A Father’s Crime
  • 28 October 2019

As villagers watched Ritesh exchange the emptiness of worshipping idols for a relationship with the one true God, they accused him of converting his family to Christianity. For 35 years, Ritesh regularly performed puja at a temple in southern India. Like millions of other Hindus who practise the ritualistic prayer, he lit sticks of incense, […]

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ARAJ: The Cost of Following Christ
  • 28 October 2019

Araj, 16, was living with her parents and three sisters in Upper Egypt. Her parents’ marriage had not been a happy one. They used to spend much of their time arguing with one another and eventually separated. Araj’s mother, Malli, left the marriage and along with her four daughters moved to another area. The family […]

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MIRIAM: The Cost of Following Christ
  • 28 October 2019

As a university student, Miriam never wore a hijab. One day a Muslim lecturer asked, “Are you Christian?” When Miriam answered, “No sir, I am Muslim”, the professor became very angry and shouted, “Why you don’t wear hijab as a Muslim lady, to protect yourself as the Koran says?” He warned her that she would […]

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From our CEO – November 2019
  • 28 October 2019

Dear fellow believers, The life and innocence of a child is precious. Yet, we observe in our troubled world the lives of children being enveloped by human atrocities, which robs them of their innocence. Parents are often separated from their children because of violence and unrest or because of their faith in Christ. The children […]

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Life at School
  • 28 October 2019

After the age of 10, every child in Turkey must attend Islamic education classes. However, Beren’s family are Christian and so they were able to obtain permission for an exemption. During religion classes Beren was permitted to sit in another room and do other schoolwork. Beren would also not need to attend the religious exams. […]

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Pakistan: Education for the brick kiln children
  • 30 September 2019

Due to poverty and lack of education, Christians in Pakistan often borrow money from brick kiln owners. They are then required to work, making bricks, to repay the loan. The size of the loan tends to be small, but the terms are designed to keep it growing indefinitely. The family, including children as young as […]

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