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Written by Savannah Morgan, OGTC Intern in Peru This little boy was photographed in an empty street in Peru, praying to God. He was asking the Lord for the virus to end and for people who are currently sick to get better. His parents were shocked at their 6-year old’s prayer. Even the children around...
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According to an article by www.freerepublic.com a magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Indonesia on Thursday morning. Thankfully, there are currently no casualties reported. In the past, earthquakes have frequently shook the shores of Indonesia. The most deadly earthquake in their recent history was in 2004 when a magnitude 9.5 earthquake triggered a tsunami that killed...
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Written by Graham Young, OGTC Intern in Chile The whole world is struggling with the coronavirus. In a report from the University of Miami, two experts break down the expected effects of the pandemic on Latin America. They are seeing massive amounts of job loss and are expecting even more. It is doubtful if the health care...
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According to an article by The Christian Post Christians around the world are asking for the release from prison of an ethnic Korean Chinese Christian nicknamed Deacon Jang. Deacon Jang is a Chinese citizen who lived in a Chinese town on the border of North Korea. According to the article, he helped with physical needs...
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This past Tuesday, the highest court in the Netherlands approved the use of euthanasia for people with advanced dementia, provided that the person already had given permission beforehand. Christian Post said, “The decision comes on the heels of a controversial case where a doctor was cleared of wrongdoing after he euthanized a 74-year-old woman suffering...
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According to an article by www.breitbart.com the government in China demolished another church building on Easter Sunday. This church building was a three-self protestant church building. The three-self churches are the only government sanctioned place where Christians are allowed to worship in China. Meeting in houses or underground church meetings is illegal in China. While...
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Written by Jordan Cooke, OG Intern in Peru As we continue to hear updates from Latin American countries about the COVID-19 situation, I can only think of how much work there is to be done for the sake of the gospel. Since March, Guatemala has been receiving flights from the US containing many deportees. According...
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Today, our friend and a missionary, Randy Stirewalt went to be with Lord. Mrs. Phyllis said he preached most of the night and she asked him to be quiet so she could sleep. His response was, “I have to preach.” This morning, he felt anxious because he wanted to see his children, and they weren’t there...
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Christian Post has just released a report on the thousands of Nigerians who have been displaced by Muslim militants in the middle-belt of Nigeria. Over the last decade, small bands of Muslim herdsmen have been raiding small, primarily Christian, farming villages. Tens-of-thousands are currently living in “displacement camp.” There is little help from either the government or...
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Written by Courtney Mathos, OGTC Intern in Bolivia In Latin America, Brazil and Peru have the highest number of COVID-19 cases, respectively. With soaring case counts come more restrictions and longer quarantines. But there is a marked difference in how the leaders of Brazil and Peru have responded to the virus. Peru’s president, Martín Vizcarra,...
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