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December 14, 2017 - When one of the most poisonous snakes in the Amazon bit the guide an indigenous missionary had hired for a research trip in Peru, team members pleaded for the Christian to administer anti-venom serum. He had none.
December 7, 2017 - A dying 54-year-old in a mountain village in western Mexico did everything the witchdoctors told him, but all medical doctors could tell him was to prepare to die.
November 30, 2017 - Ahmad hadn't planned to marry two women, and the chaotic life of a refugee was a factor in how he ended up wanting both.
November 23, 2017 - Giovanni refrained from telling those living on the street with him that he was from a well-off family. But the kinship he felt with an indigenous missionary led him to reveal that and more.
November 16, 2017 - Her husband imprisoned amid Syria’s civil war, Haya left everything behind when she and her children fled to Turkey four years ago and set up home in a dilapidated house with an outdoor toilet. Then last month neighbors set it on fire.
November 9, 2017 - Hurricane winds collapsing already crumbling homes compounded the crises that many Cubans live with daily. A regime allergic to outside aid did not help.
November 2, 2017 - The Muslim soldier who returned from Syria's civil war was not the same man he was before – and it was unclear if he ever would be.
October 26, 2017 - Between the threat of kidnapping and anxiety over families torn apart by war, it is not easy being a child in Syria.
October 19, 2017 - A 6-year-old Syrian refugee girl saw that her mother was desperate to feed her family. Then she saw a man in a white robe like "the prophet Jesus."
October 12, 2017 - A shaman's blood-letting attempt nearly killed a 10-year-old girl in Burma and left her with chronic pain in her neck. The healing process included getting kicked out of her home.
October 5, 2017 - Most of the women behind bars in Mali had been convicted of infanticide. One Muslim woman was not eager to say what crime she had committed.
September 21, 2017 - Impoverished children in the Philippines learn that life is more than trying to get all you can just to survive.
September 14, 2017 - Surviving in Egypt's underworld is hard enough without provoking goons to violence by opting out of a criminal gang. It's even more dangerous for a gang leader thinking of embracing Christ.
September 08, 2017 - Having lost everything and watched his father die while fleeing to Europe from Islamic State atrocities in Syria, God's love was not on Amer's mind when he arrived in Spain.
August 31, 2017 - Amid the heart-break, trauma and burn-out of working amid war in Syria, the leader of an indigenous ministry has another problem.
August 24, 2017 - Kiran felt he had lost his entire future when his parents disowned him for leaving Hinduism, and he was looking to the evangelist who led him to Christ for some answers.
Native missionaries ask for prayer after torrential rains created flooding and landslides in Bangladesh, Nepal, and bordering areas of India that left an estimated 250 people dead. Millions have been left homeless.
August 17, 2017 - One Islamic State militant grabbed the young mother's arms while another snatched her screaming 3-year-old daughter out of her lap. If the family had no money to give in exchange for remaining alive, then they would take little Christine.
August 10, 2017 - For two years in an area of northern Ghana where indigenous Muslim missionaries had created a climate of fear, only three Muslims had shown the slightest interest in Christ. The Holy Spirit then stunned Christian indigenous missionaries.
August 3, 2017 - First Turkish authorities said they would give thousands of refugees a month to move out of a makeshift tent camp. The next day, they didn’t give them even five minutes.