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Satellite ministry SAT-7 sees Middle East audience surge from COVID-19 lockdown

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Millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa are finding help right in their own homes through “living television.” In the region where Christianity began but is now a minority ...

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Good news for Sudan’s Christians and their churches

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Sudan’s transitional government has abolished committees formed under the Islamist regime of former President Omar al-Bashir that were used to take over hundreds of churches and other Christian property. Nasreldin Mofreh, Sudan’s Minister ...

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Swarm of locusts devouring eastern Africa in Biblical proportion

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The United Nations this week warned that a growing swarm of locusts puts hundreds of millions at risk of starvation across eastern and central Africa.  The swarm  passed through the Middle East ...

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Can’t ‘hold it in’: Kenyan tribal chief brings Christ to his people, again

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Geoffrey Lekopir couldn’t “hold it in.” Already 42 years old when he came to Christ in 1999, he wanted his fellow Rendille tribe members to hear the gospel and know the love ...

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Thirteen Nigerians murdered in latest attack on Christians

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Thirteen Nigerian Christians are dead after a group of Fulani Muslim terrorists targeted their Christian village. The attack took place last week and news of the atrocity is just now making it ...

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Orrick, Mo., church members lose thousands in gold purchase scam

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Jesus told his followers to be as wise as serpents. Sometimes, those serpents are selling gold. A man in Orrick, Mo., which is about 30 miles from Kansas City, is charged with ...

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Wycliffe Bible translator murdered, wife’s hand cut off by Muslim attackers

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Cameroon continues to see an alarming increase in attacks on Christians by the hands of muslims. Now news comes that a Wycliffe Bible translator in the nation has been murdered in a ...

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Local pastor/missionary to be recognized for lifetime achievement

Rev. Max Manning, one of the original founders of Topeka Rescue Mission, has been serving the Kingdom of God since the 1950s. The pastor and missionary is the Director of Global Missions, ...

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Last remaining Jews in Sudan move to Israel with emotional greeting

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The last remaining Jews of South Sudan finally arrived in Israel this week after being separated from their relatives for more than 10 years. Suzi Makoriel and her three children made the ...

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Fulani terrorists targeting Nigerian clergy

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Christian church leaders continue to be targeted in Nigeria with reports of more kidnappings and murder by Fulani terrorists. The latest is a priest who narrowly escaped a murder attempt two weeks ...

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United Nations acknowledges persecuted Christians

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For the first time since its inception, the United Nations is remembering persecuted Christians around the world. The commemoration is called the UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence ...

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Islamists attack village, cut off ears of Christian women

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Christians across Africa continue to suffer while, for the most part, American media remains silent. The barbarism of Boko Haram, an Islamist militant group, has reached new heights with verified reports emerging ...

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Fulani terrorists kill priest, kidnap pentecostal pastors

A priest in Southern Nigeria was killed Thursday by suspected Fulani terrorists while five pastors from a Pentecostal denomination were abducted in a separate incident just outside of Lagos. The Catholic Diocese ...

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Migrants from 40 countries heading to US border

Lured by promises of a better life, free health care and recent talk among Democrat presidential contenders of decriminalizing illegal border crossings, tens of thousands of migrants from 40 countries are preparing ...

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Prayer network lets you personally connect with African believers under persecution

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A new effort connecting American church congregations with African believers in Christ and their churches is underway. Prayer News Network was launched by Douglas Burton and Magna Faith Krimi, both advisory board ...

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How Islamic extremists use social media as a weapon against Christians

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The ministry Open Doors USA reports a trend of hackers, working with Islamic extremists, taking over Christian Facebook pages and posting anti-Islamic messages. The fake posts then generate outrage against the Christians ...

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‘His cemetery was full of victims’: group helps Americans ‘adopt’ Nigerian Christians

Leaders with “Save the Persecuted Christians” are on a mission to help Americans “adopt” persecuted Christians in war-torn Nigeria – by praying for them and bringing awareness to their struggles. STPC is ...

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With comments, Trump jumps into Democrat Party civil war

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President Trump has stood firm on comments in which he suggested some liberal legislators in the Democrat Party should go back to their “broken and crime infested” home countries, saying that their ...

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Average of 10 Nigerian Christians killed each day

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What’s persecution like in the rest of the world and especially for Nigerian believers? David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, wants American Christians to understand their Christian brothers around the globe ...

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At Asbury Seminary, Nigerian pastor warns against passivity

Pastor Samuel Odubena recently gave a sermon at Asbury Seminary Chapel in which he spoke about how Christians in the West ought to react to persecution. Odubena is an Anglican priest from ...

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Nigerian 7-year-old recounts Fulani attack on family

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As a Baptist church member tried to fight off an armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen in a village in north-central Nigeria, he told his 7-year-old nephew and other relatives to run. The boy ...

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Jihadists attack Mali villages killing 100 Christians

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As Metro Voice has reported, much of Africa is burning. That is, Christian communities are burning at the hands of Islamic jihadists who have instituted a campaign of genocide against them. News ...

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Hear in person, the stories of persecuted Christians

Metro Voice publishes stories almost daily of persecuted Christians around the world. For many, it is a top concern and the news is most often disheartening and discouraging. But with persecution comes ...

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‘No Christian anymore,’ as 19 killed in Burkina Faso villages

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At least 19 Christians were killed in an attack June 9 on the village of Arbinda in Africa’s northern Burkina Faso causing a mass migration of Christians from their villages, the AFP reports. ...

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Large family target of attacks in Uganda

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“Fire!” came the yells from outside the eastern Uganda home Yusuf Tulo as he and his sizeable family. Neighbors continued to shout, “Fire!” until Yusuf came to the door. When they went ...

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