Pashtoo (Pathan) people of Afghanistan.

The Pathans, or Pashtoo or Pushtu people are the largest group in Afghanistan totalling about 12 million. There are Pathans scattered all over the world (50 million total). Many speak Pashto or Dari and there are Scriptures in Dari–I gave a Dari Bible to an Afghan taxi-driver (Ali) in Warrington recently! There are Pashtoo people […]

Unreached in Afghanistan-Aimaq, Jamshidi

 Thousands of US troops there but NO MISSIONARIES! Aimaq, Jamshidi in Afghanistan Aimaq, meaning tribe in Turkish, is a term that differentiates semi-nomadic herders and agricultural tribal groups of various ethnic origins. They are Sunni Muslim, speak dialects close to Dari, and refer to themselves with tribal designations – Jamshidi being one of these. During […]

Hazara people, Afghanistan

Aimaq, Hazara in Afghanistan The Hazara are one of the semi-nomadic tribal groups of Afghanistan. The Aimaq people give women high status, which is much different than other rural societies in Afghanistan. Women participate in group discussions, even when outsiders are present, and a girl may reject a suitor chosen by her father. Bride-service is […]

Inspiring story of what it takes to be a Christian in Afghanistan today.

View this email in your browser     Dear friend,   “It is dangerous to be a Christian here.” This comment from a Christian radio listener living Afghanistan, one of the most ‘closed’ countries in the world.   You see, to be an Afghan is to be a Muslim. Religious and political leaders in this […]

Yet another unreached tribe.

 Likely no disciples and there never has been! Aimaq, Jamshidi in Afghanistan Aimaq, meaning tribe in Turkish, is a term that differentiates semi-nomadic herders and agricultural tribal groups of various ethnic origins. They are Sunni Muslim, speak dialects close to Dari, and refer to themselves with tribal designations – Jamshidi being one of these. During […]

5. Afghanistan

5. World Watch List Leader: President Hamid Karzai Population: 35.6 million (perhaps a few thousand Christians) Main Religion: Islam Government: Islamic republic World Watch List Rank: 5 Source of Persecution: Islamic extremism/Tribal antagonism The situation in the country remains unstable and Islamic extremist groups continue to gain power. Christianity is still considered a ‘Western’ religion […]

Aimaq people of Afghanistan

Operation World states,”There are six Aimaq tribes to the west, of nomadic background WITH FEW, IF ANY, BELIEVERS AMONG THEM. How are these tribes to hear? The Lord alone knows and must provide the resources. Aimaq, Taimani of Afghanistan From ancient times, Afghanistan has been the crossroads of Asia. The ethnically mixed Aimaq tribes formerly […]

Aimaq, Firozkohi in Afghanistan

 These folk speak a Persian dialect. Disciples MUST be raised up among them. Aimaq, Firozkohi in Afghanistan “Aimaq” means “tribal people”. The Firozkohi Aimaq are one of the semi-nomadic tribes. The tribes were first identified in the 16th and 17th centuries, when the groups were unified by chiefs coming from outside the area. Tribalism is […]

Pashtun, Northern in Afghanistan

These warlike people I believe have been behind all fighting against invaders be it Russians and now Western Allies. Please pray for their evangelization. Pashtun, Northern in Afghanistan Pashtuns are the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan, and make up the majority of the Taliban and the current Afghan government. There may be as many as […]

Werner Groenewald and his two children martyred in Afghanistan.

by VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED Originally posted on Achmed Kariem:  Click on pic to enlarge. WERNER GROENEWALD 29 NOVEMBER 2014:  Werner Groenewald and his two children martyred in Afghanistan  This morg (Sunday 30 November 2014) our hearts are broken.  We have lost a dear friend, a faithful r and a precious soul-mate.  Werner Groenewald and […]