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Refugees head home as missionaries
Somalia (MNN) – Despite Kenya's High Court’s decision to overturn the government’s plan to shut down refugee camps in the country, Kenya’s government isn’t listening. Dadaab: Refugees Sent Home (Photo Courtesy United Nations Photo via Flickr) Aerial view of Refugee camp in Dadaab,...
Keys for Kids expanding its technology toolbox
International (MNN) -- Anniversaries don’t just count years; they mark periods of growth, maturation, and movement.  Keys For Kids Executive Director Greg Yoder says, “Keys for Kids Ministries is celebrating 75 years of ministry,” said Yoder, “and yet there is still a huge need to...
Prayers make Akebu translation possible
USA (MNN) -- What happens when God’s people pray and work together in accordance with His will? Prayers receive answers. “God answers prayers beyond our belief,” affirms Doug Haag of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA. The Akebu translation team.(Photo courtesy of Wycliffe USA) The Akebu...
Recent tragedies reveal disturbing trend in Niger
Niger (MNN) -- It’s been about four months since American missionary Jeff Woodke was kidnapped in Niger, yet little progress has been made in finding him. (Screenshot courtesy of Open Doors USA) Woodke, who worked for a local branch of the US-based Youth With A Mission, was taken on the...
#BeBoldForChange for women in India
India (MNN) -- Today is the International Women’s Day -- a day dedicated to remember and affirm the value each woman holds. This year’s theme is #beboldforchange. While gender equality tends to be a heavily politicized discussion, there are so many ways that it’s a call for basic human...
An unwavering call to release children in the name of Jesus
USA (MNN) -- It’s been a difficult week at the headquarters of Compassion International. On March 1st, both a press release and blog post announced the ministry’s plans to withdraw from India after the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs refused to reverse its decision to block Compassion...
Crossing cultures with your personal story
International (MNN) -- We talked a few weeks ago about the power of your personal story in starting conversations about the Gospel. But, when it comes to missions and reaching people who don’t know Christ, chances are you may encounter people from different cultures. In that situation, do...
ISIS’ ‘business model’ struggles as group loses territory and resources
Middle East (MNN) – There appears to be a glimmer of hope in the Middle East. (Representative photo courtesy VOM) Several news outlets have reported that ISIS’ “business model” is failing as coalition groups take back territory and international airstrikes target oil fields. The...
Baskets of Hope make an eternal impact
Russia (MNN) – It’s been almost thirteen years since the Beslan School terror attack in Russia that took over 330 lives, mostly children. No amount of time can reduce the loss that was felt as a result of those three days. But when disaster strikes a community and a country, there is a...
Pakistan considers tribal merger
Pakistan (MNN) – Potential for furthering the Gospel may soon be opening up in Pakistan in an unusual way. As the government seeks to eradicate terrorism from its land, it's looking at merging the nation with surrounding territories. Joining Pakistan Pakistani Flag “[On] Thursday, March...