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How Ravi Zacharias found Christ at Youth for Christ

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Around the world, those who  knew or were impacted by the ministry of Ravi Zacharias are mourning his loss. The Christian apologist’s death on May 19 at the age of 74, has ...

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Lockdown in India: 1 billion people on edge of starvation

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The world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown has been extended, leaving more than a billion people in India on the edge of survival amid fears of mass starvation, Gospel for Asia reported this week. ...

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Gospel for Asia changing lives with clean water

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A sobering new report released today by Gospel for Asia in the wake of World Water Day reveals that two billion people globally are struggling to find enough water to survive. MINISTRY UPDATE ...

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Providing young girls in India an alternative to prostitution

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For 500 years, one tribal group in northern India has relied on the prostitution of its oldest daughters as a key source of income. This tribe, known as the Banchara, is part ...

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India welcomes President Trump with historic crowds

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Indians were glued to their televisions and phone screens today as President Donald Trump was joined by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak before 125,000 cheering guests. The event was the ...

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Technology now powering persecution of Christians around the world

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Imagine facial recognition technology to get into a house of worship and surveillance cameras inside watching every move of the Christians there. Or a “social score” system that awards points for good ...

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Wife of American pastor arrested in India says his only crime is living for Jesus

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An American pastor from Tennessee is stranded in India after being arrested as he attempted to travel home to the United States. Bryan Nerren, leader of the International House of Prayer Ministries in ...

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Newborn girl survives being buried alive for two days

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A newborn baby girl has been discovered after being buried alive in a clay pot. The baby miraculously survived for two days before she was discovered, according to authorities in India. The ...

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Indian Americans go wild for Trump appearance at unity rally

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It appears President Donald Trump has the votes of Indian Americans if a rally in Houston is any indication, Trump joined tens of thousands of Indian Americans on Sept. 22 who were packed ...

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Why Christian women are the most persecuted group in the world

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“Christian women are the most persecuted group in the world.” The first time I heard that statement, I was sitting safely at church in Washington, D.C. David Curry, the president of Open ...

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Pompeo announces international alliance on religious freedom

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WASHINGTON—On the last day of the three-day Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Vice President Michael Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo each addressed hundreds of ministers, religious leaders, and others from 106 nations, to celebrate ...

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4 things to know about Indian elections, persecution

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The Indian elections last week saw a landslide victory for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party. It has Indian Christians and other minority faiths fearing increased persecution. Since ...

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Toddler electrocuted putting phone charger in mouth

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Most people absentmindedly keep phone chargers plugged in, even when they are not charging a phone. That danger is now more apparent after a 2-year-old child was electrocuted after she put a phone ...

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Basic services denied to Indian moms who refuse Hinduism

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Five Christian moms in India are celebrating Mothers Day wondering if their land will be confiscated for their refusal to convert to Hinduism. The families, belonging to the Believers Eastern Church in ...

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Movie explores details of missionary’s murder

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A missionary’s murder that shocked the world 20 years ago is the focus of a new movie — and its filmmakers hope the project helps spark a renewed interest in long-term missions. ...

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Family of missionary killed by tribe speaks out

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The family of an American missionary killed while trying to bring the gospel to one of the most isolated tribes in the world is speaking out. John Allen Chau, 27, took a ...

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GOOD NEWS: World poverty rates are dropping

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Poverty rates around the world are falling dramatically, especially in the last few years but there’s still much work to be done. While the United States experiences record growth, global economic prospects ...

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India blocks access to porn sites

Millions of India’s online movie-browsers met a mysterious information blockade as laptops glowed with a cryptic message: “This site has been blocked as per the instructions of Competent Authority.” India’s government required ...

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