Four New Jordanian Christians From Muslim Backgrounds Brave Public Baptism

Four New Jordanian Christians From Muslim Backgrounds Brave Public Baptism

Jordan (Mission Network News) — Four new believers in Jordan just took an unprecedented step of faith: they were baptized. “It was just a beautiful, beautiful ceremony,” shares Samuel of Redemptive Stories. “They each got up and told their stories about how they had come to faith in Christ. We worshipped together and then had […]

Missions Organization Defends John Chau’s Aim to Reach the Sentinelese With the Gospel

Missions Organization Defends John Chau’s Aim to Reach the Sentinelese With the Gospel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A missions organization in Missouri is providing a defense in light of criticisms against American missionary John Chau, who was killed last month while seeking to reach an isolated tribal group on North Sentinel Island. Pam Arlund of All Nations told Christian Today that the organization was aware that Chau was […]

Christian Missionary David Byle Arrested, Given 15 Days to Leave Turkey

Christian Missionary David Byle Arrested, Given 15 Days to Leave Turkey

(Evangelical Focus) — U.S. and Canadian Christian worker David Byle could leave Turkey after 15 years in the country. The evangelist was detained in the Ankara central train station on October 13 after an ID check. He was taken to the Anti-Terror department for interrogation, and released the following day, according to Middle East Concern. […]

Hindu Parliamentarian Calls for Drive to ‘Get Rid of Christian Missionaries’ in India

Hindu Parliamentarian Calls for Drive to ‘Get Rid of Christian Missionaries’ in India

(UCA News) — A right-wing Hindu parliamentarian’s bid to drive Christian missionaries out of India is being branded as a political ploy ahead of polls in three key Indian states. Parliamentarian Rakesh Sinha, who advocates turning India a Hindu nation, in a Sept. 27 newspaper interview accused Christian missionaries of damaging Indian culture. “It is […]

Mobilizing the Gospel Among Nomads in Kenya

Mobilizing the Gospel Among Nomads in Kenya

Kenya (Mission Network News) — The Rendille people in Kenya are historically an animist, nomadic people group. The people group of about 75,000 live off the land in northern Kenya and their animals. “They worship the earth, and the animals, and their ancestors,” World Mission’s Greg Kelley says. The Rendille people are surrounded by Muslim […]