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PAKISTAN: Court Clears Way for Father to Visit Asia Bibi

A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab provincial government and police to give the father of death row convict Asia Bibi prison visitation rights, a family lawyer says. The directive comes two days after Soran Masih filed a petition in the Lahore High Court demanding

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NIGERIA: 500 Days since Chibok Abductions

The President of the Ekklisiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) has revealed that over 176 of the girls kidnapped from a school in north east Nigeria by Boko Haram terrorists last year are from families belonging to his denomination. Reverend

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LEBANON: Christian Minister Attacked by Two Men

A Christian minister in Lebanon was attacked last week by two men who threatened to “break him” if he carried out his plans to open an evangelistic centre for Muslims.  The minister required emergency medical care for injuries to his head and other parts of

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Meet Betty

Meet Betty. Betty is 24 and studies at our Bible college in Indonesia. Betty is passionate about kids’ ministry and wants to do further study in child psychology. “I hope after I graduate from college I can dedicate my life to Christ, and become His servant, who’s

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Representatives from North and South Korea recently held discussions in the demilitarised zone between the two countries.

NORTH KOREA: Gospel Outreach Continues

A landmine on the border of South Korea badly injured two soldiers earlier this month, sparking a series of broadcasts including news, weather reports and pop music into North Korea in an apparent retaliation. (Source: BBC News) There has been great tension between North and

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Meet Max

Maxensius is 24 and studies at our Bible college in Indonesia. He loves playing soccer and his favourite team is Barcelona. In the video above, Max speaks about the troubles he faces as he witnesses to street kids, but how he has been able to overcome

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Front Line Ministry: The Jesus Guy

Noi packs his backpack full of Bibles, teaching books, DVDs and CDs, then shrugs the bag onto his back and heads off to board the bus. He carries only items that won’t raise suspicion if the bus is stopped by authorities on his 20-hour ride

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Persecution and Revival

VOM workers in Laos report that persecution is on the increase in Laos. The reason why is very simple. They said, “The formula is very simple: Revival causes persecution! And there have been revivals abounding throughout Laos.” The local authorities don’t like Christianity and are

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MEXICO: Plea for Intervention of National Government

On 1 August Álvaro López’s farmland was vandalised and farming tools were stolen by a “traditionalist” living in the same area. (The term “traditionalist” is used by those who have combined their ancestors’ pagan Mayan rituals with Catholicism.) While the police intervened, their relatively minor

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SUDAN: Pastors Finally Return Home

Two South Sudanese Presbyterian pastors who were imprisoned for over half a year in Sudan and faced the death penalty for espionage and other conspiracy charges have finally made it home after they were banned from leaving the country following their release earlier this month.

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LAOS: Pray for Shua, Beaten and Robbed

Since accepting Christ three years ago, ‘Shua,’ a poor Khmu Christian, has been beaten many times. Most recently, someone in his rural village poisoned his two pigs, his only property of value. “All the people of his village hate him and the 20 other Christians

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