Christians Sing a Message of Peace and Hope in Iraq

PLAINS OF NINEVEH, IRAQ — Melody is a group of young Christians in Iraq who praise God and, through their music, share the message of the Gospel with those who do not know Christ. However, their lives have not been easy: nine years ago, they had to flee from their homes due to the advance… Continue reading Christians Sing a Message of Peace and Hope in Iraq

Asbury Revival’s Impact One Year On

WILMORE, KY — Kentucky’s Asbury University recently marked one year since the biggest revival in more than 50 years broke out on their campus. Although it lasted for just over two weeks Asbury Revival’s impact was felt far and wide. Now many are asking – will it happen again? Wendy Griffith of CBN News returned… Continue reading Asbury Revival’s Impact One Year On

The New Mission of A Former Gang Leader in Florida

FLORIDA — René “Level” Martínez, a former gang leader, grew up fighting on the streets of Leisure City, Florida. His mother was also on the streets, as a follower of “Santería,” which is Cuban-African spiritism. Life in Leisure City, Florida, was not easy for René “Level” Martínez. René “Level” Martínez – Former Gangster: “I grew… Continue reading The New Mission of A Former Gang Leader in Florida

Ukrainian Christian Leaders Tortured, Killed and Disappearing

UKRAINE — Into the third year of Russia’s occupation of parts of Ukraine, Christian leaders are being killed, tortured and are disappearing. And in Russia, priests who oppose Putin’s invasion are being imprisoned or silenced. And yet, in Ukraine, there are signs of a growing hunger for the gospel, with reports of churches packed to… Continue reading Ukrainian Christian Leaders Tortured, Killed and Disappearing

Northern Colorado Look Up Celebration with Evangelist Will Graham Announced in Loveland

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LOVELAND, CO — The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) has announced plans for a two-day outreach called the Northern Colorado Look Up Celebration with Will Graham. The free event – which will take place Oct. 5-6, 2024, at Blue Arena at The Ranch Events Complex – will feature music by award-winning Christian bands and messages… Continue reading Northern Colorado Look Up Celebration with Evangelist Will Graham Announced in Loveland

Helping Homeowners Recover from Devastating Tornados in Ohio and Indiana

WINCHESTER/SELMA, IN — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are helping homeowners in Logan County, Ohio, and the Selma/Winchester area of Indiana, recover from damage caused by devastating tornadoes that swept through the region. But more volunteers are urgently needed. Todd Taylor – Samaritan’s Purse: We’re here in Selma, Indiana, as well as Winchester, Indiana, where Thursday night… Continue reading Helping Homeowners Recover from Devastating Tornados in Ohio and Indiana

Providing Water Systems for Mexico

SANTA LUCÍA, MEXICO — Samaritan’s Purse has given four water filtration systems to the military of Mexico for use in future natural disasters. These devices were used during their response to Hurricane Otis in Acapulco, which recently concluded. Edward Graham was on hand to speak and tell why they do all they do in Jesus’… Continue reading Providing Water Systems for Mexico

iBIBLE Genesis Becomes First Animated Series to be Certified as Authentic Translation of Biblical Narrative

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DALLAS — RevelationMedia, the visionary organization behind the groundbreaking iBIBLE initiative, announced it has received an important endorsement from SIL International Translation Services, a leading global authority on Bible translations, certifying its iBIBLE Genesis scripts as an authentic translation of the Biblical Narrative and making it the first animated series to be certified as an… Continue reading iBIBLE Genesis Becomes First Animated Series to be Certified as Authentic Translation of Biblical Narrative

Iraqi Woman Faces House Arrest and Forced Marriage

IRAQ — When she became a Christian, Sara* experienced a miraculous escape after her father put her under house arrest and arranged a forced marriage to a Muslim man for her. Thanks to support from Open Doors, Sara knows her true value in Christ as she serves others. Open Doors’ vision is that every persecuted… Continue reading Iraqi Woman Faces House Arrest and Forced Marriage

Taiwan Earthquake Rocks Island Nation as Christian Charities Respond with Aid and Prayers

NEW TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN — As Taiwan was rocked by it’s worst earthquake since 1999 Christian ministries were quick to provide urgent disaster response as well as mobilize prayers for the nation. The 7.4 magnitude quake has claimed at least 9 lives and the island nation has been hit by hundreds of aftershocks. A magnitude… Continue reading Taiwan Earthquake Rocks Island Nation as Christian Charities Respond with Aid and Prayers

