Help Put a Roof Over Karen Refugees’ Heads

Help Put a Roof Over Karen Refugees’ Heads

For the past several years, CFI has shared with our supporters the exciting milestones of dozens of Karen refugees who have made their home in the United States. After decades of living in fear, oppression, and desperate poverty in Burma or overcrowded refugee camps in Thailand, many persecuted Karen have successfully built new lives for themselves and their families right here in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. For many Karen immigrants, CFI’s...

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Smile FM Makes A Difference For Persecuted Christians

Smile FM Makes A Difference For Persecuted Christians

When Michigan’s Christian radio station, Smile FM, recently launched a promotion asking listeners to nominate various non-profit organizations that are making a positive difference in Michigan, it wasn’t long before a caller nominated CFI’s ministry. CFI was featured on the “Making a Difference” tour on Friday, August 12. The station broadcasted its live morning show from CFI’s Sault Ste. Marie headquarters and encouraged listeners to...

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Listen To The Interview Here

Listen To The Interview Here

CFI President Jim Jacobson was featured on the G.Gordon Liddy radio program on Radio America Network discussing the abduction of an American businessman Mr. Warren Weinstein from his townhouse in La Hore, Pakistan. Mr. Weinstein has not been heard from since the day he was snatched from his home. Mr. Jacobson painted a grim picture about the dangers faced by Americans who travel to this part of Pakistan. The attached transcript of this very...

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Danger Still Lurks For Asia Bibi

Danger Still Lurks For Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi, the Christian wife and mother who was convicted of blasphemy charges in Pakistan, has remained on death row since her shocking sentence was handed down in November 2010. Although her case has sparked international outrage and demands for the repeal of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy laws, Asia’s sentence has not yet been commuted – because, even as thousands of Christians and human rights activists are calling for her release,...

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American Citizen Kidnapped in Pakistan

American Citizen Kidnapped in Pakistan

An American citizen has been kidnapped from his temporary home in Lahore, Pakistan, according to police officials and the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan. The man, who has been identified as Warren Weinstein, was abducted from his home in an area called Model Town by six masked gunmen on Saturday, August 13. Weinstein, who is employed by the Virginia-based consulting firm J.E. Austin Associates, has resided in Pakistan for the past seven years while...

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