Christians Abducted, Attacked in Bangladesh Refugee Camp

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
View of the sprawling Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photo: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development Human Rights Watch) Taher, a Rohingya Christian pastor, and his 14-year-old daughter were abducted from their shelter in a refugee camp in Bangladesh on the morning of January 27. The previous…

Pray for Christian Brothers Who Were Beaten and Threatened

Mar. 22, 2018 | Bangladesh In January 2017, a Hindu man named Bhargav heard the gospel and came to faith in Christ. A week later, he shared his faith with a Muslim friend, who didn’t respond to the gospel but told his Hindu neighbor about Bhargav’s conversion. The Hindu neighbor then spread the news thatContinue reading “Pray for Christian Brothers Who Were Beaten and Threatened”

Exciting when a Muslim scholar is converted!

Nov. 30, 2017 | Bangladesh Pray for Imam Fedu, a New Christian Convert Imam Fedu, a Muslim scholar and teacher in Bangladesh, recently placed his faith in Christ after receiving a Christian tract and hearing the gospel from a Christian worker. “Jesus is the Savior,” Fedu said. He immediately resigned from his Muslim work andContinue reading “Exciting when a Muslim scholar is converted!”

Abduction of Bangladeshi girl

BANGLADESH – Twelve-year-old Christian girl kidnapped by Muslim man; family fear the possibility of her forced marriage (i.e. rape!) A twelve-year-old Christian girl from Boruakona, eastern Bangladesh, was kidnapped by a 35-year-old Muslim man on 26 May. At the time of writing, the girl’s whereabouts are unknown, although the family have expressed concern that she may haveContinue reading “Abduction of Bangladeshi girl”

Shaikh in Bangladesh

 A huge barely reached people group of the subcontinent. Perhaps the largest unreached* people in the world. * Numbers of Christians inadequate to evangelize the people (usually < 2%) Shaikh in Bangladesh According to one account, the word Shaikh is a general term of courtesy equivalent to the English term of esquire. According to anotherContinue reading “Shaikh in Bangladesh”

Hossain Ali-Bangladesh

This 65 year-old Muslim-background preacher was bombed and hacked to death by men on motorbikes on Tuesday March 22nd in northern Bangladesh. He had left Islam in 1999 and despite pressure and persecution from his family and the withholding of his wages by the government he refused to recant and eventually saw his whole familyContinue reading “Hossain Ali-Bangladesh”

Kapali, Bangladesh

Yet another unreached people!       Kapali in Bangladesh The Kapali are a Hindu agricultural caste spread primarily throughout West Bengal and Bangladesh. They are reputed to have at one time been Brahmins but have lost that status in the caste system. They have traditionally been a land owning community. Though divorce is notContinue reading “Kapali, Bangladesh”

Pray for the Family of Hossain Ali and for His Killers

Apr. 08, 2016 | Bangladesh The family of a Christian man who was fatally stabbed in Bangladesh requests prayer for their comfort and for those who killed him. Three men attacked 68-year-old Hossain Ali on March 22 while he was on his morning walk. According to local police, the attackers fled the scene after stabbingContinue reading “Pray for the Family of Hossain Ali and for His Killers”