Christianity Growing in Nepal

It isn’t often I get to write an encouraging story for WORLD, so this week’s was a nice reprieve from the important persecution news I generally report.

In the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal, nine out of 10 people have never heard the name of Jesus, according to Greg Kelley of World Mission. But the gospel is spreading and the revival has sparked some high profile conversions to Christianity.

Nepali singer and actress Anju Panta recently converted from Hinduism and has faced criticism for changing her music to reflect her new faith. Critics also harassed her on social media after rumors spread about her unwillingness to sing a Hindu hymn referencing a Hindu goddess.

Continue reading about Anju Panta and efforts to share the gospel in Nepal at

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