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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)
Doors open and close for Gospel ministry
International (MNN) -- In the iconic 1950s film "The Sound of Music", Maria von Trapp’s character realizes her plans for her life were not going to work. To console herself, she says, “When the Lord closes a door, somewhere He opens a window.” This sentiment perfectly captures the...
Want training and tools to confidently share your faith?
International (MNN) -- Have you ever been talking with someone and suddenly see an open conversational opportunity to share your faith? What happened? Did you get cold feet? If so, you’re not alone. A study by LifeWay Research in 2012 found that 25 percent of Christians don’t feel...
Britain: Brexit, beginnings, and beyond
United Kingdom (MNN) -- Britain has declared its independence. In June of last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted in favor of separating from the European Union (EU). Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May officially began the process of pulling away from the EU. Brexit has...