Category Archives: prayer

Buddhist monks could not heal wife’s paralysis, but Jesus brought a cure – and a zeal for evangelism

By Peter Hone

Dao Sanh remembered that night well, the night when it had truly begun. It was August 1996. His wife, Han, had complained of a sore head and had retired to bed early. He was awoken in the early morning by her moans and violent convulsions. By the time it stopped she was paralyzed down the right side of …

Muslim hit man killed without conscience, but God got his attention when his son’s life was at stake

 

By Peter Hone

The very first time Noor Allem killed a man, he could not believe how it made him feel. The man he killed, a businessman, owed money to a gangster in the city, and he had refused to pay it. In fact, he had insulted the gangster by telling other people that he was a fool to even think …

Muslim woman bedridden for a year, healed by prayer in Jesus name

By Mark Ellis

An American missionary couple working with Ekballo Project answered God’s call to Berlin, Germany, and have been ministering to refugees from the Middle East.

They recently baptized a young man named Nizar who told them a story that demonstrates the power of Jesus name.

The Japanese and American airmen who chose to forgive after WWII

Two opposing warriors transformed: Mitsuo Fuchida and Jake DeShazer

By Jack Voelkel

On December 7, 1941, 360 Japanese planes were launched from aircraft carriers in range of the Hawaiian Islands. Ace airman, Mitsuo Fuchida, gave the famous attack signal, Tora! Tora! Tora (Tiger! Tiger! Tiger!). They wreaked havoc on the unsuspecting U.S. Pacific Fleet anchored in exquisite Pearl Harbor. By the end of …

God gave holocaust survivor the will to live

By Mark Ellis

In the closing days of WWII, a British soldier found her almost lifeless body collapsed amid a pile of corpses at Bergen-Belsen. Thousands died from forced starvation and disease before the liberation of this notorious Nazi concentration camp—but one young Jewish woman found God’s strength to survive.

“God had a purpose to save me to tell my story,” says …

All-American kid from Christian home became an addict, lived on a couch, then God intervened to save his life

By Mark Ellis

He grew up in a Christian home with loving parents, but something went terribly wrong in his teen years that caused a slow but steady descent into addiction. Then God sent a powerful dream about hell that awakened him to his need for change.

“They were great parents to me,” says Billy Miller. “I knew the truth of the …

Francis Chan: Don’t waste your life; help complete the Great Commission

By Mark Ellis

Noted author and preacher Francis Chan urged believers not to waste their lives on fruitless pursuits, but to join with him and others focused on planting churches among the remaining unreached people groups of the world.

“We have to mobilize to get the Gospel to these people,” Chan declared at the Finishing the Task conference December 8th at Saddleback …

Muslim woman bitten by deadly snake, but Jesus brought healing after a powerful dream

By Mark Ellis

Hajira* was raised in a prominent, loving, Muslim family in the Middle East. Her father is one of the top religious authorities of the state, an enforcer of Sharia law.

“We all were strict in Sharia law and the religious practices,” Hajira told Bibles4Mideast.

Her brother commanded a militant group “protecting” Islam and taking immediate action against its enemies. He …

How God answered Francis Chan’s ‘ridiculous’ prayer for a son-in-law

 

By Mark Ellis

Many Christian parents have prayed for their children to meet and marry another Christian – preferably a faith-filled, sold-out follower of Jesus.

But when noted author and preacher Francis Chan was impressed by a young man involved with his ministry, he lifted up a bold, audacious matchmaking prayer and God answered in a way that confounded Francis himself.

After gang attack, Gospel singer died for 30 minutes, saw heavenly city

By Mark Ellis

He gave up his first love — singing R & B — when he rededicated his life to Christ. But after he devoted his music to God he became the random victim of a gang initiation that left him hovering near death, losing nearly half his blood.

After his out-of-body experience, God brought him back to share a message of hope in …

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