Christian Communities Living in Fear in Uganda

SYRIA — In Uganda, fear and attacks from Islamic ADF militants are increasing. But thanks to your prayers, local Open Doors partners are supporting affected Christians with trauma counselling and spiritual support. *Names changed for security reasons Edward Bamcwanira – Retired Bishop, East Rwenzori Diocese: We are living in fear. And whoever says there is… Continue reading Christian Communities Living in Fear in Uganda

Franklin Graham Brings God’s Message of Love to the U.S.-Mexico Border

CALIFORNIA — Evangelist Franklin Graham traveled to the United States-Mexico border to share a message of God’s love. The final stop of the tour took place in Chula Vista, California, on Saturday, March 9. The God Loves You Border Tour visited 10 cities, starting in the Gulf of Mexico and ending in the Pacific. Franklin… Continue reading Franklin Graham Brings God’s Message of Love to the U.S.-Mexico Border

Ani’s Syria Survival Story

SYRIA — Ani was horrified when her baby girl Maria was caught up in a bomb attack in Syria in 2014. In Ani’s survival story, Maria survived thanks to the prayers of the church – and Ani realised she needed to make Jesus her sure foundation. *Name changed for security reasons Ani*: “There are a… Continue reading Ani’s Syria Survival Story

Fired Christian Street Preacher in UK Wins Settlement

ENGLAND — A Christian teaching assistant has won a £7,000 legal settlement from a school in Leeds in the North of England after he was sacked for being a street preacher in his spare time. Supported by the Christian Legal Centre, Mr Andy Nix, 65, took legal action against Temple Moor High School in Leeds… Continue reading Fired Christian Street Preacher in UK Wins Settlement

Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, TX — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Eastern European Mission (EEM) have signed a new agreement to provide 71,000 adult, 8,500 teen and 34,500 child-friendly Bibles to seven PFI national affiliates across Eastern Europe, which will be distributed to prisoners and their families in the months and years to come. The… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

PMI Foods Gives Easter Donation of 15,000 Pounds of Prime Rib to New Life Church in Arkansas

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SALT LAKE CITY — Today Parker Migliorini International (PMI Foods) announced a historic partnership with New Life Church in Arkansas to provide meals to the needy. With 18 church campuses across the state, this easter donation will directly benefit underserved communities and those facing food insecurity. “PMI Foods is thrilled to be partnering with New… Continue reading PMI Foods Gives Easter Donation of 15,000 Pounds of Prime Rib to New Life Church in Arkansas

Christ for all Nations Launches Historic Cape Town to Cairo Campaign

AFRICA — Christ for all Nations (CfaN) has embarked on a historic series of gospel campaigns across Africa. This epic undertaking of 50 gospel campaigns from Cape Town to Cairo, led by Evangelist Daniel Kolenda, follows the 50th-anniversary launch event in Cape Town and started on February 21st, 2024. These events are expected to draw… Continue reading Christ for all Nations Launches Historic Cape Town to Cairo Campaign

iBIBLE’s ‘The Real Story of Jesus’ Receives Funding for 100 Additional Language Translations

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RICHARDSON, TX — U.S.-based RevelationMedia announced two significant milestones today in its groundbreaking iBIBLE initiative. First, the overwhelming success of an iBIBLE special episode, The Real Story of Jesus, that presents the story of Jesus from creation to His second coming. Since its release on December 3, the ministry reports, more than 1,290,000 people have… Continue reading iBIBLE’s ‘The Real Story of Jesus’ Receives Funding for 100 Additional Language Translations

Celebrating 20 years of combating AIDS in Uganda

UGANDA — A non-profit organization based in Colorado, USA is celebrating twenty years in Uganda, Africa; combating HIV/AIDs and other sexually transmitted diseases by promoting abstinence before marriage, and faithfulness in marriage, through the power of Christ. For decades, Uganda was the epicenter of the HIV crisis in Africa. Today, countless orphans remain as witnesses… Continue reading Celebrating 20 years of combating AIDS in Uganda

Emergency Field Hospital Being Delivered to Samaritan’s Purse Canada to Increase Global Medical Response Capacity

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CALGARY, AB — On Tuesday, March 19, Samaritan’s Purse transported one of its Emergency Field Hospitals to Calgary to increase Samaritan’s Purse Canada’s capacity to launch international, life-saving medical responses. The tent facility arrived at the Calgary International Airport onboard the Christian relief organization’s DC-8 and 757 Cargo planes. The hospital will be strategically positioned… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Being Delivered to Samaritan’s Purse Canada to Increase Global Medical Response Capacity

