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U.S. missionaries, Ugandan pastor die in car crash

By Onize Ohikere
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Missions | Two U.S. missionaries and a Ugandan pastor died Monday in a car accident outside Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Scott Volz and Ed Pohlreich served as…

Mission groups strain to feed the hungry in drought-stricken Africa

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Relief organizations in eastern Africa are grappling with increasing humanitarian needs as some countries continue to struggle with the worst drought in…

Missionary’s conviction highlights need for better volunteer vetting

By Onize Ohikere
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Missions | A U.S. federal court has sentenced a former missionary from Oklahoma to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage. His arrest and…

Jungle cowboys

By Sophia Lee
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Burma | Life among the Free Burma Rangers isn’t easy, as they brave treacherous conditions to bring medical supplies—and a Christian witness—to remote villages

Go or stay? Missionaries confront Zika virus dilemma

By Sharla Megilligan & Marvin Olasky
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Missions | Richie and Gabrielle Sparling moved to the north coast of the Dominican Republic in August 2014 to serve with the mission organization Makarios. They had only…

Islamic extremists release one missionary taken from Burkina Faso

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Islamic militants have freed the wife of an Australian missionary kidnapped from northern Burkina Faso, but they continue to hold her husband hostage.

Australian missionaries snatched on day of Burkina Faso attack

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Australian missionary Ken Elliot and his wife Jocelyn served the poor in Burkina Faso’s Djibo town, until al-Qaeda terrorists kidnapped them from their home…

The hands and feet of Christ in Burkina Faso

By Samantha Gobba
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Missions | Michael Riddering served the needy day and night until al-Qaeda terrorists killed him in a coffee shop

U.S. missionary killed in Burkina Faso attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Terrorism | ‘Heaven has gained a warrior,’ Amy Riddering said her of husband, Mike

Angel Tree to ask volunteers to sign a statement of faith

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Ministry | In a move that could cost the ministry an untold number of volunteers, Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree program will require its coordinators to affirm its…

Overseas and underfunded

By James Bruce
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Religion | Budget shortages force cuts at the International Mission Board

Globe Trot: Southern Baptists to scale down international missions

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTHERN BAPTISTS: The International Mission Board of Southern Baptists has announced a 15 percent reduction in its workforce, cutting 600 to 800 missionaries…

 
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