North Africa Testimony

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Africa | No Comments

(This story has been sanitized for security reasons. Details of names and places have been omitted or changed. The English has been edited only when needed for clarity, as we wanted everyone to hear his story as he told it.)   My name is Abdoul and I am 53 years old. When I was young, […]

Muslim World Update – From Depression to Joy

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 in Africa | No Comments

Amin’s Testimony My name is Amin; I am 32 years old from the Middle East and this is my testimony of how I started believing in God and how He took all my burdens. I was living in a very small neighborhood and I worked installing cable TV and security systems in malls and institutions. […]

Muslim World Update – Freedom by Forgiving

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in Africa | No Comments

Freedom By Forgiving Salamn’s Testimony My name is Salamn and I am 26 years old. I am married and have one child. I grew up in a wealthy family, but I worked hard and had to pay for all my own expenses. My father never helped me even in my hardest days. I am a […]

Muslim World Update

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 in Africa, News | No Comments

Sahar’s Testimony Hello Family, My name is Sahar and I am 20 years old. I was born into a wealthy family and I am the youngest. Since I was a child my parents fought. Therefore, they decided to separate so they both started living in different apartments. Very seldom did I see my father. He […]

Muslim World Update

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Africa | No Comments

  My name is Ali and I am 22 years old. I was born in an ordinary religious family, but my family members were always quarreling. This situation made me a nervous, impatient person in many aspects of my life. I grew up in a neighborhood of criminals and drug dealers. My older brother and I […]

Muslim World Update – Defeating Hopelessness

Posted on May 4, 2016 in Africa | No Comments

From Defeating Hopelessness to Overcoming Peace   Hello, my name is Tuba and I am 26 years old. I got married four years ago, but I got a divorce six months ago and now I live with my sister. This is my testimony of how God found me. Most families in my nation do not have peace. […]

Muslim World Update

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Africa | No Comments

Click Play on Video to Listen to Update   Victory in the Midst of Persecution   My Christian name is Mary; I am from a family line of religious Islamic leaders. My forefathers took pride in the fact that they were champions in the spread of Islam in our region and the way they would teach their converts […]

Testimony from the Muslim World

Posted on Jan 26, 2016 in Africa, News | No Comments

Testimony My name is Paul Modou and I am 42; I grew up in a Muslim household. I belonged to a religious Islamic ‘Suufi’ brotherhood called ‘Baye Fall” following my father for 16 years.  In this group we did not observe the Islamic prescriptions; we begged for our living and worked for our religious leader […]

Hope for the Soldiers of ISIS?

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in Africa, News | No Comments

Testimony of Transformation in the Middle East Here is a testimony from a house church planting movement in the Middle East that SOM is able to support from your participation, we pray you are encouraged. My name is Nazir. I grew up as a Muslim from the Middle East. My parents did not care about me […]

Urgent Need for Prayer and Action by David Witt

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in Africa, Update | No Comments

A Sudanese court sentenced a pregnant woman to death when she refused to recant her Christian faith and to come back to faith in Islam   A Sudanese court sentenced a pregnant woman to death when she refused to recant her Christian faith and to come back to faith in Islam. Meriam Yehia Ibrahim, 27 is Christian, and […]

Fearless Faith in North Africa

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 in Africa | No Comments

SOM Senegal Prayer and Praise Update Written by SOM-Senegal President Malik My name is Kumar.  I was born in the country of a fundamental Islamic country in Northwest Africa. I finished studying the Qu’ran when I was 12 years old. I diligently studied the laws and precepts of the Qu’ran so I could exalt Islam […]

March 2013 Senegal (Africa)

Posted on Mar 13, 2013 in Africa, News | No Comments

Fearless Hope: Update on Pastor Jose and Zeneide in Senegal (Africa) Reported By David Witt In February, we visited Pastor Jose Silva Dilson and Zeneide in prison in Theis, Senegal. We were inspired and humbled by their overcoming faith. They have been imprisoned over four months after being arrested on November 6, 2012 under false […]

February: Guinea Bissau, Africa

Posted on Feb 4, 2013 in Africa, Mission, News | No Comments

Fearless Faith: Guinea Bissau, Africa Reported By David Witt Zareb is 25 years old from the Fula Tribe in Guinea Bissau, North Africa. Historically the Fula’s are fierce warriors and are responsible for bringing Islam to this area of Africa. Zareb comes from a line of devout Muslims. His grandfather is an Imam and Zareb […]

October Newsletter 2012

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 in Africa, News | No Comments

The End of Islam? A House Divided… Part 1  Written by David Witt   Fear seems to be ruling in the Muslim and non-Muslim world today. The headlines continue to cover stories of violent demonstrations, terrorism and fundamental Islamic intimidation for those who criticize Islam. However, there are a minority of people who are questioning, […]

