Muslim parents are turning to Jesus after seeing their children embrace Christianity
by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Today.
Muslim families displaced by the Islamic State terror group are reportedly turning to Jesus Christ, following in the footsteps of hundreds of children who’ve embraced Christianity through educational programmes.
The Gospel Herald reported on Tuesday the testimony of a ministry director working in northern Iraq with Christian Aid Mission, an organisation that helps ministry partners provide relief and spread the faith, describing how 600 children have attended one of the programmes.
The children have received Bibles and heard the Gospel, allowing them to then go on and share the love of Christ with their parents.
“That night, we asked the kids to go tell their parents about what they had heard and share the story of Jesus with everyone,” the director said. “Mahmood’s father came the next day complaining to us about our influence in his kid’s decision to accept Christ,” he said of one 10-year-old boy’s father.
“His father had never heard a word about Jesus, so he gave us the opportunity to tell him about Christ and His salvation,” the director continued. “Not long after that, he accepted Christ and took Bibles for his wife and two daughters.”
The boy’s father was reportedly so moved by his newfound Christian faith that he started a Bible study in his house…