We’ve been seeing the heartbreaking news coverage of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, so what will this mean for the Christians left behind? Todd Nettleton joins Ken and Deb to talk about the situation in Afghanistan and the critical need for Christians to be praying for believers, especially those who were born into Muslim families. Todd also shares some good news out of Somalia along with encouragement to remain fervent in prayer for these newly released prisoners.
What are some ways that we can be praying and helping the people of Haiti following the devastation and loss from the recent earthquake and tropical depression? Convoy of Hope’s Ethan Forhetz shares an update on the current conditions in Haiti and what needs are being met through Convoy of Hope ministry. Listen to hear how Convoy of Hope is responding to the needs of the Haitian people and how you can join them.
Todd Nettleton is Director of Media Development for The Voice of the Martyrs, working with the media to tell the stories of persecuted Christians to people in the United States. In his role with VOM, he has met with Christians who face persecution in many countries, including Sudan, China, Egypt, Turkey, Vietnam, Pakistan, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and Azerbaijan.
Ethan Forhetz is Vice President of Public Engagement for Convoy of Hope. Prior to joining Convoy of Hope, he worked for 25 years as a television journalist. His experience anchoring and reporting news include stints in St. Louis; Las Vegas; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Springfield, Missouri and Tallahassee, Florida.