Pimp City

A town of just ten thousand people, Tenancingo has thrived for the past half-century thanks to a lucrative family business. Grandfathers passed the trade down to fathers, and fathers in turn, to their sons — that business is sex trafficking.


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Iraq’s Vulnerable Christians Further Imperiled by Jihadist Advance

…“It is feared that this latest exodus could be the final death knell for the Christians of Iraq,” said Barnabas international director Patrick Sookdheo.”

“Having previously sought refuge in Syria, this is no longer an option, and as ISIS violence threatens the stability of the wider region, Christians have very few places of safety to which to run.”

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Pastor Saeed Abudini in Iranian Prison

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The Mind of Christ

(Bob Hutcheson, editor)

I Corinthians 2:16 says,

“For, “Who can know the LORD’s thoughts? Who knows enough to teach him?” But we understand these things, for we have the mind of Christ.”

Is this a contradiction?  The scripture says, “Who can know the Lord’s thoughts…”, then goes on to say, “But we have the mind of Christ.”  How is this possible, what does it mean to have the “mind of Christ”? Continue reading

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Jesus Film Update – March 5, 2014

03_05_2014_pakistan“Why am I living a bad life?” asked Amer in Pakistan. “Watching the JESUS Film compelled me to look inside myself. I saw Christ suffer for me and wondered how I could be so bad! I am a chain smoker and a sluggard. I did not like to work so I was always bothering people to loan me money for cigarettes. Today, I felt the love of the Lord for me. Today, I gave my life to the Lord!” (Note from team member: As Amer shared this testimony; he cried bitterly, we consoled him assuring him Christ has forgiven all his sins.)

Pray for Amer as he reconciles damaged relationships and rebuilds his reputation to the glory of Christ. Continue reading

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Under threat, Syria’s Christians sign accord with Islamists

“…This is a model that the radical organizations seek to impose on all of Syria – a concept that strikes fear not just among Syrian Christians, but even among Sunni Muslim organizations not known for their ideological moderation…”

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Think a Little Porn Is Harmless? This Is Guaranteed to Change Your Mind. Warning: You Can’t Unwatch This

“…it’s not about social injustice, it’s about Jesus…”

The Hearts of Men

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Kenya: Pastor Murdered

“Assistant Pastor Lawrence Kazungu Kadenge was murdered in the early morning hours of Feb. 2 while guarding the Glory of God Ministries Church in Mombasa.”   Read More

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Spain church overcomes cultural barriers

“Jorge credits his church’s comparative success in reaching the Spanish to two things: the members don’t perceive one another as immigrants or natives but simply as brothers and sisters, and the congregation has taken an active concern in building intentional relationships with Spanish people.”   Read More

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Pakistan: Young Believers Killed

Sometimes children are able to see truth in unencumbered, refreshing ways. Jesus loved children, and even challenged his followers to “receive the kingdom of God as a little child.”  Read More

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