Christians in Iraq face extinction

Christians in Iraq face extinction

SOURCE: MNN Christianity has been around in Iraq for approximately 2,000 years — one of the oldest Christian heritages. However, Iraqi Christians are teetering on the knife’s edge of extinction, according to Chaldean Archbishop Habib Nafali of Basra. The Archbishop...
Long-term hopelessness

Long-term hopelessness

Arab world media shared the following: This year (2018), and this month (October), we pray that our mighty God would overcome the hopelessness that has permeated many hearts in Syria. This is long-term hopelessness. We pray knowing that, despite the grim outlook, God...
Sheikhs and Imams

Sheikhs and Imams

A sheikh is a leader of a community, village, town or a tribe.  An imam is a leader of a mosque. They are influential people in their communities and normally have much spiritual power and control over people. We often read of sheikhs and imams that become Jesus...
Social media and personal contact

Social media and personal contact

We often hear about closed countries. It is true and untrue. In many countries the gospel cannot be freely proclaimed. On the other hand, it is also true that social media has taken away historic obstacles of sharing the gospel message. We, however, must also remember...
Increase in prison sentences in Iran

Increase in prison sentences in Iran

There is a clear and deliberate increase in prison sentences. The sentences are also harsher than in the past. When Christians claim that Jesus is Lord and the Bible is their final authority, it can be perceived as an attack against Islam. While Iran is seen as a...
Humanitarian disaster in Yemen

Humanitarian disaster in Yemen

Sometimes we come to situations where there are seemingly no answers. Yemen is one of them. It is the biggest humanitarian disaster of our time. War, famine, illness, lack of basic human needs, lack of education for children and the psychological devastation of the...

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