Month: January 2022

How These Christian Colleges Handled Record Enrollments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As colleges nationwide struggled with pandemic-related closures in the spring of 2020, Greg Christy, the president at Northwestern College in Iowa, said he didn’t know what to expect. He anticipated that fewer students would enroll at his school for in-person classes during the reopening in the fall of 2020. With that prediction in mind, when …

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Another Christian Girl Allegedly Forced to Convert/Marry in Pakistan

The family of the 14-year-old girl denounce that a Muslim neighbor kidnapped her and they were married the day she was taken. The abduction and forced conversion of Christian girls in Pakistan continued with impunity as another minor was separated from her parents the first week of the year, sources said. Mahnoor Ashraf, a 14-year-old Pentecostal Christian, went …

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A ‘Sense of Family’ Isn’t a Family: Rethinking Orphanages and Orphan Care

In the book of James, it says, “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world” (James 1:27).  There is no doubt that many Christians have taken these words to heart. They’ve faithfully …

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New President of the EU Parliament Under Pressure for Her Pro-Life Views

Despite her past stand against abortion, Roberta Metsola told reporters after being elected that her position on abortion will be “that of the European Parliament”. European People’s Party Group (EPP) member, Roberta Metsola, from Malta, has been elected as President of the European Parliament, with 458 votes in the first round. She earned more votes than the …

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Abortion: ‘All Men Are Created Equal’ in Value

This Saturday will be the 48th anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which has so bitterly divided our country over the intervening five decades. In one draconian decision, the Supreme Court overturned most of the abortion laws in the great preponderance of the individual states and opened the door for the avalanche of …

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Most Millennials, Gen Z Adults Support Bans on Abortions When Baby’s Heartbeat Is Detected: Poll

A new poll released ahead of the annual March for Life reveals that most young Americans support efforts to ban abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected. The poll, conducted on behalf of the pro-life organization Students for Life of America from Jan. 5–11, asked 834 young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 …

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Swiss Evangelicals Launch a Campaign to Fight Children Poverty

The Swiss Evangelical Alliance invites churches “to dedicate a Sunday service to reflect on children in need”, under the theme ‘To leave no child behind’. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance (SEA), along with Christian associations Morija and Compassion, the Braille Evangelical Mission and the Service of mission and mutual aid, has announced this year StopPauvreté (StopPoverty) campaign, which is focused …

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“It Is Tragic That Students Who Leave the Educational System Now, Never Return”

Alianza Solidaria seeks to launch a digital classroom project to stop school dropouts among children from Latin American vulnerable families. One of the areas in which it is most evident that the pandemic has not affected all continents in the same way is in the education. Last March, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) warned that …

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