(ANS) – The most significant events of the Middle East and North Africa are not reported by CNN. In fact, even those who are imbedded in the region find it challenging to piece together the magnificent work that God is doing in establishing his Church, often through grass-roots and largely independent and invisible efforts. These were the comments of a member of the Strategic Resource Group (SRG) who attended a conference held earlier this year in Cyprus organized by the Arab World Evangelical Ministers’ Association (AWEMA). Another development that was discovered was that several Arab countries have growing house church movements; this is because half of the Arab countries outlaw public Christian worship. The pressing needs to train leaders include the countering of false ideas, to heal the rifts within the young national churches, and to relieve pressure of the few who do lead, he said. For those highly restrictive countries which have few national believers, Arab expatriates need training in Biblical studies, evangelism, and in tent making skills to be able to work in a different Arab country as effective witnesses.
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