Military Couples Celebrate Renewal in Christ

DENVER, COLORADO — Alaska alumni were encouraged and strengthened together by the power of God’s Word during the 2024 Operation Heal Our Patriots Reunion in Colorado. This year’s reunion was the largest ever, with more than 700 military couples attending. The weekend event included worship, fellowship, and workshops on marriage and spiritual renewal. Is your… Continue reading Military Couples Celebrate Renewal in Christ

Americans Wait2Hydrate in Solidarity with Communities that Lack Access to Clean Water

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ORLANDO, FL — Every day, many women and children in the toughest places walk 1-2 hours–and often much more–to locate clean drinking water for their families.* To highlight this issue on World Water Day recently, compassionate Americans from coast to coast waited two hours after waking up before taking their first drink. Humanitarian organization Unto… Continue reading Americans Wait2Hydrate in Solidarity with Communities that Lack Access to Clean Water

Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The nonprofit organization formerly known as Orphan Helpers announced today a name change to Counteract International. The new name and brand reflect the faith-based nonprofit’s broader mission to address urgent needs of incarcerated and released youth in incredibly challenging conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. “At Counteract International, we believe… Continue reading Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

Calls for Pakistan’s New Government to Protect Christians

PAKISTAN — Pakistan is expecting a change of government following recent elections. And one challenge that will face the new Prime Minister and his party will be to protect the country’s Christian minority from violence. The violence is often linked with accusations of blasphemy, as Andrew Boyd from Release International reports. There are calls for… Continue reading Calls for Pakistan’s New Government to Protect Christians

Finding Faith and Forgiveness in Frontera

CALIFORNIA — Franklin Graham went to the U.S.-Mexico border to share a message of God’s love. The final night of the tour took place in Chula Vista, California, on Saturday, March 9. The God Loves You Frontera Tour visited 10 cities, starting at the Gulf of Mexico and going all the way to the Pacific.… Continue reading Finding Faith and Forgiveness in Frontera

Ministry Celebrates 50 Years with 50 Evangelistic Campaigns

AFRICA — The year 2024 is historic for the ministry Christ for All Nations, as it marks 50 years since the ministry’s inception. Founded by the late evangelist Reinhard Bonnke and now led by Daniel Kolenda, (CfaN for its acronym in English) has an astounding track record in mass evangelism campaigns, particularly in the African… Continue reading Ministry Celebrates 50 Years with 50 Evangelistic Campaigns

Shoebox Gifts Remind Mexico’s Children that God Is Near

MEXICO — A mother, daughter, and children in Acapulco, Mexico, praise God for the hope and joy they received through an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift after their home was destroyed in a hurricane. Esmeralda: It was 10 pm. A hurricane was announced. A hurricane became more powerful. It became a category 5 hurricane. I… Continue reading Shoebox Gifts Remind Mexico’s Children that God Is Near

Global Audience Hears Stirring Stories from Persecuted Christians During The Voice of the Martyrs’ “I Am N” Event

Hassan Abduraheem, Heather Mercer and John Samara shared personal stories of persecution during the "I Am N" virtual event hosted by The Voice of the Martyrs earlier this month.

BARTLESVILLE, OK — “Persecution is real, and it is biblical, and Jesus told us we will face persecution in this world,” said Pastor Hassan Abduraheem during The Voice of the Martyrs’ “I Am N” Virtual Event earlier this month. During the online event, Hassan and two other survivors of Muslim extremism shared their inspiring stories… Continue reading Global Audience Hears Stirring Stories from Persecuted Christians During The Voice of the Martyrs’ “I Am N” Event

Wycliffe Associates Bringing Bible Translation Technology to Indigenous Translators Lacking Internet Access

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ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is working to provide Christians in 35 language groups across Indonesia and Southeast Asia with Bible Translation Acceleration Kits (BTAKs)—and the training to use them. Each kit includes a computer, special… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Bringing Bible Translation Technology to Indigenous Translators Lacking Internet Access

AI and the Church – Part Two

BOULDER, COLORADO — Artificial Intelligence, or AI, can be used to write social media posts, create images and soundtracks for weekly announcements, and even generate a sermon outline. The challenge for the church is understanding how to harness the power of AI in a way that preserves the integrity of the gospel message. It has… Continue reading AI and the Church – Part Two

Ukrainian Pastor Shares the Hope of Christ After Surviving Rocket Attacks in Israel

