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EGYPT: Extreme Step of Faith

“Here is the plan,” said the young Christian leader to the youth group. “At 8:30 you must begin to distribute the meeting invitations at the university. You must give them all out quickly before the secret police come and ask what you are doing. If

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SUDAN: Extreme Pain

“Say it with us,” the soldiers screamed, kicking and punching the boys’ faces and abdomens. “Allah is God, and Mohammed is his prophet. Say it!” The four young Sudanese boys cried and screamed out for their mothers but they refused to repeat the words that

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CHINA: Banned for ‘Brainwashing’ Children

Officials in China’s central Henan province closed down a Christian-run institution dedicated to bringing children up with good morals, saying its religious component “brainwashed” its students. Ms Zhu, a Christian woman, told a China Aid reporter on 14 September that national security officers arrived at

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TANZANIA: Christians Possessions Taken

A pastor and several church members in a south-eastern Tanzanian village had all of their belongings and cash confiscated after they refused to contribute to a ceremony involving witchcraft. Village leaders had called witch doctors to remove “curses” on their village, and everyone in the

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CHINA: Pray for Children Barred from Attending Church

Government officials in China’s Zhejiang province are currently monitoring churches to ensure that children aren’t attending. In addition, more than 100 area churches received verbal warnings against teenagers attending church services, Sunday school or other church-related activities. Many Christians are standing up for the religious

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PAKISTAN: Christian Teenager Killed at School

A highly academic Christian teenager has been killed in his classroom in Pakistan. Sharoon Masih from the Vehari District in the Punjab is said to have suffered years of institutional peer bullying and discrimination because of his faith. Coming from a poor background, his parents

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CAMEROON: Eight Children Killed, Six Kidnapped

After a period of relative calm, the Far North region of Cameroon, along the Nigerian border, has witnessed an upsurge of attacks by Boko Haram. On 17 August, a church elder was killed in a night raid carried out by the radical Islamist group on

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PAKISTAN: Forced to Confess ‘Blasphemy’

An angry Pakistani mob almost killed a 16­-year-old Christian boy – who is completely illiterate and also slightly mentally challenged – for allegedly burning the pages of a Koran. He was then apparently forced to confess to the alleged crime, and is now in custody

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Syrian Refugees – Raised from the Dead

The country of Jordan has taken in nearly 1.5 million refugees as a result of the civil war in Syria. Rent and food prices have doubled or trebled, and there aren’t enough jobs for those who need them. Families survive on handouts and live crammed

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ISIS – Pushing Muslims Toward Christ

Islamic State (ISIS) is now believed to have fully operational branches in 18 countries across the world, not only persecuting Christians, but also pushing Muslims toward Christ. Its efforts to create a ‘pure’ Islamic nation are causing a growing number of Muslims to examine their

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Pakistan: Extreme Missionary

“If you promise to carry your cross, it will be a life full of thorns, mountains, and difficulties,” the Pakistani teenager said in a firm voice. Saleema, a Christian who lives in Muslim-dominated Pakistan, shared her faith with a schoolmate, Raheela, who later accepted Christ.

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Thank you!

This year’s annual campaign for Bibles Plus has been a success and on behalf of the recipients we want to send you a big thank you! Plans are well under way for the distribution of Bibles Plus packs for this year and they will go

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Fearless for Christ

Four masked gunmen charged into Mohammad Yousuf Bhat’s home on the evening of 1 July 2016, pushed his wife aside and demanded to talk to him. After he stepped forward, the gunmen escorted the 43-year-old father of three outside his home in the Kashmir Valley,

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NIGERIA: Pray for Kidnapped Pastor

Pastor Jen and his driver were on their way to a church seminar in central Nigeria earlier this month when they were ambushed on the road from Jos to Abuja. Yohanna Maina, who was driving, says that armed Fulani militants stopped their car by shooting

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NORTH KOREA: Canadian Pastor Released

A Canadian pastor who was sentenced to a life term of hard labour in North Korea for “crimes against the state” in December 2015 has been released, the country’s official news agency says. A statement confirmed 62-year-old Hyeon Soo Lim had been released on humanitarian

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Isaiah 26:3

“You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You”. Isaiah 26:3

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EGYPT: Christian Soldier Beaten to Death

A young Christian solider was beaten to death within four hours of arriving at a new unit. His family say officers attacked him when they realised he was a Christian. Joseph Reda Helmy had been in the army for only a month when he was

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NIGERIA: Freed Chibok Girls Held

Elizabeth waited three years for Boko Haram to release her youngest daughter, 20-year-old Mariam. Today, months after Mariam gained her freedom, Elizabeth is still waiting to bring her daughter home. Government officials are holding Mariam and the other 81 girls released with her in Nigeria’s

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ETHIOPIA: Christian Attacked with Machetes

An Ethiopian Christian suffered deep wounds to the back of his head when he was attacked while alone in his home by a group of local Muslims with machetes. The attack on 16 July left the 27-year-old man needing life-saving surgery. The man ─ who,

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INDIA: Pray for Aju, Released After 42 Days in Prison

Authorities arrested Aju Mathew as he took 14 poor children living in a Christian children’s home on a field trip in southern India. They then falsely charged him with human trafficking and the conversion of minors. Aju spent 42 days in prison, enduring poor conditions

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