Day 8: The rise of the church in China

During the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s, all religions were repressed. Churches, temples and mosques were destroyed, and many people were killed and tortured to tum away from religion according to Marxist principles. However, in the countryside, Christianity suddenly started to grow very quickly as Christians went around...

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Day 7: Nepal

Famous for its high peaks and wind-whipped prayer flags, Hindu-majority Nepal used to be a nation unreached with the Gospel. Now, however, according to the Wond Christian Database which tracks global trends inChristianity, the country has one of the fastest-growing Christian populations in the world. There were no listed Christians...

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Winter Term

Message from our Youth Pastor, Mathew Mbanga Dear Family, I trust that the holidays were restful and you are all now raring to go for the new term! We have spent the last 5 weeks in Bonda building the youth camp that we have felt the Lord leading us to...

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Day 5: Slavery

(India, Mauritania, Ghana, Congo, Brazil, Thailand and Nepal) When a modern man hears the word ‘slave/slavery,’ what often comes to his mind is the transatlantic slave trade where Africans, displaced from their homeland, were shipped to work on farms and plantations in the United States and the Caribbean. Slavery is...

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Day 4: Nigeria

“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you”, John 15:18. The Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has mounted a campaign often or for more than a decade. In that time thousands of people have been killed and around two million more have been...

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Purduh: Lifting the curtain

Purdah, meaning “curtain”, is an Islamic practice requiring women to be secluded from public observation by covering their bodies from head to toe. Women have to completely cover their bodies when in public; only close male family members and other women are allowed to see them out of purdah, or...

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Honour Killings

[Prevalence: Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, rest of Middle East] Anusha was 15years old when her parents killed her. “There was a boy who came by on a motorcycle”, her father said. “She turned to look at him twice. I told her before not to do that; it’s wrong. People talk about...

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Christian Radio and TV Ministries

Since the beginnings of the Church, the Great Commission has remained unchanged. Yet the environment in which the Church functions today is considerably more complex than in the days of the apostles. Not least is the fact that an enormous challenge is faced by the expanding world population. God has...

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May 2016 is the month of prayer

#31daysofprayer for the whole world The month of May has been set aside as a month of prayer for the whole world. Over the last 3 years, our month of prayer has had a continental theme, highlighting different nations as the focus for each of the 31 days. This year,...

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