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Rob Bell on Science and Religion: 'If Science Threatens Your Faith, Then You Probably Need a Better Faith'

Christian Post - Bible - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:46pm
Former Mars Hill megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rob Bell appeared on The Church Boys podcast earlier this week where he discussed his passion for science and how he reconciles it with his Christian faith, which he described as very "orthodox."
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Rob Bell on Science and Religion: 'If Science Threatens Your Faith, Then You Probably Need a Better Faith'

Christian Post - Church & Ministry - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:46pm
Former Mars Hill megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rob Bell appeared on The Church Boys podcast earlier this week where he discussed his passion for science and how he reconciles it with his Christian faith, which he described as very "orthodox."
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Tennessee Lawmaker Tells County Clerks to Ignore Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling

Christian Post - Missions - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:29pm
A Tennessee lawmaker has written a letter to state county clerks telling them that they should ignore the US Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage.
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Molecular Geneticist Attempts to Prove All Humans Descended From 'Original Human Couple' Adam and Eve in New Documentary

Christian Post - Bible - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:17pm
A well-respected molecular geneticist who works for Christian apologetics ministry Answers in Genesis is featured in a new documentary where she attempts to confirm, through recent scientific discoveries, that all humans descended from the biblical Adam and Eve.
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Kari Jobe, Max Lucado to Join Chris Tomlin at Madison Square Garden for 'Worship Night in America' in New York City

Christian Post - Bible - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 7:34am
Grammy award-winning worship music singer Chris Tomlin has enlisted the help of several of the biggest names in CCM, such as Kari Jobe and Matt Redman, for his Worship Night in America event, which is scheduled to take place on Aug. 8. at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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9 Reasons People Leave the Church When the Church Isn't to Blame

Christian Post - Church Growth - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:45am
The question, "Why are people leaving the church?" raises several issues critical to the health and life of the church, especially the church in North America.
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Reaching tourists in China

Mission Network News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am

(Photo courtesy World Missionary Press)

China (MNN) -- Is there such a thing as a "life-changing vacation"? A whopping 30 million tourists from mainland China visit Hong Kong and Macau every year. What if it were possible to share the Gospel with all of them? For several years now, that’s exactly what a partner of World Missionary Press (WMI) has been doing. They’ve been reaching out to tourists--explaining the Gospel, what it means to be a believer, and who Jesus is. “That, a lot of times, will spark questions from the tourists because many Chinese are very curious about Jesus,” says Harold Mack of WMP. People have been coming to Christ "on the spot," but even for those who don’t become Christians at that time, they’re able to learn more about the Truth. How? Tourists are given Gospel bags which contain materials on the Gospel and information on how to get in contact with someone for follow up questions. “The ministry that we’re working with gives out 100,000 Gospel bags every month between their work in Hong Kong and Macau. And in each of the Gospel bags, they include some of our Scripture booklets,” says Mack. “This is a way of getting portions of God’s Word into the hands of mainland Chinese tourists as they come into Hong Kong and Macau.” Because of WMP booklets and other supplies in Gospel bags, Chinese are equipped with the tools they need to continue learning about the Goodness of God, even when they go back home.

(Photo courtesy World Missionary Press via Facebook)

“We’re getting ready to produce and send two shipping containers full of Scripture materials--one to Hong Kong and one to Macau,” Mack says. “Each container will include nearly one million Scripture booklets." Right now, WMP needs your help. Their ministry is funded by donations as they give booklets away completely free. “For a gift of $25, people can have an impact on 500 people--and even 500 families, because often times these booklets are shared by whole families.” That’s only five cents per booklet, which could save the lives of a whole family. Help speak the Truth here or call 1-800-422-WORD. “We believe that giving people God’s Word is something that impacts them for eternity, and this is an opportunity to have a part of that.”
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Greece debt adds to refugee crisis

Mission Network News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am

Syrian refugees have found Greece less than welcoming.

