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Finding the Flock Again: Pastors’ Conferences in a War Zone

Finding the Flock Again: Pastors’ Conferences in a War Zone

By Tim Rice “How can you guide your flock when you, as the shepherd, are also being persecuted?” Pastor Al Kam Jaranabi asks while sitting under an acacia tree with other church leaders in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Pastor Jaranabi raises a valid point: maintaining faith during wartime is no easy challenge, especially […]

“Still Not Free” – The Fate of Sudanese Christians, Part II

“Still Not Free” – The Fate of Sudanese Christians, Part II

[Editor’s Note: This is part II of an important story published by NubaReports.org on the continuing crisis in Sudan regarding the persecution of that country’s growing Christian population. Despite political posturing of Sudan’s Islamist government, trying to redefine itself as a “moderate” regime, the sad reality on the ground is very much the same as it […]

“Still Not Free” – The Fate of Sudanese Christians, Part 1

“Still Not Free” – The Fate of Sudanese Christians, Part 1

[Editor’s Note: NubaReports.org recently published a very important story on the continuing crisis in Sudan regarding the persecution of that country’s growing Christian population. Despite positive political posturing of Sudan’s Islamist government, trying to redefine itself as a “moderate” regime, the sad reality on the ground away from the spotlight is very much the same […]

A “Working Faith” in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan

A “Working Faith” in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan

By Tim Rice What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the […]

Beating Back a Weapon of Genocide: Faith-Based NGO Running Medicine to Sudan War Zones

Beating Back a Weapon of Genocide: Faith-Based NGO Running Medicine to Sudan War Zones

By Tim Rice By mid-March, an aid convoy managed to reach an extremely remote, war-torn area of the Nuba Mountains in Sudan: Kau-Nyaro and Werni counties. Effectively cut off from the outside world due to conflict, the UN estimates around 45,000 people living in these counties are considered the most affected by the six-year conflict […]

Written Testimony of Brad Phillips to Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. House of Representatives

Written Testimony of Brad Phillips to Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. House of Representatives

Written Testimony of Bradford L. Phillips President, Persecution Project Foundation Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission U.S. House of Representatives “Sudan: Human Rights and Sanctions”  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – 1:30pm 2255 Rayburn House Office Building
, Washington, D.C. Thank you, Representatives McGovern and Hultgren, and members of the committee, for the opportunity to submit my testimony into […]

More Dignity for Women!

More Dignity for Women!

At a recent PPF-sponsored Pastors’ Conference in the Nuba mountains of Sudan, a special ministry to women took place. A new shipment of “Dignity Kits” was distributed to ladies and girls by the women of the church. Each personal hygiene kit is a safe, comfortable solution for women, providing them with a level of freedom […]

A “Sea Change” of “No Change”

A “Sea Change” of “No Change”

On Friday, January 13th, 2017, in the final days of the Obama administration, the President signed an Executive Order lifting sanctions against the Islamist Government of Sudan. One of the reasons cited for lifting the Clinton and Bush-era sanctions was a “sea change” of behavior by the Islamist regime in providing humanitarian access to war-torn […]

Christians in the Crosshairs: Pastors Face Execution for Spreading Gospel

Christians in the Crosshairs: Pastors Face Execution for Spreading Gospel

[Editor’s Note: The following article recently appeared in the major online news source The Daily Beast (formerly Newsweek) and has generated quite a buzz as more and more people are waking up to the reality that the only real difference between the Islamist government in Sudan and ISIS is that Sudan has a seat at […]

All are precious in His sight…

All are precious in His sight…

“He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with nobles, and inherit a seat of honor…” (1Samuel 2:8) Abdelaziz has cerebral palsy, which is challenging enough in a first world country. But can you imagine living with this disability your whole life in the […]