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Four Iranian men arrested at house church gathering

Iran (MNN) – On December 12th, authorities in Karaj, Iran disrupted a house church gathering and detained Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, Shahab Shahi, and Alireza Nourmohamadi. Since the arrest, the whereabouts of these four men have been unknown. Miles Windsor with Middle East Concern says while they haven’t heard of any charges against these four…

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Missions opportunities for 2018

International (MNN) — Starting to work on New Year resolutions for 2018? Add missions to your list. Ken Ivins of AMG International says there are plenty of short-term trips you could be a part of in the coming year. “We secure teams from the United States and take them to various different AMG ministries around…

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A closing look at 2017 from OneWay Ministries

International (MNN) — In the course of a year, there is so much that goes on under the sun. As 2017 draws to a close, we invite you to stop for a few minutes to take in the sights and sounds of this compelling new release from our parent ministry, OneWay Ministries. You’ll see images…

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The Goods News for Iranians, near and far

Iran (MNN) – The largest group of Christians in Iran today have converted from another religion. In fact, Iran is the fastest growing church in the world, by some counts. That says something about the contagious nature of hope when you consider the fact that Iran is also one of the most dangerous places to…

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SAT-7’s viewership nearly doubles in Iran

Iran (MNN) – Unbiased viewership data is important. That is why SAT-7, a Christian satellite television ministry to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), uses outside survey groups to collect it. SAT-7 Viewership (Image courtesy of SAT-7 PARS via Facebook) “The number we’re using has been vetted and is from these agencies, [and it…

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Study shows refugees have wealth of education and job skills

Middle East (MNN) – The refugee crisis has been so discussed, so dissected, and so politicized that the real subject behind the issue is often forgotten. More specifically, we have forgotten that refugees are more than just victims of war and violence. Tent Schools International is one group face-to-face with refugees every day. And as…

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Bible translations flourish despite persecution

International (MNN) — At a time of unprecedented Christian persecution, the demand for access to the Bible is greater than ever. A report by the UK office of Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) states that Christian persecution reached an all-time high between 2015 and 2017. But that isn’t enough to squelch…

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Far East Russian ministry began with two faithful believers

Russia (MNN) – Slavic Gospel Association has been working in Far East Russia for a couple years, but the ministry there began long ago. A Love Story Far East Russia is roughly the size of India with one million people scattered across the region they call home. And out of those one million people, only…

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