Barnabas Originals

Barnabas Originals

Barnabas Originals tell the untold stories of suffering Christians who go through incredible trials for their love of Jesus Christ. We tell the stories of those who suffer persecution, people transformed at the different projects run by Barnabas Aid and also how our supporters are impacted by the suffering of their brothers and sisters.

Barnabas Originals
  • Vangai - Where Is My Face?

    The gut-wrenching story of Vangai (alias), a devout Muslim woman, who becomes the victim of a brutal acid attack from her own husband.

    Vangai knows her attacker will stop at nothing to silence her, even taking her life if necessary. With the Taliban rising to power and her husband's imminent re...

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  • Kieron - I Didn't Want to Die

    Growing up without positive role models, Keironโ€™s life was marked with chaos and disorder. He often witnessed those closest to him using drugs and alcohol. Keiron lacked hope in life and struggled to know what direction to go. Then one day, after a sudden illness, Keiron makes a promise to God. W...

  • Liuba - Ukrainian Refugees

    A mother of four children is forced to flee Ukraine and find safety as a refugee in Romania. See how Liuba and her family are surviving with the help of her brothers and sisters in Christ.

    To learn more about the work of Barnabas Aid, please visit www.barnabasaid.org

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  • Manuela - The Terror of ISIS

    "Manuela - The terror of ISIS" is a moving short documentary following the journey of Manuela and her mother, Mariam; both Iraqi believers who escape the hostile presence of Islamic extremists. Fleeing to Jordan, they encounter the generosity of the churches who welcome them with open arms.

    Desp...

  • Subusisiwe

    Subusisiwe, a mother of two, was abandoned by her husband after he had given her HIV. She said, "He left for work one day, and he never returned; I looked for him everywhere, but couldn't find him."

    Abandoned and suffering from both HIV and malnutrition, Subusisiwe struggled to look after her ch...

  • Divine - Hope for Zimbabwe

    Divine, an 8-year-old orphan from Zimbabwe living with his grandmother and two brothers, finds his hope in Jesus Christ. In the midst of economic despair, drought, and famine, he experiences God's love.

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  • Persecution

    Barnabas Aid team members came together to consider some of the uncomfortable trials that our persecuted brothers and sisters face every day.

    To learn more about the work of Barnabas Aid, please visit www.barnabasaid.org

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  • Maurice and Martha - Persecuted but Not Abandoned

    Now in their later years, missionaries Maurice and Martha recount their incredible lives serving our Lord Jesus Christ. Humble and heart-warming, their account is an encouraging reminder to carry out the Great Commission.

    To learn more about the work of Barnabas Aid, please visit www.barnabasai...

  • Alina's Escape - They Killed My Mother

    A displaced Christian girl called Alina had to run for her life with her father and Grandmother following the martyrdom of her mother. At the time, she was just six years old. When the family escaped from Iraq and went to Europe, they faced many life-threatening situations. Alina shares how Jesus...

  • Dudu's Dream

    An 11-year-old Zimbabwean girl dreams of being a doctor, but faces many of life's trials and adversities. Dudu tells how Barnabas Aid have since helped her and many other Christians in her area with amazing results for bright and positive futures.
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  • Barnabas Aid - Soldier of Faith (Official Music Video)

    Barnabas Aid - Soldier of Faith (Official Music Video)

    Welcome to the official music video for "Soldier of Faith," a powerful worship song inspired by the resilience and courage of suffering persecuted Christians worldwide. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ™

    ๐ŸŽถ About the Song:
    "Soldier of Faith" is a heartfelt anthem that cont...

  • David and Sarah - How Strong Is Your Faith?

    Sarah and her husband David live out their faith in South Wales. They support the work of Barnabas Aid so that our suffering brothers and sisters can be blessed through the different trials that they face.

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  • Stephen and Joan - Confronted By Gunmen

    As Stephen and Joan travel in their Land Rover from the UK to serve as missionaries in Ethiopia, they realise that their trip will become even more perilous coming face-to-face with communist militants. These dangerous men stood between them and their mission to serve God in challenging circumsta...

  • Ever Gone Hungry?

    In this short video, we explore the issue of poverty and hunger through the eyes of a small child, in a world that is familiar. How would this change our view of hunger and poverty, if this was us?

    You can support Christians suffering food shortages by visiting www.food.gives

  • Samim - I Found Jesus in Afghanistan

    Samim, a 25-year-old pharmacist from Afghanistan, questions his Islamic faith and learns about Jesus as the Son of God through a Christian Facebook page. He finds a mentor online who sends him a digital Bible, and although the path is not easy, Samim becomes a Christian. The Taliban's takeover of...

  • Olivia - The Plight of Santal Christians in Bangladesh

    Olivia and her family, belonging to the ancient Christian Santal community in Bangladesh, face ongoing persecution due to their conversion. Land-grabbing by Muslim fundamentalists is a common form of harassment, making farming, their main occupation, a target. During a protest against the land gr...

  • Joshua Luke Smith witnesses persecuted Christians in Nigeria

    ๐ŸŸก * About this story*
    In March 2024, Barnabas Aid had the privilege of taking spoken word artist Joshua Luke Smith to visit some of our projects in Nigeria. Joshua witnessed first-hand the immense suffering of Christian believers due to the killing of their loved ones, yet was amazed and inspired...