Walid hated his Christian co-worker so much that he planned to kill him. But a bold act of love set him on a new course — directly to Christ. Listening to his co-worker Haytham sing Christian worship songs for several days while painting a house
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SYRIA Pray for Syrian believers as they continue to endure unimaginable trials.
Duhra was born into unhappiness. Abandoned by her father at birth, and resented by her mother, Duhra was left with her devout Muslim grandmother while her mother went overseas to work. Feeling abandoned by her parents, Duhra prayed to Allah for help: “I need a
Recently with the help of our supporters we were able to distribute Christian books and Bibles to people from various areas in Mindanao, Philippines. Our distribution contact reports that 225 copies of the book Tortured for Christ were distributed, along with 225 copies of the
Recently with the help of our supporters, VOM supplied a motorbike to a Christian outreach team in Indonesia. The motorbike will benefit a team of five members. The team have been receiving threats, including the threat of being burned alive, from their Muslim neighbours. The
“Being a Christian in Egypt today, is knowing how to endure many hardships because we are part of the minority, and the predominant Muslim culture is intolerant of those who do not follow the Muslim way.” ─ a Muslim background believer in Cairo. Even the
NIGERIA Pray for Christian villages attacked by Muslim Fulani warriors.
BRUNEI Pray that restrictions on Bibles and Christian materials will be lifted.
MALDIVES Pray for hearts to be open to receive the Gospel throughout the islands.
MINDANAO (PHILIPPINES) Pray for the protection of Bible schools and their students in Muslim areas.
In April 2016, Idir Hamdad was returning to Algeria from a study trip to Amman, Jordan. When his luggage was inspected at the airport upon return, customs officials found his Bible and some other Christian books, along with some cross-shaped keychains he had been given.
Ramiel Bet Tamraz and a friend have each been sentenced to four months’ imprisonment for “acting against national security” by joining house churches. Judge Ahmadzadeh oversaw the hearing on 18 June and delivered the verdict on 11 July. There is likely to be an appeal,
Beijing ordered all of its districts to execute a thorough investigation of churches in early July, according to ChinaAid. Haidian District’s Office of Ethics, Religious, and Overseas Chinese Affairs issued a notice on 4 July, ordering government departments to make contact with churches in the
DJIBOUTI Pray for Eritrean refugees who have the opportunity to hear the Gospel in Djibouti.
KAZAKHSTAN Pray that entire families come to faith in Christ.
ERITREA Pray that church leadership will stay strong under pressure.
EGYPT Pray for unity in the church in Egypt. Pray for unity of faith and boldness to proclaim the Gospel throughout Egypt.
LIBYA Pray for an end to human trafficking through Libya to Europe.
KYRGYZSTAN Pray for all Christians, who regularly face property destruction, intimidation and physical harm.
KENYA Pray that the church will embrace and support new converts from Islam.