ISRAEL — When Pastor Oleg miraculously survived rocket attacks from Hamas at his home in Ashkelon near the Gaza border, instead of fleeing for his life, he chose to stay and minister to many fellow Ukrainians who have fled war in their own country to Israel. Thanks to support from Slavic Gospel Association Pastor Oleg… Continue reading Ukrainian Pastor Shares the Hope of Christ After Surviving Rocket Attacks in Israel

AI and The Church (Part One)

BOULDER, COLORADO — Artificial Intelligence, or AI, seems to be everywhere we turn, including the church. A tech company that serves the church community recently sponsored an AI “hackathon” to bring together like-minded software designers to explore the potential, and peril, of this powerful technology. Without a doubt, you have heard of artificial intelligence, but… Continue reading AI and The Church (Part One)

The Bóg Cie Kocha Tour with Franklin Graham will visit the TAURON Arena in Krakow on 13 April

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KRAKOW, POLAND — In every corner of Poland, from Gdańsk to Zakopane and from Zielona Góra to Białystok, hundreds of churches are coming together and supporting the Bóg Cie Kocha Tour, which will bring a powerful message of hope to Krakow this spring. Wojciech Włoch, pastor of the Church of Jesus Christ in Krakow and… Continue reading The Bóg Cie Kocha Tour with Franklin Graham will visit the TAURON Arena in Krakow on 13 April

New Ambulances Being Used in Israel

ISRAEL — During a special ceremony in January in Jerusalem, Franklin Graham met with Israeli leaders and with families of the fallen to dedicate 14 new ambulances provided by Samaritan’s Purse for the use of Magen David Adom, Israel’s national emergency medical services provider. Each vehicle was inscribed with an excerpt from Scripture and with… Continue reading New Ambulances Being Used in Israel

Evangelist Andrés Palau Meets with the President of Panama

PANAMA — The President of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, received the evangelist Andrés Palau in his office. Together, they shared the importance of spreading a message of hope at the new Palau Festival in Panama City, which includes both spiritual moments and social assistance activities. The meeting concluded with a prayer for the nation and the… Continue reading Evangelist Andrés Palau Meets with the President of Panama

State of the Christian Workplace 2024 Report Highlights Employee Engagement Trends

MERCER ISLAND — The State of the Christian Workplace 2024 report provides insights into employee engagement and workplace health in Christian-led workplaces. For the first time, results from Best Christian Workplaces research are publicly available in an accessible and statistically valid format. Now leaders who want to take steps to create a flourishing workplace culture… Continue reading State of the Christian Workplace 2024 Report Highlights Employee Engagement Trends

Documentary Reveals the Reality of Religious Freedom in Cuba

CUBA — “Cuba Crucis” is a documentary directed by Cuban journalist Yoe Suárez. This documentary gathers testimonies and stories about how the lack of individual freedoms under the communist regime in Cuba affects the religious community and hinders the full practice of faith. The 52-minute documentary “Cuba Crucis” presents impactful testimonies from religious leaders and… Continue reading Documentary Reveals the Reality of Religious Freedom in Cuba

Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

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UZHHOROD, UKRAINE — All Hands and Hearts (AHAH), a non-profit organization that provides community-inspired, volunteer-powered disaster relief to international communities, has launched a crisis relief program in Western Ukraine two years after Russia’s brutal invasion. Since the invasion, All Hands and Hearts has been addressing the unique needs of Ukrainian refugees and internally displaced people… Continue reading Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

Evangelists Andrew and Wendy Palau Joined Dozens of Churches for Festival Palau: Panama

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PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — At the invitation of dozens of local churches in Panama, the Palau Association shared the Good News of Jesus Christ in Panama City, from February 26 – March 2, 2024, through numerous outreach events and a 2-day family festival in the heart of the city. Thousands gathered for the festival on… Continue reading Evangelists Andrew and Wendy Palau Joined Dozens of Churches for Festival Palau: Panama

Historic Year for Mercy Ships Serving Three African Nations

AFRICA — In 2023, Christian medical ministry Mercy Ships made history by serving three African nations for the first time providing vital surgeries from two ports through the #GlobalMercy. In 2024, the need remains great — but with an active two-ship fleet, the impact will be even greater. In 2023, for the first time in… Continue reading Historic Year for Mercy Ships Serving Three African Nations

Coral Ridge Ministries Honored with the National Religious Broadcasters ‘Milestone Award’

NRB Board Members Jim Sanders (far left) and Debra Fraser (far right) present Dr. Robert J. Pacienza (left). president of Coral Ridge Ministries, and Jennifer Kennedy Cassidy (right), the daughter of D. James Kennedy. with the NRB Milestone Award

