When you think of people growing in the Lord, you often think of prayer, Bible reading, and faith sharing. All three of these are happening now in Bhutan, a Buddhist nation hidden in the Himalayan Mountains between India and China. Bhutan is still among the world's least evangelized countries, [...]
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Afghanistan Population: 32,225,000 Christian Percentage: Unknown Dominant religion: Islam Persecution Ranking: 9 The news has predicted probable famine in Afghanistan for the second winter in a row. As you read this article, there might be as many as 15-20 million people in that South Asian country who lack adequate [...]
It's not a secret that Pakistan is among the most challenging countries to find good spiritual fruit. Pakistanis are known for their lack of tolerance for other religious beliefs. Recently, a Muslim village chief looked outside the Koran for wisdom and guidance. His son was rebellious and difficult to [...]
Iran: Population: 81,824,000 Christian percentage: .8 percent Dominant Religion: Shia Islam Persecution Ranking: 8 1979, Iran experienced a revolution that ushered in an Islamic theocracy. Iranians believed this would spiritually purify their nation. The 1979 Iranian Revolution was blended with nationalism. They hoped for Iran to become the powerful [...]
Home groups are an excellent setting for fellowship, Christian growth, and discipleship. Relationships and fellowship grow deep in a home group setting. Praise the Lord that Christian Believers are leading home groups in Kazakhstan from other Muslim-majority countries. They are reaching Muslims from various parts of Central Asia, including [...]
Most people associate India’s Ganges River with Hindus. There is a Hindu majority along this massive river, which Hindus consider holy. Yet, millions of unreached Muslims live near the river. The 2020s have been a decade of persecution for both Muslims and Christians. Hinduism is increasingly being used for [...]
Friday night in the high Atlas mountains with an epicenter 45 miles southwest of Marrakech a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck killing over 2681 and injuring over 2501 persons, many critical. It has been over 100 years since such a powerful quake has hit the country. People are still too [...]
Bola Tinubu won Nigeria’s February 25 presidential election. He was the candidate of Nigeria’s ruling party, the All-Progressive Congress. He was sworn in on May 29; however, his election was not without controversy. Some think that the judges dismissed objections to Tinubu’s lack of legitimate educational certificates and his [...]
Nigeria is experiencing a perfect storm. According to Google, a perfect storm exists when “a particularly bad or critical state of affairs, arising from a number of negative and unpredictable factors” exist. That definition perfectly describes what is occurring in Nigeria today. If not successfully addressed, it appears that [...]
What if you were told that you could only go to school through the sixth grade, you could not leave your home without a male escort, you could not choose your own mate to marry because only your parents could do that, and that your future dreams and aspirations [...]