TWR Canada past-president Ray Alary blogged every Thursday, telling behind-the-scenes stories and ministry updates you won't find anywhere else. You can still access his stories and read about his time as a missionary with TWR.
I spent ten days in solitary confinement and then they changed interrogators. I remembered my father’s stories of being in a hotel. This was not a hotel, but my father had given me a model of being thankful and seeking God’s wisdom.
They are now back in their home country. I wonder if they are in jail—being beaten? If they are, are they singing in their hearts the songs they learned and quoting the Scriptures they memorized in that week of the conference?SaveSaveSave
These leaders do not know how to grow in their own faith, never mind helping those under their care to grow in their walk with the Lord. These men want to serve the Lord, but are so limited in their abilities and resources.Save
Nagules and Jeya studied the Bible on their own for hours each day. There weren’t any Tamil churches or believers nearby – they were very much on their own. For five years they studied and worshipped and struggled so they started a website. Tamil Christians now access this website from around the globe.SaveSave
Here in Canada, we don't really know what it's like to live under persecution. We struggle sharing our faith with friends and coworkers out of fear of rejection. In Islamic States, you risk your life sharing your faith with family and friends.