Nepal Churches Struggling To Serve
Covid – 19 has caused death and devastation around the world. and the country of Nepal has been hit hard. Now Nepal churches are struggling to serve the area. “In the month of May, pastors were dying almost every day,” said B. P. Khanal, a pastor, theologian, and leader of the Janajagaran Party Nepal. “I have never seen something like that.” Reports show that from February 2021 to today more than 500 pastors and their families have contracted the coronavirus, which multiple times has taken the lives of fathers and sons who co-led churches together. Read more about how churches are responding ton the crisis here.
Christian Track Star Sydney McLaughlin Breaks 400 Meter Hurdle Record
American athlete Sydney McLaughlin obliterated the women’s 400m hurdles world record at the US Olympic trials on Sunday. The 21-year-old ran an astonishing 51.90 seconds, smashing the previous record by .26 seconds to become the first woman to run the 400m hurdles in less than 52 seconds. “All the glory to God,” McLaughlin said in an interview. “Honestly, this season, just working with my new coach and my new support system, it’s truly just faith and trusting the process. I couldn’t ask for anything more, and truly it is all a gift from God.” Read more about this amazing athlete here.
Canadian Churches Burning
in the ongoing saga between Canadian catholic churches and Canadian indigenous people, looms on. Now Canadian authorities are investigating multiple fires that destroyed four Catholic churches on Indigenous land in the past week. They are the latest in a string of recent events affecting the country’s Indigenous communities. The churches were destroyed as Canada confronts its history of systemic abuse of Indigenous communities with the recent discoveries of hundreds of human remains at the sites of two former boarding schools, which were operated by Catholic religious groups. Read more about the suspicious fires here.
Fundraiser held for Young Man who Walks 17 Miles To Work Each Day
When it comes to dedication, you don’t have to look any further than Donte Franklin. To make it to his shift as a Buffalo Wild Wings cook, Donte Franklin was leaving for work three hours early each day and trekking more than eight miles on foot to arrive on time. At the end of the day, the 20-year-old Oklahoman reversed his journey to walk home. Inspired by the young man’s grit and determination, a GoFundMe page was set up in his name so he could buy a car. So far, close to $52,000 has been raised. Read more about this remarkable young man here.