Our partner House of Hope began as a summer camp ministry. Today, it has a staff of 30 whose programs include church planting, summer camps, a Bible training institute, media programs, micro-enterprise, and humanitarian projects.

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Our partner House of Hope began as a summer camp ministry. Today, it has a staff of 30 whose programs include church planting, summer camps, a Bible training institute, media programs, micro-enterprise, and humanitarian projects.

The two main people groups House of Hope works with are the Arabs and the Berbers. Very few believers exist among the Arabs. Conversely, among the Berbers there are now about 60,000 believers of which 95 percent are from Muslim background. Many are members of the officially registered Protestant Church, and their churches are quite large with organized meetings in church buildings rather than homes.

Even through the decade of terrorism in the 1990s, believers were never a target and enjoyed the freedom to worship openly. However, in March 2006, a new law was issued concerning freedom of worship and religious minorities. It prohibited evangelism as well as religious meetings except in places with legal permits. As a result, many of the locations used for worship were forced to close. Christians who actively shared their faith found themselves in court, accused of evangelizing Muslims.

With the introduction of these laws, church attendance decreased. Today, despite ongoing persecution and harassment, the Church in this area is growing again.

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Jesus Revealed to a Family through a Dream

Jesus Revealed to a Family through a Dream

May 16, 2018

There was a family in the people group we are ministering to whose son who was very dedicated to Islam. His parents were very proud of him. With no warning,…

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God's Power Shown to Two Families

God’s Power Shown to Two Families

April 16, 2018

  A man had been suffering greatly from a hernia. His wife saw our brother’s programs on TV and contacted him. Our brother went and shared the Good News of…

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Physical Healing Leads to Spiritual Healing

Physical Healing Leads to Spiritual Healing

March 16, 2018

A young lady suffered greatly when both of her kidneys failed to function normally. Her family became very anxious and did not know what to do. She lost hope, joy…

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New Student at Timothy School

New Student at Timothy School

February 21, 2018

I have been a Christian for many years. I have been teaching and training teachers to work in primary schools. My heart’s desire has always been to spend time studying…

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The Gospel Spreads in Spite of Church Closures

January 12, 2018

Many churches have been ordered to close the doors of their meeting places by the government. These pressures by the governing authorities signal a coordinated campaign of intensified action against…

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New Persecution Forces Suspension of Activities

December 10, 2017

The governor of the city issued an order on November 9th that our ministry, House of Hope, must suspend all activities, based on false accusations and information. Police officers came…

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Miraculous Healing Shows Family God’s Power

November 12, 2017

K* and Y*’s daughter, E* was hospitalized for seventeen days after swallowing a small battery. She shared a room with a one-and-a-half year-old boy, who had drunk some toxic cleaning…

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The Healing of Brother A

The Healing of Brother A*

September 8, 2017

Some time ago, we met A* in a church in the North Africa, where Y* was preaching. He then visited us at the House of Hope and shared with us…

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ALHH July 2017 Update bringing light to the community

Bringing light to the community

July 19, 2017

  A French couple has been in our team since 2009. Praise the Lord, God led them to start French classes and now they have about 350 children coming to…

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June 2017 Update ALHH new Book truth

A Truth that many do not know

June 2, 2017

  One day we were in a public square praying for the people we saw around us. There was a person in front of us, who began to approach us….

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General Fund – House of Hope, Algeria

In the mid-1970s, the cause of Christ in Algeria seemed to take a big hit when practically all foreign groups were expelled from the country. But God promised to build His Church, and He is doing just that. Our partner House of Hope began as a summer camp ministry. Today, it has a staff of 30 whose programs include church planting, summer camps, a Bible training institute, media programs, micro-enterprise, and humanitarian projects.

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