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October 26, 2023
Mina, a 22-year-old Yazidi girl, was only recently reunited with her family in Iraq after being captured by the Islamic State years ago. She arrived at the tent camp, where her family now lives, in an ambulance, her hands and feet broken by the constant torture and beatings. She suffered from severe epilepsy and was bedridden for an entire year.
October 12, 2023
Two indigenous families in rural Mexico had no inkling of God’s existence until they heard audio recordings of the Gospel of Mark in their tribal language. “When listening to our audios in their language, something changed in them,” the leader of a native ministry said. “These families have changed their way of being and thinking.” The two families recently put their faith in Christ and have begun attending church services.
September 28, 2023
On Friday, September 8, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook the ancient mountain town of Marrakech and five other provinces in Morocco, flattening homes and triggering landslides that buried residents alive. The death toll has now exceeded 2,900 as rescue crews work to dig through the rubble. More than 5,500 people were injured in the strongest earthquake to hit the region in over 120 years. Indigenous ministries are standing by to receive and distribute critical aid—like food, water, medicine, and tents—to the many citizens who are now displaced and homeless. Your urgent support is desperately needed! This is a huge opportunity for Christians to share the love and hope of Christ in this closed, Islamic country. You can help reach the people of Morocco with your gift today!
September 14, 2023
The family of a man in northern Africa dying of a liver disease had already planned his funeral when a native Christian worker went to pray for him. “Our worker went by faith and laid hands on him and prayed fervently by faith, asking God to be honored and glorified in his life,” the leader of the native ministry said. The patient’s vital signs began to improve, but soon the village elders sought to ban the worker from the area.
August 24, 2023
A Syrian refugee mother in Jordan had no money to treat debilitating illness, much less her children’s schooling, and they asked her why they couldn’t learn to read and write like other kids. Bombings had driven the family of nine from Syria, but not before dust and other pollutants of war had exacerbated her asthma. “My condition continued to worsen as I suffered severe chest pains and struggled to breathe,” Rojda* said.
August 10, 2023
Her face riddled with anxiety, a Muslim woman told members of a Bible study group in Syria that her son had a high fever, and that she could not afford any medical care. She had heard that the Christians prayed, and she asked if they would pray for her son. “You know that we pray to Jesus, right?” the group leader said.

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