The Giryama: milestones and goals in Bible translation By Julie Bourdon Kenya (MNN) – The importance of having Scripture in all heart languages cannot be overstated. In fact, just because someone can read the Bible in a second language does not mean they can internalize it the same way as if they had the Bible in … More The Giryama: milestones and goals in Bible translation
What’s the best way to share Christ in Iran? By Katey Hearth Iran (MNN) — Remember junior high? The social hierarchy – and your place in it – were of top priority. You would do anything to avoid being ridiculed or rejected. There is a similar mindset in Iran’s honor-shame culture. Iranian society places a lot … More What’s the best way to share Christ in Iran?
Lebanon: Prime Minister hits pause on resignation By Beth Stolicker Lebanon (MNN) – On November 4th, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation. At least until Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun urged Hariri to take more time for consultations before finally stepping down. Now, Hariri’s resignation is on hold. Confusion in the Middle East However, when Hariri announced … More Lebanon: Prime Minister hits pause on resignation
Egyptian mosque attacked; are Christians in danger, too? By Beth StolickerDecember 5, 2017 Egypt (MNN) – Early last week Egypt suffered another terrorist attack from ISIS aligned militants. The al-Rawda mosque in the town, Bir al-Abed, in the northern part of the Sinai Penninsula was raided by Islamic extremists during midday prayer. The attack claimed the … More Egyptian mosque attacked; are Christians in danger, too?
Light breaking through the darkness in Nicaragua By Julie BourdonNovember 8, 2017 Nicaragua (MNN) – Fifteen years ago, missionary Steve Bakos entered a region of the world shrouded in spiritual darkness. The people group he encountered had very little access to Scripture and among them were those practicing witchcraft. Steve Bakos has been a missionary for … More Light breaking through the darkness in Nicaragua