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UK & Russia in ‘tit-for-tat’ – pray for Eurasian Mission College and Russian believers

2018-03-16T14:16:38+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Central Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, In the News, News Update, Post - Large, Prayer, Russia|

Sergei Skripal and his daughter are fighting for their lives following a nerve agent attack. The UK and Russia expel diplomats in a 'tit-for-tat'. Increasing notes of condemnation are being expressed from Western leaders and we may wonder where this will end? Will it 'blow over' just like the [...]

Prayer pointers for Central Asian Gospel mission – March 2018

2018-04-16T14:40:13+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Azerbaijan, Iran, News Update, Prayer, Tatarstan, Turkey|

Iran Recent protests by young people resulted in deaths and up to 3,700 arrests. The protests were aimed at the regime’s corruption and strict religious laws. The church is growing in Iran but is under persecution. Pray for the government, the younger generation and the church, and for peace [...]

Christian believers face persecution in their homes and churches in Central Asia

2018-03-16T14:16:27+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Central Asia, News Update, Persecution, Prayer|

Forum18 reported a number of raids on the homes of Christians during the second half of 2017 across Uzbekistan. These raids carried out by uniformed Police, NSS and unnamed agencies all resulted in the seizing and destruction of Christian literature, music and Bibles as well as large fines, many [...]

A worker writes about their local church planting team mates…

2018-02-21T21:43:20+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Evangelism, Ministry, News Update, What we do|

“Ten years ago God called a couple to leave their home in the capital to do church planting in a different city. This was not the first time Feruz and Nargiza had followed God into unknown territory. As teenagers they both had heard about Jesus and had decided to [...]

New Birth and True Worship among the Remnants

2018-02-21T21:45:41+00:00 February 1st, 2018|In the News, Kazakhstan, Ministry, News Update, Xinjiang|

New Birth and True Worship among the Remnants I don’t know too much about Light House, a group that started out as a charismatic church about twenty years ago and ended up imploding in scandal and acrimony around six years ago. It prided itself on being “pure Kazakh,” but [...]

Life at an International Church in Central Asia

2018-02-21T21:44:09+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Central Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, In the News, Ministry, News Update|

We are an English-speaking community of approximately 250-300 people representing at least twenty different nations in the world on an average Sunday gathering, based in a city of one million people. As is true of most International Churches around the world, we are a transient group of what are [...]

Mission School Teacher – Opportunities

2018-01-31T14:54:07+00:00 December 12th, 2017|How you can serve, Kazakhstan-Opportunities, Kyrgyzstan-Opportunities, Top3-Opportunities, Turkey-Opportunities|

Ministry Supporting the mission community, allowing other workers to stay in these cities, pastoral support.  A stipend is paid that largely covers living expenses in Central Asia! Profile We are looking for newly qualified or experienced primary or secondary school teachers. Someone ready to meet the challenges of working [...]

Specific requests for prayer – Sep 2017

2018-01-31T14:54:07+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Iran, News Update, Persecution, Prayer, Russia, Turkey|

Turkey Praise that two new churches have opened in Turkey with legal registration, meaning they can meet publically and legally. One is in the ancient Chalcedon district of Istanbul, the other in the southern city of Antalya. Pray that these churches, situated in the same region as the Seven [...]

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