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:
Language: Berber Kabyle
Region: North Africa
I am your faithful listener. Listen to my history.
I was the only daughter of my parents. They spoiled me too much, to the point where I became nasty and intolerable, although I exercised the traditional faith of my country in depth. My mother said to me that I did not deserve my name – Fetta – which means silver. She said, “My girl, your behavior is not bright like Fetta. It is time to change your behavior.” I cried during the night when I tried to sleep...
Region: Middle East
Dear Friends, your radio broadcast is one of a kind. From where I live, Christianity is vague, and we do not have literature or books about it. Since my childhood I liked Jesus Christ, but because no one could help me with knowing Him better, I tried to seek different means and ways...