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Archive | August, 2016


The Photocopy Bible Evangelist

Peter loved sharing the Word of God from his ‘photocopy Bible’. He boldly proclaimed the Gospel from this well-used copy of the Vietnamese Bible and many people became believers. But one day, Peter had his photocopy Bible taken away from him. He was arrested and

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Kill Me If You Wish

It was autumn 1931 in the dangerous northern districts of North Jiangsu, China. American missionary Reverend John W Vinson, known as Uncle Jack, had just undergone an operation. His desire was to go back and continue witnessing to the Chinese. Despite his friends insisting that

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SUDAN: Believers Appear in Court

Reverends Abduraheem and Shamal appeared in court on 21 August along with Mr Abdulmonem Abdumawla to hear the investigator outline the evidence against them. The next hearing is scheduled for Monday 29 August. Reverend Hassan Abduraheem is a senior minister and Vice Moderator of the

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PAKISTAN: Five-Year-Old Attacked by Son of Landlord

The 22-year-old son of a Muslim landlord allegedly raped a five-year-old daughter of a Christian tenant. There is no substantial proof because of failure to obtain a medical report within 7 days, as the family of the assaulted child was reportedly harassed and threatened, and

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LAOS: Ket and Boua Arrested for Christian Activities

Two Christians in Laos were detained in early August for sharing their Christian faith. ‘Ket’ was arrested for distributing Christian materials in his village. And when authorities learned that he received the materials from ‘Boua,’ a Christian woman living in another village, they arrested her

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Trusting God’s Perspective

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9  How can I help? I wondered while scrolling through pages of prayer requests for health, conversions, Bibles, spiritual growth, as

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SUDAN: Seven Charges Against Two Detained Pastors

After eight months of legal limbo, Sudan has finally accused two pastors of at least seven crimes, some punishable by death if proven. Hassan Abduraheem Taour and Kuwa Shamal, both pastors of the Sudan Church of Christ, “are accused of complicity to execute a criminal

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