SBA Opens New Round of PPP Loans, Including Second Loans

NOTE: The following is provided by the Church of God Benefits Board in the interest of churches and ministries potentially affected by this information.

Cleveland, TN: The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, recently announced that the loan program under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.

Open Doors’ 2021 Reveals ‘World Watch List’

This week, persecution watchdog Open Doors USA will announce the 2021 World Watch List, its anticipated annual ranking of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian – and provide a surprising update on significant shifts in the landscape of Christian persecution worldwide. Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry will address media and viewers at an online press conference at 10 a.m. ET, Wednesday, January 13th.

‘Streaming’ the Gospel On-Demand in Middle East, North Africa

A one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster is launching the first-ever faith-based video-on-demand service in the Middle East and North Africa — sharing the hope of the gospel with a new generation glued to their phones during the pandemic.