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  • Opera singer from Brazil sparks Vienna house church

    by Nicole Leigh, posted Monday, March 26, 2018 (7 months ago)

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    VIENNA (BP) -- When Maria* began to feel God nudging her to share Christ with Persians, she didn't know exactly what a Persian was. (There's no Persian language and no Persia on the map.) But within a week Maria met a girl from Iran. When Maria asked what language she spoke, the girl said "Persian," so Maria invited the young lady to study the Bible.

    Maria didn't set out to start a new Persian church. She was just obeying God. But that Bible study has now grown to over 100 people -- a mixture of former Muslims from Iran and Afghanistan, former Buddhists from Vietnam and former atheists ... Read More

  • March for Jesus draws 12,000

    by Marc Ira Hooks, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (4 years ago)

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    VIENNA, Austria (BP) -- I must admit, when organizers told me they were expecting 5,000 to 10,000 people to gather together in Vienna's main square to proclaim the name of Jesus, I was skeptical. And when I was told a march around the central part of the city would conclude with a festival that included Christian music and preaching, I was even more doubtful about the impact this event would have. Read More