Answered Prayers

"Thank you . . . for lifting me up and not forgetting me," Kenneth Bae (center) told supporters after North Korea released the US missionary 2 years into a 15-year sentence. The news came as Christians worldwide observed the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, which also celebrated Meriam Ibrahim’s release by Sudan. Still imprisoned: Saeed Abedini in Iran (for 2 years) and Asia Bibi in Pakistan (for 5). Bibi is 1 of 16 persecuted Christians tracked by Voice of the Martyrs, which lists 59 freed from prison since 2005 (including 7 last year).

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Subscribe to CT and get one year free.
More from this IssueRead This Issue
Read These Next