She spent her life crawling in the dirt, then…

She spent her life crawling in the dirt, then…

You might have seen this picture before: a PPF relief truck slogging through the mud headed north to the Nuba mountains. On the back of the truck are strapped two hand-powered tricycles for paralyzed victims of polio. Recently, we were able to meet one of the recipients of a PPF tricycle. We were sitting in […]

Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

[Editor’s Note: Please be in prayer for our Nuba brethren in Sudan. On Easter weekend, a massive offensive by the Sudan Armed Forces began. The Nuba was hit from six different points on the map. Our friends at Nuba Reports (nubareports.org) published a very good summary of the situation. We have reprinted the article below, […]

The Winning Side

The Winning Side

By Brad Phillips Recently, I received a card from a couple who have been long-time ministry partners of PPF. Their kind note was filled with encouragement and prayers for the safety and success of our team. But what encouraged me most was how their card ended: “It’s good to know we’re on the winning side.” […]

More Dignity for Women!

More Dignity for Women!

We have been blessed with an outpouring of support for PPF’s new Dignity Drive for women. This effort, to provide our sisters living in war zones with access to safe, reusable feminine hygiene solutions, has been well received. Each kit provides a woman with a soft, hygienic solution for up to three years! On behalf […]

Invite a Speaker

Invite a Speaker

We are so grateful for the ministry partnership of churches like our brethren at Mt. Horeb UMC in Lexington, South Carolina. If you would like us to come visit your congregation, please contact Ed Lyons at (540) 829-5353, or e-mail ed.lyons@persecutionproject.org. We look forward to sharing with you what God is doing through our active […]

Nuba Borehole Update – Phase IV

Nuba Borehole Update – Phase IV

Well Repair Update

Well Repair Update

We are so blessed – way beyond what we even realize. For example, when we turn on the tap in our kitchens, safe water comes out. But for one of Sudan’s large Christian minorities living in the war-torn Nuba mountains, access to safe water can cost you your life. For nearly five years, the Islamist […]

Active Compassion vs. Political Posturing

Active Compassion vs. Political Posturing

On January 31st, 2016, Sudan President Omar al Bashir abruptly announced an end to his government’s cozy relationship with Iran. This move was spun by Bashir as a response to the spread of Shiite Islam in his predominately Sunni country. However, for those of us watching the region for some time, this move may have […]

Now You are Light in the Lord

Now You are Light in the Lord

By Ed Lyons “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.” Ephesians 5:8 My wife, Lisa, and I have good neighbors. They care about us. They pray for us. But not all of our neighbors live in close proximity to us. They span the country. […]