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  • MENA SPPM Sept 2020 update

    Opening The Door

    October 6, 2020 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    Some time ago, my friend invited me for dinner at her home. Normally, gatherings at her house are filled with fun, delicious food, and an abundance of desserts. Frequently, there is a recommended dress code, an ambiance of good music, and there is always time for drinking tea. On this particular visit, however, her home … Read more

  • SPPM July August 2018 Update Family Religion Abandoned in Favor of Christ

    Jesus is real and reveals Himself

    August 31, 2020 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    Omar is a believer in an Islamic country. He says, “I first learned of Jesus when reading a passage in the Quran which speaks of His birth. I was drawn to this unique prophet, yet found that others became disturbed when I began to ask questions about this fascinating Aissa (as Jesus is known in … Read more

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    Sharing Jesus in the Ports

    February 13, 2020 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    Hundreds of thousands of North Africans that live in Europe travel by ferry in the summer months to visit family in North Africa. Last summer, I helped with the distributions we did for three port cities. Collectively we handed out thousands of New Testaments (7,247) and other materials such as More than a Carpenter, illustrated children’s book, … Read more

  • SPPM 2019

    From Radical to the Waters of Baptism

    October 24, 2019 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    In his search for a genuine relationship with God, he ended up immersing himself and his family in the theology of radical Islam and started working in a mosque. He spent a large part of his day studying the Quran. After a while, he learned about Christ as our Savior and decided that is where … Read more

  • SPPM Aug 2019

    We have a police officer in the family!

    August 28, 2019 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    Like yeast in the dough, like a mustard seed, the Kingdom of God continues transforming lives! In the word of God, we read stories of people for whom humanly it was “impossible” to be transformed by Jesus. Today as before, He continues changing lives! In the Muslim country where we serve, the police are very … Read more

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    Ignite the Flame

    May 11, 2019 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    We have a friend named Arvio* we work with him in one of the development projects. He was a Muslim man who began to see the love of God as expressed in Jesus Christ. It was a joy to hear him pray, reflect on God’s Word, and ask thoughtful questions. Once Arvio’s family discovered the … Read more

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    Walking to Jesus

    February 18, 2019 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

    Ashaki* is a five-year-old girl who, when she was born, due to lack of care in proper medical supervision, suffered from a broken hip at the moment of delivery. Since her injury wasn’t adequately attended, she grew up with difficulties walking, constant pain, and other complications. In May, during Ramadan, her mother approached our center … Read more

  • Lighthouse

    December 28, 2018 | ACC MENA

    I met Sukru* in one of our trainings in the Middle East. He found it surprising that someone from a foreign country would speak his language.** This allowed him to trust me and start to build a friendship with me. We exchanged phone numbers and began a long-distance friendship since we live 90 km from … Read more

  • International Peace Festival in North Africa

    International Peace Festival in North Africa

    October 7, 2018 | ACC MENA

    This year for the second time, the Lord gave us the opportunity to participate in the International Peace Festival, which is carried out annually in North Africa. Our ministry was involved in the peace-building forum, and one of our team members had the opportunity to present. Another leader in the forum was a well-known Egyptian … Read more

  • SPPM July August 2018 Update Family Religion Abandoned in Favor of Christ

    Family Religion Abandoned in Favor of Christ

    August 7, 2018 | Maghreb Project, North Africa

      “My name is Grace. I was raised in a city that was not very diverse, in a time when there was a greater religious tolerance than there is today. I had some extended family members and neighbors who were not from a Muslim background as everyone else there was, and to this day I do … Read more