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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 08, 2013 - With dogged determination, Vietnamese missionaries have endured over three decades of harassment and persecution in order to bring the gospel to isolated tribal groups. Their tenacity is paying off, as formerly unreached groups are joining the ranks of the country’s growing Christian population. Read more.
July 25, 2013 - As Turkey’s government grapples with yet another refugee crisis, a local ministry is quietly working behind the scenes to bring a message of hope to displaced war victims. Read more.
July 18, 2013 - Rebounding from the atrocities of civil war, Sierra Leone believers are seeking a new era of peace and spiritual revival. Their efforts have been richly rewarded. Read more.
July 11, 2013 - When American missionary Adoniram Judson stepped onto the shores of Burma on July 13, 1813, there were no known Christians, no churches, and no Bibles available in the Burmese language. His first six years of ministry produced one convert. Read more.
June 21, 2013 - Lebanon currently hosts over half a million refugees from Syria, and pressures to provide for the massive influx intensify as thousands more stream across the border every week. Having recently returned from a trip to the region, the Middle East director for Christian Aid Mission shares observations about the current state of the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon—and how Christians around the world can make a difference. Read more.
June 13, 2013 - Left far behind modern civilization, Bedouin shepherds cling to the same nomadic lifestyle that characterized their ancestors' existence four thousand years ago. A Jordanian veterinary ministry is bridging those two worlds-and introducing the "sons of Ishmael" to the Lamb of God. Read more.
May 20, 2013 - Trapped for centuries at the bottom of an oppressive Hindu caste system, Dalits–those who have been broken, ground down by those above them in a deliberate way–are dreaming, hoping, writing, singing and working to rise above their burdensome social position of poverty and prejudice–and make justice a reality. Read more.
May 16, 2013 - While fires blaze in the heated ongoing dispute over land between the Chilean government and the Mapuche Indian tribe, a slow, steady flame is burning in the hearts of Mapuches who are turning to the Lord for their sustenance amidst unbearable poverty and discrimination. Read more.
May 08, 2013 - The sounds of firing guns and the accompanying shouts and screams have become commonplace background noise for the Christian Aid-supported ministry leader and his wife. Read more.
May 07, 2013 - Persecuted Christians are not the only North Koreans who risk their lives to attempt escape into neighboring China. Scarcity of food, low wages, and skyrocketing prices propel people from all levels of society to seek a better life for themselves and their children. Some of the fortunate ones are finding help and hope through a ministry assisted by Christian Aid Mission. Read more.
May 01, 2013 - Cultural strongholds have stymied the gospel and created a spirit of oppression for women living in Muslim-dominated Kosovo. Seeing their brokenness, a pastor´s wife has launched an outreach to deliver encouragement and the healing power of God´s Word into their homes. Read more.
Deep in the villages of Bangladesh, revival gatherings are winning souls to Christ in a predominantly Muslim world. Where churches are burned, pastors threatened, and land and jobs denied to believers, newly-reached tribes are receiving the Scriptures in their own language. Many are turning to Christ. Read more.
April 19, 2013 - Terrorists set fire Friday to the homes/mission bases of three missionary families working with Christian Aid-supported Missionary Crusaders Ministries in Nigeria. Ministry leader, Gabriel Barau, sent this urgent report.Read more.
April 15, 2013 - Every Thursday morning for the past three years, Edmond has arrived at the gate of Lezha prison and gone through the same routine. A guard escorts him to the main office where he hands over his cell phone and identification cards. He even empties his pockets of a few Albanian leks and some loose change. The only object he is permitted to take inside is a Bible. 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.
April 10, 2013 - Forgiveness ran contrary to Felix´s way of thinking. He was prepared to take justice into his own hands—until a visitor to his Colombian village convinced him the love of Christ, not hate, was the answer. Read more.
April 09, 2013 - Once a fighter for the communist army, a young man in the Philippines laid down his weapons and surrendered his life to Christ. His family was the recent recipient of a special gift from a Christian Aid donor. Read more.
April 04, 2013 - Far removed from the east coast of India, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are home to some of the most isolated people groups on the planet. With support from Christian Aid Mission, a local ministry is making in-roads deep within this tropical paradise. Some tribes inhabiting the islands have never had any contact whatsoever with the rest of the world or heard about Jesus Christ. Read more.
