GlobalVillage

Stories from South Sudan, Nigeria, Thailand & more

Jan/Feb 2015

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Bill Etzkorn in Siberia

Jul/Aug 2015

At a remote Siberian village, a Canadian doctor helped heal a retired trapper’s eyes – and his soul.

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Iran Continues Harsh Treatment

May/Jun 2015

DESPITE HOPES THAT Iranian president Hassan Rouhani would soften the regime’s attitude toward Christians, their treatment continues to be as harsh as it was before his election two years ago.

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Responding to the Ebola Virus

Sep/Oct 2014

Canadians can help address the crisis in West Africa

 

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A round-up of relevant international stories. Select a range of years to browse.

2016

| 2015-2011

| 2010-2006

 

2015

Faith growing in the Arabian peninsula, WEA refugee initiatives; and crosses removed in China

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (Nov/Dec 2015)

Europeans celebrate Jan Hus; creation care; Vietnam persecution

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (Sept/Oct 2015)

Syrian war, Hillsong United

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (Jul/Aug 2015)

Iran continues hash treatment of converts, Kenyans grieve attack

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (May/June 2015)

Filipino bishop heads WEA, anti-corruption, Niger

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (Mar/Apr 2015)

Nigerian churches faithful despite attacks, Urban ministry flourishing

Stories from the church worldwide
      by Debra Fieguth (Jan/Feb 2015)

 

2014

Gap Relief

Understanding the fragile timeframe between disaster and development.
      by Craig Pulsifer (Nov/Dec 2014)

Responding to the Ebola Virus

Canadians can help address the crisis in West Africa.
      by Craig Pulsifer (Sep/Oct 2014)

Good Things Are Growing in Spruce Grove

An Alliance church in Alberta focuses on “growing up, growing together and growing out” while following the Holy Spirit.
      by Craig Pulsifer (Jul/Aug 2014)

Bahrain - An Oasis for Christians

Imagine a small country somewhere between Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. Would such a country be likely to invite contemporary Christian singer Michael W. Smith to perform at a concert held under the patronage of a government minister?
      by Adele Blyth (May/Jun 2014)

Does Aids Still Matter?

In the last few years the world has been struck by so much conflict, natural disasters and tragedy – tyranny in Syria, revolutions in Egypt, hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis in Asia, and here at home tragic fires. We are becoming tired of bad and sad news, and it’s easy to shut our ears and hearts to a seemingly relentless litany of hardship.
      by Debra Fieguth (Mar/Apr 2014)

2013

Thailand: A Church in the Hands of Its Own People, by Brian C. Stiller, Jul/Aug 2013
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Lebanon: It Matters Who Shows Up, by Brian C. Stiller, May/Jun 2013
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The Vatican, by Brian C. Stiller, Jan/Feb 2013
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2012

My Week in China, by Brian C. Stiller, Jul/Aug 2012
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Indonesia: Christian University Amazes and Blesses, by Brian C. Stiller, May/Jun 2012
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Somalia Struggles Against Drought, by Brian C. Stiller, Mar/Apr 2012
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Egypt: Christians an Influential Minority, by Brian C. Stiller, Jan/Feb 2012
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2011

 

Zambia: Tragedy and Triumph, by Karen Stiller, Jul/Aug 2011
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Brazil: Poverty and Pentecostals, by Karen Stiller, Mar/Apr 2011
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North Korea and South Korea, by Karen Stiller, Jan/Feb 2011
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