AFGHANISTAN: God at Work, More Labourers Needed
  • 29 August 2019

Christian workers report several encouraging developments in the difficult mission field of Afghanistan. Though Christian faith was once more prominent in the country, most Afghans today have never heard the Gospel, do not know a Christian and have been raised since birth to pursue an unquestioned allegiance to Mohammed’s teachings. Local and national governments are […]

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Hannelie Continues the Race
  • 12 December 2018

Hannelie Groenewald and her family were missionaries in Afghanistan in 2014 when a targeted Taliban attack claimed the lives of her husband and two children. Today, despite her grief, Hannelie continues to share Jesus. Hannelie and her husband Werner moved to Afghanistan from their native South Africa in 2003. A missions trip confirmed to them […]

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AFGHANISTAN: Kidnapped Finnish Woman Freed
  • 21 September 2017

A Finnish aid worker held hostage for nearly four months in Afghanistan was freed on 14 September. She had been kidnapped from an international guesthouse in Kabul, run by her employer, Operation Mercy, when it was attacked in May; her German female colleague and Afghan guard were killed. The unnamed woman was studying Dari, preparing for […]

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Hannelie’s Story
  • 18 September 2017

They counted the cost. They knew Christ was worthy, and they willingly put their lives on the line and paid the ultimate price. Hannelie Groenewald had expected the Taliban’s attack in Kabul that day. She and other doctors from her clinic had even been put on standby at a UN meeting in case of attack. […]

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AFGHANISTAN: Attack at Mission Guest House
  • 15 June 2017

Two women working for a Swedish mission, known as Operation Mercy, were targeted by unknown attackers at their guest house in Kabul on 20 May. A German national and her Afghan guard were tragically killed, while a woman from Finland was kidnapped. All the mission’s other staff members, both national and international, are accounted for […]

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