Prayers for Pastor Abedini

Despite glimmers of hope, an Iranian-American Christian pastor remains brutally imprisoned in Iran. By Ian Tuttle During a National Prayer Breakfast address that was otherwise troubling to American Christians, President Obama managed to strike one encouraging note: Last year, we prayed together for Pastor Saeed Abedini, detained in Iran since 2012. And I was recently…

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Preaching the Message

It is our privilege to preach and teach the message, that God sent to us through brother William Branham, in the Middle East. Many people have misunderstandings about what that means. We preach the word of God as it is originally intended and we can have confidence that we are doing that because God sent…

Persecution continues to cause Chinese church to grow!

China may still be one of the worst places to be a Christian but the church body is still growing at an exceptionally high rate. Thousands are responding to the gospel, reports of a rapid growth of churches are no exaggeration. Things are slowly changing in China as Erik Burklin, President of China Partner, points…

Descent into chaos: Yemen

Published by Ruth Kramer on February 12, 2015 Yemen (MNN) — Remember the saying: “If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it must be a duck”? It applies to what happened with the Houthi militia in Yemen. Open Doors USA President and CEO David Curry explains, “This group…

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The Message Changing Lives in the Middle East

Testimony From Laodicea The pastor in Denizli (the city that replaced ancient Laodicea down in the valley), brother Shahin, told me this testimony recently. They had been reading My Life Story by brother Branham in the mid-week service over the last few weeks. Two new believers in the church were still smoking. Brother Shahin was reading this quote,…

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1st Quarter Missions Trip

We had a great missions trip to Turkey in January. It was a trip spent counselling, teaching and working with pastors and believers. We spent a lot of time with pastors and believers clarifying what the message of the hour really is and the Scriptures that are fulfilled in this day. There have been so…

The War That No One Wants to Talk About

by Michael Coren The first thing I did when I heard of the slaughter at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris was to call my daughter and her boyfriend. They live close by and, while Paris is an enormous city, I was not at rest until I had spoken to them. That, I suppose,…

Nigeria: Attacks on the Frontline

A conference for VOM front-line ministry workers in northern Nigeria was relocated this week amid concerns for the workers and their families. Violence by Islamic extremists, including several suicide bombs set off in nearby cities and a massive attack in Baga, Nigeria where nearly 2,000 were reported to have been killed, raised security concerns. The…