Month: July 2013

Jul 30

Christians Facing Persecution Via Text

“Merry Christmas.” Those two words composed the first text message ever sent. On December 3rd, 1992 Neil Papworth sent the world’s first short message service (SMS) or text message. That single message revolutionized the cellular world, and 20 years later text messaging has become part of daily life for many of us. In fact, a […]

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Jul 29

The 5-5-5 Challenge: A Story Of Persecution In Algeria

Persecution in Algeria takes many forms: verbal and physical abuse, denigration and slander in the media from Islamist parties, forced divorce, and most recently, the loss of family inheritance under a law inspired by the Islamic Sharia. This is the case for Algerian believer named Mecheri Benslama. Mecheri Benslama is a 55 year old Christian […]

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Jul 26

South Sudan Government Dissolved

Two years ago, South Sudan became the newest nation in the world. After decades of turmoil, South Sudan seceded from the north, forming a new country on July 9th, 2011. Many were hopeful that this change would bring peace to this area. However, some are fearful that recent events could cause a great deal of […]

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Jul 25

“I Would Be An Ungrateful Man, If I Denied God After All He Has Done For Me”

When some Christians think back to when they first came to Christ, they think of the growth that took place when they were beginning to learn more about God, the Bible and faith. As they grew more and more in their faith, they learned what the Bible had to say about persecution and how we […]

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Jul 24

How Your Support Helped A Christian Refugee In Iraq

It’s a happy chaos in the kindergarten; kids are running around, playing with toys and sitting on little swings. How many kids exactly? Aswad puts his hands in the air and smiled. “I don’t know,” he said, looking at his wife Eshal for help. “We have about 60 children from different ages now,” she says. […]

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