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ASEAN Denies Myanmar’s Military Junta Chief a Seat at This Week’s Summit
ASEAN Denies Myanmar’s Military Junta Chief a Seat at This Week’s Summit

10/26/2021 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations’s (ASEAN) decision to exclude the Burmese junta from this week’s summit has been met with support from the international community. The move is an example of “ASEAN’s ongoing efforts to chart a course out of the current crisis,” Reuters reported.  After convening an emergency meeting on Friday, October…

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit
Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Turkey Threatens Individuals, Countries, Who Recognize Genocide  10/26/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 26, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian: Artsakh). Turkey supported Azerbaijan’s invasion of Artsakh in Fall 2020, where the two conducted genocide against Artsakh’s…

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit
Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Turkey Threatens Individuals, Countries, Who Recognize Genocide  10/26/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 26, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian:…

Thousands of Christians in India Rally Against Enactment of Proposed Anti-Conversion Law
Thousands of Christians in India Rally Against Enactment of Proposed Anti-Conversion Law

10/26/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – Over 6,000 Christians in India’s Karnataka state participated in a peaceful rally on Monday, October 25, protesting a wave of persecution and the proposed enactment of a new anti-conversion law. The recent increase in attacks on Christians and their places of worship was triggered by the BJP-led government’s public…

Turkish Defense Contractor SADAT Rejects Accusations
Turkish Defense Contractor SADAT Rejects Accusations

10/26/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – The privately owned Turkish defense contracting company SADAT faces increased accusations and scrutiny regarding its implementation of the country’s political interests. SADAT, founded in 2012 by a former military general ousted in the late 90s over his Islamic political stance and later promoted to one of President Erdogan’s advisors, is…

All Things Work for Good
All Things Work for Good

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” Romans 8:28 We know…There are so many things we do not know. We do not know if the economy will dip or if our team will win. We do not…

Your Harvest Is On the Way
Your Harvest Is On the Way

I know things are not going the way you planned.  I know that you thought you would be farther along by now. “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” Galatians 6:9 I know things are not going the way you planned….

Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Ministry Leader in Nigeria
Herdsmen Suspected in Killing of Ministry Leader in Nigeria

Dr. Habila Solomon was slain in Jauro Yinu, Taraba state, Nigeria on Oct. 14, 2021. (Facebook) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A medical doctor and pastor who headed a wholistic Christian ministry in northeast Nigeria was shot to death on Oct. 14, sources said. Dr. Habila Solomon, president of Charity and Hope Ministry based…

Few pastors left the pulpit despite increased pressure
Few pastors left the pulpit despite increased pressure

NASHVILLE (BP) – Pastors faced increased stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, as churches were frequently forced to adapt overnight. More felt their role was overwhelming at times, yet very few pastors decided to actually leave the ministry in recent years. A new study from Nashville-based Lifeway Research found close to 1 percent of evangelical and…

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Why pastors support CP
IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Why pastors support CP

Editor’s note: The following quotes were compiled from monthly Baptist Press stories featuring churches that give at least 10 percent of undesignated receipts through the Cooperative Program, the funding mechanism by which Southern Baptists fuel missions and ministry in the U.S. and around the world. October is Cooperative Program Emphasis Month in the Southern Baptist…

CeCe Winans, Elevation Worship, for KING & COUNTRY top Dove winners
CeCe Winans, Elevation Worship, for KING & COUNTRY top Dove winners

NASHVILLE (BP) – CeCe Winans, Elevation Worship and for KING & COUNTRY were the big winners during the 52nd annual GMA Dove Awards, which aired Friday (Oct. 22). For the second consecutive year, the Australia-born duo for KING & COUNTRY was awarded the Dove for Artist of the Year, while Winans and Elevation both took…

Afghanistan’s Economy on the Brink of Collapse
Afghanistan’s Economy on the Brink of Collapse

10/25/2021 Afghanistan (International Christian Concern) – Afghanistan’s economy is teetering on the edge of near complete collapse. The country’s food shortage is having an impact on the ground already with people lining up for aid that currently can mostly give only sacks of flour and salt. The impact of the food shortages is hitting first and…