Caught Between the Lion and the Lambs

Caught Between the Lion and the Lambs

Upon arriving back in Asia after several months’ absence, Helen* met with her Muslim friend Mira* to catch up on each other’s lives. As soon as they sat down, Mira mentioned a dream she’d had the night before Helen called. In it, she was being welcomed into a foreign...
Day 30: Muslim-Background Believers

Day 30: Muslim-Background Believers

It happened during Ramadan. Fatima suddenly had a vision of Jesus. She has never forgotten how lovingly He looked at her and said, “Come, follow me!” Never before had she experienced such a deep sense of peace. Secretly she began to do some research—and thus the young...
Day 29: The Somalis of Somalia

Day 29: The Somalis of Somalia

“Iska warran?” is a standard greeting among friends and acquaintances in Somalia. It means, “Tell me what is new with you.”  Somalis do not consider one another as strangers even if they have never met before. It is not uncommon for two Somalis who’ve never met before...
North Korea: “The Jerusalem of the East”?

North Korea: “The Jerusalem of the East”?

North Korea has been much in the news lately. Let’s pray rich blessings over this nation and its people. Let’s pray that God would birth a great spiritual awakening as He did in the early 1900s when a disciple-making movement spread through Pyongyang. By the 1920s,...
Day 28: Muslims in London

Day 28: Muslims in London

At least 1.5 million Muslims are thought to live in London, UK. This means that one in six people living in the city are Muslim. What movements are influencing their community? Here are some: Muslims becoming more religious. This happens often among second-generation...