Ebola is giving Christ center stage

President of SIM USA. Bruce Johnson addressesthe press in Atlanta (Photo courtesy of SIM USA) Liberia (MNN) — It’s now being called a “public health emergency of international concern.” We’re talking about Ebola. While you may not think it’ll affect you, the World Health Organization (WHO) made that statement to wake you up to the …

Islamic State praised in Sudan

(Photo courtesy Kids Alive Sudan) Sudan (MNN) — While ISIS’s Iraq purge may be the most brutal, their tactic isn’t new. Islamists in Egypt have driven thousands of Coptic Christians from homes they’ve occupied for centuries. The same is true across the Muslim parts of Africa. Because they share ideologies about pure Islam, there are …

Earning high marks in Thailand

Thailand (CAM/MNN) — The following is a report on the partnership of Christian Aid Mission, your link to indigenous missions, with Mercy Christian School in Thailand:   Abject poverty and broken homes are an all too common way of life for many children living in the Ubonratchatani Province in northeastern Thailand. Out of necessity, parents leave …

Global Advance reaffirming discouraged Christians

Global Advance provides many opportunities to getinvolved with spreading the Gospel.(Photo by Global Advance) International (MNN) — Being a Christian doesn’t mean you’re invincible; it means your hope rests in Someone who is. In today’s world where headlines consist of record disease breakouts, child beheadings, refugee crises, and you name any number of violent conflicts, …

Praying for children in crisis

(Image courtesy Open Doors) MENA (KAI/MNN) — Children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) need your prayers. Kids Alive International says those trapped in war zones are fearful and helpless; they often face starvation as conflict prevents food deliveries. Originally posted on their prayer blog, Kids Alive shares specific ways you can be …

Gay adoption battle ensues

By Michael Rivera (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons (http://goo.gl/vCK1SF) USA (MNN) — Remember the Hobby Lobby case? A similar battle is taking shape, this time in the sphere of U.S. domestic adoption. The two sides are clearly defined and represented by two separate pieces of legislation. One party fights for protection of religious …

Obama calls to support African business, echoes 30 years of work

Sultan and his beehives (Photo by Food for the Hungry) Africa (FH/MNN) — President Barack Obama spoke to 50 African leaders at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C. last week (Aug. 4-6), to promote Africa’s economic growth in business and foreign investment. President Obama rallied support for Africa’s upcoming generation in creating business opportunities. …