Latin America: Comentario is ‘A dream come true’


Launch events in several Latin American cities have celebrated the March publication of a new Spanish Bible commentary which has been 12 years in the making.

The single-volume hardback, Comentario Biblico Contemporaneo (CBC), is the work of more than 100 writers, representing most of the 16 Spanish-speaking countries in South and Central America.

The commentary, with an initial print run of 5,000, has been published jointly by Certeza Unida, the editorial branch of IFES (International Fellowship of Evangelical Students) and Ediciones Kairós in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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CHRISTIAN WOMEN PERSECUTED DISPROPORTIONATELY


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The Leuven Consultation, staged in Belgium in early June, heard that 215 million Christians are experiencing high, very high or extreme persecution in more than 50 countries, with women suffering dis-proportionately.

Freed from poverty and oppression


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Every year, 150–200 women are helped by Open Doors, as they escape North Korea’s poverty and oppression and flee to China

Algeria: God has raised up His church


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‘God is enlarging our dream.’

Nigeria: more girls released


 

On 8 May, the Nigerian Government said it had secured the release of 82 of the nearly 300 girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, northern Nigeria.

Iraq: Worship returns to liberated towns


Christians celebrated Palm Sunday in the burned-out church in Qaraqosh

 

Karamles is a Christian village that was home to 800 Christian families before the invasion of IS…

9 Years of explosive growth


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We should be encouraged and challenged by how God chooses to use his people, and make sure we are part of it.