Missionaries With Home Field Advantage
Thank you for helping us know how to pray for our brothers and sisters in other countries.
— David and Leota S., CA
The letters we get from Christian Aid keep us informed of the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Thank you so much.
— Charles and Susana C., KY
God bless you all as we work together for getting the message of salvation out to the ends of the earth.
— Evelyn K., CO
I praise God for the GREAT and MARVELOUS work He is doing through your ministries to our Brethren.
— DonnElise K.
Thank you for the letters included with our receipts. They help me understand your work. They remind me to pray for you….because you are missionaries too.
— Janet H., MT
Praise God for your ministry! Many others need to do missions this way.
— Sonja K., ME
Praying for each of you every day!
— Kenneth S., FL
My early elementary Sunday School class had the privilege of receiving Prayerline for Kids as a gift from Janet Hardy (donor). In the “Change for Making a Change” program, the children, on their own, all five children have collected $10 in pennies and chosen to support the Thanksgiving Dinner in Peru! God bless you.
— Sandy L., VT
I pray for a very blessed, peaceful Happy Thanksgiving to all my Christian Aid “family.” I thank you for all your prayerful concern for me and my family. God has been supplying all I have needed. He is truly faithful and I am so blessed. May God bless you all abundantly.
— Edith G., CA
Thank you so much for your website and facebook site. They minister to me in such a great way. They help keep keep us informed on Christians worldwide.
— Von Morgan, MN
Thank you for helping God’s people.
— Terri C., IL
Top 5 People Groups
Syrian Arab: 14,200,000
Najdi Bedouin Arab: 1,484,000
Palestinian Arab: 581,000
Syria is a Middle Eastern country north of Israel and Jordan. It is home to 32 People Groups, 16 of whom remain unreached according to the Joshua Project. Syria is currently ruled by a dictator but the country is very unstable with ongoing violence.
Christian Aid supports indigenous ministers who reach out to the minority Alawite Shia as well as the Domari Gypsys who are not even considered citizens of Syria and are therefore denied basic rights.
Recent Prayerline Posts
JORDAN. Syrian refugees may get the food they need if they stay in the camps. However, these places are unsafe, so refugees often forgo the free food to live in whatever squalid rooms they can find. An indigenous ministry assisted by Christian Aid has teams of workers who visit each family at least twice each week for six weeks. They take food and blankets ...
SYRIA. The Druze are a minority religious group living in tight-knit communities in some Arab lands. Most of them have never heard the gospel, and what little they know about the Lord Jesus is not accurate. Native missionaries with Village Ministry are creating inroads to these unreached peoples. One way is a Christian pre-school, which quickly filled with eager Druze children. ...
Indigenous Missions Projects in Syria
Posted April 23, 2012 - Syria
Paul’s Mission has five full-time missionaries, sharing the gospel and giving out New Testaments, children’s Bible story books, and tracts. The missionaries share the gospel and give out 400 of these each day. They observe that Syrians are seeking for the God they do not find in Islam. So far they have planted 15 churches. Read more.
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. Read more.
January 15, 2013 - Aleppo, Syria´s largest city, has been fought over by all sides of this civil war. Large minorities of Christian Arabs, Syrians, Assyrians and Armenians live in Aleppo. At times life in Aleppo is quite peaceful but now, all live under great tension.
October 19, 2012 - Sami, a Syrian Muslim Background Believer and church leader was killed by a marauding militia earlier this month. This brings to 11 believers killed from this one ministry area in Syria. Many believers have fled to Lebanon. There are 32 Christian families left in Syria in this area that need to find a way to Lebanon.
October 12, 2012 - Night after night we see the images on television of a country at war with itself; armed insurgents clashing with the Syrian army while villages burn, naturally we get the idea that the whole country is burning but actually the violence is not nearly so widespread.
July 25, 2012 - As the violence escalates in Syria, those who survive continue to seek refuge in other towns and villages inside Syria or flee to bordering countries. Wherever they have been stranded over the past 17 months, their situations are dire. “They are eating poorly and sleeping on the arid, dusty ground. No clean water means they have nothing for drinking and baths are taken in polluted water,” one ministry leader reported to Christian Aid.
June 12, 2012 - An indigenous missionary from nearby Lebanon crossed the border to baptize a believer last week. Instead, he had to bury him - shot in the head as a martyr for his recently found faith in Jesus Christ. Read more.
March 15, 2012 - Still mostly ignored by international news coverage, the trickle of refugees from the killing fields of Syria is turning into a flood. "The number of refugees is growing daily, mostly women and children," say indigenous leaders here. Read more.
November 08, 2011 - Indigenous missionaries here in northern Lebanon are asking for emergency help to feed and care for hundreds of Syrian refugees who have fled the terror and violence across the border in Syria. About 6000 refugees have streamed out of Syria so far in what amounts to a “secret exodus”. Read more.