Jumat, 07 April 2017

Arab, Yemeni in Yemen

Arab, Yemeni in Yemen
Yemen is very poor. Most of the population is engaged in growing grains, vegetables, fruit, cotton, coffee, and khat (a stimulant-containing shrub), and raising sheep, goats, and camels. Foreign aid and remittances from Yemenis working abroad are important to the economy. Once part of the ancient Sabaean kingdom (750 BC-115 BC), Yemen was later ruled by the Himyarites, Romans, Ethiopians, and Persians. It was conquered by Muslim Arabs in the 7th century AD.
Ministry Obstacles
Yemen provides a hostile environment to Christian workers.
Outreach Ideas
Bridges of friendship and trust are needed with the Arabs of Yemen. Christians can help them in material and physical ways.
Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray the few followers of Christ among the Ta'izz-Adeni Arabs will cling strongly to their faith in a harsh environment. Pray the Lord will protect them and teach them to fully trust in himself for life.
Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Arabs of Yemen to improve their standard of living, find employment and provide schooling for their children.
Scripture Focus
"He will have compassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy He will save." Psalm 72:13


People Name: Arab, Yemeni
Country: Yemen
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 6,611,000
World Population: 7,413,000
Language: Arabic, Taizzi-Adeni Spoken
Primary Religion: Islam
Bible: None
Audio NT (FCBH): No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
Christ Followers: Few, less than 2%
Status: Unreached
Progress Level:

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Displaced Iraqis Escape Death in Mosul, Iraq

Displaced Iraqis Escape Death in Mosul, Iraq

April 6, 2017
Wrapped body of Christian woman being laid to rest in Iraq.
Islamic State militants last year killed a Christian woman identified only as Samira in Baghdaida, outside Mosul.
Some Iraqi civilians able to escape the Iraqi military's battle against the Islamic State (ISIS) for control of Mosul have not only avoided death but are finding life in Christ.
A displaced 10-year-old boy in northern Iraq was one of 600 kids who enjoyed an indigenous ministry's program at which children received Bibles and heard the gospel. Mahmood decided to put his faith in Christ for salvation, the ministry director said.
"That night, we asked the kids to go tell their parents about what they had heard and share the story of Jesus with everyone," the director said. "Mahmood's father came the next day complaining to us about our influence in his kid's decision to accept Christ."
The boy's father was upset and fearful of community backlash after hearing his son say, "I became a follower of Christ."
"His father had never heard a word about Jesus, so he gave us the opportunity to tell him about Christ and His salvation," the director said. "Not long after that, he accepted Christ and took Bibles for his wife and two daughters."
Ministries based in Iraq are in ideal position to provide aid, as they can purchase local items inexpensively and are familiar enough with local cultures to introduce the gospel along with relief items.
Other parents also approached the ministry leader with complaints about their children; they too ended up accepting Christ, he said. He gave them Bibles, and they told others of the peace and joy they had found in Jesus.
"Mahmood's father now has a Bible study in his house every Friday at 10 a.m. – the Muslim prayer day!" the director said.
Those stuck in Mosul face a reality that stands in sharp contrast with those who have fled. U.S-led coalition airstrikes in embattled western Mosul reportedly buried scores of civilians in rubble last month. Other civilians have succumbed to months of brutality by ISIS. Since the campaign to retake Iraq's second largest city from ISIS began on Oct. 17, desperate ISIS militants have tortured and killed civilians suspected of being sympathetic to the liberators. Prohibiting civilians from fleeing, the militants have sent the wounded into streets to lure into the open Iraqi forces seeking to help them, and they have kept women and children close by as human shields.
Iraqi forces, including the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, are caught in a harsh dilemma. After the coalition forces retook eastern Mosul, an estimated 400,000 civilians are trapped in the city. ISIS militants are also trapped; surrounded by coalition forces, with no escape route or hope of victory, they have ensured that as many remaining civilians as possible meet a cruel end. Horrifying accounts by relatives of killed civilians are trickling out daily.
Partially destroyed building Near Mosul, Iraq.
Ruins of a building outside Mosul after destruction by Islamic State.
At least 355,000 civilians have been able to escape Mosul and its suburbs, Reuters reported, citing government figures. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres last week said the international community must step up aid to help them.
Ministries based in Iraq are in ideal position to provide aid, as they can purchase local items inexpensively, know secure ways to distribute them and are familiar enough with local cultures to introduce the Bible and gospel along with relief items. They need only funding. All three camps in Khazar and Hassan Shami are full with displaced people from east Mosul, the director said.
"Despite the region still being in a state of war, large groups of displaced inhabitants are risking their lives trying to return home," he said. "Although this is dangerous, due to living conditions in the camps, the lack of resources and the cold weather, many are still trying. We provided some humanitarian support to the displaced that were in the camps, in the roads and in small villages located between the cities of Erbil, Dohuk and Mosul, but the need was much greater than our resources."
The ministry team recently came upon a village of Yarsanis (in Iraq called Kaka'in), followers of a syncretic religion founded in the late 14th century in western Iran by Sultan Sahak. The director said the team learned that they had militant tendencies, so the members spent much time in prayer before approaching them.
They went to the house of the village elder, religious leader Kaka Shehab, and told him about Christ. His daughter was ill with asthma, so they prayed for her before leaving him with a Kurdish-language Bible, the director said.
"The next day," he said, "he phoned us and said, 'My daughter has recovered, thanks to your prayers. Please, come back to the village and pray in every house and for everyone the same prayer that you prayed for her, and give Bibles to every house in the village."
The team returned and distributed 500 Kurdish-language Bibles, and they prayed for and explained Christ to all who received them, he said.
We pray and hope that all the followers of this religion will turn to Christ soon," he said. "Please Pray."
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Drawing by refugee girl.
With help from a student aide for an indigenous ministry in Jordan, a young refugee girl from Iraq expresses repressed feelings about atrocities by Islamic State terrorists. The director of the church school offering education to refugee children noted that a 7-year-old Iraqi girl had difficulty concentrating, a common symptom of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Also speech-delayed, she needed a student aide to help her adjust after the ordeal of escaping Iraq with her mother and brother. The family had spent a year sleeping on the streets and in parking garages. “Since starting at the church school, she is a lot happier,” the director said. “In the classroom she is happy to participate with the other students. Having a student aide/teaching assistant enables her to participate without distracting the rest of the class.” The ministry needs eight aides for eight traumatized children at a cost of $1,500 per month for all eight assistants – also refugees who benefit from the employment.

