Police took family Bibles as "evidence" when they arrested Akhilesh.
Jun. 06, 2024 | India

Pastor Perseveres After 44 Days in Jail

Akhilesh led his family to faith in Christ after being physically healed through prayer. As others joined in their family worship and placed their faith in Christ, a church grew. Eventually, 2,000 people were meeting for worship during the week. A radical Hindu leader warned Akhilesh that he would face serious consequences if he did not close down the church, but they continued to meet. Then, in September 2022, police arrested Pastor Akhilesh for his gospel work and confiscated the family's Bibles. Read More.

Audio Bibles are a powerful tool for evangelism and discipleship in the Ivory Coast.
Jun. 06, 2024 | Cote d'Ivoire

Audio Bibles Help Disciple New Converts

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) has a population of nearly 30 million people. Muslims are its largest religious group, representing around 40% of the population. Around 37% of the population identifies as Christian. The remaining 33% of the country are mostly followers of local ethnic religions, found mainly in the north of the country. While the Christian population is significant, Bibles are hard to access or afford for many people, and roughly 30% of the population is illiterate. Front-line workers recently delivered 500 solar-powered audio Bibles to northern parts of the country. Read More.

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