Welcome to Into the Deep, International Christian Concern’s official podcast, hosted by ICC President Jeff King. What is It? Into the Deep features stories from those who have lived for Christ and experienced His goodness even in the midst of incomprehensible suffering. Get the inside scoop on what’s really going on with Christian oppression around the world–despite the media blackout. By adding Into the Deep to your weekly rotation, you’ll be able to stay up to speed on the most important breaking news, geopolitical trends, and stories from our persecuted family on Into the Deep. Is it for Me? Into the Deep is not be for weak-willed, lukewarm, or faint of heart believer. On Into the Deep, you will hear from persecuted believers who have suffered for Christ as Mr. King takes you on a spiritual journey that is both motivational, heartbreaking, and insightful. Intended to not only provide informative news about the persecuted church, but also to transform your faith and grow your relationship with God. Where Can I find It? We’re spotlighting the plight of the persecuted church to make their stories and cause more accessible to Christians everywhere! Join us and head Into the Deep, free and available on popular podcast-streaming apps today!
Episode 38: The Name and Shame Game
In part two of his interview with William Stark and Huma's mother, Jeff King investigates the broader issue on Christian teenage girl abductions in Pakistan. Though the country has the right laws in the books, Sharia Law often overrules justice. Jeff and William analyze the Pakistani judicial system that is preventing Huma's safe return to her parents.
By signing the petition, you will be telling the Pakistani authorities to address this grave injustice and return Huma to her family. Sign the petition at: www.persecution.org/take-action/petition/
Episode 37: A Waking Nightmare
A year ago, 14-year-old Huma was abducted from her home in Pakistan and forced to marry her captor and convert to Islam. Her parents haven't seen her since. They know who the abductor is and have gone to the police, but the Pakistani justice system hasn't brought her home. In part one, Jeff King dives into the case of Huma with interviews from Huma's mother and and Will Stark, South Asia religious freedom expert.
Sign the Petition to pressure the Pakistani government to take action and help bring Huma home: www.persecution.org/take-action/petition/
Episode 36: Infiltrating the Government
In part two of Jeff King's interview with Sunday Abdu, a former legislator with the Plateau State House of Assembly in Nigeria, more governmental and social injustices are brought to light. Tensions are rising between religious groups as Christians continue to live under attack.
Episode 35: Exposing Buhari
Jeff King interviews Sunday Abdu, a former legislator with the Plateau State House of Assembly. His ethnic group, the IRIGWE tribe, which is predominantly Christian, has been devastated by Muslim Fulani militant attacks. In this episode, Sunday exposes Nigeria's president, unmasking the situation in Nigeria.
Episode 34: Crossing the Line
In part two of Jeff King's interview with Charles Mudasir, Charles shares about the realization that made him turn from Islam to Christianity and how he miraculously escaped numerous attempts on his life afterward.
Episode 33: The Price of Paradise
Jeff King interviews Charles Mudasir, a persecution survivor who grew up in a Jihadist culture and suffered extreme persecution at the hands of his own father after converting to Christianity. Miraculously, he survived to share his story.