During the one and a half years covid 19 has been ravaging the planet, the hardest hit areas have moved from place to place. In the spring of 2020, it was especially lethal in Los Angeles. A year later India was being hard hit. Since it’s a novel virus, [...]
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It was a startling picture – one lone military soldier walking across the Kabul airport, stone-faced, carrying his firearm, getting ready to climb aboard an aircraft taking away the final US soldier from Afghanistan. Major General Chris Donahue was aboard the last flight carrying US forces out of the [...]
The only predictable aspect of the evacuation efforts of Allied Forces and refugees in Afghanistan is its unpredictability. The situation changes hourly amid chaos from all quarters. The Taliban has said it will uphold evacuation efforts by August 31, but history has proved that we cannot depend on the [...]
With lightning speed, the Taliban surprised all estimated guesses at how long it would take the militant group to takeover Afghanistan. Ten days after it initiated its advance, the Taliban completed its mission, seizing the capital, Kabul, in just one day – Sunday. Streets were eerily quiet as residents [...]
America’s longest war in Afghanistan is 20 years old, and allied combatants are showing their battle fatigue by withdrawing troops and in the opinion of some, “abandoning the ship.” U.S. President Biden announced that all American troops would be out by one September. The U.K. and other allies are [...]
Nigerian believers are bravely taking Christ to the many unreached people groups in their country and beyond. One of the reasons why the church in Nigeria is so effective is that believers are unified with a common purpose. The Nigeria Evangelical Missions Association (NEMA) is a network of Nigerian [...]
Many have described worship as a keyway to cultivate the growth of the Church among unreached people groups. In one Muslim Central Asian country, this is especially true. For security reasons, we won’t identify the specific country. During the month of Ramadan last June, when Muslims were fasting and [...]
For the first time in 20 years, American troops will not be in Afghanistan; the last day of August was the final withdrawal … or “retreat” as some would put it. The United States is not alone in withdrawing from Afghanistan. At the height of their power in the [...]
Tunisia ignited the “Arab Spring” a decade ago when public outcries against its government erupted and ended the regime of its autocratic leader. The world applauded the bold effort to give birth to a new democratic government. However, the result has been disappointing. Recent actions by President Kais Saied [...]