Greece (MNN) -- The number of Syrian refugees continues to mount in neighboring countries. According to the United Nations, the number of refugees passed the four million mark. Many have sought refuge in Europe. That's putting incredible pressure on countries who are having great financial difficulties on their own. Steve Van Valkenberg with Christian Aid Mission says, "They will go through places like Greece, which is a gateway for them to get into Europe. There are tens of thousands every month going through places like Greece. So, it's a great opportunity for Christians there to reach out to these people and meet their physical and emotional needs, but also to share Christ with them."

Syrian refugees can still be seen living on the streets of Athens.

Can Greece handle the influx of refugees? They continue to be plagued with staggering debt. "When you have the financial crisis in Greece with people coming with nothing and they have great needs, then the ministries there need to have resources to be able to help people," explains Van Valkenberg. Unfortunately, "they can't get resources because of the financial crisis." Christian Aid Mission is providing as much assistance to their partners in Greece as they can, but the demand is much greater than their supply. Van Valkenberg says in one instance they ran out of funds, but God worked. "The refugees themselves pooled money together because they saw the need to provide food for the others." The uncertainty that plagues refugees can't help but force people to think about their future. "There's a lot of openness to the Gospel and a great desire to read New Testaments and get together with Christians to find out what the Bible says and what Christianity is about," Van Valkenberg says. "Many ...are becoming Christians." Van Valkenberg says the challenge is follow up. As these refugees fan out around the world, helping them grow in their faith will fall upon ministries where they establish their homes. "We have people who have just become believers in Christ, and they know very little. They have a New Testament, they know they are believers in Christ; but they don't know much else." Prayer is urgently needed. Donations are also needed. "The resources just aren't there. You can't get jobs. Everything's getting more expensive." Support Christian Aid Mission through a link here to help reach more refugees with the love of Christ.
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LIFE International speaks up

Mission Network News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am

(Photo courtesy Students For Life via Facebook)

International (MNN) – As crises clash in Greece and Turkey attacks Kurdish militia on its border with Syria, the Planned Parenthood scandal is entering its third week in the U.S. Following the release of a third undercover video, pro-lifers rallied in more than 50 cities yesterday as part of the #WomenBetrayed movement. According to CBN News, demonstrators were urging government officials to “investigate, prosecute, and defund Planned Parenthood.” “This issue is one that will never go away, in the United States or around the world, because it has to do with ‘Who is a human being?’” says LIFE International’s Melinda Delahoyde. LIFE International partners with churches and pastors in 83 nations to answer that question from Scripture. As they do, “We have over 18,000 decisions for Christ,” Delahoyde shares. “That’s the amazing thing here: it’s the combination of the Gospel, so that hearts are healed, and the sanctity of life message, so that lives are saved. Those two always go together.” LIFE International Ever since God created humans in His own image, Satan has been finding ways to destroy them. As LIFE International explains on its Web site, “all people--from the unborn to the elderly--face mistreatment, bondage, marginalization, and criminal attacks in countless forms.”

Counselor training in Kenya.
(Photo courtesy LIFE International)

That’s why LIFE International teams up with Christ-centered, life-giving ministries and individuals around the world. As they teach leaders about God’s design and purpose for life, those leaders spread the message to their congregations, families, and friends. The initial message--that God loves unborn lives--catches many overseas by surprise. “Most of them have never heard that message,” Delahoyde shares. “It’s not uncommon for us to be working with church leaders and have one of them come up and say, ‘We’ve never heard this before. We’ve never understood that God the Father loves the little babies. I’ve helped my wife have an abortion – is that wrong?’” Around the world, 42 million unborn lives are aborted every year. You can partner with LIFE International here to help save some. “We have 3 things that we say you can do to be involved,” says Delahoyde. Pray “You can join the LIFE International Global Prayer Shield,” Delahoyde explains. “Be praying for Christians around the world who are involved in helping bring life to their countries.” Join the Global Prayer Shield here. Sow

Training session for church leaders in Ukraine.
(Photo courtesy LIFE International)

