In a May 2018 article at the Gospel Coalition website, entitled When Muslims Dream of Jesus, Darren Carlson cites two studies of Muslim converts to Christianity and notes that many such converts recount dreams they believe came from God that led to their conversions to Christ.
Four-and-a-half years ago, Kurdish People’s Protection Units along with Free Syrian Army reinforcements, Peshmerga of the Kurdistan Regional Government, and American and US-allied Arab airstrikes, liberated the Syrian city of Kobani after approximately four months of ISIS control. Although four months may seem like a relatively short time, the brutality of ISIS has led some Muslim residents of Kobani to question their faith. An article from NBC News details the aftermath.
Beauty Ndoro and her husband of Zimbabwe were recruited by Servant Partners to serve in Mexico (they have served in both Mexico and Nicaragua).
Nairobi Chapel, a non-denominational church in Kenya, has sent church planters to Chicago, London, Sydney, and Christchurch. San Francisco is their next target city.
Baptist Press ran an article several years ago entitled Sikhs reached by contextualizing Gospel and described how it was difficult for the Jatt Sikh people of India to convert to Christ because they felt it meant giving up their culture.
In an article published in The Guardian in August of 2015 entitled Jesus saved my mother, Nirpal Dhaliwal tells the fascinating story of how his mother — born into the monotheistic Sikh religion in the Punjab and yet combining her Sikh heritage with many of the religious practices of the polytheistic Hindu culture around her — converted to Christ and of his observations of the changes it has brought about in her life.
- one in five senior adults will have a conversation with three people or less over a week;
- 225,000 seniors will go through an average week without talking to anyone in person;
- 38% of the elderly admit they feel lonely;
- 12% of senior adults do not leave their home because of loneliness;
- 40% of seniors say they would be more confident if they knew their neighbors; and,
- 54% of older adults say their day would improve overall if they could just have a simple, short conversation with someone.