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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

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

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

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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Nigeria

NIGERIA: Boko Haram Releases Video of Chibok Girls

The Bring Back Our Girls movement is back in the spotlight after a group claiming to be Boko Haram released a new video saying some of the abducted girls were killed in Nigerian airstrikes. In the disturbing video, the group says it is still holding

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Algeria

ALGERIA: Behind Bars for a Facebook Post

Slimane Bouhafs, a Christian in Algeria, has just been jailed for five years – because of a post he put on social media. Bouhafs was convicted of blasphemy for the post on Facebook in which he described the “light of Jesus overcoming the lie of

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Christians Facing Islamic Extremists: Al-Qaida

Region: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and others. This week, as we continue our series on Christians facing Islamic extremists, we turn our focus to al-Qaida. Click here to read other blogs in this series. Jesus said in Matthew 5:10, “Blessed are those who are

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Tibet: I could only Rely on Jesus

‘Amber’ spent more than a decade in Tibet, providing vocational training to the people and sharing the Gospel message of Christ’s love. Amber experienced persecution as police came pounding on her door. Listen as she tells the story. You’ll hear how the Holy Spirit strengthened

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How to make the best short film

The Thirteen Three’s Release Competition closing date is 31 October and it’s fast approaching. There is $250 to be won for your Youth Group! Are you excited? Or are you procrastinating to get on with the project? Not sure where to start? Worried that you

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