“Here Is The Place of Pigs and Slaves” : Christian Persecution in Egypt

“Here Is The Place of Pigs and Slaves” : Christian Persecution in Egypt

As most Americans were enjoying the recent Thanksgiving holiday, many persecuted Christians in Egypt faced an almost daily barrage of assaults on their families, homes, and communities: ● November 22 – Ramy Ragy Bushra, a Christian man, was the victim of a break-in at his repair shop in Mallaw city, in the Minya province. After breaking down the door of the shop, the Muslim attackers ransacked all the contents of the store. ● November 23...

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Pray For Syria

Syrian church leaders have called for a day of prayer for peace to be restored to their country, enabling all Syrians to live in harmony within their own country. Some fear that the Iraq scenario (involving increased levels of sectarian attack and corresponding flight of Christians) could be replicated in Syria. Church leaders have called on Christians not to leave, acknowledging that significant emigration had already occurred. Fears within...

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Christianity Disappearing in the Middle East

Christianity Disappearing in the Middle East

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently stated: “The flight of Christians out of the region [Middle East] is unprecedented and it’s increasing year by year.” Some experts even believe that in our lifetime: “Christians might disappear altogether from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Egypt.” CFI President Jim Jacobson, has said, “over 1 million Christians lived in Iraq in 2003, ten years later less than 400,000 can be counted....

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Urgent Prayer Needed for Pakistani Christians

“We are in much grief and pain that Christians have no safety or freedom in this Islamic country,” says Pastor Shahzad Babar with Gospel of Christ Ministries in Pakistan, in a letter recently sent to Christian Freedom International. “On Saturday, March 9 . . . a mob of 4,000 angry Muslims in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore attacked a Christian neighborhood and set fire to homes, after hearing accusations that a Christian man blasphemed...

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Making Tentmakers in Bangladesh

Warm greetings from Southeast Asia! Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. “And Saul approved of their killing him… Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison.” (Acts 8:1-3) Saul, who later became known as the Apostle Paul, is one of the greatest, miraculous, conversions ever...

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