MIDDLE EAST: “Thousands Coming to Christ!”
  • 12 January 2017

An encouraging message from Arabic broadcasters in the Middle East…. Despite the mass exodus of many Christians, the church is far from empty in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and other parts of the Middle East. God has been very faithful. There are strong Christian believers remaining, and tremendous growth is taking place in the lives of […]

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EGYPT: Four Arrests for Copt Cathedral Bombing
  • 12 January 2017

Egyptian police have arrested four people in the wake of the bombing that killed dozens of Christians at Cairo’s Coptic Christian cathedral last month, the Interior Ministry said. The death toll from the bombing at a chapel next to St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo has risen to 28, the Health Ministry added. President Abdel Fattah […]

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SYRIA: Pray for Christians in Aleppo, City Ravaged by War
  • 05 January 2017

Christians in Aleppo are asking for prayers for their city, which has been destroyed by the civil war. A VOM contact reports, “Currently, it is a ghost city, no life and complete destruction. Pray this city will have life again and the church will play a part in bringing Christ into the oppressed homes.” Pray […]

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Evangelism: Feeling Like a Project
  • 04 January 2017

Tears misted Basma’s eyes as she touched my arms and looked at me. “Beautiful. You are beautiful.” It was the look a proud mother would give her daughter. Basma had been a mother to me in many ways. She had taken me in as a newcomer to the neighbourhood, taught me how to cook soft, […]

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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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