When you partner with LIFE International financially, your gift puts life-giving materials in the hands of Christians worldwide. “We need help taking this message to countries around the world where it is not, and where there are 42 million abortions taking place every year,” Delahoyde says. You can share this story on Facebook to help LIFE International spread the Gospel and sanctity of life message. Go By becoming an International Training Specialist with LIFE International, you’ll have an opportunity to share your unique expertise and experience with other ministry leaders around the world “We have a wonderful training program with people from churches and schools who actually go with us on trips to India, Nepal, Zambia, go with us and take that message,” says Delahoyde. Learn more and sign up here.
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Using history to inspire Iranian house churches

Mission Network News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am
Iran (MNN) -- Iran’s Christians face persecution daily, and choosing to accept Jesus Christ means living a life of secrecy and constant fear. That’s why SAT-7, a Christian satellite television to the Middle East and North Africa, created "God and the Persecuted." SAT-7's goal is to equip Iran’s house churches to persevere through persecution and develop techniques of endurance.

Rev. Albert Aslan
(Photo Courtesy SAT-7)

The hosts are two well-known Iranian pastors, Rev. Albert Aslan and Rev. Edward Hovsepian. They use the Gospel and stories from church history to encourage underground believers in Iran through the television program. Each episode focuses an a certain topic relating to modern-day persecution, using stories from centuries of church history to show that this isn’t the first time that Christians have faced severe persecution, nor will it be the last. Although there have been 2,000 years of persecution, "God and the Persecuted" notes there have also been 2,000 years of church growth. SAT-7 is coming alongside Iranian house churches and helping them to face adversity in a godly way; getting hope, grace, and strength from a God more powerful than anything their enemies can throw at them. But that’s not all: "God and the Persecuted" will also help outsiders become aware of the severe persecution facing Iranian believers.

(Photo Courtesy SAT-7)

SAT-7 is asking for your prayer and support for their programs and for the Christians struggling in Iran. Over 80 believers are known to be imprisoned in Iran simply because of their faith. Any Christian applying for a job has to specify his or her religious affiliation on the job application. That means they either deny their faith or admit their belief in Jesus Christ and go jobless at the very least. With all the horror facing Iranian house churches, "God and the Persecuted" directly addresses the hopelessness that’s so easy to fall into, and encourages believers to persevere through the storm. Want to make a difference? Your gift of $10 supports 10 viewers for 1 year. Click here to help.
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Chaos continues in Central African Republic

Mission Network News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:00am

(Photo Courtesy Open Doors USA)

Central African Republic (MNN) -- It’s easy to assume that when a country struggling with violence disappears from the headlines, things are going well and the crisis is passed. The assumption is reinforced when the last news was that of a peace agreement between both sides. Such is the case with Central African Republic. In the spring of 2013, Muslim Seleka rebels took the capital city of Central African Republic. A few months later, the Seleka leader resigned because of international pressure, and a transitional government was put in place to try to restore order and stability. Ongoing Muslim-vs-non-Muslim violence finally resulted in a peace agreement between Selka and anti-Balaka rebels this year. Yet Open Doors says the suffering is far from over, especially for Christians. Violence and destruction continues, especially in the northeast part of the country. Rebels are targeting church leaders, killing them to hurt entire churches with one bullet. Pastors are hunted and killed to keep them from ministering to their congregations. Communities are one gunshot away from chaotic violence, and local Christians believe only the hope of the Gospel can bring healing to the lands.

(Photo Courtesy Open Doors Ministries)

In areas around Kaga Bandoro, Fulani migrants have profited greatly from human trafficking, kidnapping locals to serve as sex slaves or laborers. They’re also invading local towns and chasing out the inhabitants, slaughtering Christians and setting fire to homes and churches. Refugee camps are high-risk areas where food and shelter are in high demand. Resources are spread thin, and the supplies that arrive every three months often only last for one month. Shelter is a huge issue as the rainy season approaches, and refugees are trying to build tents out of leaves to protect them from the weather. The church in Central African Republic is desperate for prayer. Believers are concerned for their brothers and sisters, as well as their local communities. Many say it will be impossible for the country to pull through without the guiding hand of God.
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Georgia School Disctrict Forced to Pay Atheist Group $22,500 in Lawsuit Over Coach-Led Team Prayers

