Europe

Difficulty at the Belarusian/Polish Border

In a recent stand-off at the Polish border, tear gas and a water cannon were used by border officers to stop the migrants from throwing dangerous objects at the officers.

Latin America

Chile’s Presidential Runoff

More than 15 million Chileans registered to vote in Sunday’s presidential elections. Ultra-conservative José Antonio Kast finished with 28% of the vote while leftist former student activist Gabriel Boric finished at

Latin America

Chile’s Presidential Race

On Sunday, November 21, Chileans will head to the polls to elect a new president. Currently, the front-runners are leftist former student activist Gabriel Boric and ultra-conservative José Antonio Kast, with

Latin America

Andrew Wilder, missionary to Bolivia

Andrew Wilder finishes formal language school this month! He continues to work with Iglesia Bautista El Faro and joins them for weekly services, Bible studies, & discipleship. Andrew has been

Latin America

Día de los Muertos

Last week marked a return of the Día de los Muertos parade in Mexico. This holiday, celebrated in Mexico for centuries, finds its roots in Aztec rituals tied to Mictecacihuatl,

Europe

Potential Conflict in Bosnia

According to Christian Schmidt, the international high representative in Bosnia, the nation is in turmoil and a real possibility exists that it will fracture. The Serb separatists want to recreate

Latin America

Kevin & Beth White, missionaries to Bolivia

In August, the Bolivian government finally lifted many social restrictions and curfews, allowing churches to hold services in person. Kevin & Beth White have seen growth in all 3 of

Latin America

Kidnappings in Haiti

Haiti has recently been mired in political instability, widespread gang violence, a presidential assassination, and an increase in kidnappings. Last weekend, 17 American and Canadian children and missionaries with Christian

Europe

EU’s Disapproval of Poland

In a recent Polish constitutional court case, it was ruled that the country’s constitutional law superseded the law of the European Union’s Court of Justice in certain cases. This decision

Latin America

Honduras on Fire

Recently, a massive fire burned for 14 hours on Guanaja Island in Honduras. Thankfully, no lives were lost, though over 100 people were injured, 90 homes were destroyed, and nearly half

Europe

Population Decrease in Finland

Finland’s birth rates have been declining over the past few years resulting in statisticians reporting that by 2034, the population will begin to decline. A Covid-19 baby boom recently occurred,

Latin America

Kyle & Hannah Shreve, missionaries to Chile

Kyle and Hannah Shreve are at 60% of their needed support and are planning to leave for Chile in 2022! Pray for them as they begin to look for tickets

Latin America

Worst Gang-Related Violence in Ecuador

Ecuador is dealing with its worst case of gang-related violence in history. In the last week of September, fighting broke out among the inmates in prison in Guayaquil. It took

Europe

Cultural Changes Highlight Gospel Need

In the end of September, citizens of Switzerland voted to legalize same-sex marriage. While still illegal in most of eastern Europe, Switzerland was one of the last western European countries

Latin America

Venezuela’s Repressive Judiciary System

A United Nations fact-finding mission recently concluded that Venezuela’s justice system repressed opponents of the government. The judiciary lacked independence & impartiality, frequently received orders from the Maduro government on

Europe

Spiritual Growth > Physical Growth

According to Dutch statisticians who have conducted recent studies, the men and women of the Netherlands remain the tallest in the world. The Dutch have held that distinction for the

Latin America

Tracy Paver, missionary to Chile

Tracy Paver is waiting for Chile’s borders to open up so that she can submit the necessary paperwork to apply for a residency visa. Provided there is no spike in

Latin America

Uncertainty in Chilean Elections

In 2 months, Chile will hold presidential elections. Currently, 3 candidates are leading the pack, with the leftist presidential hopeful slightly edging out the rest. However, over 50% of Chileans

Europe

Will Environmental Reform Save Spain?

On September 1, the residents of the town of Alcanar, Spain, survived intensive flash flooding that swept cars away and tossed quite a few of them into the Mediterranean surf.

Latin America

Josh & Allie Miller, missionaries to Peru

Josh & Allie Miller have over 80% of their needed support and will leave for Peru in 3.5 months! They just welcomed their third child, Corban, on August 13. He and

Latin America

Nicaragua Orders Arrests

Since June, President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua has detained and placed presidential hopefuls, union leaders, and newspaper editors under house arrest. He has recently called for the arrest of an

Europe

Moldova in Need of Spiritual Freedom

On August 27, 1991, Moldova declared its independence from the Soviet Union. On the anniversary, the citizens celebrated thirty years of freedom in the capital of Chisinau. Moldovan president, Maia

Latin America

Mitch & Jacqulyn McCormack, missionaries to Peru

Mitch and Jacqulyn McCormack are over halfway done with language school! They are in Book 3 and continuing to plod along faithfully. Mitch has also been able to work with several young

Europe

Latvia’s Need: More than Medical Freedom

In the Latvian capital of Riga, thousands of citizens have protested the issue of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations. The government intends to make vaccinations mandatory for many professionals, and is strongly

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