Ukraine Baptisms in the Black Sea, Bible smuggling today, local church ministering in midst of war, pastor in Nepal released from prison, courageous statements of persecuted Christians and baptizing prisoners

Not Even War Will Stop the Church in Ukraine! 

Posted by Caleb Suko

Bibles smuggled by faith alone
Published by Katey Hearth on September 1, 2014


 (photo credit: SEND Int'l)

Ukraine crisis has a silver lining
Published by Katey Hearth on September 4, 2014

When refugees enter Sumy Grace Church and others like it, they see Christ’s love in action in the form of food, shelter, clothing, and more. They also get to study His Word and hear the Gospel, many for the first time.

However, caring for refugees is maxing out Sumy Grace Church’s resources.

“There is a specific need for finances to help take care of these people, because there are no other outside sources,” Paetkau says.

If you can help out, click here.

Nepali Pastor Released After Two Years in Prison

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Nov. 9, 2014  Uniting in prayer for the persecuted church.  Free resources are available by download.  

"You can kill my body but not my soul"
Though this story would be considered largely negative due to the persecution, it is the bravery and faith of the believer that inspires and challenges us.  
(Crossroad Bible Institute photo)

Baptizing prisoners in India
Published by Julie Oosterhouse on September 5, 2014

"I want people outside to know that even if we get cut into pieces, we won’t leave Jesus Christ."
Again, another terrible persecution story but the steadfast faith of the persecuted should inspire us all.

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