Advertisement of Bible verses by Christian organizations in public spaces and trains is currently being challenged by Germany's political group, The Left/Pirates. Prominent Chinese-American pastor and church planter Francis Chan was forced to return to the United States after Hong Kong authorities denied his visa. For organizations such as DOOR, 2020 was a season for more opportunities to spread the gospel despite the hardships it brought. In spite of the results of the health crisis to the countries in the Middle East, people are still experiencing the move of the Holy Spirit and meeting Jesus Christ through online platforms. Faithlife reveals that the most popular songs and sermons in church this 2020 has the theme centered around hope and comfort, a report said.
PCUSA Publishes First Korean-English Dictionary of Missionaries, Connecting Past and Present for Future Mission
Rev. Choon Lim, World Mission's regional liaison for East Asia and his wife Yen Hee Lim has made a long time to dream of connecting past and present mission workers in Korea by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) into reality by publishing "Korean-English Dictionary of Presbyterian Missionaries in Korea… A 40-year-old American missionary from Maryland, Kodiak pilot, and IT specialist for Idaho-based Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), Joyce Lin, died in a plane crash on Tuesday delivering COVID-19 supplies to a remote village in Indonesia. Nasser Navard Gol-Tapeh, who was sentenced to a 10-year term of imprisoning in prison in Iran, January 2018 recently shared his letter thanking his fellows Christians praying and supporting him. An effort to teach the correct understanding of the Gospel of missionaries and seminary faculty of The International Mission Board(IMB) has lead a hopeful impact on spiritual state of Kenya. While many people are questioning the will of God in the time of suffering from a global pandemic, "suffering" has been unavoidable for Chinese Christians to keep their faith under communist regime from long time ago. Amid an overall spike in online evangelism and church services, the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists (COSBE) held its largest evangelistic event ever online over Easter weekend. Egyptian authorities once again postponed the trial of a Coptic Christian activist convicted of "outrageous charges" in November, according to a persecution watchdog group. David Curry, the CEO of the U.S. Open Doors, recently wrote a column on why China's service monitoring system is a threat to Christians around the world. When Curry visited China recently, he saw hundreds of cameras while taking a walk. He said he was not surprised to learn that China has about 415 … Karl Menninger said, "Attitudes(interpretation) are much more important.One day I thought to myself, "If I can't avoid the problem, I should welcome it and grow from it." Especially while I was studying miracles in the Bible, I realized that all miracles came from problems. Mission Agape, which has been carrying out acts of love toward those who are homeless in downtown Atlanta, held a meeting at a local cafe on August 20, reporting updates on their mission work in Peru.