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Christians seek ministry along ‘refugee highway’

November 11, 2015 | Blog, Hot topics | Comments Off on Christians seek ministry along ‘refugee highway’

by Charles Braddix, posted in Baptist Press News Monday, November 09, 2015

While the European Union grapples with the complexities of handling hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants streaming across its borders, Christians throughout the region see this as an unprecedented opportunity for outreach and ministry among those fleeing war, persecution and economic hard times.

“This ever-expanding crisis might just be the opportunity of our generation for Gospel advance among some of the least reached peoples on the planet,” said James Keath,* senior International Mission Board strategy leader for Northern Africa and the Middle East. “I believe God is working through the events of our day to move these least reached peoples into arm’s reach of the church so that they can encounter Christ.” (more…)