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Pray for Afghanistan: Day 3

Pray for Afghanistan: Day 3

Barring Taliban deterrence, some 3.8 million registered Afghan voters are expected to show up to the polls tomorrow.  Logistics challenges mean the final winner may not be known for several weeks, but multiple sources agree that the 2014 elections are a crucial step in Afghanistan’s journey toward democracy. So-called elections have been taking place in […]

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Favorite Fan/Follower Comments!

Favorite Fan/Follower Comments!

To mark our annual Facebook Fan/Follower Appreciation day, here are some of our favorite comments from the MNN page: Thanks for the being done, we are to be the light & lifeline to a dying world out there (From Henry Tavune on 03/01/14) I love this,plz kp me up dated! (From Dina Reinard on 01/11/14) […]

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Pray for Afghanistan: Day 2

Pray for Afghanistan: Day 2

Afghanistan has been a hotspot for conflict in modern history and a common battleground for international troops. As the December 2014 deadline for troop withdrawal draws near, pray it won’t leave Afghanistan in Taliban hands. The country was taken over by Socialists in 1978, and Western forces came alongside Afghan rebels to try and reverse […]

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Pray for Afghanistan: Day 1

Pray for Afghanistan: Day 1

April Fool’s! Afghanistan hasn’t cancelled their elections. Despite multiple attempts by the Taliban to stop the country’s democratic progress, voting will still take place on Saturday, April 5. But why is this event so important in the first place? “As Afghanistan goes, so goes this whole Central Asia area,” E3 Partners’ Middle East expert Tom […]

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Russian commentary no empathy, no truth

Mission Network News has learned that there is a growing conflict between Russian evangelical Christians and Ukrainian evangelical Christians. The accusations between the two sides are astounding.  On March 9, Dr. William Yoder (no relationship to me, that I know of) wrote an article and commentary about the schism between the two. Unfortunately, he sided […]

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Special Report: World Water Day

Special Report: World Water Day

South Asia (MNN/GFA) — Today on World Water Day, our friends at Gospel for Asia share the following report: Millions across Asia are considered Dalits or “Untouchables,” those deemed inferior simply because of their caste. “Untouchables” are likely barred from using village water wells, placing these individuals and families in desperate and life-threatening situations. Gospel […]

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Ukraine In Crisis

Ukraine (MNN) — I have been watching with dismay the situation in Ukraine. The ouster of the government, now the Russian troops that have invaded Crimea, and now an illegal referendum vote, have left the region in chaos. This is Ukraine in crisis. It reminds me a little of the Cold War days when the […]

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Final days in Russia

Final days in Russia

Sochi, Russia (MNN) — The final day of ministry in Sochi, Russia wasn’t very nice. A cold rain fell on the Fun Zone all afternoon. It kept many of the usual visitors away, however it wasn’t a complete wash-out. There was both ministry, excitement and concern. The day started with our friends from Russian Ministries […]

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Fun zone unity is infectious

Fun zone unity is infectious

Russia (MNN) — We only have one day left in Sochi, Russia and the church Fun Zone. I wasn’t able to update this blog until this morning, so let me give you an update over the last three days. On Saturday, a few of us traveled to Olympic Park to watch an Olympic event. Curling. […]

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Sochi is not the picture shown on TV

Sochi is not the picture shown on TV

Sochi, Russia (MNN) — Day one is under my belt and the Winter Olympics are so different than what you are seeing on television. While the beautiful picture you’re seeing on television is beautiful. The snow, which is beautiful where there IS snow, but there IS not snow in much of Sochi. Thursday, February 13 […]

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Land of Our Fathers - 04/22/2014

Location: Middle East
Two thousand years ago, the gospel began to spread from the Land of our Fathers to the world. Today, more than 11 million people live in the region; however, there are only roughly 3,500 who claim to be evangelical Christians. The body of Christ in the Holy Land, this tiny minority within a minority, has...
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