to remove circular intimidating Sri Lankan churches
Sri Lanka (MNN) -- A persecution trend has been quietly taking place in Sri Lanka. People hostile to Christianity have been approaching churches – often in more rural areas – and saying that because of a 2008 circular, if the church is not registered, they have to shut down. The circular...
Liberating Yourself From the Common Myths of Motherhood (Part 1 of 2)
Authors Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk shed light on false ideas women have been bombarded with about being perfect mothers, and offer moms encouragement in a discussion based on their book Hoodwinked: Ten Myths Moms Believe and Why We All Need to Knock it Off. (Part 1 of 2)
Haiti ministry asks for help replacing batteries powering operations
Haiti (MNN) -- In a country where roughly 20 percent of the population is estimated to have access to electricity, Haiti’s main power grid is overtaxed.  Most households, businesses, and ministries commonly deal with three to four hours of power outages per day. Carrafour power plant in...
Nations in need, but only one you
Russia (MNN) -- The Great Commission begins with a simple command: go. But because Jesus asked us to go to all nations, we might get stuck on this question. Where do I go? For SOAR International, it’s about going where the need is, and that has led them to Russia. (Photo courtesy of SOAR...
Jakarta court presses forward in jailing Ahok for blasphemy
Indonesia (MNN) -- In a surprising turn of events, Jakarta’s former governor, Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, was sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy. Ahok was Indonesia’s first Christian governor running for re-election. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, former governor of...