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June 13, 2013 - Left far behind modern civilization, Bedouin shepherds cling to the same nomadic lifestyle that characterized their ancestors' existence four thousand years ago. A Jordanian veterinary ministry is bridging those two worlds-and introducing the "sons of Ishmael" to the Lamb of God.
June 06, 2013 -Kenya´s infamous rainy season, striking annually between March and May, has been especially devastating this year. The relentless downpours have taken the lives of nearly 100 people and forced tens of thousands from their homes.
June 05, 2013 - Cambodian jungles stretch thick, tangled and dark across miles of war-ravaged land. Through these jungles prisoners ran for cover, escaping the Killing Fields where a million people lay murdered in open graves in the late-1970s under the Khmer Rouge.
May 31, 2013 - Christian Aid Mission´s engaging new program offers U.S. pastors and churches the opportunity to experience the work of indigenous missionaries for themselves.
May 21, 2013 - When Veronika was brought to Father’s House last September, the disheveled little girl was malnourished and barely uttered a word. Her developmental skills were on the level of a two-year-old. She didn’t even know how to dress herself.
May 20, 2013 - Trapped for centuries at the bottom of an oppressive Hindu caste system, Dalits–those who have been broken, ground down by those above them in a deliberate way–are dreaming, hoping, writing, singing and working to rise above their burdensome social position of poverty and prejudice–and make justice a reality.
May 16, 2013 - While fires blaze in the heated ongoing dispute over land between the Chilean government and the Mapuche Indian tribe, a slow, steady flame is burning in the hearts of Mapuches who are turning to the Lord for their sustenance amidst unbearable poverty and discrimination.
May 08, 2013 - The sounds of firing guns and the accompanying shouts and screams have become commonplace background noise for the Christian Aid-supported ministry leader and his wife.
May 07, 2013 - Persecuted Christians are not the only North Koreans who risk their lives to attempt escape into neighboring China. Scarcity of food, low wages, and skyrocketing prices propel people from all levels of society to seek a better life for themselves and their children. Some of the fortunate ones are finding help and hope through a ministry assisted by Christian Aid Mission.
May 01, 2013 - Cultural strongholds have stymied the gospel and created a spirit of oppression for women living in Muslim-dominated Kosovo. Seeing their brokenness, a pastor’s wife has launched an outreach to deliver encouragement and the healing power of God’s Word into their homes.
April 25, 2013 - She survived the Japanese invasion of her hometown during World War II. For two decades she endured backbreaking labor and near starvation in a communist prison. And last August her husband passed away after 45 years of life lived as a team. These may sound like misfortunes, but don’t feel sorry for Dorothy Sun. She is a woman on a mission.
April 19, 2013 - Boko Haram terrorists set fire Friday to the homes/mission bases of three missionary families working with Christian Aid-supported Missionary Crusaders Ministries in Nigeria. Ministry leader, Gabriel Barau, sent this urgent report.
April 15, 2013 - Every Thursday morning for the past three years, Edmond has arrived at the gate of Lezha prison and gone through the same routine. A guard escorts him to the main office where he hands over his cell phone and identification cards. He even empties his pockets of a few Albanian leks and some loose change. The only object he is permitted to take inside is a Bible.
April 11, 2013 - As the exodus of Christians from Syria continues unabated, more reports are surfacing of the alarming conditions facing those who choose to remain.
April 10, 2013 - Forgiveness ran contrary to Felix’s way of thinking. He was prepared to take justice into his own hands—until a visitor to his Colombian village convinced him the love of Christ, not hate, was the answer.
April 09, 2013 - Once a fighter for the communist army, a young man in the Philippines laid down his weapons and surrendered his life to Christ. His family was the recent recipient of a special gift from a Christian Aid donor.
March 26, 2013 - He was on the verge of losing everything. Hitting rock bottom, a Siberian man finds redemption when he enters a Christ-centered drug and alcohol treatment program.
March 22, 2013 - During his visit to Israel this week, U.S. President Barack Obama called for the creation of a separate Palestinian state for Arabs to peacefully exist side-by-side the Jewish state of Israel. But one group was missing from the equation.
March 18, 2013 - Terrified citizens of Mali grimly look to the mountainous North, where thousands of Al-Qaeda terrorists remain, determined to outlast the French and Chadian soldiers who expelled them from several main cities. For years, these mountains have acted as a secluded training ground for Muslim extremists, armed with weaponry provided by the former Libyan leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi.
March 14, 2013 - Christian Aid Mission is sending emergency assistance to help displaced families whose homes and businesses were torched by an angry Muslim mob in Lahore, Pakistan, this past weekend.