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Politics aside, Ukraine needs aid

Ukraine (MNN) — Russia recently accelerated the process for Ukrainian citizens to gain Russian citizenship. The circulating question—why? After all, Russia is technically still at war with Eastern Ukraine. But Vice President of Ministry Operations for Slavic Gospel Association Eric Mock says the move makes sense. “Since 2014, with the …

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Repenting of Identity Politics

The March massacre of 50 Muslims during worship in New Zealand was first and foremost a human tragedy, one felt deeply around the world. Unfortunately the massacre also signaled a political tragedy, displaying the logical end to a type of engagement increasingly defining the public square: identity politics. As British …

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Of politics and persecution: why India’s elections matter

India (MNN) — Believers are closely monitoring India’s elections. According to Voice of the Martyrs’ Todd Nettleton, the outcome will shape India’s religious landscape. Right now, persecution is at a record high under Prime Minister Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party. To these individuals, “India is a Hindu nation. One-hundred …

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India: of persecution, politics and prayer

India (MNN) — Vandals in India’s Telangana State burned a church to the ground February 2nd. This incident is but one of hundreds taking place daily. Although there are 64 million Christians, persecution in India is at its highest level in 70 years, a new report warns. A religious rights …

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Brexit: of ugly politics, unpopular options and unknown impact

United Kingdom (MNN) – Britain’s Prime Minister Teresa May survived last week’s no-confidence vote from the Conservative Party she leads. A disgruntled group of Members of Parliament triggered the vote, expressing dissatisfaction over Phase One of the Brexit deal she negotiated.    TeachBeyond’s Stephen Chilcraft explains that the first part covers …

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