25 Years of “Active Compassion”

Persecution Project began as a campaign in 1997 to raise awareness of Christian persecution on the continent of Africa. In 2000, the campaign incorporated as the Persecution Project Foundation. This year, we celebrate our 25th year of ministry, thanks to the faithful partnership of so many friends and ministry partners like you. The year 2021…
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Meet Samara

Editor’s Note: Evangelism backpacks are some of the most effective tools Persecution Project has deployed in remote areas like Sudan’s Nuba mountains. What follows is the testimony of one Nuba woman who was impacted by an evangelist using a PPF-supplied evangelism backpack to show The JESUS Film. “I was born into a Muslim family, but…
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Remembering Dan Chesher

by Ed Lyons My friendship with Dan began in 2006 when I started working at Persecution Project Foundation. I soon learned that Dan had a heart the size of the state of Ohio, where he lived. He loved people. He loved children. And above everything else, He loved God! It soon became apparent that Dan’s…
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2021 Christmas Outreaches

We have been blessed to receive more photos from our Christmas outreaches to the war-torn Nuba mountains region of Sudan. Your “active compassion” has been changing lives by delivering much-needed relief and shelter items to thousands of returnees who have fled other parts of Sudan to find safety and freedom in the Nuba. We hope…
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The Islamist Establishment in Sudan vs. The Street

by Brad Phillips On December 19, 2018, the little-known Sudan Professional Association (SPA) emerged as the organizing force behind a wave of protests and civil disobedience in Sudan.  Hundreds of thousands of courageous Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum, Omdurman, and elsewhere to press for their rights. To this day, the demands of “The Street”…
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Discipleship & Evangelism Field Report

Persecution Project Foundation, in conjunction with local pastors, has distributed 6,500 audio Bibles to Nuba residents in 2021. A majority of those were delivered during our June outreaches to three counties: Delami, Heiban, and Umdorein. Pastors from nine different denominations received audio Bibles to hand out to members of their congregations and communities. The pastors…
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John Deere Tractor Update

Food security is a major concern for the marginalized and persecuted people of Sudan, so unless you live in an urban area, you’re going to farm and manage livestock. Most Nuba people have their own gardens, requiring just basic tools for managing. But many institutions like schools and hospitals run larger-scale operations to support their…
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God’s Rest

by Dr. Frank Seekins Editor’s Note: Dr. Frank Seekins has been a friend to PPF for more than 15 years. He’s traveled to Sudan with us and counseled pastors and evangelists on ministering to congregations impacted by trauma. Here, he shares with us the third of a multi-part series on how we can all experience…
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Recent Photos from the Field


Field Report Update

Persecution Project’s Field Team recently reported more successful outreaches in two Nuba counties. The team distributed action packs to 6,000 displaced families. Each pack contains items to help a family get settled into a new area, including clothes, cooking pots, soap, mosquito nets, shoes, etc. In addition to action packs, 12,000 BP-5 emergency food packets…
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