December 13, 2013 - They rank last in the trio of recent crises crippling the Philippines. Sidelined first by an earthquake in Bohol, and eclipsed by Super Typhoon Haiyan’s rampage of Tacloban, the plight of the people of Zamboanga City has been buried in the avalanche of disaster coverage by international media. Read more.
December 13, 2013 - Missionaries on the Philippine island of Mindanao put their lives on the line to share the gospel with ambivalent Muslim groups. September’s violent attacks in Zamboanga heightened the dangers—and prompted a call to action by one local ministry. Read more.
December 10, 2013 - Another threat of forcible removal looms large for a group of Christian villagers in rural Laos, this time in the Savannakhet province of the country. Read more.
December 05, 2013 - Since ancient times the Asho Chin people have allowed fears of vengeance from the spirit world to dictate their daily lives. Now a ministry in Myanmar is sharing the good news of deliverance from fear through the power of Jesus Christ. Read more.
November 27, 2013 - A ministry leader in Tacloban, Philippines, shares her family’s harrowing story of survival when Typhoon Haiyan tore through their coastal neighborhood. Now a second flood—this time of Christian compassion—is sweeping through the area to help devastated residents rebuild their lives. Read more.
November 21, 2013 - Ministry partners in the Philippines are distributing emergency aid to superstorm survivors, even as they struggle with personal losses that have turned their own lives upside down. Read more.
November 21, 2013 - Cultural pressures force Kyrgyz believers to make a painful choice—Christ or their families. Through evangelistic outreaches, a native ministry is addressing some of the misconceptions about Christianity and opening new doors to the gospel. Read more.
As their nation reels from incomprehensible destruction in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, several Philippine ministries are pleading for immediate help and the steadfast prayers of Christian Aid Mission supporters. Read more.
November 14, 2013 - We often hear the phrase “Jesus is the reason for the season.” As Christmas approaches, Christian Aid’s indigenous ministry partners are making preparations for celebrations that will introduce children and their families to the Savior. Read more.
November 14, 2013 - Imagine being marked for death because you are an elderly woman with red, swollen eyes. Or if you were born with the genetic condition called albinism in which your skin and hair lack pigment. In either case, if you lived in some areas of Tanzania, your life would be in danger. Read more.
November 07, 2013 - Gang violence has claimed thousands of lives and created terror on the streets of Honduras. Armed with God’s Word, an indigenous ministry is fighting to take back the souls of the nation’s youth. Read more.
November 3 is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Join Christian Aid Mission staff and believers across the globe as we intercede for those who risk all to proclaim the good news of the Savior. Read more.
October 31, 2013 - Impoverished villagers living along India’s eastern coast may not have seen the worst of Cyclone Phailin’s fury. The storm demolished homes and crops, and local ministry partners of Christian Aid are pleading for assistance to help alleviate the suffering. Read more.
October 24, 2013 - Much has been reported about the plight of Syrian Muslims who are fleeing their country, but how has the war impacted Christian refugees? In an emotional interview with Christian Aid Mission staff, the leader of a Lebanon-based ministry shares refugee accounts that broke his heart—and gave him hope for a brighter future. Read more.
October 17, 2013 - Despised by some, an enigma to others, the Rohingya are one of the most persecuted—and one of the least reached with the gospel—of any ethnic minority in the world today. Read more.
October 17, 2013 - Bibles were outlawed during 70 years of communist rule. A new generation is coming to Christ as missionaries deliver New Testaments throughout Russia and Ukraine—one village at a time. Read more.
October 15, 2013 - Christian Aid Mission is working with Indian ministries in the Odisha region to bring emergency relief to coastal areas hit hard by this past weekend’s massive cyclone. Read more.
October 10, 2013 - Syrian refugees looking to Greece as their promised land are finding a less than hospitable reception. A Christian Aid-assisted ministry is reaching out to help some of these beleaguered immigrants make a fresh start. Read more.
October 10, 2013 - The silver rush made this Bolivian city one of the largest and richest in the world during its heyday. Now Quechua tribes in the mountains are receiving a far greater treasure—the glorious riches found in Jesus Christ. Read more.
Can we reach all of Africa’s unreached peoples with the gospel in our generation? That was one of the questions posed at the 2013 Global Missions Consultation, held Sept. 25-28 in Kasoa, Ghana. Read more.
Terrorists have struck again in Pakistan, this time attacking an historic Christian church as hundreds of worshipers filed outside after the service on Sunday. Read more.
September 25, 2013 - Weary of stale religion, Bulgarian youth are experiencing a wave of spiritual renewal that is empowering a new generation to boldly live for Christ. Read more.
September 25, 2013 - A literacy program is opening doors for impoverished women to receive an education and deepen their appreciation for God’s Word. Read more.
September 19, 2013 - With most of Zamboanga City under lockdown for the second straight week, it’s still business as usual for area missions groups who feel a greater sense of urgency to proclaim Christ in Mindanao. Read more.
September 19, 2013 - A Christian family narrowly escapes death in Syria, only to discover life in Lebanon is no promised land. Read more.
September 12, 2013 - Returning to the outside world can be intimidating for a prisoner who has spent years inside a jail cell, especially if that prisoner becomes a follower of Christ. A prison outreach ministry in Ecuador is making the transition smoother and equipping new believers as ambassadors of the gospel. Read more.
September 12, 2013 - The Constitution of Laos may guarantee religious freedom for all its citizens, but in practice Christianity is treated as the exception. The leaders of one village are enforcing their own set of rules—and local believers could be left with no place to go. Read more.
September 05, 2013 - Millions of Syrians, at least one-third of the country’s population, have been displaced by a bloody civil war that has already stretched on for two long years. Fleeing their volatile homeland, refugees cram into dingy hovels and tent cities in neighboring countries, terrified of what the future holds. But while most reports paint a grim picture of the refugee crisis, indigenous ministry leaders are sending word of an unprecedented openness to the gospel…and they are reaping the harvest, one life at a time. Read more.
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.
August 22, 2013 - Mounting violence directed at Egypt’s Christian minority hit close to home last week when a ministry assisted by Christian Aid Mission joined the list of dozens of evangelical and Coptic institutions whose property was destroyed by angry mobs of political protestors. Read more.
August 22, 2013 - Her home country wanted her dead. Religious rituals brought no consolation. Yonna was a young woman on the run, but she was tired of running. A Christian Aid-assisted ministry in Thailand helped re-direct her life and sparked a new sense of purpose. Read more.
August 15, 2013 - Child trafficking is a multi-billion-dollar industry in Nepal. Through education and rehabilitation, one local Christian ministry seeks to protect those who cannot protect themselves. Read more.
August 16, 2013 - A ministry partner in Egypt contacted Christian Aid this week, describing the situation in the streets as “really dangerous and urgent.” Read more.