Pakistan is situated between Afghanistan and India. It was formerly part of British controlled India but separated in 1947. It is home to 467 People Groups, 453 of whom remain unreached according to the Joshua Project. Pakistan promises religious freedom for minorities in its Constitution but in practice minority religions are fiercely persecuted.
Pastors are imprisoned, believers attacked, and church houses burned in this country where Christianity comprises just 1.45 percent of the population. News stories abound of kidnappings, torture and unjust executions. This is a land of suffering for many who call on the name of the Lord. Read more.
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.
September 27, 2011 - Rain continues to fall and water keeps on pouring into Pakistan causing massive destruction to homes, crops and livelihood. In one of the area where one indigenous ministry is working, 70 Christian families are completely surrounded with water. Read more.
August 25, 2011 - Indigenous missionary leaders in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are facing emergency needs for aid to flood victims and asking for prayers and support from Christians in the USA. Almost 4 million people are homeless as a result of monsoon rains and flooding. Read more.
September 2, 2010 - Christian Aid Mission is increasing efforts to collect emergency help for the flood victims of the continuing crisis in Pakistan as worldwide interest from the news media wanes. Read more.
January 1, 2010 - With the generous help of Christian Aid donors, a ministry based in Pakistan was able to contribute significantly to help rehabilitate the persecuted people of Korian. Read more.
August 14, 2009 - A Christian family in Pakistan cut up pieces of paper to be used as confetti in an upcoming wedding. Out of this innocent act, a ridiculous rumor spread saying that the pieces of paper were really pages ripped out from the Koran and shredded.
June 04, 2009 - "They all need our help and the needs are great. Our mission is two-fold: We are trying to provide them with the basics – food, water, and hygiene facilities. In spite of the turmoil around us, the Lord has provided opportunities to take the Word of God to displaced people in various camps."