Category: Middle East

Christopher Summers - Mar 24, 2019

Fighting the Gates of Hell: The Hope for Christians in Iraq

As Jandark pleaded for God’s Kingdom, she knew that her city and Christians in Iraq were at the mercy of radicals who wanted to murder God’s people.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 20, 2019

The Radical Resurrection Story of the Church in the Middle East

The resurrection of the church in the Middle East offers a tangible expression of a God who has carried His people since day one.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 13, 2019

11 Christians Killed Every Day for Their Decision to Follow Jesus

In the top 50 most dangerous countries for Christians, a staggering 11 Christians die for their faith each day.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 08, 2019

Hidden Wounds—Christians Say Rape Is ‘Common’ Persecution Method Against Women

Around the world, Increasing numbers of Christian women are doubly vulnerability to persecution—for both their faith and their gender.

Lindy Lowry - Feb 25, 2019

For 16 Syrian Believers, Baptism Is a Radical Choice

New believers in Syria offer a powerful picture of the transformation and resolve it takes to follow Jesus in places of high persecution.

Lindy Lowry - Feb 15, 2019

Four Years After Mass Beheadings, Families of 21 Martyrs Share Hope of Heaven

Families of the 21 Coptic Christians martyred off the coast of Libya say their faith has grown.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 26, 2019

10 Prayers for the Secret Church in Afghanistan

What and how do we pray for secret believers in a country that almost tied North Korea for the No. 1 spot on the 2019 World Watch List?

Sydney Bennett - Jan 24, 2019

5 Ways to Pray Over the World Watch List

Here’s 5 ways to pray over the World Watch List and connect with the millions of believers around the world the list represents.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 16, 2019

The 10 Most Dangerous Places to Be a Christian

In the top 50 countries where it’s most dangerous to be a Christian, more than 245 million Christians face persecution. Here’s a look at the world’s 10 most dangerous places to follow Jesus, according to the 2019 World Watch List.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 06, 2018

114 Christians Arrested in One Week in Iran

In the last seven days, police in Iran have reportedly arrested 114 Christians. The onslaught of arrests is part of the government’s attempt to “warn” Christians against sharing their faith over Christmas,