“Do People Turn into Demons When They Die?”

Thankful to be riding an air-conditioned bus on what was proving to be a scorching day, Charis* and her teammate, Heather, were on their way to meet with some new believers in another village. Turning to Heather, Charis asked, “What are you hoping to see the Holy...

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The Parable of Good Soils

Michael and Nicole* were excited to be asked by a couple they had previously mentored to train a group of refugees living in East Asia on how to implement a Discovery Bible Study (DBS). This couple had put in the time and effort to build relationships and gain trust...

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The Unstoppable Holy Spirit in the Muslim World

Your prayers for Muslims over the 30 days of Ramadan have mattered! Though Ramadan came to a close this week, we ask that you would keep our missions catalysts who serve unreached Muslims and their work of making Jesus followers in your prayers. The following is a...

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Day 30: Offering Hospitality

Gathered on the floor, around a tray full of lamb, dates with cream, vegetables, and bread, sat an array of unlikely people. We had all come together for a celebration of divine Love revealed. 
 The guests were a mix of local people who knew the Love being celebrated...

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Day 28: The Hadhramis of Yemen

The Hadhramis come originally from the “Hadhramaut”, which means “valley of death” and is the home of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda. This region in the eastern part of Yemen is very isolated, and the people there have little opportunity to hear the good news. In this...

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Day 27: Jordan: Counting on God’s reward!

The original inhabitants of Jordan are the nomadic Bedouin people, and many of their traditions still shape the culture, such as in the provision of hospitality. For example, a Bedouin rule is that a stranger must be welcomed for at least three days and provided with...

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Day 26: Lailat Al-Qadr – Night of Power

Lailat Al-Qadr (the Night of Power, Night of Destiny, or Night of Decree) is the holiest night of Ramadan. It is the night when Mohammed is thought to have begun receiving the Quran. The exact night is disputed, so Muslims hold special observances for the last ten...

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From Persecuted to Welcomed

*Ibu Mun had been a young single woman when she visited her family shortly after becoming a Christian. Her home village is in an area that is nearly 100 percent Muslim, and the whole community was cold to her as she made her way to her uncle’s house. People from this...

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Day 25: The Turkmen of Central Asia

There are about 8 million Turkmen people, and about 5 million of them live in Turkmenistan in Central Asia. The capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, is filled with beautiful new marble buildings. But the Turkmen know very little about the outside world, as the country...

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Day 24: Muslim Hospitality in the USA

As a pastor in the USA, I often pray for Muslims around the world. What about the Muslims in my community? There are an estimated 3.45 million Muslims living in the USA—about 1.1 percent of the total population. I discovered the mosque near my home in north-east USA...

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Day 23: The Bedouins of the Levant

Several million Bedouins  still live in the Levant states of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories, which formed the original Arabia. The name “Bedouin” is derived from the Arabic word badija, which means “desert”. Most Bedouin no longer live...

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