I am an officer in the national army.
I got saved during very difficult times thanks to your program Good News for All.
Eritrea is on the east coast of Africa with Sudan on its left and Ethiopia on its right. A short boat ride over the Red Sea will take you to Saudi Arabia or Yemen, depending on whether you steer left or steer right. It’s a country of more than 5 million people, roughly half of whom are non-Christians, according to the Joshua Project research group.
One day, a listener in Eritrea was persuaded by his children to tune in to TWR. He did so reluctantly at first, but things changed. Here’s his story:
Coming from a strong religious background of a major religion, I was hooked on our God. The rules from the holy book were laid out for me to follow. However, if I did not obey them, I would have to face the wrath of God. A personal relationship with God was never discussed.
Rami is a young non-Christian Yemeni who has been a victim of harsh social, economic and spiritual circumstances. At 24, he married the girl he deeply loved, but only a few hours after the wedding, he discovered that the new wife’s cousin had raped her when she was still young, and that the cousin had then married her older sister. It was definitely not the family Rami had dreamed of having. After countless conflicts, he divorced his wife.
This story is about a man’s radical life change, which came about through Christ pursuing him in a dramatic fashion. May this story encourage you to never give up on those whom you desire to accept Jesus Christ as Savior! Ahmad is a believer from the Persian-speaking world. Here is his story as told by his pastor: