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Mission Cry sees God make a way
Philippines (MNN) -- One of the most frustrating things is to have a good, well-meaning plan bump against major road blocks. But Jason Woolford and the rest of the team at Mission Cry (formerly Christian Resources International) know that if it’s God's will, He will make a way. (Photo...
Conveying God's Love Through Discipline (Part 1 of 2)
In a discussion based on their book Discipline That Connects With a Child's Heart, Jim and Lynne Jackson offer parents practical advice for disciplining their children in a God-centered, grace-based way. (Part 1 of 2)
Breaking the chains of violence against children
Peru (MNN) -- Violence against children is a global issue. UNICEF reports that half of all children under age 18 will experience physical, sexual, or psychological abuse. In Peru, almost 70 percent of young teens say they have experienced violence at home in their lifetimes. Beth Allen...
Deaf girl beaten by family for her faith
Central Asia (MNN) -- A young Deaf girl in Central Asia whom we’ll call Saida was recently hospitalized after her family learned about her Christian faith and beat her. Rob Myers with DOOR International shares what happened: “The screams she emitted caused the neighbors to call the...
April marks Child Abuse Prevention month
USA (MNN/BCS) -- April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  This is one of those months where you hear a lot of statistics about abuse, neglect, and other problems.  A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds, according to Childhelp.org. (Image courtesy of Safe Families For...
Encountering Jesus Through the Women Who Loved Him
Author Liz Curtis Higgs highlights the faith, love and sacrificial service of several women mentioned in the Gospels who were with Jesus in the final days of his earthly ministry, and explains what their lives can teach us about trusting and worshipping God, even when life seems hopeless.
Ukraine named third worst in suffering
Ukraine (MNN) -- If you were asked to name the top countries in the world suffering the worst, would you name Ukraine? If not, it might surprise you to know the recent Gallup poll did. Gallup Poll Results The Gallup poll is based around hope for the future. Results are calculated by answers to...
A vacation cruise like no other
International (MNN) -- Are you planning a vacation this summer? Some “me time” to recoup before hitting the grind again? Rest is important, that’s true. But one Canadian missionary couple is challenging the way we do vacation. Helen Williams of World Missionary Press says they met this...
Tajik churches investigated for underage attendees
Tajikistan (MNN) -- A network of churches in Tajikistan is under heavy scrutiny. Their crime? Having children and teens under the age of 18 at religious services. (Photo courtesy of Open Doors USA) In Tajikistan, it’s illegal for underage minors to engage in religious activities, even if...
Helping Your Millennial Child Reconnect With God (Part 2 of 2)
Worldview experts Alex McFarland and Jason Jimenez discuss the cultural forces that are shaping Millennials, how the Church has failed to reach them, and ways to lead them back to the Christian faith. (Part 2 of 2)