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A Christmas reflection; a Father’s sacrifice

Uganda (MNN) – Many Christian adults say that becoming a parent taught them so much about our Heavenly Father’s love for us. As we celebrate Christmas today and the birth of Jesus Christ, Gary Edmonds with Food for the Hungry reflects on what the Advent season meant for God the Father. Edmonds and his family…

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Bringing Christmas to North Korea

North Korea (MNN)– To many North Koreans, Christmas is a completely foreign concept. But with the help of Alpha Relief, an initiative of Global Advance, the holiday may open doors for sharing the Gospel with North Korean migrant workers who are laboring in other countries. In North Korea, Christmas in its truest sense, is basically…

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South Asia: persecution on the rise, but God is working

South Asia (MNN) —  South Asia’s Christians have experienced a significant spike in persecution over the last few months.  For that reason, this story was not posted due to security concerns. However, God is working. Head over to our partner page to learn how you can come alongside the persecuted Church. To learn how to…

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Mozambique communities urgently requesting more audio Bibles

Mozambique (MNN) — Like dry and parched earth immediately soaking up the gift of rain, the people of Mozambique are thirsty for God’s Word. And every time Audio Scripture Ministries goes to do an audio Bible distribution in Mozambican villages, no matter how many they bring, there’s always greater need than they could anticipate. Joshua…

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Bringing Christmas to where it’s only ever winter

Central Asia (MNN) – For a lot of people in the West, winter doesn’t just mean the cold season, it also means Christmas. Towns will be lit by strings of lights, people gather together for holiday celebrations, and for a moment, the world might feel just a bit more jolly. Winter, But Not Christmas But,…

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Religious freedom in China: a mixed bag

China (MNN) — Conflicting reports are putting a question mark behind religious freedom in China. Accounts released earlier this year pointed toward more freedoms for religious groups. However, recent developments are concerning to persecution watchdogs like Open Doors USA. “The Chinese government seems to want to push for a nationalization of the Church of Jesus…

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Powerful Advent paintings encourage creative missions

International (MNN) – How can you take what God has gifted you with and use it to advance the spread of the Gospel? Sometimes, it may seem obvious if you are gifted in evangelism or preaching or service. But what if you are a musician or a wordsmith; a dancer or an artist? Global Disciples…

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FTT reports nearly 100 unreached and unengaged Deaf groups

International (MNN) — With the advance of technology and global community, finishing the task of the Great Commission doesn’t seem as daunting as it did 50 years ago.  According to the aptly named group Finishing the Task (FTT), 1,347 people groups (41 million people) are still waiting to hear the Good News. For one global…

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Nepal: future of religious tolerance uncertain with looming anti-conversion law

Nepal (MNN) – In August, the Nepali parliament passed a bill to criminalize religious conversion and the “hurting of religious sentiment.” In October, the president signed the bill into law. Now, Christians are waiting to see how this anti-conversion law will affect them. But they aren’t waiting without action. John Pudaite of Bibles For The…

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Biblica teams up with Keith and Kristyn Getty for 1,000,001 campaign

USA (MNN) – This Christmas season, Biblica has teamed up the Keith and Kristyn Getty to give the ultimate gift through its 1,000,001 Campaign. The Gettys and Biblica Since 2011, the Gettys have done an annual Christmas tour and through that time several agencies have come alongside them. This year, the passion behind the tour…

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