LAOS: Believer Evicted from His Village
  • 08 December 2016

A man who was imprisoned for converting to Christianity has now been evicted from his village in Laos for refusing to renounce his faith. Earlier this year, Bounyang and his family came to faith in Christ after experiencing a healing in their family following prayer by local Christians. When authorities questioned Bounyang about his Christian […]

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EGYPT: Legal Battle Ends with ‘Return to Islam’
  • 10 August 2016

Mohamed Hegazy battled with the Egyptian courts for nine years to be officially recognised as a Christian. His fight has ended – with his apparent decision to return to Islam. Please pray for Mohamed, who has endured relentless persecution since he tried to change the religious status on his ID card to ‘Christian’. He announced […]

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A Promise to Act
  • 25 July 2016

“When he calls to Me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.” Psalm 91:15 In the bottom drawer of my dresser, carefully folded and organised by type, are stacks of clothes to mend. One blouse just needs its sleeves hemmed. Somehow, I can never […]

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Confidence in the Face of Opposition
  • 21 June 2016

Recently, 300 youth from churches across the Blue Mountains gathered at Springwood Anglican Church for a Thirteen Three Release event. Dave McPhail, the Youth Pastor, gave a great message which raised the question: As Christians, how can we have confidence in the face of opposition? This is a brilliant and relevant question for the youth […]

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Finding God in a Refugee Camp
  • 13 June 2016

“Be careful! Slow down!” I call to the young Syrian refugee girl as she dashes after her friend, stumbling over rocks and trash as she goes. Not that she could understand my English; they all spoke only Arabic. We’d had an interesting time explaining the game of “Duck, Duck, Goose” to the group of 20-plus […]

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