Month: May 2014

May 29

A Mother’s Prayer

Alina works as a head teacher in a Central Asian middle school. She became a believer about seven years ago and is the mother of four children, three of them in school. Currently, teachers in their school harass them for their faith by not allowing them to mention that they are Christians and by forcing […]

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May 27

World Watch List Challenge – #20 Turkmenistan

A group of about six officials – two of them in police uniforms – raided Begjan Shirmedov’s home in Dashoguz, Turkmenistan. They arrived during a house church meeting, attended by about 15 church members. The officials told them that religious activity without state registration is illegal. The believers replied that they have been attempting to […]

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May 27

Captive In Iran

Is it ever a struggle to remember to pray for God’s persecuted church? Sometimes prayer can seem passive, and we can be tempted to believe that we are not doing much. But prayer can change lives- especially the lives of persecuted Christians… believers like Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh. Many Christians around the world joined […]

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May 21

World Watch List Challenge – #18 Vietnam

A local believer named Tien and his family were forced to leave their house in south Vietnam in December. The property belonged to the local company that Tien worked for, as the company provided housing benefits to its employees. Prior to December, a district official confronted Tien about the birthday party he organized at his […]

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May 21

When Darkness is Light

“If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me and the light become night around me, even the darkness will not be […]

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