#ForTheSilenced Blog

Scripture Reflection

Pray for joy and steadfast endurance in the face of persecution. “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of...

Reaching Muslims With the Gospel

      Global Worker Feature Location: North Africa ‘Fatima’ walked through the doors of the ESL centre for the first time and met some of the first foreigners she had ever seen. Though timid at first, she quickly became comfortable with these strange people and new surroundings as ‘Sandy’,...

The Fear of Unfamiliar Faces

    Global Worker Feature Location: Asia I’m sharing my testimony this week at church,” my friend said. “I wish I could come.” “You’re welcome to,” she said, with a tentative look. Hospitality was so engrained, she couldn’t help herself. I offered a sad smile. We both knew I couldn’t go....

No Room For Fear

      Global Worker Feature Location: North Africa The church in this province had only existed for mere months. And that’s not just this denomination or specific gathering; it was the first and only gathering of believers for a hundred kilometers. And now the fledgling group of Christ-followers was...

Scripture Reflection

Pray that the Holy Spirit will draw men and women to Himself and that blind eyes will be opened and the glory of God will be revealed. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke...

A Perfectly Timed Arrival

      Global Worker Feature Ministry Location: Asia It was a normal Sunday morning for a newly founded underground church that meets in a youth community center in an urban poor community. The small stools were put in place, the worship band gathered early to practice and the steamed...

There’s No Way I Can Go Back!

    Global Worker Feature Location: North Africa Three years had passed since the first cups of tea were drunk together in front of ‘Jonathan’s’ shop. Many words had been spoken about God, faith, religion, and Jesus, but ‘Jonathan’ had always made it clear that though there were many...

Scripture Reflection

Pray for the fruit of salvation to remain and for believers to experience true freedom in Christ. “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts...

Message in a Backpack

    Global Worker Feature Location: Asia Before there was a fellowship, there was a group of local and expat Christians that were reaching out to impoverished children in an urban poor community. Their intentions were to spend time with these children and their families and eventually see a...

From Shamed to Strength

    Global Worker Feature Ministry Location: Asia When I hear the word persecution, I immediately think of physical violence, but living in a country where believers are shamed and shunned, I’ve come to see that these forms of passive persecution, are powerful. My friend Alice attended an underground church...