Church bells and shofars sounded across the country as a group of family and friends—a reduced crowd due to the coronavirus pandemic—gathered Thursday (July 30) to remember Rep. John Lewis at his funeral service at his home church, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.
“There is an ongoing persecution of Christians. For months, we bishops have been denouncing what is happening in Burkina Faso” Bishop Kjustin Kientega recently said, “but nobody is listening to us.” “Evidently”, he concluded, “the West is more concerned with protecting its own interests”.
The worst violence in Iraq in two years appears to be settling down in Baghdad. More than 100 people have died and thousands are wounded, according to Reuters. Iraq’s government is trying to appease protestors unhappy with corruption and insufficient services.
Jeffrey and Kristine Moore’s incredible adoption story all started with a calling — a vision from God that led the husband and wife on a 10-year journey that culminated in 2017 in Peru when they lovingly adopted four adorable siblings: Elizabeth, Jhonatan, Mariaelena, and Talia.
The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: Not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of an impossibly cute 10-year-old girl.