It seems encouraging news is quite rare these days for Christians but a recent report offers reassuring results.
In areas of the world where Christian persecution is high there is usually little hope that Scriptures are made available. But a recent report from Bible Societies comparing Scripture distribution between 2011 and 2012 shows a “sharp rise” is heavily persecuted areas. Syria has the highest increase with 758% showing that people are looking for hope. Here is the report – Scripture distribution increases in persecution hotspots.
Amongst all the war and fighting God will still meet those people searching for truth. We must keep praying for the all people in these areas, particularly the innocent individuals and families caught in the middle of these terrors.