(From Far East Broadcasting, FEBC.org) High up in the mountains of Thailand sit isolated Hmong tribes. They number around four to five million people, but most are scattered across small villages in Southeast Asia and China. Dirt roads connect small… Read moreRadio Reaches Remote Thai Villages
(From Pray4Southasia.com). With the exception of the Maldives, constitutions of other S-Asian countries uphold some form of religious freedom. In recent years, many Indian states have passed anti-conversion laws. Following India, Nepal ,too, is beginning to limit religious freedom. In… Read moreReligious Freedom In South Asia
(Portions of this post are taken from the Morning Star Development August, 2023 Newsletter. The above photo from Unsplash shows Afghan women refugees protesting the Taliban in another country.) Recently I was sitting with an Afghan friend, and she showed… Read moreLife For Women In Afghanistan Is Bleak
(From Christian Post, 9/14/23 – The photo above is from 8/26/23 as Christians protest the vandalizing of more than 80 homes and 19 churches during an hours-long riot in Jaranwala in the Punjab province.) -A Christian couple in Pakistan’s Punjab… Read moreTensions Rise In Pakistan As Violence Spreads
(From Evangelical Focus, 8/28/23) In Central America, the evangelical faith has become the majority faith, a survey conducted in 2023 showed. There, 42% now identify as Protestants (a large majority being evangelical Christians) while 39.9% identify as Roman Catholics, according… Read moreCentral America Is Changing!
“How, then, can they call on the one they HAVE NOT BELIEVED IN? And how can they BELIEVE IN THE ONE OF WHOM THEY HAVE NOT HEARD? And how can THEY HEAR WITHOUT SOMEONE PREACHING TO THEM? And how can… Read moreSaved or Unreached?
(From breitbart.com 9/6/23)The U.S. congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, chaired by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the plight of Armenian Christians trapped by an Azerbaijani blockade in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region. The commission heard testimony from… Read moreAzerbaijan Pursues The ‘Elimination of the Entire Christian Population and It’s Churches’
Imagine you are a pastor living in the midst of extreme persecution just for being a Christian in a country hostile to your beliefs. People lose their jobs, because they believe in Jesus, and children are afraid to attend school…. Read moreHow You Can Help The Persecuted in India!
(From Pray4SouthAsia.com) For 4 months now, Manipur state in Northeast India has been burning. An ethnic and political conflict between 2 communities has caused devastation in many parts of the state. Over 190 people have been killed and thousands of… Read moreManipur State In India is Burning!
There are several ministries working with refugees that will both serve the refugees and offer individuals and churches an opportunity to share God’s love. Today we will look at one of these, the International Association for Refugees, https://www.iafr.org/ Established in… Read moreHave You Seen What’s At Your Doorstep?: Refugees and Global Missions!