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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Mrs Han finds Closeness with her Family after Loss
  • 12 December 2018

Mrs Han and her husband served for many years on the border of North Korea and China until her husband was kidnapped and killed by North Korean assassins in 2016. In the 1990s, famine pushed many North Koreans to seek work and help outside of their country and many arrived on the Hans’ doorstep in […]

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INDIA: Complained of Threats before he was Hanged
  • 24 January 2018

The body of Rev Gideon Periyaswamy, 43-year-old pastor of the church of Maknayeem in Adayachery village, in India’s southern Tamil Nadu state, was found hanging from the roof of his house on 20 January. Church congregation members who discovered his body described his knees bent to the floor and his body hanging abnormally. When the […]

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Remembering the Sacrifice
  • 30 October 2017

Back in January 1999, a date few would recall, an event of great significance occurred in Mayurbhani, a district in  Odisha, India. Eighteen years ago, a well-armed mob of about 50 people, attacked the vehicle where Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were sleeping. The angry mob set fire to the station wagon […]

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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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