Blog Posts by missionnn

World Student Day and how to pray

International (MNN) – Today is World Student Day, a global event founded by International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. World Student Day has been going on for over 10 years and was born out of a desire to tangibly encourage students. In fact, according to InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Kurt Thiel, IFES was founded by nine international…

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Raqqa liberated: Now what?

Syria (MNN) – With all of the hype surrounding North Korea, the tit-for-tat Twitter wars surrounding the White House and policy issues, the roar over what’s happening in the Middle East has been downgraded to less urgent news. (Image courtesy of Global Catalytic Ministries) Three days ago, a Reuter’s headline trumpeted “ISIS has fallen in…

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JESUS Film recorded for two more Iranian people groups

Iran (MNN) — Nearly 90 percent of the people groups in Iran are considered unreached with the Gospel, according to The Joshua Project. Furthermore, 99.6 percent of the Iranian population is part of an unreached people group. (Photo courtesy of Jesus Film Project) But this year, the Jesus Film Project is celebrating the completion of…

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Ukrainian men give up dreams to serve in conflict zone

Ukraine (MNN) — Yesterday, we shared that Slavic Gospel Association’s Crisis Evangelism Fund is helping churches in war-torn Ukraine. However, it’s through self-sacrificing individuals that this aid is being distributed. A tale of two men SGA’s Vice President of Ministry Operations, Eric Mock, recently visited churches serving in the conflict zone of Ukraine. While there,…

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Doors continue to close for Myanmar’s Rohingya

Bangladesh (MNN) — Myanmar’s Rohingya ethnic Muslim minority are running out of options. During the past seven weeks, over half a million Rohingya have fled Rakhine State in Buddhist-majority Myanmar from what the U.N. has called a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Myanmar’s government refuses to recognize them as one of the country’s official ethnic…

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Sewing machines: an opportunity to pay it forward

India (MNN) – Imagine living as a woman in an impoverished area of India. Fortunately, your husband is healthy enough for work, but work availability is unreliable and the wages low. You want to send your child to school, but food comes first.  For a variety of reasons—be it a lack of education or cultural…

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Prayer chains and trips gird ministry to reach the least-reached

International (MNN) — The Bible makes it clear that prayer is more than just empty words, but that prayer enacts change within God’s will. Global Disciples believes wholeheartedly in the power of prayer when it comes to their mission to reach the least-reached for the Great Commission. That’s why Global Disciples has someone praying for…

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SGA helping churches in war-torn Ukraine

Ukraine (MNN) – Churches in Ukraine are continuing to try and meet the needs of people living in the crossfire of the Ukrainian Crisis. Living in conflict 2014’s fighting in Ukraine catches civilians right in the middle. (Photo courtesy SGA via Facebook) Slavic Gospel Association’s Vice President of Ministry Operations, Eric Mock, was recently in the…

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Kenya elections continue to take dramatic shifts

Kenya (MNN) – To say this Kenyan election season has been dramatic and fast-developing is an understatement. The Supreme Court ordered a revote to take place later this month after its historic move to throw out August’s election results. Last week opposition leader Raila Odinga announced he was dropping out. Earlier this week, he called…

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Christmas short-term mission opportunities!

Int’l (MNN) – Aside from the religious background, Christmas often comes paired with a handful of keywords like family, tradition, and gifts. But what if this year we included phrases like outreach, families in need, orphans, and ministry? How would that change your Christmas experience? Orphan’s Heart ministers in over a dozen nations to meet the…

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