Kenyans See ‘Hand of God’ in Record-Breaking Marathon Run

The two-hour marathon barrier has finally been broken. As Eliud Kipchoge arrived back home in Nairobi on Wednesday (Oct. 16), citizens of his country pointed at a “hand of God” in his record-breaking, sub-two-hour run on Saturday in Vienna.

Israeli President Chooses Netanyahu to Form New Government

On Wednesday, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin tapped incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu to take the first crack at assembling a majority coalition in the Knesset.

Trump Calls for Ending Religious Persecution

During his speech at the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom event at the United Nations Monday, President Donald Trump stated, “Today, with one clear voice, the United States of America calls upon the nations of the world to end religious persecution.”

‘Passionate Zionist’ Is New British Prime Minister

Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union “come what may.”

Gospel for Asia Calls for Prayer as India Water Crisis Threatens Hundreds of Millions

Christian missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) today called for Christians to pray as South India remains in the grip of a critical water shortage that threatens hundreds of millions of lives.

Global Evangelist Alliance Plans Strategic Ministry

June 5, 2019–Bogotá Colombia—Leaders who claim evangelism as their primary call to ministry met Wednesday as the Global Evangelist Alliance (GEA), part of the agenda of a week of events in conjunction with the annual meeting of Empowered21.

Australia’s Pentecostal Prime Minister Scott Morrison Celebrates Miraculous Election Victory

Australia’s Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes and rural townships.

An Inside Report from Sri Lanka’s Traumatized Church

While members of Zion Church gathered last Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, children were meeting for a Sunday school lesson in another part of the building. At one point, their teacher asked the kids if they were willing to die for their faith. Every hand went up.

Sri Lanka Bombings is a Wake-up Call to Protect Religious Freedom

Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) in Jerusalem wishes to express our sincerest condolences to the families of Sri Lanka who lost their loved ones in Sunday’s terrorist attacks that took the lives of more than 200 people and injured hundreds. Three Catholic churches were part of the targeted attacks while congregants were involved in prayer on one of Christianity’s sacred days. Rabbi Kenneth Brander, President of Ohr Torah Stone, said that “the holiday of Passover reminds us of the need to speak out against affliction especially when targeted against religious groups on their holy days.”

WCC Mourns Lost Staff Member in Airline Crash

After 157 people perished when an Ethiopian Airlines crashed on 10 March soon after taking off near Addis Ababa, the World Council of Churches (WCC) expressed deep sympathy and extended prayers for those who lost loved ones.

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