Month: April 2015

Photo of a soldier in Yemen, a country with high rates of Christian Persecution

Janelle P - Apr 29, 2015

Amidst the Crisis in Yemen, Believers Still Gathering

The grim image painted by the news is an accurate reflection of the gravity of the situation on the ground in Yemen. The tension has been festering below the surface for years as many factional groups in Yemen have spread terror and fear.

Janelle P - Apr 28, 2015

Exclusive Video: Selah Remembers the 21 Egyptian Martyrs

Christian band, Selah, has partnered with the church in remembering the lives of the 21 Egyptian martyrs. These believers displayed the hope that we have been given in Jesus. This video is available today, and you can find it HERE.

Janelle P - Apr 24, 2015

When The Islamic State Is More Unified Than The Body Of Christ

Terrorist groups from around the world are uniting to join this genocidal cause. The Islamic State is apocalyptic in nature, believing that they will bring about the end of the world by their acts of jihad. So the question stands- Is the Islamic State more unified than the Body of Christ?

Janelle P - Apr 23, 2015

Persecution Around the World: Stories from Mexico, Kazakhstan and Syria

Release of a Mexican prisoner, Kazakh pastor spreads the gospel while in prison and a beautiful Syrian baby is the tragic victim of civil war.

Sydney Bennett - Apr 22, 2015

Change for Change: Still Changing

The season of Lent concluded a few weeks ago, and with it we concluded the #C4Cchallenge. Although the challenge itself is over, Change for Change (C4C) is here to stay throughout the year!

Janelle P - Apr 21, 2015

Armenian Genocide Still an Open Wound for Middle Eastern Christians

This month a hundred years ago, one of the biggest dramas in modern history began. A drama that is still vivid in the collective Armenian and Syriac mind: the Armenian Genocide. An estimated 1.5 million Armenian and Syriac Christians were killed in the years surrounding the First World War.

Janelle P - Apr 16, 2015

Kenya: “The Sights and Sounds Haunt My Memory”

“I was just getting up when the attack started. I ran outside with my roommates, but I quickly returned when I looked around and realized people were falling all around me– they were being shot!

Janelle P - Apr 15, 2015

Algerian Woman Forced to Choose: Jesus or Her Family

Hassina was a respected young Algerian woman. She was a devout Muslim, practiced her prayers, respected Ramadan and stood out in doing good works. “I tried to please God, doing all the things I should, but my life was a desert.” Everything changed when she started to follow Jesus.

Janelle P - Apr 13, 2015

The Man Who Talks to Boko Haram

Continuing from last week, we shared the story of Dr. Stephen Davis, the Australian who began negotiations to secure the release of the kidnapped Chibok girls last year. Taken hostage on April 14th, 2014, the 232 girls abducted that night remain in rebel custody. Little is known about their whereabouts or the circumstances of the captivity in which they have been living for the past year.

Janelle P - Apr 09, 2015

Escape from a Boko Haram Camp

Surrounded by hundreds of armed terrorists and threatened to be ‘slaughtered like an animal’, 37-year-old mother of three Rahila found herself in the dark shadow of death when she was captured by Boko Haram insurgents. Her courageous faith and subsequent miraculous deliverance are a living testimony of God’s power.