April Newsletter 2012

Posted on Apr 2, 2012 in Africa, News | No Comments

April – Fearless Faith in Algeria   Saighi Krimo is sentenced to five years in prison for boldly sharing his faith in Algeria. He has spent only three days in jail, since the government has not enforced him to serve his sentence due to public pressure.  Saighi continues to put his faith and trust in […]

January Newsletter 2012

Posted on Jan 17, 2012 in Africa, News | 5 Comments

Arab Summer Harvest? Reported By David Witt News of the turmoil and government transitions from the Arab Spring dominated the media this past year.  The question for us kingdom-minded Christians is: “When does the Arab Summer Harvest of souls begin?” I just returned from visiting Muslim background believers in five North African nations. I am […]

Algerian Freedom – Final Week

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Africa | No Comments

Count our Blessings This is the final week of our Algerian Freedom campaign. We are greatly encouraged by the past seven weeks. We introduced you to the growing church within Algeria: How over 100,000 Muslims have repented and trusted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior since 1985. How fundamental Muslims and secular Muslims in […]

Algerian Freedom Week 7 of 8

Posted on Aug 15, 2011 in Africa | No Comments

Soccer – a Holy Sport? Soccer is popular in Algeria and now to Christians soccer is a reminder of God’s sovereign grace. It is the Lord God who saves. Acts 2:47 says, “And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.”  In recent history, God has added many Muslim […]

Algerian Freedom – Week Six of Eight

Posted on Aug 4, 2011 in Africa, Mission, News | No Comments

Algerian Freedom Week Six of Eight–Prayer and Action The United States relationship with Algeria has been a roller coaster over the years. By 1800 The United States government was paying 20 percent of budget in ransom and tribute to the Muslim Barbary countries which included Algeria. President Jefferson decided that the US would no longer […]

Algerian Freedom: Week Five of Eight–Prayer and Action

Posted on Jul 26, 2011 in Africa, News | 5 Comments

Algerian Freedom Week Five of Eight–Prayer and Action Each week of this campaign our goal is to provide knowledge and awareness of what is taking place regarding persecution of Christians in Algeria. Pastor Siaghi Krimo is an example of the abuse of freedom that Ordinance 06-03 enforces. (Read week 3 for more information.) He was […]

Algerian Freedom Week Four of Eight

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 in Africa, News, Update | No Comments

Algerian Freedom Week Four of Eight–Prayer and Action This next Monday, August 1 officially starts the Islamic fast of Ramadan in Algeria. (Sunday Evening July 31st in North America) It will last until August 30th. Ramadan is required for all Muslims to fast during daylight hours by refraining from all liquids, food and sexual intimacy. […]

Algerian Freedom Week 3 of 8 Prayer and Action

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Africa | No Comments

Politics in a free state should mean just that – Freedom. We have a Constitution that promises us freedom to choose creed, speech, religion, politics etc. Since 1976, Algeria has claimed such freedoms. Their Constitution is very well written and mirrors some United States constitutional rights.   President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was voted into his position on April, 29, 1999 and […]

Algerian Freedom – Week Two of Eight – Prayer and Action

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 in Africa, Update | No Comments

     The root cause of the suppression of freedom in Algeria is fundamental Islam. The Qur’an demands Muslim superiority. Surah 3:110 states that Muslims are superior over all other people. Surah 8:55 states that non-Muslims are worse than unclean animals (dogs and pigs). Therefore, freedom for all citizens in an Islamic state (Sharia law) is […]

Algerian Freedom – Week One – Prayer and Action

Posted on Jul 4, 2011 in Africa, Update | One Comment

As we just celebrated Independence Day, we are reminded of the freedom that we have in the United States of America.  Our Forefathers were persecuted for their faith and world views. They paid the price of freedom with their fortunes and lives for our sake. As Christ bought our freedom from sin, all those who […]

Algerian Freedom

Posted on Jun 23, 2011 in Africa, Blog | One Comment

  Algerian Freedom (July 5 to August 26, 2011) Dear Prayer Warrior , In an effort to help an estimated 100,000 Algerian persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ, we are asking you to join us in a campaign to pray and speak up. We believe as we serve the Algerian Christian minority we serve all Algerians; if one does not have […]

April 2011 News

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 in Africa, News, Update | No Comments

Fearless Love: Joy in Passion  This week Christians around the world celebrate the pinnacle of the Christian faith, what many call, “Passion Week.” Most Christians will partake in having communion. Communion directly comes from the Biblical story of Jesus having the Passover meal with His disciples. This meal represents the Gospel, as Jesus takes the […]