Category Archives: Middle East

Iraq’s Vulnerable Christians Further Imperiled by Jihadist Advance


…“It is feared that this latest exodus could be the final death knell for the Christians of Iraq,” said Barnabas international director Patrick Sookdheo.” “Having previously sought refuge in Syria, this is no longer an option, and as ISIS violence … Continue reading

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Under threat, Syria’s Christians sign accord with Islamists


“…This is a model that the radical organizations seek to impose on all of Syria – a concept that strikes fear not just among Syrian Christians, but even among Sunni Muslim organizations not known for their ideological moderation…” Read More

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World Missions – Prayer Focus 01/14


From Barnabas Aid – list of needs in reference to the persecuted church: Read Here

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Damascus Nazarenes reach out to community


Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? – Romans 8:35 NIV   Read More

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Iran: Confirming the Call


“…Once he had been a drug addict planning his own death, but now he was an on-fire believer in Christ who quit his job to pursue full-time ministry in the underground church….”   Read More

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More Than Conquerors


(from Partners International) You may remember us sharing the story last year of a group of six Middle Eastern believers who were on their way to a house church meeting when they realized they were being followed. Suddenly, the car … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: MP Says ‘Kill Christians’


“…A member of Afghanistan’s parliament has suggested that anyone who converts from Islam to Christianity should be executed in order to stop the rapid growth of Christianity among Afghans…”  Read More

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There is a Church in Syria


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PAKISTAN: TWIN BOMBING AT CHURCH


Members of a Taliban offshoot attacked a historic church in Preshawar last Sunday, killing more than 80 and injuring more than 150.   Read More

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Children’s Crisis in Syria


“…More than two million residents fled Syria in the past two years due to the country’s civil war, and approximately half of them are children under the age of 11. Thousands of these children crossed borders into neighboring nations without … Continue reading

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