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Kason & Bethany Bloom, missionaries to Ecuador

During a survey trip to Ecuador in November, Kason & Bethany Bloom were able to rent a house and get a few necessary items for their new home. The Blooms

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Latin America’s Leftist Resurgence

Latin America is currently seeing a leftist resurgence. In the last 5 years, several socialists have been elected to the highest office in their respective countries: Chile’s Gabriel Boric, Honduras’ Xiomara

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Austria’s Freedom Crisis

In November, Austria’s government announced that it would mandate Covid-19 vaccines for all citizens over the age of 14 beginning in February. Since the announcement was made, there have been

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Robert & Emma Becker, missionaries to Argentina

The Beckers are excited to be just one month away from leaving for Argentina on January 18, 2022! They are also grateful that the Lord has blessed them with another child

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The Most Leftist & Liberal President in Over 50 Years

Chile elected 35-year-old Gabriel Boric as its new president in Sunday’s run-off election. He is the youngest president in Chilean history and its most leftist and liberal in over 50 years. Not

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State of Emergency in Slovakia

At the end of November, Slovakia ordered a two-week lockdown and a 90-day state of emergency due to Covid-19. The cases reached a weekly average of 10,000, which put a

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Shawn & Emily Bateman, missionaries to Argentina

The Batemans are praising the Lord for how the church in Rosario, Argentina continues to grow. They are excitedly preparing for their first youth camp at the end of January 2022. Please

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Chile’s Presidential Elections

This Sunday, December 19, Chile will vote for a new president. The first round of elections in November saw conservative José Antonio Kast finish with a narrow lead over leftist former

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Swiss Support of Covid Certificate

During the last week of November, Swiss citizens cast their votes in a referendum concerning a Covid certificate. According to reports, there had been a spike in Covid cases during

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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.

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Jonathan & Rebekah Anderson, missionaries to Mexico

In the past few months, Jonathan and Rebekah Anderson have seen much activity and growth in the 3 churches they started in Mexico. More people have gotten involved in serving,

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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

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Blake & Bridgette Young, missionaries to Colombia

Blake and Bridgette Young are in Book 1 of language school in Colombia and are beginning to understand and use Spanish more and more each day! Blake has been able to

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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