Sabtu, 18 Maret 2017

The earthquake that was my life until I found Christ

The earthquake that was my life until I found Christ

By Cathy Evangelista, Special to ASSIST News Service
Huntington Beach pier damagedROCHESTER, NY (ANS – March 17, 2017) -- My story begins in “Surf City,” Huntington Beach, Southern California, where I was living at the time.

On that fateful morning of June 28, 1992, my daughter and I were soundly sleeping, that was until at 4:57 AM, when apartment building where I was living, started to shake.
It grew stronger and stronger and for that minute, my daughter, Tiffany, and myself, had by now jumped out of our beds, and stood shaking between the bedroom door jam on the second floor, and we stood there until it had eventually stopped.
All of that short time, I was praying to myself: “Lord, please stop it. Please stop it.” I was so scared that my daughter and I were going to die!
As I said before, it was only a minute, but those sixty seconds seemed like a lifetime! After the earthquake had stopped, my daughter, who was only about 7-years-old at the time, ran out the door, down the steps to the ground floor, and began knocking urgently on a neighbors door. I followed her out.
Main Cathy and her daughterTiffany seemed much calmer than I, and I was still shaking, but I managed to recover enough to ask my friend if we could stay at her home for a few hours, and thankfully she said “yes,” and ushered us through the door. We stayed for a short time, but it took me about a week to get over the initial shock that I was in.
I had never started reading the Bible until that year. I knew of God, but I did not have a personal relationship with Him. So, for some reason, one Sunday evening of late summer that year late summer, I drove to Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa with my daughter. There were no cars in the parking lot and then I saw a little sign that said the church was holding its evening service at the Pacific Amphitheater, a huge rock venue just a few miles away, so we went there.
There were plenty of cars there and I found a parking space and I told my daughter, “Let’s go into the theater, and we can check it out.” It was a wonderful event, with a praise band leading the worship, and followed by a powerful message from Pastor Chuck Smith.
To make a long story short, I decided to start attending CCCM, and the first time I went there, I experienced so much LOVE! It was so powerful to me that I immediately I felt this was where the Lord want me to go on a regular basis.
You see, I knew about God, but I didn’t have a personal relationship with Him until the day I began attending the church. I was raised Catholic back in Ohio, and then I moved by myself to Southern California, where I lived in East LA with my biological mother, who never actually raised me. (I was raised by a stepmom and my biological father back in Ohio). I stayed for a time in East LA and worked as a certified nursing aid in a mentally locked up geriatric nursing home facility.
Chuck Smith speakingIt was while working there that I met and made new “friends”. When I was growing up into my teenage years, and after high school, I was what you would call a “goody two shoes”. I never got into trouble and, in my free time, I would just read books like the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books, and others I had in my own room.
But, back to East LA. As I mentioned, these new so-called friends” introduce me to marijuana and other street drugs. They also acquainted me with shots of whiskey and other hard liquor. I was never like that in Ohio, so this was a whole new world to me.
So in my new-found area of Los Angeles, I did smoke the marijuana and was then introduced to PCP (Phencyclidine), also known as Angel Dust and Sernyl. I tried it, and nothing happened the first time around. However, the second time, I took two “hits”, and I have confess that I have never felt so ill in all my life. It felt like my brain had exploded and I finally somehow fell asleep after taking the “hits”.
But, if that wasn’t bad enough, I discovered when I awoke from the daze I was in, that they had tricked me and told me that I had taken PCP, and then one of these so-called male friends, had apparently tried to rape me, but even in that state, I was able to beat him off! I learned later that I was yelling “help,” nobody came to assist me.
