Persecuted Countries – #3 – Saudi Arabia

Posted by Marte Thiemann

SGWM is committing the month of April in praying for, Saudi Arabia. Please join us for praying. Freedom of religion is unknown here. Within Saudi borders, the government denies recognition or protection of any religion other than Sunni Islam. The legal system is based on Islamic law and conversion to another religion is punishable by death if the…

 

Persecuted Countries #2 – Afghanistan

Posted by Marte Thiemann

SGWM is committing the month of March in praying for Afghanistan. Conventional name is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. It is a crime in Afghanistan for a Muslim to convert to Christianity or any other religion. It is also illegal to witness to an Afghan Muslim. Threats against Afghan converts to Christianity should be taken seriously. Conversion is…

 

Please Pray for Nepal

Posted by Marte Thiemann

  SGWM is committing the month of February  in praying for Nepal. The land-locked nation of Nepal between China and India was, until 2006, the world’s only officially Hindu nation, with 86 percent of the population being Hindu and only 0.6 percent Christian. Today, Christians make up 2.8 percent of the population while Hindus account for 75…

 

A Call To Pray for North Korea

Posted by brian

It was announced yesterday (Sunday the 18th of December) that Kim Jong-Il, the leader of North Korea, had died. Kim Jong-Il was 69 years old. Because of the radical instability in this country and in light of Kin Jung-Il’s death, I am calling for prayer for North Korea and the suffering Christians and non-Christians who…

 

Persecuted Countries #1 – North Korea

Posted by brian

The country of North Korea is often shadowed in mystery and fear. This rouge nation exists completely secluded from outside influence and its boarders are seal tight. No other country on earth comes close to the fierceness of Christian persecution as North Korea does. Christians in this country must hide their faith completely from everyone….

 

Nourished in the Words of Faith

Posted by brian

“…nourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which you have carefully followed.”  1 Timothy 4:6   I want to pose a question for application in light of this statement here – Are you constantly nourished in the words of faith and good doctrine? Would you  describe your life as constantly being…

 

Reaching the Next Generation

Posted by brian

I have had the privilege of traveling all over the world and visiting more churches then I can remember. In fact when I was in Bible College I joined choir and we were blessed to be able to travel every weekend to sing in a different church. I got to see and experience a LOT…

 

Bible Q & A – "Is Salvation Easy to Obtain?"

Posted by brian

I was asked a very interesting question recently. Basically, I can sum it up like this – “Is salvation easy to obtain.” This is a tricky question indeed. But I hope to pack some meat on the bones so that we can have something substantial to chew on. First, I am going to highlight the side…

 

Our God Saves

Posted by brian

        One of the songs that has been ministering to my soul lately was written by Paul Baloche called “Our God Saves.” I love that declaration of truth; for truly our God is the God of salvation. When I hear this amazing song I am reminded of what David penned long ago:…

 

No Scar by Amy Carmichael

Posted by brian

Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand? I hear thee sung as mighty in the land, I hear them hail thy bright ascendant star, Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I was wounded by the archers, spent, Leaned Me against a tree to die; and rent…