ASIA

Prophetic Lament: An Interview with Dr. Soong-Chan Rah

Prophetic Lament: An Interview with Dr. Soong-Chan Rah

By Brianna LantzCry aloud to the Lord! O wall of daughter Zion! Let tears stream down like a torrent day and night! Give yourself no rest, your eyes no respite! Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches! Pour out your heart like water before the...

AFRICA

The Ministry of Two Hands

The Ministry of Two Hands

By Joelle MumleyIn the aftermath of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, about a year after the horror and violence had ended, Pastor Charles Buregeya Mugisha stepped onto the soil of his country for the first time. For Rwandans like Charles, the end of the genocide was the...

EUROPE

Bibles in the Barricades

Bibles in the Barricades

Throughout revolution and conflict—with violence raging at its doorstep—Bespalov’s church keeps its doors open, practicing mercy and hospitality.

Growing the Global Family

Growing the Global Family

“People are so drawn to freedom, especially in a country that throughout history has been overtaken and conquered and oppressed.”

Flight from an Iranian Prison

Flight from an Iranian Prison

In many ways, Shamal’s life might be divided in two from this point forward. It was not the beginning of his escape from Iran that marked the separation, but the point at which he met Christ.

One Hundred Thousand Flames

One Hundred Thousand Flames

GREECEI came to Greece to see refugees. Instead I met the people who will disciple Europe. By Annelise JolleyPhotos by Easton KawawakiApr 15, 2019Click below to listen to the audio version of this story.  This is not a story about refugees. This is a story about what...

MIDDLE EAST

Afghanistan: Weighing Risk and Reward

Afghanistan: Weighing Risk and Reward

Neal and Anna Hampton served in the Middle East and have over twenty-seven years of ministry experience traveling in over seventy countries. Their humanitarian work took them to war-torn Afghanistan where they raised their three children living out their calling in a hostile culture.

The Hopeful Business of Peacemaking

The Hopeful Business of Peacemaking

“One really beautiful thing that we see happening with the businesses that we help start is that the business owners are very quick to be generous to their neighbors. “

Waging Peace

Waging Peace

Founder of the Global Immersion Project, a peacemaking training organization discusses his journey of faith and a biblical concept of peacemaking

Renewed Earth, Ancient Trees

Renewed Earth, Ancient Trees

“The best thing that North American Christians can do to better engage in creation care is to listen to our brothers and sisters in the Global South.”

NORTH AMERICA

On Behalf: Knowing the Voice of Advocacy

On Behalf: Knowing the Voice of Advocacy

Nations Media is built around four core values: Advocacy, Beauty, Life-Risk, and Reformation. These values shape the skeleton of every story we tell, animating each with form and forward movement. In this series, four essays will consider each pillar through a...

The Deep Roots of Reformation

The Deep Roots of Reformation

By Brianna LantzNations Media is built around four core values: Advocacy, Beauty, Life-Risk, and Reformation. These values shape the skeleton of every story we tell, animating each with form and forward movement. In this series, four essays will consider each pillar...

SOLIDARITY AND SHALOM

SOLIDARITY AND SHALOM

Shane Claiborne is a speaker, activist, and author. He’s known for working with Mother Teresa in Calcutta and founding The Simple Way intentional community in Philadelphia.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA

Going Upstream

Going Upstream

In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Warren McCaig’s vision for holistic recovery thrives by creating healing community

From Nicaragua with Love

From Nicaragua with Love

“I had every reason to be a very broken person. But I discovered a real God who healed my broken heart so I can help bring healing to other broken hearts.”

Dispatch: Nicaragua

Dispatch: Nicaragua

When I think of Mike, Mauricio, and the Herrings, I think of the Kingdom of Heaven. I think of the story Jesus told of the man who discovered treasure in a field and sold all he had to obtain it.

Journey into the Amazon

Journey into the Amazon

For decades, followers of Christ have left the Amazonas capital city of Manaus to live out the good news of the Gospel in the Amazon River Basin’s most untouched places.

Gunshot Echoes (Part 2)

Gunshot Echoes (Part 2)

Following Peter’s attack and only halfway through their missionary commitment to ENLACE, the DeSotos decided that leaving would do more harm than good.

Gunshot Echoes (Part 1)

Gunshot Echoes (Part 1)

Peter and Dara DeSoto had an ordinary life. Many people would’ve considered it far better than ordinary: Peter, a charismatic and passionate young man

THE CARIBBEAN

A New Era, A New Hope

A New Era, A New Hope

In volume one, James Galt introduced you to Pastor Manuel, a humble Cuban man who leads a number of house churches in Havana, Cuba.

OCEANIA