Around 120 leaders from 30 countries shared knowledge and prayed together for their work in the continent.
The reality of living with war means that with no electricity, heating or water in their apartments and constant explosions nearby, many families are taking shelter in a basement in the city of Toretsk.
A Christian broadcaster in the Middle East is giving embattled Iranian women a voice after government officials shut down the nation’s internet amid mass protests that have turned deadly.
"I was a pro BMX rider for a long time and was in the BMX industry and in that culture and the magazine, videos and TV stuff with BMX. We have a story how God can take anybody no matter where they’re at and save them and use them".
Recently the Action Sports Outreach team was at the Festival Manchester mission event in the North of England to put on their demos and share their faith.
The city of Bucha near Kyiv in Ukraine hit the headlines when horrific scenes of bodies on the streets were reported as a massacre following the invasion of Russian troops. One place that has remained a lifeline to those devastated by this tragedy is Bucha Baptist Church. As a result of their practical and spiritual ministry to the community their services are full to capacity every week. Miraculously the building is still standing despite missiles narrowly missing the church.
Evangelist Franklin Graham was the speaker in the 3 cities. “We are overwhelmed by the engagement of UK churches to help with the follow up”, organisers said.
The tour had been forced to reschedule back in 2020 after mounting opposition, followed by the pandemic.
The team of New Life Christian radio remains on standby to quickly re-locate if Russia invades.
“I really wanted to have my years of ministry funneling into outreach and this non-profit work that I had just come to love so much at the Eastern European Mission”, says James Mead.
Founder Terry Ascott shares insights about the evolution of the media project that now reaches millions in countries such as Egypt and Iran.
"We think in the next 10-15 years we’ll get from 80% of the world’s population of the Bible in their language up to 95%", says James Poole of Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Christian NGO World Vision, warns that “coronavirus is forcing parents to expose their children to begging or child labour”. Only in Asia, 110 million children suffer hunger.
“If pastors or priests are preaching on issues to do with human rights, human dignity, justice, they may find they’re on the wrong side of the law”, says a CSW representative.
“A friend didn’t know this was a church, she was amazed that a church includes dance or surf or other activities”.
Surf Church started in a living room in Porto, and now they offer dance classes and children work. “We would to see that church reproducing into more and more communities of Jesus followers”.
Christians in Sport (UK) are organising Bible studies online.
Christians in Sport (UK) are organising online Bible studies. Believers are called to “stay in the club and care for the teammates”.