Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is a controversial figure in the country’s political turmoil. Pakistan has for years had trouble developing a stable and mature democracy primarily due to what many see as “opportunistic party-switching.” The Prime Minister’s opponents tried to oust him from power with a vote of [...]
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Muslim countries are almost exclusively closed to the gospel witness. In most cases, one can be arrested and even killed for “changing religion” to follow Christ. While attending a university in a North African country, Bassma Dabbour Jaballah befriended someone who was later burned at the stake for turning [...]
Last month we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. Did you know that one of the primary ways he won Ireland to Christ in 15 years was through music? Music is the language of the heart. That was especially true for the Irish in the 5th Century, and for the Iranians [...]
Leaders of the United Nations describe Africa as having an “epidemic” of coups these past two years. During this time, there have been successful coups in Mali, Chad, Guinea, Sudan, and Burkina Faso. Unsuccessful coups happened in Niger, Central African Republic, and Madagascar. Freedom House pointed out that global [...]
Why does Libya periodically appear in the headlines? It’s a North African country with a lot of deserts. Yes, but it also is rich in natural resources, and other less blessed nations seem to gravitate toward those countries that can be useful to them. We have all heard of [...]
Wednesday, March 16, a powerful 7.3 earthquake occurred off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan. A tsunami advisory ensued. The quake struck 36 miles below the sea. The advisory warned of potentially disastrous waves for coastal communities within 186 miles of the epicenter. The earthquake hit during the [...]
Saudi Arabia shocked the Western World with a mass execution of 81 people on Saturday, March 11. They were allegedly convicted of crimes that ranged from killings to belonging to militant groups. The notoriety of this offense is that it is the largest mass execution carried out in the [...]
President Putin of Russia is dragging his country into a war against Ukraine that is shocking the world. He has become a Pariah to even some of his own countrymen. In his endeavor to recreate the former USSR, his evil schemes against innocent Ukraine are back-firing in public opinion [...]
Sri Lanka is a complex island nation off the coast of India. It has a slight Buddhist majority, but there is also a large Hindu minority. There is a small Christian minority among most ethnic groups, but the gospel has not spread as far as it should. Christian Believers [...]
We rarely hear good news coming from Muslim Pakistan. Recent headlines include news of Christians being killed and the downtrodden being sold into virtual slavery. But in the darkness, God shines the brightest. In recent months, that light shined into a roadside café through a worker with Foursquare Mission [...]