Middle East: We have to be His Witnesses
  • 07 November 2016

‘Sam’ reaches out to refugees displaced by ISIS from Iraq and Syria. By helping with practical needs – shelter, education, medical aid – Sam and other Christians have the opportunity to share the Gospel and introduce Muslim refugees to Jesus Christ. Such work comes with risk and threats, but Sam tells us that persecution creates […]

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IRAQ: The Cross Returns to The Nineveh Plain
  • 03 November 2016

There were tears, praying and singing as the cross ─ deemed illegal by ISIS – returned to the Christian villages in Iraq’s Nineveh Plain. News continues to emerge of villages being reclaimed from ISIS, and signs of destruction become apparent. As soon as it was remotely safe, priests were escorted back to their villages by […]

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Christians Facing Islamic Extremists: ISIS
  • 17 October 2016

Region: Iraq, Syria “Convert, pay a tax, leave or die.” The self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) became infamous when it invaded the city of Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014. Mosul, which is the ancient biblical city of Nineveh, has been home to Christians for almost 2,000 years. Members of ISIS went door to door identifying homes […]

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NORTH AFRICA: Captain on Trial for Murder
  • 06 October 2016

A boat captain faces a prison sentence of up to 90 years after being charged in Spain with the murder of six Christian migrants by allegedly throwing them overboard. According to the indictment against him, the captain and a colleague attacked the six Nigerian Christians because they believed the passengers’ prayers had provoked a storm […]

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NIGERIA: Boys Forced to Become Child Soldiers
  • 07 September 2016

The world was horrified when the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in 2014. But less coverage has been given to the kidnapping of more than 10,000 boys over the last three years by the terror group and their brutal coercion tactics, forcing children to wage jihad. The […]

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