Christian Post - Bible - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:37pm
A public school district in Georgia will have to pay a humanist organization $22,500 through its insurance carriers after the organization sued the school system over allegations that local high school coaches led their teams in prayers and included biblical passages on official team log books and promotional banners.
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'May God Have Mercy on Us,' Says Christian Cape Town Student Forced Out of Leadership Role for Facebook Comment Opposing Gay Marriage

Christian Post - Bible - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:15pm
A Christian student at the University of Cape Town was forced out of her position at the institution after she posted a message on Facebook deemed "anti-gay marriage."
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UN cuts to IDP food rations arriving soon

Mission Network News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:00am

(Photo courtesy Partners Relief and Development)

Myanmar (MNN) -- Southeast Asia is battling an ISIS insurgency. In Myanmar, militants are reportedly wooing Muslim ethnic minorities like the Rohingya. “They’re reaching out to families, not just fighters, and they’re offering them a new narrative on what’s happening in the world," Steve Gumaer of Partners Relief and Development told MNN last month. In a few days, the Islamic State's siren song might sound even better to displaced and at-risk families. According to The Diplomat, UN cuts to its food assistance program in Myanmar are expected to begin in August. Rice will be cut by 10%, while other basic food items such as flour and oil will be reduced by 20%. These reductions are part of wider UN cuts to food aid programs worldwide. In the first half of 2015, less than a quarter of their global projects have been funded, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator reports. It's the lowest mid-year percentage in the UN's 70-year history. "Reduction of food rations will take place for all IDPs [internally displaced persons] in Kachin, northern Shan, and Rakhine states," an e-mail from the UN's World Food Program (WFP) to The Diplomat reads in part. Thankfully, Partners has been operating Emergency Relief programs in these same areas for the past few years. So far, they've been able to distribute nearly 50,000 emergency relief supplies to people in need.

Partners gave these Rohingya refugees their only shelter from the elements: green tarpaulins.
(Photo credit Partners)

Their help includes immediate essentials like rice, vegetables, clothing, and shelter, but Partners is also investing in long-term solutions. Because the crises are ongoing, ministry workers are helping IDPs start small but sustainable farming projects. Learn more about their work here. As they journey with Myanmar's vulnerable IDPs, Partners workers are sharing the hope and love of Christ in word AND deed. "We’re inspired by our faith to do more than just talk about God’s love. We demonstrate it through practical response: caring for the whole person by working to improve their spiritual, physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being," a portion of Partners' Web site reads. The UN may be turning its back on Myanmar's vulnerable populations, but Partners is committed to walking with them daily. They'll need your help, though, as the needs of IDPs build. Click here to learn how you can get involved and help Partners make an eternal difference in the lives of Myanmar's forgotten people.
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ISIS is losing members

Mission Network News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:00am
Middle East (MNN) -- While ISIS continues to recruit new members around the world, some members are actually leaving the group. Perhaps the Islamic State is not all it's cracked up to be? Tom Doyle, Vice President and Middle East expert with E3 Partners, just returned from the Middle East. He tells MNN what he's been hearing about ISIS member trickling out the back door. "There are some who are displeased. For them, it's about identity. They got involved, it's not exactly what they thought it would be. We have leaders who are talking to former ISIS people who have left. They are very careful about their background. But, they're searching for meaning." The news this week seems to support this. According to reports, "Jihadi John" has left the terrorist group. He's the English-speaking member seen in photos and videos of torture and beheadings. It's not clear if he left because he's fearful of attacks from the West, or if he has given up terrorism. Doyle says ISIS has actually been good for outreach to the Muslim world. "We are seeing that it is also repelling people from the religion of Islam because the majority of the Muslims in that region didn't really grow up with this aggressive kind of Islam. Many people are giving some serious push-back."

Tom Doyle is E3 Partner's Vice President and Middle East expert.

