During the 1846-1860 cholera pandemic that claimed over one million lives, Charles Spurgeon wrote a brutally honest and illuminating passage in reminiscence of that time.
Esther was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1994. Three years before, Joseph Kony had launched his brutal campaign supposedly to defend Acholi tribal rights in Northern Uganda, leaving a wake of thousands murdered or mutilated.
In his writings, David Wilkerson explored a couple of misconceptions that many modern-day believers share with their ancient counterparts. “The Jews believed that if God was pleased with you, you would always be blessed and never suffer.
Albania in the 1970s, caught under the boot of Enver Hoxha and his sharply Stalinist ideas of government, was not a friendly place for those who did not match the mold of mainstream society.
“I was reading an article about a movie called Gladiator and how Ridley Scott, who directed the movie, deleted a scene.” Pastor Tim Dilena explained in a sermon.
Several of our partners around the world have reached out to World Challenge and asked for prayer during this COVID-19 pandemic.
In Cambodia, our partners have been notified that all schools are now closed, and the country’s New Year celebrations are canceled.
Now that COVID-19 is officially recognized as a pandemic, many nations are bracing themselves to take the economic hit of stalling business and trade.
Our news has been filled with alarming reports concerning COVID-19, the most recent coronavirus strain, in recent weeks.
People are being ushered into quarantines; entire countries have been trying to close their borders; the rapid transmission of this newest influenza has caused public fears to run rampant.