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April 20, 2017 - Animist villagers in southern Mexico reproached Reynaldo for abandoning the worldview of his tribal ancestors – the kind of pressure that has walled out relationship with Jesus for centuries.
April 6, 2017 - The father of a 10-year-old boy in northern Iraq, displaced by war against the Islamic State, was upset when his son told him he had decided to follow Christ. The father decided to do something about it.
March 30, 2017 - The battle for Aleppo, Syria put a halt to an indigenous ministry's outreach and aid, but efforts have resumed in spite of renewed fighting and opposition from area Muslims.
March 23, 2017 - A pastor in Turkey sometimes doubted whether anyone was paying attention to his online sermons. Then the Lord intervened directly.
March 16, 2017 - The prospect of Islamist expansion beyond the southern Philippines is just one reason evangelization is a matter of high urgency, an indigenous missionary says.
March 9, 2017 - While indigenous missionaries regularly expend much time and energy to reach remote tribal people in Peru, their radio ministry overcomes geographical barriers in an instant – and brings relief to years of pain.
March 2, 2017 - Amid historical and political layers of hostility toward non-Buddhist faiths, indigenous missionaries in Burma (Myanmar) have worked diligently and painstakingly to establish small Christian communities.
February 23, 2017 - In the urban nightmare that is Aleppo, Syria, a rare combination of outside aid, indigenous workers and government support has created a unique opportunity for gospel advance.
February 16, 2017 - The Muslim population of Sierra Leone has vaulted past the number of people following Christ, but an indigenous missionary said the moment has arrived to harvest the lost souls of his country for God.
February 9, 2017 - Their 2-year-old daughter had never been able to walk due to a birth defect, but the couple from Vietnam's Central Highlands canceled their doctor's appointment in Ho Chi Minh City when they began to see the power of prayer.
February 2, 2017 - Christian workers in Turkey say that no matter how sharply Syrian refugee mothers may be suffering, they first ask for help for their children – if they still have their children.
January 26, 2017 - Addicted to alcohol since childhood, a young man in Burma (Myanmar) with an infant daughter showed up at a recovery center far from mental stability, much less sobriety.
January 19, 2017 - Having set out on Christmas Day to visit friends, a young Muslim woman never met up with them and could not explain how or why she had ended up at a church event.
January 12, 2017 - Throughout his Muslim daughter's courtship with a Christian, Datu had hurled stones at the suitor's father, a pastor, and threatened to kill his son. Then came the wedding.
January 5, 2017 - The retaking of Aleppo, Syria freed tens of thousands of civilians from danger of being bombed or otherwise killed, imprisoned or forcibly “disappeared” as suspected rebels, but residents remain in sharp need, an indigenous ministry leader said.
December 22, 2016 - The military campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (ISIS) has driven more than 100,000 from their homes. Most of them are Sunni Muslims whom ISIS has also driven from their religion.
December 15, 2016 - In the face of daunting societal and official opposition in Buddhist-majority Burma (Myanmar), indigenous evangelists increase their faith in God in order to expand His kingdom.
December 8, 2016 - Angry ghosts and harmful spirits can be terrifying to the ethnic Ashaninka of the Peruvian Andes, but indigenous missionaries are bringing them the light of the gospel.
December 1, 2016 - Islamist and communist militants have not stopped indigenous missionaries in the Philippines from expanding God's kingdom.
November 23, 2016 - Syrian refugees in Turkey are despondent, hopeless and hungry as winter comes on after more than five years of war – putting more pressure on indigenous ministries to provide more food, warmth and gospel hope.