On Thursday, January 5, 1018, The United States imposed sanctions on five Iranian companies it alleges are working on part of the Islamic Republic’s illegal ballistic missile program. Inspiring the sanctions, the State Department vowed that Iranian protesters “will not be forgotten.”
Churches in Zambia have cancelled services to prevent the spread of cholera. The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) announced that services in the capital are not allowed "to hold church programs on Sunday and any other day until further notice," reports Anglican News.
On January 16, 2018, United States President declared said Day as Religious Freedom Day to celebrate the freedom of all faiths that resound in the Citizen of the United States of America.
Chinese authorities have blown up a Christian church on January 9, 2018. Police from the inland province of Shanxi detonated dynamites and used heavy machinery to demolish the church which they claimed was illegally constructed.
On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake. It is estimated that over 200,000 lives were lost while hundreds of thousands of survivors were displaced. Today, January 12, 2018, marks the 8-year anniversary of that earthquake.
Palm Beach County is rising in the recruitment of young children to the tune of 54% in 2016, so the Human Trafficking Coalition of the Palm Beaches President, Tanya Meade, regularly joins students in raising awareness on the very same grounds.
The clearest impact of a typical YouthQuake Live event can be seen at its altar calls, where affected teens can sit with YQL cast members and hear about the radical love of God from their peers.
On December 28, 2017, thousands of Iranian citizens took to streets, particularly in Israel – who Iran swears to wipe off the face of the map – calling out against a stagnant economy and high cost of living.
Churches in South Korea are finding new ways to attract more congregants.
Seth Smith was baptized a little over a year ago...it seemed to be the natural progression of his faith. He and the Lord had...