Category Archives: Muslim conversions

Leader of Somalia’s underground church martyred for his faith

Underground Christians in Somalia are struggling to recover from the loss of a prominent church leader gunned down in March.

As in many cases of the mounting number of murders of secret Christians in Somalia, Islamic extremists with the Al Shabaab rebel group were suspected in the March 16 shooting of Abdishakur Yusuf at 9:40 a.m. on the outskirts of the …

Winning the one and losing the 99 no more: ministering to Muslims

by Melissa Nordell             

A new plan to evangelize unreached Muslim groups has been initiated by a missionary in Asia. In an effort to win more to Jesus, Andrew* began to ask the Lord for new strategies because he saw his prior efforts resulted in “winning the one and losing the 99.”

When a Muslim becomes saved, their family and many in …

You’d be surprised what the persecuted church asks you to pray for

By Melissa Nordell          

You would be very surprised at the answer when those who have been persecuted for their Christian faith around the world are asked (whether in prison, have lost family and homes, have been beaten and abused and face death, or whose loved ones have been martyred): “how would you like the rest of the Church to pray …

Christian TV network in Farsi expands in Muslim world

By Melissa Nordell and Mark Ellis

His brother was executed by firing squad in Iran when he was only 16 for a minor political offense. But instead of taking revenge, Dr. Hormoz Shariat decided to share the Gospel with Muslims and love them into the Kingdom of God.

Dr. Shariat founded Iran Alive Ministries, which started as a church for Muslim background …

Muslim relatives try to poison convert to Christianity

Muslim relatives of a convert from Islam in a village in eastern Uganda last  week tried to poison him to death, the Christian told Morning Star

Hassan Muwanguzi, who lost his wife and job as a schoolteacher
shortly after his conversion in 2003, was hospitalized on March 31 in Mbale after an aunt who called a family gathering in Kadimukoli village, Budaka …

Revival breaks out in North Africa

By Jeremy Reynalds

In a region once hostile to the gospel, tens of thousands of Muslims are now following Jesus.


A Christian revival is touching the northernmost reaches of Africa. In a region once hostile to the gospel, tens of thousands of Muslims are now following Jesus.

Muslims across Northern Africa are converting to faith in Jesus Christ in record numbers.

Homeless Muslim found Jesus, now serves the homeless himself

by Brandon W., Christian Associates International


We had the privilege of meeting Peter after hearing about him from our CA staff in Glasgow in a “you-really-have-to-meet-this-guy” kind of way. As we sat at a table in Cottier’s pub café, Peter drew us in to the story of his life journey with a gentle authenticity that betrayed obvious signs of rough edges …

Christian mother in Somalia beheaded in front of her daughters

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Christian mother of two and her cousin were beheaded by al-Shabaab Islamic extremists once their Christian faith was discovered. The extremists beheaded them publicly in front of her daughters and many of the villagers in the town square.

Daughter of Egyptian military intelligence chief left Islam

By Mark Ellis

As a child she was taught to believe the Jews were monsters that wanted to kill Arab children. By God’s grace, she overcame a culture of hatred and found a new reason for hope after she settled in the United States.

“I grew up in a culture of jihad and martyrdom,” says Nonie Darwish, the founder of Former Muslims …

Gospel broadcasts break voodoo’s hold

Proclaiming the gospel through Christian radio programs remains an essential way to get the message of salvation to those in bondage to voodoo.

Benin, West Africa is known as the birthplace of voodoo, and signs of this ancient practice are entangled in the culture, especially in the southern parts of the country.

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