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The Hub: Friday, October 27, 2023

Posted October 17, 2023

by Lexie Ludlam

1. SPOTLIGHT: “Orioles bond over faith, Bible study, beliefs bigger than baseball: 'We're Christians first’” by Mark Viviano

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This CBS News article, titled “Orioles bond over faith, Bible study, beliefs bigger than baseball: 'We're Christians first,’” displays how faith moved a baseball team. The Orioles gather together once a week for a Bible study and attend chapel on Sundays. Pitcher Danny Coulombe recounts, “We’re Christians first and baseball players second.”

2. EDITORIAL: “A Christian response to the war in Israel/Palestine” by Brandan Robertson

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This Baptist News article, titled “A Christian response to the war in Israel/Palestine,” highlights the true globality of the Israel/Palestine conflict and the Christian’s duty amidst it. Robertson emphasizes we must support our Jewish and Muslim neighbors not only with words but actions. Above all, “as followers of Christ, we are called to be beacons of love in the face of fear, beacons of peace in the face of conflict, beacons of neighborly kindness in the face of demonization and division.”

3. BEYOND CHURCH: “Air Raid Alert Opens Ministry Opportunity to Ukraine’s Troops” by UA ANTS

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This Missions Box article, titled “Air Raid Alert Opens Ministry Opportunity to Ukraine’s Troops,” highlights a moment of peace and ministry amidst war. Following an air raid, the mission team ANTS united troops with worship and song. This time provided them the opportunity to pray for the soldiers and recognize “God working with them.”

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.

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