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Greater Than Gold

August 2, 2021
The world knows the name Eric Liddell as the winner of the gold medal for the 400 meter race in the 1924 Olympics (portrayed in the film Chariots of Fire). Many know, further, that he did not originally train for that race: he had trained for the 100 meter race, but, dismaye...
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Teach Them Diligently

July 12, 2021
Though Kenya is considered a Christian nation, ethnic cultural practices are frequently mixed with biblical truths. The need for trained leaders for the more than 80,000 congregations is massive. One Kenyan pastor recently told his congregants that they could be saved by goo...
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Father God, We lift up missionaries returning from the field. Ecclesiastes 3 reminds us that You have a specific season for facets of our lives, and for many missionaries, their seasons in the field are not permanent. We lift them up in prayer as they return back to their ho...
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Hungering To Learn

June 28, 2021
Throughout church history, Christians have looked to books to receive guidance, encouragement, and the wisdom of others. But in China, purchasing Christian resources is difficult, and there continue to be complex barriers to getting Bible-based resources into the country. In...
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Two-Tenths of 1 Percent

June 21, 2021
Bosnia-Herzegovina is a beautiful country, where the hilly landscape is dotted with picturesque mountain villages. Ten years ago, in one of those villages, three Muslim women began to meet together in secret. They would log on to the internet and read the Bible together. Ove...
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The White Flags Of Peru

June 14, 2021
Mid last year, the government of Peru instituted mandatory COVID-19 lockdowns, closing everything but approved banks, food markets, and medical facilities. Since most of the population subsists on a day-to-day income, many could not fathom surviving two weeks without work. A...
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Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world. Three-quarters of the population is younger than 30, while only 4.6 percent of the population is older than 60. The average age in Uganda is fifteen. These young people are willing to sail across the Mediterranean Sea to ...
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For the people of Venezuela, skyrocketing inflation and the lack of food and medicine have been key reasons why over five million people have fled the country. Internet access and electricity availability across the country is unreliable, 95% of public transportation is unav...
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Despite evangelism being outlawed, pastors getting executed, Bibles being banned, and 1300 hundred years of Islam rule, in 1979, there were still estimated to be 500 Christians in Iran. Nowadays, Iran has the fastest-growing evangelical movement in the world, with an estimat...
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From zero to seven

May 10, 2021
In eastern Poland, 40 years of Communism was particularly harsh on all peoples. It crushed the small cluster of evangelical churches there, leaving very few Bible-believing Christians. Several years ago, two pastors set out to plant a church in the eastern town of Łukow. No...
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