Doyle also says some have left ISIS because of bombings: "[In] some areas they've hit some leaders. and I think it's brought some discouragement to ISIS. [Some have left]...and as far as we know, Jihad John has left." The number of women traveling to the region to find husbands is also declining. "They get there and find out they're a sex slave, or they end up dead. Some of them are leaving. They're seeing what it really is. It's about hatred, control, and domination. It's really controlled by Satan himself." Today there are millions of people from Muslim backgrounds who are displaced and have become refugees. E3 Partners is partnering with churches to provide help and hope. "People are damaged emotionally," says Doyle. "The church is there to rescue people because of the compassion that Jesus has for them. The church is there for them." One man told Doyle, "The only people that treat us nice are the Christians. People in my own religion don't treat us nice." Doyle adds, "We know...that if we love them and we reach out in Jesus' name with no strings attached, they're open to the Gospel." Follow E3's prayer requests on Facebook, or donate here to support E3's work in the Middle East.
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Orphan Outreach hires new executive director

Mission Network News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:00am

New Orphan Outreach executive director Rey Diaz and his family
(Photo courtesy of Orphan Outreach)

USA (MNN) -- [EDITOR'S NOTE: This is an article posted directly from Orphan Outreach. Click here to learn more about this organization's work.] The first thing you notice about Rey Diaz is his ever-present smile. No matter where the journey takes him, from impoverished communities in Kenya where family preservation and education is the priority, to orphanages in Central America where Orphan Outreach ministry teams are ensuring vulnerable children are given hope through safe, secure, Christ-centered care, Rey's smile offers comfort and encouragement to everyone he meets. And when you sit down to talk, it’s clear why the smile exists. For seventeen years, Rey has been working to meet the holistic needs of children trapped in poverty. He’s seen what happens when the Church is mobilized to respond to the needs of orphans around the world. And as the new Executive Director of Orphan Outreach, Rey brings both expertise and passion to the leadership of church partnerships and program development. “Rey is going to be a great addition to our team. Orphan Outreach has continued to grow during our eight years of ministry, and Rey will assist me with the increased administration demands of the ministry," says Michael Douris, President of Orphan Outreach. "He will also be a great asset to assist in working with our church partners coming from the pastorate of a great church in Seattle.” Rey recounts his first conversations with Orphan Outreach President Mike Douris. “Every once in a while you connect with like-minded people whose hearts burn for the same passions, who step into ministry with the same strategy, and those moments burn bright.” From ministry programs to countries served, he felt God was hand-crafting a place for his family to fully invest their time and resources. "As my wife and I have looked back over the course of our lives, it has become increasingly clear that God has been preparing us for this great work at Orphan Outreach. God has been orchestrating for such a time as this." Rey studied at Fuller Theological Seminary, earning his Doctorate in Intercultural Studies with a focus on Missiology and Children at Risk. He then moved to Honduras where he worked with nationals on a project to serve the needs of children from a local garbage dump. Rey then returned to the United States to serve as the Lead Pastor of Washington Cathedral in Redmond, Washington, where he encouraged his congregation to serve both domestically and internationally. Rey enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. The smile appears again when he talks about his hobbies. “I love to read, and I love playing sports--when I’m not injured from playing sports.” As he begins his journey with Orphan Outreach, Rey gives thanks for what he knows is an answer to his heart’s prayer: “To be joining a team of passionate followers of Jesus, dedicated to serving the least of these is a dream come true."
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Academy in Swaziland raises spiritual leaders

Mission Network News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:00am

(Photo courtesy of Children's HopeChest)

Swaziland (MNN) -- Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders. Children’s HopeChest is one organization that understands the truth of that concept. Through the Swaziland Leadership Academy, which provides educational training and spiritual discipleship, young people are being equipped to effectively lead their fellow citizens. “The Swaziland Leadership Academy was designed as a 3-year program to provide hands-on leadership training and in-depth, intensive spiritual leadership development,” says Laura Fisher with Children’s HopeChest. “It’s one year essentially of training and intensive development, and then it’s two years of service back at the individual’s CarePoints where they grew up. “It’s made such an incredible difference. Greater stability is there. There’s a vision for the future, and there truly is hope for sufficiency and dignity as God intended.” The Leadership Academy, now in its fourth year of classes, was started because of what its CarePoints couldn’t provide. Children receive an education at the CarePoints, but it’s not enough to make them fully independent. “Scott Borg, who works with our partner in Swaziland, which is Adventures in Missions, really conceived the idea,” says Fisher. “And then it’s been fully led by Swazi leaders now that have been trained and are on board and are running the program on the ground. “The Swazi Leadership Academy has been so successful. We really believe we have an opportunity there to transform the entire nation in a grassroots movement sort of way, equipping young people to truly be leaders and to step up and take responsibility and have that vision for futures of not just themselves, but their community and nation as a whole.” Children’s HopeChest has a new, similar program in Uganda. It’s not identical to the one in Swaziland--each program must be tailor-fit to the country’s cultural needs, but it possesses the same goal.

