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By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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India: Dr Christo Philip wins court case to practice medicine at a mission hospital

(International Christian Concern) –On January 8, the Delhi High Court ruled in favor of Dr. Christo Philip, an American doctor and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), who was deported by the country’s Ministry More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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Turkey: Christian missionary David Byle arrested in Ankara, linked to street evangelism

(International Christian Concern) –Only a day after pastor Andrew Brunson was released from his two-year detainment in Turkey, Turkish authorities have arrested another U.S. missionary. David Byle was arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Italian priest, missionary to Africa, Rev. Pierluigi Maccalli kidnapped by Muslim extremists

(International Christian Concern) –On September 17, 2018, Islamic extremists entered the home of an Italian priest living and evangelizing in Niger. Rev. Pierluigi Maccalli, a member of the Society of African More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Philippines: Patricia Fox, a Catholic nun and missionary asked to leave country

(International Christian Concern) – Patricia Fox, a Catholic nun and missionary in the Philippines, in the middle of a legal battle after being ordered to leave the country for allegedly taking part in political More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Anura Leslie Perera: Responding to the Call to Mission Work

If you have a sense of calling to missionary work like Anura Leslie Perera, you may feel uncertain about how to respond to that calling.  For some, perhaps those who have been drawn to mission work since they were More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Fact file on Gospel for Asia’s Founder Dr K.P. Yohannan

Gospel for Asia is the World’s largest Christian NGO, it operates throughout Asia, predominantly the south east and sends its missionaries to some of the most impoverished areas in order to teach, give care and More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Fathom Events and Cirque du Soleil to bring ‘One Night for One Drop’ to theaters In June

Fathom Events and Cirque du Soleil are partnering to bring the 2016 “One Night for ONE DROP” event to select U.S. cinemas, featuring a collaboration of performers from each of the eight Cirque du Soleil Vegas More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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‘The Drop Box’ documentary coming to theaters in March

Focus on the Family and Fathom Events are partnering to being Pastor Lee Jong-rak’s story to theaters with the new documentary, The Drop Box. The screen goes aflutter as Pastor Lee Jong-rak hurries to a More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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UK’s ‘Youth With a Mission’ battling to keep visa status after audit

The England and Wales office of YWAM (Youth With A Mission) may lose more than 350 missionaries and their families by April in the wake of British immigration officials suspending the ministry’s visa sponsor More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Tim Tebow, CURE hospital in Philippines completes first four surgeries

Former Florida Gator, NFL star Tim Tebow has opened a hospital in the Philippines, working alongside CURE International. The Tebow CURE Hospital in Davao City has five floors and 30 beds. Dec. 23 the report was More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Missionary arrested in North Korea, John Short, set free

North Korea has deported an Australian missionary arrested for handing out Bible tracts near a Buddhist temple in Pyongyang on Feb. 16, the birthday of late leader Kim Jong Il, according to the Associated Press More...


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