Life was, by now, spinning out of control and, not longer afterwards, I also was date-raped and by that incident I became pregnant. When an aunt of mine found out, she immediately took me to a nearby women’s hospital, and there I had a saline partial birth abortion. When the nurse said that I finished with delivering the baby, she asked me if I wanted to know if it was a boy or girl. I said “no.”
Cathy with son and daughter at Christmas useI began to realize that was not getting anywhere where I was living, and seeing how depressed I had become, my sister took me to Orange County, California, a much nicer area to live in. She is the oldest from my father side and I was not raised with her. She happened to stay with my Mom in California after my parents divorced back when I was three. She knew that I was in trouble, so she moved me right out of that place and I never looked back!
As I think back, I knew I that God was looking after me, even when I didn’t realize it. There is so much more to share, but I will leave it as it is right now. My life verse now is Joshua 1:9 that says, “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” (NIV). That is a promise and I hold on to it.
Photo captions: 1) The Huntington Beach pier during one of the storms and earthquakes that hit the area. 2) Cathy Evangelista with her daughter Tiffany in 1986. 3) Pastor Chuck Smith speaking. 3) Cathy pictured a couple of Christmas ago with her daughter Tiffany, and son Dominic. 4) An older picture of Cathy.
older picture of CathyAbout the writer: Cathy Evangelista now resides in upstate New York with her husband Michael and son Dominic. She is retired from customer service after 30 years. She attended Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa (CCCM) back in the 90’s and was married there in 1995. She moved with her husband to upstate New York in 2006. She is an avid reader of the Word and loves to share the Gospel. She goes to a Calvary Chapel-affiliated church near where she lives and has recently joined the ASSIST News Service as an Editorial Assistant. Cathy can be contacted at: mevangelista@rochester.rr.com.
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Hausa, North in Nigeria

Hausa, North in Nigeria
The Hausa are almost exclusively Muslim and practice agriculture. Their widespread trading activities have contributed to making their language a lingua franca in much of West Africa. In earlier times the Hausa were organized in the Hausa States. Long the vassals of Bornu, the states were conquered by the Songhay in 1513 and by the Fulani in the early 19th century. In colonial Nigeria the traditional Hausa-Fulani social and political structure was largely maintained under the British policy of indirect rule. The Hausa remain a major force in Nigerian politics.
Ministry Obstacles
The Hausa may have only a partial understanding of who Jesus truly is. Pray they will increasingly understand that He is more than a prophet.
Outreach Ideas
Much sustained prayer is needed to prepare the way for the Gospel among the Hausa. Prayer efforts are needed both to prepare the way, and to sustain the workers.
Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray for the few followers of Christ among the Northern Hausa people, that they will grow deeply into the Lord's love and be firmly established in his finished work on the cross. Pray they will be joyful always, praying continually, and giving thanks in all circumstances. Pray they will be zealous to learn, and to be obedient.
Pray for the entire people group
Pray for peace in northern Nigeria. Pray for the Hausa tribes to increasingly be drawn to Isa (Jesus) as he is referred to in the Koran. Pray the Lord will reveal himself to the Hausa as he knows best.
Scripture Focus
"All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations will worship before You." Psalm 22:27


People Name: Hausa, North
Country: Nigeria
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 406,000
World Population: 406,000
Language: Hausa
Primary Religion: Islam
Bible: Complete
Audio NT (FCBH): Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
Christ Followers: Few, less than 2%
Status: Unreached
Progress Level:

Jumat, 24 Februari 2017

North Korean Leader’s Half-Brother Dies Mysteriously in Malaysia

North Korean Leader’s Half-Brother Dies Mysteriously in Malaysia

Christian Journalist Who Visited North Korea, Available for Interviews
By Michael Ireland, Senior Correspondent, ASSIST News Service (www.assistnews.net)
KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL (ANS -- Feb. 14, 2017) – A U.S. government source said on Tuesday it strongly believes that North Korean agents murdered the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia.
mi People watch a TV broadcast reporting the assassination of Kim Jong Nam 02 14 2017In the extraordinary case surrounding the mysterious death of Kim Jong Nam, the U.S. government says American authorities have not yet determined exactly how he was killed, according to an unnamed source, who did not provide specific evidence to support the U.S. government's view.
Reuters is reporting that a South Korean government source also had said earlier that Kim Jong Nam had been murdered in Malaysia. He did not provide further details.
Reuters stated that South Korea's foreign ministry said it could not confirm the reports, and the country's intelligence agency could not immediately be reached for comment.
Reuters said that in the United States, there was no immediate response to a request for comment from the Trump administration, which faces a stiff challenge from a defiant North Korea over its nuclear arms program and the test of a ballistic missile last weekend.
According to the news agency, Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of his time outside North Korea and had spoken out publicly against his family's dynastic control of the isolated state.
In a statement, Malaysian police said the dead man, aged 46, held a passport under the name Kim Chol.
Reuters said Kim Jong Nam has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.
Malaysian police official Fadzil Ahmat told Reuters the cause of Kim's death was not yet known, and that a post mortem would be carried out.
"So far there are no suspects, but we have started investigations and are looking at a few possibilities to get leads," Fadzil told Reuters.
According to Fadzil, Kim had been planning to travel to Macau on Monday when he fell ill at the low-cost terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
"The deceased ... felt like someone grabbed or held his face from behind," Fadzil said. "He felt dizzy, so he asked for help at the ... counter of KLIA."
In his statement to Reuters, Fadzil added Kim was taken to an airport clinic where he still felt unwell, and it was decided to take him to hospital. He died in the ambulance on the way to Putrajaya Hospital.
The U.S. government source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was possible that Kim Jong Nam had been poisoned. The U.S. source said it could not be ruled out that assassins used some kind of "poison pen" device.
South Korea's TV Chosun, a cable-TV network, reported that Kim had been poisoned with a needle by two women believed to be North Korean operatives who fled in a taxi and were at large, citing multiple South Korean government sources.
Reuters said it could not independently confirm those details.
Secretive Family
The news agency said Malaysia is one of a dwindling number of countries that has close relations with North Korea, which is under tightening global sanctions over its nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, the latest of which took place on Sunday. Malaysians and North Koreans can visit each other's country without visas.
It added that a phone call to the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur late on Tuesday went straight to an answering machine.
Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Un are both sons of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died in late 2011, but they had different mothers.
Kim Jong Nam, the elder of the two, did not attend his father's funeral. His mother was an actress named Song Hye Rim, and Kim Jong Nam said his father kept his parents' relationship a secret.
Reuters said the portly and easygoing Kim Jong Nam was believed to be close to his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, who was North Korea's second most powerful man before being executed on Kim Jong Un's orders in 2013.
In an embarrassing 2001 incident, Kim Jong Nam was caught at an airport in Japan traveling on a forged Dominican Republic passport, saying he had wanted to visit Tokyo Disneyland. He was known to travel to Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, Reuters said.
Koh Yu-hwan, a professor at Dongguk University in Seoul, said Kim Jong Nam had occasionally been the subject of speculation that he could replace his younger half-brother, the country's third-generation leader.
"Loyalists may have wanted to get rid of him," he said.
Reuters reports Kim Jong Nam said several times over the years that he had no interest in leading his country. "Personally, I am against third-generation succession," he told Japan's Asahi TV in 2010. "I hope my younger brother will do his best for the sake of North Koreans' prosperous lives."
His cousin, Lee Han-young, who defected to South Korea through Switzerland in 1982, was shot and killed by North Korean agents in Seoul in 1997, according to South Korea.
mi DANWOODING and DR. DAVIDCHO in North KoreaANS Founder Dan Wooding is one of few Christian journalists to have ever visited North Korea.
He said: “It was in 1994, that I was given another opportunity to visit of all places, North Korea. It was just after the death and funeral of Kim Il-sung, the country’s despotic leader.
“It came about when Dr. Dale Kietzman, the then Chairman of ASSIST, called me and said, 'Dan, you’ve been almost everywhere -- except North Korea. How would you like to go?'"