(Photo courtesy of Children's HopeChest)

“In Uganda, we piloted a program last year,” Fisher says. “We were looking at training young people in a variety of ways through vocational training, through formal leadership training, and then even training adult community leaders and helping them to have the skills and tools they need to have a sustainable, self-sufficient community as a whole.” In poverty-stricken countries such as Swaziland and Uganda, it may seem difficult to spark any kind of hope, let alone inspire serving others. But that’s not what Children’s HopeChest is seeing. There’s a young man by the name of Thokozani, and some time ago he was an orphan growing up in the region of Mkhombokati,” Fisher says. “But he had felt the call to serve, and he really had begun to believe that God had put something in him [and] that he will rise up in leadership of his own people. “And now, today, he not only has successfully graduated through the leadership academy, he’s serving in a sports ministry. They are bringing in just incredible stories of transformation and bringing people to Christ.” Children's HopeChest has the resources for raising new disciples, but it can't do it alone. Can you help them equip future leaders in Swaziland? Click here to give financially.
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ISIS combat strategy in development

Mission Network News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:00am

ISIS insurgents
(Wikipedia)

Indonesia (MNN) -- Members may be leaving, but it's not stopping ISIS from expanding. Since February, ISIS or its affiliates have been revealed in a total of 16 countries spanning the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. In Indonesia, leaders on multiple levels are meeting to discuss an ISIS combat strategy. UK Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting with leaders on the national level, and Forgotten Missionaries International (FMI) is strategizing with ministry leaders. "ISIS does have a footprint in Indonesia," says FMI's Bruce Allen. "When a group like ISIS comes in and says, 'You must believe like us or we [will] banish you from your homeland, or we kill you, or we extort money from you,' that disturbs the government very much." ISIS Combat Strategy: Governmental

UK Prime Minister David Cameron
(Wikipedia)

New political alliances are being formed between the United Kingdom and Southeast Asian nations to fight the Islamic State. According to BBC News, 50 Indonesian police officers will receive counter-terrorism training in the United Kingdom. The UK will also help Indonesia "buff up" its airport security in Bali and Jakarta. Around 500 Indonesians are fighting for ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Reuters reports. To prevent these fighters from spreading ISIS ideology to their home communities, Indonesia's government is standing guard. "They are watching [for] these individuals," Allen says, "[to see] if they do come back to Indonesia." Meanwhile, FMI is helping indigenous pastors develop their own ISIS combat strategy. ISIS Combat Strategy: Spiritual Church-planting pastors supported by FMI are waging spiritual war against Islamic State ideology and tactics. FMI supports about three dozen church planters and pastors on two of Indonesia's larger islands. By sharing the Gospel and planting churches, these believers are growing the Kingdom of God in Indonesia. "The Gospel is growing, and geopolitical boundaries [and] terrorists...do not stop the move of God's Spirit," notes Allen.

As minorities in a Muslim-dominant society, many Christian congregations in Indonesia have long encountered discrimination and persecution. but, these issues may intensify in coming months as the threat of ISIS grows across SE Asia.
(Photo, caption courtesy of FMI)

Will you help this Kingdom growth continue? "We're looking for partners here in the West who will say--whether they're a church, a family, or an individual--'Yes, we will stand alongside these individuals as they proclaim in their community,'" Allen says. "[We will] pray for them in the midst of the challenges they face. We will support them with a monthly contribution'." Through FMI, you can support Indonesian believers as they develop and manage their ISIS Combat Strategy. Learn how here. "God is calling and drawing people to Himself, and we're thrilled to be able to partner with the people who are on the front lines making that happen," concludes Allen.
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