Category Archives: prayer

Iran: 450 new believers baptized

By Dan Wooding 

More than 240 Iranians were baptized recently in two large celebrations in the Iran region.

According to Elam Ministries (, a further 16 were baptized in a smaller service, and about 200 more are to be baptized at a fourth celebration.

“We praise God for every Iranian who has been baptized recently,” said a spokesperson for Elam Ministries.

When God called on Siri to help save a teen’s life

By Will Clancy and Mark Ellis

Sam Ray, 18, was checking a strange noise under his truck in the driveway when the jack buckled and the 2.5-ton vehicle collapsed on top of him, pinning him to the ground.

Out of earshot from a nearby country road and with no one at home, Ray frantically cried out to God — a 9/11-style prayer …

Nepal: Hindu radicals demand all Christian missionaries leave country

By Harry Farley

Extremist groups in Nepal have warned Christian missionaries to leave the country, Fides reports.

Nepal is a secular state under the new constitution but an extremist Hindu group have distributed leaflets threatening Christians and warning them to leave.

“Christians have corrupted the country,” the leaflet distributed by the ‘Morcha Nepal’ group read.

“Foreign influence have manipulated government decisions.”

101-year-old receives Christ after wife prayed for 24 years

By Brian Blackwell

Lou Warshaw prayed for 24 years that her husband George would accept Christ as his Lord and Savior.

After years of refusing to give up on the hope that he would become a Christian, God answered her prayers when, at the age of 101, George made that decision and followed through with believer’s baptism.

“The devil kept telling me it …

He brought the healing touch of Jesus into a North Korean prison

By Mark Ellis

For Christians incarcerated in North Korea’s prison system, the conditions are unimaginably harsh. But one humble believer witnessed the atmosphere of his prison transformed when Jesus began to heal fellow prisoners.

Moses* and his wife escaped from North Korea, crossing the border into China, desperate to find food. In their quest to overcome their physical hunger, they didn’t expect …

India: His family watched the JESUS Film and got saved, but he and his demons resisted

By Balraj Bala Singh, Punjab, India

I never heard the name Jesus. My life was full of sorrows and problems. I was an alcoholic and a drug addict. I couldn’t stay away from it. I would constantly fight with people around me. My family was disappointed in me. Nobody liked me. I tried to kill myself several times.

One day my family …

Yazidi leader healed and 136 come to Christ

By Mark Ellis

A year ago, ISIS fighters attacked civilians in the historic Nineveh region of Iraq. At least 200,000 civilians, most of them Yazidis, were forced to flee for their lives.

The Yazidis’ beliefs are rooted in Zoroastrianism, mixed with elements of Christianity and Islam. Many fled to Erbil and Dohuk, which allowed Christian ministries aiding refugees in those areas to …

Mesothelioma healing miracle came from the hand of God

By Mark Ellis

He thought he had a stubborn case of bronchitis, but when he couldn’t make it up a staircase without stopping to catch his breath, he knew something wasn’t right.

“My wife said to go to a doctor and he discovered I had mesothelioma,” says Leon Freitag, superintendent of the North Dakota district of the Assemblies of God Church.

Mesothelioma – …

Missionary mom recalls horror of her family’s murder in Afghanistan

By Nico Bougas

Three armed Taliban insurgents swept into a Kabul guesthouse on Nov. 29, 2014, murdering three South Africans and two Afghans in the compound of an international aid agency in the Afghan capital.

Werner Groenewald and his two teenage children were murdered in the guesthouse where they lived in Kabul’s western Karte Seh district, along with an Afghan employee of …

Mama Maggie working in Egypt’s garbage slums

By Dan Wooding

In recent years, Egyptian Christians and Muslims alike have suffered at the hands of Islamic extremists.

But, according to Gary Lane, Senior International Reporter for CBN News,  the light of Christ shines in the lowliest of places. One Egyptian woman picked up her cross and left an affluent life to bring hope to impoverished children surrounded by garbage.

“For the …

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