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 WORLDmag.com

About Julia

Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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