Be Strong and Courageous

Be Strong and Courageous

By Matt Chancey “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 June marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the current war in Sudan’s Nuba mountains. And July marks […]

Mission to the City

Mission to the City

PPF frequently receives calls from individuals, families and churches asking us how they might get involved to support and encourage the people of Sudan. Below is an example of how one group of believers decided to Get Active for the Persecuted. Just as there are diversities of gifts in the Body of Christ, there are […]

Just Another Day in the Foxhole

Just Another Day in the Foxhole

By Ed Lyons For the 10 years I’ve worked with Persecution Project Foundation, I’ve had the pleasure of traveling all over South Sudan. Mostly, it has been during times of peace. But recently, I had the opportunity to visit the Nuba mountains of northern Sudan to oversee PPF projects in an area which is an […]

“Suffering Children” vs. Children Suffering

“Suffering Children” vs. Children Suffering

By Brad Phillips In the April Africa Messenger, one of our directors, Matt Chancey, wrote about the importance of children not only to our ministry, but to the Church as a whole. He admitted that our work in Africa among marginalized communities had changed his perspective of where children fit into the social and religious equation. […]

Water in a War Zone

Water in a War Zone

PPF’s Well Repair Project in the Nuba Mountains In June, 2011, the jihadist government in Sudan launched a war of genocide in the Nuba mountains of Sudan, which is home to that country’s largest Christian community. The government closed the airspace and issued an order for all foreign humanitarian organizations to leave. That’s when PPF […]

The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

By Matt Chancey In Africa, children are everywhere. Whether in the big cities or in the middle of nowhere, children always outnumber adults. Lots of young people mean lots of future consumers needing mobile phones, clothing, food and other consumables. So popular Western brands are pouring into the developing world to go after these new […]

970 Bombs Dropped on Nuba Children!

970 Bombs Dropped on Nuba Children!

Between December, 2014, and February, 2015, 970 bombs were dropped on civilian targets within the Nuba mountains of Sudan. Of these 970 catalogued bombings, more than 500 bombs were dropped in January! According to NubaReports.org, “Sudanese Air-Force has more than tripled the number of bombs dropped on civilian areas in recent months. This brings the number […]

Partners in “Crime”

Partners in “Crime”

By Brad Phillips Southern Kordofan State, a.k.a. “the Nuba mountains,” has been described in the historic 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) as one of “three contested areas” in Sudan – the others being Abyei and Blue Nile State. For decades, the residents of the “three areas” have been isolated and marginalized by Khartoum. There are […]

A Rock for “Little Omar”

A Rock for “Little Omar”

Little Omar is a 3-year-old boy who lives in a cave in the Nuba mountains. A few days ago, an Antonov bomber visited his community, and now, Omar has no mother. Omar is from the Kwaliib community. The Kwaliib are one of 50 indigenous Nuba tribes, but they are exceptional for many reasons. For instance, […]