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Create art to tell the Persecuted Church’s story
Canada (MNN) -- In case you haven’t heard, Voice of the Martyrs Canada is calling all artists in Canada to show their talent in their Visual Arts Contest. A Contest for Creatives (Photo courtesy of VOMC via Facebook) The topic of creation for this art contest is the story of the Persecuted...
Embark program encourages taking a gap-period for missions
International (MNN) -- Are you in a transitional place of life and asking God what’s next? If so, spending a gap-period in missions may be a great way to put your faith into action. Trans World Radio is looking for people to join their short-term missions program called Embark! (Photo...
When We Can’t Understand
The question is, will we trust our Heavenly Father even when we don’t understand the adversity or challenging circumstances we face? Read more about When We Can’t Understand
The Navajo Nation: a house built on hope
USA (MNN) -- Last year, Amber Crotty, of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, was quoted as saying, “There is a huge suicide epidemic across all Indian Country,” in response to a spike in teen suicides. (Navajo Nation flag/Image courtesy of Wikipedia) First Nation communities are small, and...
Deaf Bible’s texting resource spurs prayer for the Deaf
USA (MNN) -- You’ve heard us talk about the Deaf Bible Society and the resources they offer to promote Deaf Scripture engagement and advocacy. But Chantel Pagan, Deaf Bible Society’s Advocacy Director, says they also want to motivate believers to advocate for the Deaf, not just in our...
Radicalization thrives among bleak futures
Greece (MNN) -- Something happens when a needy child grows into an adult. Where their need used to garner empathy and even assistance, the same plight as an adult produces suspicion and disinterest. The refugee crisis has brought this phenomenon to the forefront in the cruelest way. Right now,...
Silence in case of missing Malaysian pastor
Malaysia (MNN) – Mystery and frustration surround the abduction of a Malaysian pastor. (Photo capture of missing Malaysian pastor, Raymond Koh, and his wife, courtesy of TheStar.com) His disappearance reads like the script of an action movie.  On February 13th, a group of masked men...
Significance, God’s plan, and a free devotional
United States (MNN) -- We have all reached a moment in our lives where we’ve wondered, “Is what I’m doing what I’m supposed to be doing?” Even if we can answer the age-old question, "What is the meaning of life?", it doesn’t mean we don’t struggle to pin down our own individual...
Former Muslim now a Bible distributor in Kenya
Kenya (MNN) -- Christians in Kenya are often targets of persecution. On the World Watch List, Kenya ranks at number 18 for high Christian persecution levels. However, God is still moving. Biblica has recently been in touch with a Muslim-background believer in Kenya with a specific missional...
Intellectual intolerance, universities, and the Gospel
USA (MNN) – Intellectual intolerance has been growing on many United States’ college campuses. Universities and colleges have become more political and in turn have become increasingly intolerant of opinions differing from their own. Intellectual Intolerance Called Out (Photo Courtesy...