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After Bae release, Christian groups tread carefully in North Korea | Reuters
North Korea and neighboring China have clamped down on the groups' activities recently, and the organizations say that has forced them to become more secretive. Bae's unexpected release has not changed that.
Pilgrims: Immigrant religion in Pittsburgh
Some American churches are actively evangelizing among the newcomers — seeing a historic moment in which the populations of the once-distant mission fields are now in their own backyards. Some immigrants themselves are proselytizing among their own ethnic and language groups and their U.S.-born neighbors. Many faith-based social-service organizations forbid proselytizing in their work with immigrants and refugees, but some congregations do evangelize while also offering practical aid such as food, clothing and English lessons.
Michigian Senate Candidate's Family Gives Millions To Evangelical Group Targeting 'Unreached People'
World Mission plays a role in Land's Senate campaign. According to donor records, employees of World Mission Clothing have donated $10,400 to Land's campaign. The money likely comes from Land's sister and brother-in-law, who campaign records show have donated $5,200 each to Land's Senate bid.
Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the "bus stop of eternity"
Of the millions of souls the ministry claims to have won, Gonyon says more than 500,000 came from commitments and recommitments at retirement and nursing homes since 2007.
How Christianity Shapes Louisville's Coffee Culture
Neither shop is a front, but Louisville's coffee scene has an undeniable undercurrent of Christianity that isn’t the case nationally. (WFPL)
65 years ago, Altoona was Billy Graham's crucible
If I ever conducted a campaign that was a flop, humanly speaking, Altoona was it!" Rev. Graham wrote in his 1997 memoir, "Just As I Am." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
This Is What Happens When Hip-Hop Lets The Saints In
Lecrae isn't so much a Christian rapper, as a rapper who is also Christian. (Huffington Post)
Spreading the Gospel in North Korea
Christian missionaries have set up an extraordinary network of front companies - including tour agencies, bakeries, factories, farms, schools and orphanages - in order to spread the Gospel inside North Korea (The Telegraph)
Opinion: The Billy Graham Brand Rolls On
He just turned 95, but the foundation that bears his name is still bringing out new books and videos. (Kenneth L. Woodward, The Wall Street Journal)
These Cool Christians Want to Convert You with Their Aztec Print T-shirts and Hip Hop Mixtapes | VICE United Kingdom
It seems that the idea of "hip" has been commodified so much, made so readily available, that even the Christians – traditionally the least cool people on Earth – have managed to make a passable attempt at it. (Clive Martin, Vice)
Medical Missionaries' Ebola Pullback: No More Kent Brantlys?
Medical Missionaries' Ebola Pullback: No More Kent Brantlys?
As ministries report record interest in serving, Samaritan's Purse shifts strategy on what expat doctors do.
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