Our strategy in North Africa is to preserve the Christian presence where it is under threat or in persecution, helping to sustain developing churches, while also training and sending church planters to areas where no churches currently exist. Because North Africa’s evangelical churches are quite young with many believers only in the faith for a few years, organizational development and leadership training are top priorities. Additionally, we focus on evangelistic media, creative holistic outreach, and ministry to women and children—marginalized groups who have special needs for spiritual and physical development.

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Our strategy in North Africa is to preserve the Christian presence where it is under threat or in persecution, helping to sustain developing churches, while also training and sending church planters to areas where no churches currently exist. Because North Africa’s evangelical churches are quite young with many believers only in the faith for a few years, organizational development and leadership training are top priorities. Additionally, we focus on evangelistic media, creative holistic outreach, and ministry to women and children—marginalized groups who have special needs for spiritual and physical development.

Despite its strong Christian heritage, the region of North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and Morocco) has been greatly influenced by Islam since the seventh century. Most North Africans are at least nominally Muslim, causing some to call this region the “Land of the Vanished Church.”

With few evangelical Christians and the serious risks involved in openly sharing the Gospel, evangelism of the region’s 174 million people is a great challenge. In recent years, the difficult environment for Christianity has intensified with civil unrest taking place in three of the five countries as a result of “Arab Spring.” Extremist Islamic groups are gaining power with an agenda to Islamize the entire region and rid it of its Christian presence. Despite these challenges, more and more North Africans are finding salvation in Jesus Christ and boldly taking up the challenge to reach their countrymen for the Lord.

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Led to the Lord through Dreams

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International Peace Festival in North Africa

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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…

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EGAW: Showing love to our neighbor

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ALHH July August 2018 Update Persecution Leads Family to Ministry Work

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August 15, 2018

Rose is currently a member of our media team, where she works on subtitling our programs from a local language into Arabic. This is her testimony of how she ended…

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August 8, 2018

A young man from the northeast of Morocco accepted Jesus for the first time five months ago. Right away, he started sharing the Gospel with some of his friends at…

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

Family Religion Abandoned in Favor of Christ

August 7, 2018

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MABJ June 2018 Update Divine Appointment Leads to New House Church

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Camp Opens Her Eyes to a Whole New World

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Several years ago, I was surrounded by a group of children, the friends of the nephew of one of my friends. Today these “children” are youth, and my friend has…

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Our strategy in North Africa is to preserve the Christian presence where it is under threat or in persecution, helping to sustain developing churches, while also training and sending church planters to areas where no churches currently exist. Because North Africa’s evangelical churches are quite young with many believers only in the faith for a few years, organizational development and leadership training are top priorities. Additionally, we focus on evangelistic media, creative holistic outreach, and ministry to women and children—marginalized groups who have special needs for spiritual and physical development.

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