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Peru – pray for the poorest of the poor

From a Peruvian Christian law professor who loves his country, and serves her people with great compassion If you have to pray for Peru, pray for the poorest of the poor in our cities. Although our government has implemented many measures in order to fight the spread of COVID-19 (including one of the strictest and […]

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Papua New Guinea – learning to live with the virus

From a PNG Christian community health worker and leader Papua New Guinea had a total lockdown in March when COVID19 spread through Asia and the South Pacific. Business houses closed as well as schools and movement of people and religious/social gatherings. Many people lost jobs and the rate of crime and violence especially against women […]

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Pakistan – the power of prayer

Below is an account of events in Pakistan from a national ministry leader God is moving mightily through prayer in the nation of Pakistan. Months prior to the worldwide outbreak of the Coronavirus, God was preparing His people in Pakistan with a strategy to stand against the pandemic. The Aglow Pakistan National Coordinator recently shared […]

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Pakistan – staying strong in prayer during the pandemic

From a Pakistani Christian academic Pakistan’s close proximity to China meant that there was hardly any chance of escape from Covid-19. Moreover, being one the highest populated countries in the world (with over 220 million people) and a country lacking quality healthcare resources and awareness, it was predicted by several experts that the country will […]

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Norway – facing insecurity where life usually feels ‘safe’

From a Norwegian Christian who volunteers with the OW team! For a long time, the people in Norway have experienced that the economy runs smoothly and that life has been safe in all ways. This pandemic caused more people to ask existential questions. The bishop was for instance asked on national television about what to […]

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Nigeria – a Church responding to violence and suffering

From a conversation with a Nigerian Christian leader A sharp increase of attacks on communities (especially in southern Kaduna, Plateau, and Taraba States) has taken place since January, and intensified even since March, from insurgents and extremist groups in the region. While not all attacks are against Christians, a great number of the affected communities […]

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Nigeria – caring for the sick

From a conversation with a Nigerian Christian leader The pandemic fell on a healthcare system already functioning at a weak point in terms of its healthcare delivery. While it is good the spread has not been as wide in Nigeria as in some Western countries, the system was unprepared to deal with this crisis. The […]

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Nepal – a generous Church in a time of crisis

From a Nepali Christian leader Nepal is no exception to the present COVID-19 situation. Ever since the first identification of COVID in February it gradually increased. In the month of March, it became very obvious with Nepalis traveling to the country from China and the Western world. The government of Nepal imposed a lockdown from March […]

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Mozambique – households leading the way in worship

From a Christian worker in Mozambique This has been a very challenging year so far. After all the devastation and disruption of the cyclone last year, many in Mozambique began the year struggling to survive. Sadly, with the arrival of coronavirus and the subsequent restrictions, life has again been severely disrupted. The Church Prior to […]

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Morocco – that all who seek the Lord may find Him

From a believer living in Morocco People seem very hopeless, but one website had several million hits of people searching for truth. An advertisement offering prayer got thousands of responses with people sending prayer requests. Hundreds of people are attending a weekly virtual worship service. People are coming to faith and gathering in the midst […]

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