Drought, Earthworm Crises Follow Kerala Flooding

With thousands still reeling from the impact of historic flooding, a second major crisis drying up wells and killing helpful earthworms has heightened the need for GFA’s (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) ongoing relief help in India’s Kerala state.

Popular COGOP Minister Shot to Death in His Church

A Church of God of Prophecy minister was gunned down at his own church in Jamaica, according to reports.

Hillsong Splits From Assemblies of God to Become Its Own Denomination

Hillsong Church announced on Wednesday that it has formed its own denomination.

GFA Launches Disaster Relief Effort to Aid Victims of India Flooding

GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) has issued an urgent appeal for help in responding to some of the worst flooding in almost a century that has claimed several hundred lives and displaced nearly a quarter of a million people in southern India.

After Tragic Accident in Italy, WCC Offers Condolences

In the wake of a tragic collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa, Italy, World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri offered condolences and prayers on behalf of the WCC global fellowship.

Missing Thai Soccer Team Found Alive After 10 Days

Rescuers battled intensifying rain to furiously pump water from a cave in Thailand on Tuesday, as officials thrashed out plans to extract a young soccer team located by divers after being trapped and incommunicado for 10 days.

Where Church and Sports Find Common Ground

As the countdown begins for the June 14 kick-off of the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, so does an evangelistic campaign to reach 3 million soccer fans in the host country. Mission Eurasia’s innovative outreach, sidestepping a crackdown on evangelistic activity in the country, is gaining momentum.

Korean Churches Witnessing a Miracle

A lot has happened on the Korean peninsula in the last few weeks. South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for the first time; Kim took some serious steps toward denuclearization; and Kim and President Trump agreed to talk, but Trump abruptly canceled the historic meeting. On June 1, however, following a meeting with a high ranking North Korean official, President Trump announced that he plans to meet Kim Jong-un.

World Stands Together to Pray for Peace on Korean Peninsula

As people in Seoul held a candlelight vigil on 7 June to pray for peace on the Korean Peninsula, they were joined by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva, the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC), and hundreds of others across the world.

Irish Voters Could Repeal Pro-Life Amendment

Irish voters will decide this week whether to repeal the Eighth amendment to their constitution, which protects the right to life of both a mother and her unborn child. If it falls, as polling suggests it might, some fear it could open the way to abortion on demand.

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