Foundations Laid in Turkey
  • 29 June 2020

Turkey is a diverse nation, made up of many ethnicities, but it is the recent refugee crisis that has been the biggest contributor to cultural and religious diversity. The 2011 civil conflict in Syria has seen a rise in Syrian refugees and Turkey now houses over three million of them. Designated sites have not been […]

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From our CEO: July 2020
  • 29 June 2020

Dear Friends, The world is waiting expectantly for a great harvest of souls. We are seeing God build His kingdom in many nations, especially where the Gospel has been supressed and Christians are persecuted for speaking out and evangelising. Despite the resistance, our frontline workers are purposefully going about God’s instruction, sharing the Saviour with […]

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TURKEY: Iranian Christian Refugees Struggle to Feed Families
  • 25 June 2020

Christian workers in Turkey report that restrictions put in place due to the global pandemic have hit Iranian refugees hard. Many of the refugees lost everything when they fled their country because of persecution for their Christian faith; and now, many have lost the low-paying jobs they had obtained in Turkey and are struggling to […]

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INDONESIA: False Kidnapping Accusation by Family of Christian Convert
  • 25 June 2020

When Zulfitri Handayani, a woman from Aceh, converted from Islam to Christianity, her family announced that she had been kidnapped. Her two sons were taken into the care of her ex-husband and her own family. In a recent video, she told the Mayor of Langsa, in Northern Sumatra, that she chose the path of Christianity […]

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IRAN: Reduction in sentences for Iranian Believers
  • 25 June 2020

Iranian Christians ask for prayer after an appeal verdict for three Christian converts from Rasht who were serving ten-year sentences. The sentences against Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, and Zaman (Saheb) Fadaie have been reduced to six years. Mohammadreza (Yuhan) Omidi’s sentence has been reduced to two years and he is expected to be eligible for release […]

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CHINA: Imprisoned Elder’s Wife Begs for Prayer
  • 25 June 2020

Xiao Hongliu, the wife of an imprisoned Early Rain Covenant Church elder, wrote a plea for prayer. Xiao’s husband, Qin Defu, is serving a four-year prison sentence for his involvement with the church. He was taken into custody on 9 December 2018, along with approximately 100 others, during a mass crackdown on the church. He […]

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ZEST School Building Project
  • 22 June 2020

The aim of the project is to provide 60 to 80 children, who are from some of the poorest families in India, with a Christian education, a daily meal, and a chance to improve their lives. The current school building is owned by a Hindu man and is unsuitable. It’s run down and has no […]

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Pastor Richard Wurmbrand and Communism
  • 19 June 2020

In the early 1970s, Richard Wurmbrand published a flyer called Communism, the Workers’ Paradise. The flyer lists 45 ways in which communism intends to infiltrate and dominate Western culture. Richard Wurmbrand had the godly wisdom to warn us about communist ideology however, we have not managed to prevent its influence in our society. In fact, […]

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CHINA: Authorities Attack Christian Property
  • 18 June 2020

Authorities in China’s Fujian province destroyed more than a dozen Christian homes on 11 June. At around 9am, more than 100 officials from various government departments arrived at the homes of Xingguang Church members. They moved furniture from the homes into the hallway. They yelled, “What are you recording!” at a person filming the incident […]

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COLOMBIA: Evangelist and Former Rebel in Hiding
  • 18 June 2020

A frontline evangelist and former rebel is in hiding after learning that members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are looking for her. Sara Gómez joined the FARC as a teenager but later left the group and became a Christian. For the past decade, she has passionately shared the Gospel wherever she goes. […]

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INDIA: Church Set on Fire by Suspected Radical Hindu Nationalist
  • 18 June 2020

On Friday night, unknown aggressors set fire to an independent church in the state of Tamil Nadu, southern India. The fire brought down the entire roof, affected the building structure, furniture, speaker boxes, and amplifier, causing damages estimated around $4,000. While the reason for the attack is not yet apparent, members of the church suspect […]

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IRAN: Christianity Rapidly Growing
  • 18 June 2020

Against all odds, Christianity continues to see massive gains in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Islamic Clerics are warning against the spread of Christianity, house churches are routinely targeted by authorities, and conversion to Christianity is actually viewed as an action against national security in parts of the country. However, none of those threats are […]

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