Tag: martydom

Four Bible translators murdered in Middle East

Originally published in Mission Network News Bible translation in Muslim-dominant areas is risky. Mix that occupation with animosity aimed at Muslim-Background Believers and what you get is a volatile and often explosive reaction. That’s proven true for Wycliffe Associates. President/Chief Executive Officer Bruce Smith confirms the deaths of four national […]

Pierre Korkie to be buried on Friday

Originally published in Eyewitness News Pierre Korkie’s family has confirmed his body has now arrived in his hometown of Bloemfontein, where his memorial service and funeral will be held on Friday.  Korkie, a South African teacher, was killed by al-Qaeda militants when US Special Forces tried to free American hostage Luke […]