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Bible Translation for a Tribe in Libya

According to missionary statesman, Don Richardson, Christianity survived in Egypt while dying out in other parts of North Africa. The reason for the Church’s survival largely has to do with the Bible being translated into the local language. Egyptians had ownership of the Word of God, thus they felt [...]

Coffee and Christ Come Together in Thailand

The Apostle Paul warns his readers in 2 Corinthians 9 that whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will reap generously. This is a great exhortation to spread the seed of the gospel far and wide. Fortunately, even “scattered” seeds can also bring about a harvest. [...]

Violence against women Has Deep Roots in China

In June, a group of unknown men beat a group of women and kicked them in the head in the city of Tangshan. The assailants used bottles and chairs in this unprovoked attack. In January, a woman was chained by her neck in a shack. These two incidents have [...]

Pray for An Emerging Church in the Persian Gulf Region

Do you like to hear about unreached Muslims embracing Christ? It is rare, but far more common as the final harvest continues in the 21st Century. There is a team of missionaries working among Muslims in the eastern portion of the Persian Gulf. They have managed to win more [...]

A Harvest of Fruit in Muslim North Africa

Throughout history, the places where new ideas take hold have often been port cities. This is where ideas come and go freely, and it’s much more difficult for cultural “gatekeepers” to stop the spread of outside ideas. Many of the Apostle Paul’s church plants were in places where ships [...]

A Painful Solution to Iran’s Ongoing Water Shortage

In 2021, January was Iran’s driest month on record since 1983. March and October were also very dry, though November was wet. In the 21st Century, Iran has lost over 200 cubic kilometers of its total water storage and there is no end in sight. Iran is a nation [...]

Cracking the Thai Protective Barrier

Do you like to hear about unreached Muslims embracing Christ? It is rare, but far more common as the final harvest continues in the 21st Century. There is a team of missionaries working among Muslims in the eastern portion of the Persian Gulf. They have managed to win more [...]

Is Indonesia Ready for a Breakthrough?

How do you set expectations? As a rule, you don’t expect large numbers of Muslims to attend Bible studies or receive baptism. It’s very difficult for Muslims to give the Bible a chance, let alone attend Bible studies with those who believe in the Scriptures. That is happening in [...]

July Was a Month of Turmoil in Libya

Population: 6,412,000 Dominant Religion: Sunni Islam Christian: 3.2% Persecution Ranking: 4 July was a month of violent protests in Libya. Fed up with self-centered leadership, protesters took to the streets in the capital of Tripoli and other Libyan cities starting July 2. Protesters stormed the parliament’s headquarters and set [...]

A Port and A Call to Christ in North Africa

Port cities have always been places where new ideas flourish. Even in the Muslim Arab World, there are people in the port areas who will hear and embrace new ideas. There is a “Port Team” that wants to see a church planting movement among Muslims in an Arab port [...]

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