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The Hub: Friday, December 1, 2023

Posted December 01, 2023

by Lexie Ludlam

1. BEYOND CHURCH: “Descendants of Ishmael become disciples of Christ” by Emily Roth


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This Mission Network News article, titled “Descendants of Ishmael become disciples of Christ,” highlights the faith transformation happening throughout the Middle East. Amidst homes wrecked by terrorism, hunger and natural disaster, local believers living in joy and love transform the perspectives of their neighbors. Ishmaelites begin to question “How can you be happy and live where we live and have this joy?” and find the answer in the Christian faith.


2. DEFINING CHURCH: “Central Christian Church prepares to make 1,800 meals for Thanksgiving” by Waylin Walls Parker

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This WSILTV article, titled “Central Christian Church prepares to make 1,800 meals for Thanksgiving,” shares the importance of feeding one’s community. Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon prepared Thanksgiving meals with the goal of feeding “1,800 people.” John Henninger, the lead pastor, views this not just as a way to give to the community but to connect with them. 

3. SPOTLIGHT: “Pope at Audience: Christians must be courageous instruments of inclusive love” by Fransesca Merlo

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This Vatican News article, titled “Pope at Audience: Christians must be courageous instruments of inclusive love,” reminds Christians share the good news with everyone. Pope Francis emphasizes, “Jesus’s journey is an everlasting lesson for everyone.” When Christians are called to reach others, they are meant to reach all types of people.

Although every Hub article is selected to foster discussion about modern church structure, not every idea and opinion expressed in the linked articles may fully align with the views and mission of Koinesúnē Magazine. All the same, we seek to uplift and celebrate the different ministries working around the globe.

Check back next Friday for the next Hub article!