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented Coral Ridge Ministries (CRM) with the prestigious “Milestone Award” during the 2024 NRB International Christian Media Convention Feb. 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee. NRB acknowledges that longevity in any field is a rarity and exemplary service in Christian Broadcasting for more than 50 years is a… Continue reading Coral Ridge Ministries Honored with the National Religious Broadcasters ‘Milestone Award’

The Salvation Army Responds to Californians’ Flood Crisis

ALEXANDRIA, VA — With California facing unprecedented rainfall, flash flooding, and landslides, The Salvation Army has activated Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams to offer vital aid to affected communities statewide. The ongoing natural disaster has prompted a state of emergency in eight counties across Southern California, leading to evacuations, widespread displacement, destruction, and tragic fatalities.… Continue reading The Salvation Army Responds to Californians’ Flood Crisis

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deploy to Texas Panhandle After Second-largest Fire in State’s History

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CHARLOTTE, NC — Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to Hutchinson County in the Texas Panhandle, where the second-largest fire in the state’s history is forcing evacuations. Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 60 counties, as over 1 million acres have burned in Texas and Oklahoma.… Continue reading Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deploy to Texas Panhandle After Second-largest Fire in State’s History

Happy International Women’s Day

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UNANDERRA, AUSTRALIA — The International Men’s Day team congratulate the women of the world on the 114th celebration of International Women’s Day, which started in 1911. Three years ago, in 2021 the theme we celebrated for International Men’s Day was, ‘better relations between men and women.’ This is still one of our core objectives. Please… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day

Jean Graham Ford, sister of the late Rev. Billy Graham, dies at 91

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CHARLOTTE, NC — Jean Graham Ford, wife of evangelist Dr. Leighton Ford and younger sister of the late Rev. Billy Graham, died at Carolinas Medical Center Thursday morning, Feb. 29, at the age of 91. Jean spent her childhood in Charlotte on the Graham dairy farm, located a few miles from the current location of… Continue reading Jean Graham Ford, sister of the late Rev. Billy Graham, dies at 91

Compassion International Selects Water Mission as Partner in New Global WASH Alliance Designed to Bring Holistic Care to Children and Families Experiencing Poverty

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC — Water Mission is partnering with Compassion International on a global safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) alliance through a pilot project initiating in Chimwenje, Malawi. The alliance will strive to bring holistic care to children and families experiencing poverty through safe water access. The newly piloted program will reach Chimwenje’s more… Continue reading Compassion International Selects Water Mission as Partner in New Global WASH Alliance Designed to Bring Holistic Care to Children and Families Experiencing Poverty

FRC Publishes New Edition of Hostility Against Churches Report Indicating a Doubling of Attacks

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WASHINGTON — Family Research Council (FRC) recently released the newest edition of its Hostility Against Churches report, updated to include hostility incidents from calendar year 2023. The report’s findings suggest that the rise in hostility against U.S. churches that were identified in FRC’s inaugural December 2022 report has neither slowed nor plateaued; rather, it has… Continue reading FRC Publishes New Edition of Hostility Against Churches Report Indicating a Doubling of Attacks

David Jeremiah Honored at 80th NRB Convention

David Jeremiah awarded the NRB Milestone Award at the 2024 Closing Gala

SAN DIEGO — Last week, Dr. David Jeremiah, the founder and host of Turning Point with Dr. Jeremiah, was awarded a Milestone award and a digital media award at the National Religious Broadcasters Association Annual Convention. The awards were presented at two different gatherings during the 2024 Convention held in Nashville, TN, where broadcasters and… Continue reading David Jeremiah Honored at 80th NRB Convention

Venezuelan Residents in Medellín Find Material Aid and Spiritual Hope

ACAPULCO — Thousands of Venezuelans enter Colombian territory daily. Many continue their journey towards other countries, but most settle in major cities within Colombia. In Medellín, Venezuelan immigrants discover more than just material assistance at churches. Diego and Luis are two Venezuelan pastors who arrived in Medellín, Colombia, several months ago, despite being foreigners themselves,… Continue reading Venezuelan Residents in Medellín Find Material Aid and Spiritual Hope

Coffee Shalom – Reaching Women in Romania Who Want to Know God More

ROMANIA — Irene Anselmi moved from Switzerland where has started a coffee shop ministry to women. In 2006, she took the step of pioneering this work, and today she owns “Coffee Shalom” in Suceava, a meeting space for women who want to know God more and get closer to Him. Since 2006, Irene Anselmi has… Continue reading Coffee Shalom – Reaching Women in Romania Who Want to Know God More

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