Wooding said: “Of course I was excited to visit this mysterious country and he told me to fly to Beijing, China, to meet up with Dr. David Cho, a North Korean-born pastor now living in Seoul, who had struck up a friendship with Kim il-sung, having known his mother, and Dr. Kietzman gave me the name of the hotel where he was staying.
He continued: “Being a journalist, it was to my great surprise that I was given a visa by the North Korean Embassy there and was able to join a small delegation of Christians led by Dr. Cho. I was on assignment for the UPI [United Press International] Radio Network who commissioned me to spend a week in this secretive land reporting for their network based in Washington, DC.
“When the three of us arrived at Pyongyang Airport in a rather ancient Russian plane, we were surrounded by North Korean TV cameras and reporters. I had one camera thrust in front of me and the reporter asked me in broken English, ‘Why have you come to North Korea?’”
Wooding said he realized, as a Christian journalist, that this was the chance of a lifetime, so he replied, “I have come to your country to share about the love of Jesus Christ.”
mi Dan on North Korean TVThe North Korean reporter looked rather bemused, so Wooding continued, “I am a Christian and would like to see if there are many Christians in your country.”
He added; “After arriving in our hotel room in Pyongyang, the capital, I turned on my TV and was shocked to see myself on the screen giving my interview, so I quickly snapped a picture off the TV, as I thought that no one would believe me that I’d just been on North Korean Television."
Wooding said that when they were checking into the hotel, he noticed a door slightly ajar, and saw men inside wearing headphones, and had reel-to-reel tapes whirring around that were apparently recording what was being said in the rooms of the few guests there, and also in the dining room. "Thia made us aware that we had to be careful what we said while in the hotel as it was all being recorded," said Wooding.
He went on to say, "Before I had left the States, I had a chat with Bill Clough, the then religion editor at UPI Radio, and he told me that when it came time to file my daily reports to one of his team in Beijing -- he would call me in my room -- if I suspected I was being listened to, I should just say to him, 'Say hello to Bill's mother in Amarillo," which meant, 'Don't ask me anything; just roll the tape.'. So, for the entire week,. I gave him this password and then gave my report, which, by the way, became stronger each day, I had thought that if they didn't like what I had said, all they could do was to deport me. However, I now realize that it could have been much worse than that, especially after later reporting on the many Christians from abroad who had been arrested and imprisoned in North Korea."
Dan in church in North KoreaDuring the trip, Wooding and the team were taken to a North Korean church in the capital city and joined in their Sunday morning service. “Again, we were surrounded by cameras and afterwards, we all wondered if this was a ‘real’ church, or if those taking part were actors. By the way, if they were actors, they did a good job,” he said. "It was quite an evangelical service."
Near the end of his time in the country, Wooding joined his colleagues in visiting the DMZ, which is a de facto border barrier that divides the Korean Peninsula roughly in half and It was created by agreement between North Korea, China and the United Nations in 1953.
"While there wewere taken around an Anti-American museum where we were told that America had 'started the Korean war.' The guide didn't seem to care if he offended us or not, but we all took it in our stride and just smiled politely," he said..
“I had been on the South Korean side of the DMZ before and I soon noticed that tourists from the south were photographing us there in the North, probably wondering what a group of Caucasians were doing in North Korea.”
Wooding concluded: “As our little group traveled around North Korea, we were each given a Mercedes to ride in, a driver, and we were accompanied by a ‘spy’ who peppered us with questions about life in the West. It was a trip that I’ll never forget and I still pray each day for the people of this troubled land, and especially for the suffering believers of North Korea. Maybe you could join me, especially as Open Doors in its yearly World Watch List, has again listed North Korea as the worst persecutor of Christians in the world.”
Media wishing to interview Wooding about his insights into this story, please call (949) 472-0974 or email assistnews@aol.com .
Photo Captions: 1) People watch a TV screen broadcasting a news report on the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the older half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, February 14, 2017. (Lim Se-young/News1 via REUTERS). 2) ANS founder, Dan Wooding pictured here with Dr. David Cho, a Korean pastor, during their visit to North Korea. They are standing by a huge statue of Kim il-sung in Pyongyang. 3) Dan Wooding on North Korean TV. 4) Dan Wooding in a North Korean church with some of his colleagues. 5) Michael Ireland.
Michael Ireland small useAbout the Writer: Michael Ireland is a volunteer internet journalist serving as Senior Correspondent for the ASSIST News Service, as well as an Ordained Minister who has served with ASSIST Ministries and written for ANS since its beginning in 1989. He has reported for ANS from Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Israel, Jordan, China, and Russia. Please consider helping Michael cover his expenses in bringing news of the Persecuted Church, by logging-on to: https://actintl.givingfuel.com/ireland-michael
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