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Blythswood Update – June 29th 2022

Daniel Centre Robi has found work at a nearby supermarket, Ionuz is still inactive, had to be put out for a few days and has returned quite chastened.  Dani too moved out with friends for a few days but has now moved back in. The Ukrainian refugee family in the Daniel Centre apartment are now […]

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Barnabas Update – June 29th 2022 (excerpts)

Christian Vietnamese family forced out of home Barnabas Fund, 24 June 2022 A Christian family in Vietnam’s Nghe An province have been forced from their home village for refusing to re-convert to a local animist religion. The local authorities on 4 June voted to expel them from their home village in Ky Son district, confiscated their livestock, […]

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Change of Tunisian constitution on Islam? – June 29th 2022

Barnabas Fund, 23 June 2022 (excerpts) A new draft of Tunisia’s constitution does not name Islam as the North African country’s state religion. In May 2022 Sadaq Belaid, a legal expert appointed to oversee the drafting process by Kais Saied, President of Tunisia since 2019, said that the aim of the change was to combat […]

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Jacksons Update – June 29th 2022 (excerpts)

The Restorative Justice course was allowed to continue at Voorberg even though the gang-related stabbing of an officer caused the rest of the prison to be shutdown.  The first day brought early insights to one man who told of abuse towards him and his family by the farmer they worked for and on whose land […]

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Christians beheaded by IS in Mozambique – June 29th 2022

Barnabas Fund, 21 June 2022 (excerpts) Islamist militants raided a Christian village in northern Mozambique on 17 June, beheading one resident. The raid by terrorists linked to Islamic State is the first in recent years in Nampula province. IS has also claimed responsibility for the “beheading of several Christians” in raids across Cabo Delgado province, […]

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Home Burned, Children Killed by Radical Hindus – June 29th 2022

Voice of the Martyrs, 23 June 2022 (excerpts) Sahid and his wife, Memona, have 6 children and live in a small Hindu village in Pakistan.  In April 2022, a Hindu religious leader and one of Sahid’s relatives confronted Sahid and Memona about their Christian faith.  The religious leader questioned why the couple had not attended […]

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Blythswood Update – June 21st 2022

Daniel Centre Robi has successfully found work at the nearby supermarket, but Ionuz is still inactive, had to be put out for a few days and has returned quite chastened.  Dani too moved out with friends for a few days but has now moved back in. The Ukrainian refugee family in the Daniel Centre apartment […]

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Barnabas Update – June 15th 2022 (excerpts)

Attack on Assyrian Christian family in Turkey Barnabas Fund, Jun. 13, 2022 An Assyrian Christian family were attacked in a village in Mardin, Turkey, after a church service on Sunday 5 June. The service in Mor Gevargis Church was the first held in the building in almost 100 years. The renovation of the church was […]

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Christian Man Beaten to Death in His Home – June 15th 2022

Voice of the Martyrs, Jun. 09, 2022 After becoming a prominent, active leader of his church, Kalithas received threats from Hindu extremists in his community.  They warned that he would face severe consequences if he continued his bold witness in the village.  On Dec. 16, 2021, four men came to his home and started kicking […]

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Jacksons Update – June 15th 2022

(excerpts) Ebrahim in Drakenstein Maximum is teaching other inmates to play instruments and now leading the chapel music group.  He wants to introduce as many as possible to Jesus and the non-believing drummer has now committed himself to the Lord.  He was teaching a regular to play the song “Still” (Hide me now) but only […]

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