Ed Lyons

Rescue the Perishing

Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter. If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Prov. 24:11-12a (ESV) As of this writing, the current war in Sudan (which began on April 15th, 2023) has…
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Safe Water Emergency!

Since war broke out on April 15, 2023, 12 MILLION people have been displaced by fighting in Sudan, including hundreds of thousands of Christians. The level of destruction within Sudan’s capital region alone (Khartoum) has decimated 90 percent of the industry. The national currency is in a free fall and Sudan has arguably surpassed Ukraine…
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Gigaiba Referral Hospital Update

The ministry of healing at the Persecution Project-supported Gigaiba Referral Hospital in the Nuba mountains of Sudan continues— thanks to your active compassion. We especially thank the members of our Nuba Breakfast Club, which provides monthly support to keep this “house of healing” open and saving lives every day. You can learn more by visiting…
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Good Shepherds

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.” John 10:11 Jesus describes Himself as the “Good Shepherd.” He then goes on to indicate what that means. “The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.” It can seem ridiculous to us in the 21st century to consider it a…
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Looking Forward… by Going Back

As we look forward to a new year of ministry, we at Persecution Project feel it important to first go back and remember the blessings of the previous year. It’s both encouraging and challenging. It’s encouraging because we can see all the progress made in just a few months. It’s challenging because we want to…
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The Importance of Partnership

Rescue those who are being taken away to death,And those who are staggering to the slaughter, Oh hold them back! If you say, “See, we did not know this,”Does He who weighs the hearts not consider it?And does He who watches over your soul not know it?And will He not repay a person according to his work? —Prov. 24:11-12 by Matt Chancey In October,…
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The Real War in Sudan

If you’ve followed our reports, you know that on April 15th, a new war erupted on the streets of Khartoum, as two rival Islamist Generals began fighting one another for control of the military junta which runs the central government in Sudan. The International Community feigned shock at this development but then quickly chose sides….
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Hospital Update

Towards the end of the summer, we received a report from Dr. Martin Zakariah, providing an update as to the conditions at Gigaiba Referral Hospital (GRH) in the war-torn Nuba mountains. The summer months are traditionally hot and dry in many parts of America, but in places like the Nuba mountains of Sudan, the problem…
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Responding in Love

When we are faced with a crisis, whether personally or as a group, we can respond in one of several ways. There are those who complain and point out all the reasons why the crisis occurred and how the victims were not responsible (or in some cases got what they deserved). These responders are more…
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