Of the three parallel passages which tell the story of Jesus receiving children to Himself (when His disciples tried to hinder them), the most descriptive is Mark 10:13-16:
Islam is the world’s second largest religion with over 1 billion followers. Here you will find stories of how Muslims are being reached with the message of God’s love as well as resources to help you reach your Muslim neighbors and send workers to the Muslim world.
You may also be interested in the large number of of prayer videos related to Islam at the Prayercast website.
The nation of North Macedonia is located in Southeastern Europe in the Balkan Peninsula. Known simply as “Macedonia” until 2019, it gained its independence in 1991 with the breakup of Yugoslavia. It is a picturesque, landlocked country and its geography is characterized by a central valley bordered by two mountainous areas.
In a 2010 paper written for the Cape Town 2010 Congress of the Lausanne Movement, S. Kent Parks and John Scott deliver an impassioned plea for the “Forgotten Fourth” — the almost 2 billion people without access to the gospel.
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.