A message from Al our UK director – COVID-19 and Central Asian Christian Mission

2020-03-30T14:41:07+00:00March 25th, 2020|Central Asia, Evangelism, Ministry, News Update, Prayer|

Dear supporting friends,At this time of great uncertainty, we take great heart in a God of certainty. It seems as if everything is changing hourly, rather than daily in the lives of everyone, so whatever I write will be out of date by tomorrow. Nevertheless, we want you to know [...]

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

2018-06-05T15:23:44+00:00March 16th, 2018|Central Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, In the News, News Update, 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 [...]

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

2018-03-16T14:16:27+00:00March 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 [...]

Persecution in Turkmenistan

2018-01-31T14:54:13+00:00April 13th, 2017|Turkmenistan|

Narmurad Mominov, a Turkmen Protestant leader, was fined two weeks‘ average local wages in late February after police raided a private home. Many of those present were held until the early hours of the morning, while some were pressured to renounce or change their faith. One who did so [...]

Turkey’s rank on the World Watch List rose sharply this year

2018-01-31T14:54:14+00:00January 31st, 2017|Turkey|

Opendoors summarise the situation in Turkey as follows... Turkey’s rank on the World Watch List rose sharply this year, from #45 to #37. There are three notable trends in Turkey at the moment: the presence of radical Islam, the ethnic conflict and the changing political scene. Each of these trends [...]

Believing without hearing

2018-01-31T14:54:14+00:00January 31st, 2017|Central Asia|

Those who can’t speak may just have the most to say. For deaf Christians from Central Asia, communication is deep. Their hands fly like graceful birds and their faces express more emotion than seems possible. They could teach invaluable lessons about faith to anyone willing to listen.Yusif saw Mehman’s changed [...]

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