US Supreme Court to Hear Case of College Student Seeking Justice After Gospel Preaching Twice Shut Down

US Supreme Court to Hear Case of College Student Seeking Justice After Gospel Preaching Twice Shut Down

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case from a former student at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) who sued the educational institution after his attempts to preach the gospel on campus were twice shut down. Lower courts had declared the case moot as the college changed its free speech policy after […]

Religious Nationalism a Barrier to the Gospel in the Former Soviet Union

Religious Nationalism a Barrier to the Gospel in the Former Soviet Union

Russia (Mission Network News) — “I’m already a Christian.” This is the response Christians in partnership with Slavic Gospel Association often hear when they share the Gospel with families in the former Soviet Union. Eric Mock says many Russians consider themselves to be Christians, especially as part of the Russian Orthodox Church, the largest denomination in […]

South Korea Bible Launch Saga Continues as Officials Target Ministry

South Korea Bible Launch Saga Continues as Officials Target Ministry

South Korea (Mission Network News) — It’s a bittersweet new week in South Korea. Last week brought perfect conditions to launch four Bible balloons into North Korea, which only happens a handful of times each year. As described, ministry staff tracks each balloon’s journey across the border using GPS transmitters. Stress, however, remains high for […]

Ministry Sows Gospel Seeds in Ethiopia Despite Locust Devastation

Ministry Sows Gospel Seeds in Ethiopia Despite Locust Devastation

Ethiopia (Mission Network News) – Drought, flooding, and locusts have plagued Ethiopia for months. Now in the second half of June, experts say the locusts will begin their migration again, potentially leaving Ethiopians and others in the region devastated by continued food shortages. Locusts have caused and continue to threaten widespread disaster for crops. They […]

Local Churches Are Feeding Needy, Sharing the Gospel in the Former Soviet Union

Local Churches Are Feeding Needy, Sharing the Gospel in the Former Soviet Union

(Mission Network News) — As COVID-19 spreads throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union, many families face severe scarcity. One such family lives in a region of Southern Russia that is predominantly Muslim. Three young girls were taken in by neighbors after their mother wound up in prison. Slavic Gospel Asssociation’s Eric Mock says, “They […]

South Korean Province Passes Law Prohibiting Bible Launches Into North Korea

South Korean Province Passes Law Prohibiting Bible Launches Into North Korea

South Korea (Mission Network News) — In the latest efforts to stop Scripture from crossing borders into North Korea, South Korean authorities made Bible launches illegal on Friday. A law passed overnight includes heavy fines and bans any activities connected to cross-border balloon or sea bottle launches. Voice of the Martyrs Korea sends Bibles to […]

‘New Movement’ of Local Pakistani Christians Stepping Up as Fewer Foreign Missionaries Working in Country

‘New Movement’ of Local Pakistani Christians Stepping Up as Fewer Foreign Missionaries Working in Country

Pakistan (Mission Network News) — Two things are true of the Pakistani Church. First, locals are more open than ever to the Gospel message. Second, there are fewer and fewer foreign missionaries there to answer the call. According to Jonathan, a Christian worker focused in Pakistan, local interest in the Gospel partly stems from a […]

Bibles for the World President: The Work of the Lord ‘Cannot and Will Not Be Quarantined’

Bibles for the World President: The Work of the Lord ‘Cannot and Will Not Be Quarantined’

India (Mission Network News) — Coronavirus containment is complicated in the world’s second most-populated nation. Health experts say India hasn’t reached its COVID-19 peak yet. India’s government is extending restrictions through June 30th in places with high infection rates. At the same time, malls and hotels can open up next week in some locations. Plus, […]

Gospel Goes Forth in Spain in the Midst of the Pandemic: The Story of Nursing Assistant Edilaine

Gospel Goes Forth in Spain in the Midst of the Pandemic: The Story of Nursing Assistant Edilaine

(Every Home for Christ International) — Edilaine could see the pain and hopelessness in her patient’s eyes. As a nursing assistant, her life became much busier when COVID-19 reached the Basque region of Spain. And as more and more of Edilaine’s patients faced death, she felt more and more convicted that they needed to hear […]