From our Archives: It Happened on Christmas Day
  • 27 November 2019

It was early in 1964 that a document was brought out of Russia. This document, signed by 120 Russian Christians, was dated February, 1964. It tells a sad story of what happened on Christmas Day in 1963 in the city of Barnaul in Russia, a holiday, celebrated in memory of the birthday of our Saviour […]

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Christmas in Jordan
  • 27 November 2019

Christmas Day is an official public holiday in Jordan and, although Christians make up less than 10% of the population, the majority of homes and businesses are adorned with Christmas decorations. Christians in Jordan celebrate the birth of Jesus as the Son of God, while the Muslim majority participates in the commercialism of Christmas – […]

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Where The Front Line Begins
  • 03 January 2017

When it comes to sharing the Gospel in hostile and restricted nations, front line workers must use wisdom and creativity. In Laos, travelling evangelists distribute VOM-provided radios to people in remote villages so they can listen to Christian broadcasts from a neighbouring country — and the villagers respond. “Since we have received 2,000 radios, there […]

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INDONESIA: Trial of Christian Governor at a Crossroads
  • 22 December 2016

An Indonesian court will decide next week whether to push forward with a controversial blasphemy trial of Jakarta’s Christian governor, who is accused of insulting the Koran, a judge told a hearing on Tuesday. Several hundred Muslim protesters stood outside the Jakarta court, calling for the jailing of Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese […]

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PAKISTAN: Father of Kidnapped Girl Shot
  • 07 September 2016

Gulzar Masih, the father of a deaf and dumb girl who was kidnapped from her home in Sialkot, Punjab, is in a critical condition after being shot by his daughter’s kidnapper, Ghulam Hussain. Gulzar’s daughter, Asima, was kidnapped five months ago by the family’s neighbour Ghulam Hussain, before escaping back to her family. However, local […]

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