April 04, 2013 - During the past six weeks, Christian Aid Mission has received several reports of threats being directed toward pastors and churches in southern Sri Lanka. Read more.
April 03, 2013 - In a recent report to Christian Aid Mission, Gabriel Barau, ministry leader of Missionary Crusaders Ministries in Nigeria, reports: “About five days ago, very close to one of our fields, 30 gun men walked into the town, destroyed the police station, released more than 100 prisoners, and killed 64 persons instantly. That is the tension we have in the northeast every day. We sincerely need your prayers to raise the funds needed to move our headquarters office to a safe location.”Read more.
March 22, 2013 - During his visit to Israel this week, U.S. President Barack Obama called for the creation of a separate Palestinian state for Arabs to peacefully exist side-by-side the Jewish state of Israel. But one group was missing from the equation.
March 18, 2013 - Terrified citizens of Mali grimly look to the mountainous North, where thousands of Al-Qaeda terrorists remain, determined to outlast the French and Chadian soldiers who expelled them from several main cities. For years, these mountains have acted as a secluded training ground for Muslim extremists, armed with weaponry provided by the former Libyan leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi.
March 08, 2013 - When a young Argentinian couple started Grace Mission over 20 years ago, their goal was to plant one church for every two unreached towns throughout the country. That may sound like a very ambitious undertaking, but their prayers are being answered-one church at a time.
March 04, 2013 - A long-time supporter of Christian Aid Mission traveled to Nepal in February to visit a church and three children´s homes we sponsor in the country. She returned to the United States eager to share her experiences and the joy of seeing lives transformed by the love of Jesus Christ.
February 26, 2013 - Locked in the bondage of Islam and idol worship, the spiritually impoverished people of Guinea-Conakry are beginning to awaken to the hope found in Christ. When three students attended a gospel conference held by a Christian Aid-supported ministry in neighboring Senegal, they brought this hope back to their people with astounding results.
February 05, 2013 - Today there are an estimated 100,000 to 400,000 Christians in North Korea. Despite ever-present dangers of imprisonment, brutality, and death, faithful followers of Jesus Christ remain committed to sharing the gospel in the midst of very difficult circumstances.
January 31, 2013 -Working among the Wichi tribe in Argentina, Francisco Mendez, an indigenous missionary supported by Christian Aid, counts all lost compared to the surpassing greatest of knowing Christ and making Him known … among people who have never heard.
January 30, 2013 - Deep in the brush of the Amazon, a dynamic Bible institute trains and sends native missionaries to preach the gospel among a half dozen previously unengaged tribes. A church planting ministry booms; a school ministry reaches more than 2,000 tribal children; the Bible is translated into the Kaiwa language; and a mission hospital provides medical care, lab work and dental care while helping children and pregnant moms overcome malnutrition.
January 29, 2013 - About 150 full-time missionaries preach the gospel to these destitute Quechua Indians who live in small villages above the timberline at nearly 14,000 feet, where the sun´s intensity dries out what little plant life covers the ground. Most of the natives have come to Christ through open-air evangelism.
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.
January 10, 2013 - Once again Boko Haram has targeted Yola, Nigeria, headquarters of an indigenous ministry helped by Christian Aid since 1986. Multiple attacks killed 20+ last year. Just last week four more were killed, including a grandmother and grandchild burned to death in their home.
December 31, 2012 - When writing a "Year in Review" on the top trends in the indigenous missions movement, we can summarize 2012 by looking at the stories that most visibly affected the gospel-advancing work of native missionaries overseas.
December 26, 2012 - While Christian pilgrims and tourists were streaming here from all over the world to visit the birthplace of Jesus Christ and worship at the Church of the Nativity this Christmas season, local Arab Christians were once again quietly going door to door, sharing food baskets and toys with their most needy neighbors.
December 13, 2012 - How does a Christian keep the conversation going long enough with a Buddhist, so he can present him with the good news? Read on.
December 18, 2012 - As we near the end of 2012, it is time to pause and reflect on all the Lord has done this year through missionaries in Peru.