From imam to evangelist

From imam to evangelist

Hady*, a respected imam, was very active in spreading the Muslim faith in the Middle East. He studied Islam diligently and had memorised the Qur’an which opened up good career opportunities for him. Well known and respected in his community, he taught in the mosque...
A new life

A new life

At just 13 years old, the most important thing in Ghani’s life was drinking alcohol and smoking with friends. His parents had no idea. The day his poor mother caught him, she was totally devastated; until then, Ghani had always been an obedient and reliable child. By...
Death row evangelism

Death row evangelism

In 2007, Masood decided to visit his brother, Reza, in prison one last time before his execution. But to Masood’s surprise, Reza didn’t need to be comforted. AT PEACE “I thought that I would find him worried and upset, but he was very peaceful and greeted me with a...
The relationship she longed for

The relationship she longed for

Mila’s* family was different. While the overwhelming majority of people in her community in Central Asia were Muslim, she grew up in a household where faith wasn’t practiced at all. Her father, who’d become an orphan at age 9, was against any kind of religion. But,...
The Lord restores

The Lord restores

A SAT-7 PARS programme viewer from Iran, called Ladan*, was born to her father’s second wife. She grew up in an environment filled with hatred and conflict, resulting partly from the struggle between two women competing for a husband’s affections. SEEKING A WAY OUT “I...
You never know whom God wants to use

You never know whom God wants to use

Paresh* lives in South Asia. As he walked through his village, he greeted the different people he knew.  “Namaste-ji” he said to the parents of a childhood friend who were sitting outside their home on a bamboo mat.  “How is *Kumar?” he asked, citing the name of the...

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