In 2017, Islamic State violence in Iraq forced a woman we’ll call “Susie” to run for her life. Today, Susie is learning how she can empower other Arabic-speaking women – wherever the Lord may lead her.
“The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But the Lord will answer them,” (Isaiah 41:17). Jesus said, in John 7:37-38, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, […]
In one of Iran’s most notorious prisons, the Lord uses two women to start a church full of prostitutes and criminals. “Marziyeh and Maryam distributed 20,000 Bibles [in Iran]. They got caught and were thrown into Evin prison – one of the worst in […]
Every day, people flee conflict and disasters, becoming displaced inside their own countries. Some cross borders to become refugees. According to the United Nations, more than 82 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes.
Thousands of people in Iraq amassed when the first Roman Catholic pope ever to visit the country arrived earlier this year, presenting local missionaries with an opportunity for mass distribution of Bibles – except when soldiers at a checkpoint confiscated them.
“What translation of the Bible did Jesus use for His quiet time?” That is a question a friend uses to begin a conversation about our walk with God. During the Jesus movement in the early 1970s, we often heard the term, “Spending time in THE […]
While on a road trip a few years ago, I encountered a road construction worker. Being stopped for a short traffic delay, I asked one of the road workers the following question: “Have you noticed any signs of spiritual awakening in this part of the […]