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RUSSIA AND UKRAINE: OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CHURCH IN THE MIDST OF WAR

By Alexandra Nyoni Following comments made by French President Emanual Macron and the British Foreign Secretary regarding their continued support for Ukraine in its war...

POTENTIAL FOR GOSPEL SPREAD AS PRO-CHINA LEADER WINS MALDIVES PARLIAMENT

In parliamentary elections on Sunday, 22 April, Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu’s People’s National Congress (PNC) party won control of the People’s Majlis (a social...

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE AFRICAN CHURCH AMID ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

By Alexandra Nyoni and Aron Mwasile Over the past week, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released reports on the economic state...

WHAT COULD THE DEATH OF A LEBANESE POLITICIAN MEAN FOR THE SYRIAN CHURCH?

By Alexandra Nyoni On Monday, 8 April, prominent Christian Lebanese Forces (LF) politician Pascal Suleiman was declared dead by the Lebanese Army, supposedly after being...

VIETNAM: DESPITE ADVERSITY THE CHURCH’S MISSION REMAINS

By Gigi Kotze On Saturday 30 March, Vietnam implemented a new decree requiring religious groups to provide financial records and granting local government officials the...

SHAKEN AWAKE: TAIWAN’S EARTHQUAKE AND LESSONS FOR THE CHURCH

By Gigi Kotze On Wednesday 3 April, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's sparsely populated county of Hualien. At least 13 people have been confirmed...

HOW TO REMAIN KINGDOM-FOCUSED AS TENSIONS RISE BETWEEN ISRAEL & IRAN

By Alexandra Nyoni On Monday 1 April, suspected Israeli fighter jets carried out a missile strike on the Iranian consulate building and wider embassy compound...

THE GROWING POTENTIAL OF EUROPE’S MIGRANT CHURCHES

By Donnelly McCleland This week, across the world, Christians are preparing to celebrate Easter. Europe is no different, except that a growing proportion of churches...

AMID THE DEVASTATION OF WAR, SYRIAN BELIEVERS TESTIFY OF GOD’S GOODNESS

By Katelin van Zyl On Friday, 15 March, the world observed the 13th anniversary of the uprising that led to the start of the Syrian...

PAKISTAN FACES PRESSURE ON ALL SIDES AMIDST STRUGGLING ECONOMY

By Isolde Doubell On Saturday, 16 March, a vehicle packed with explosives rammed into a military base in the Pakistani town of Mir Ali in...