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Missionary Spotlight – Kosovo testimony
April 2008
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Missionary Spotlight – Kosovo testimony

Kosovo testimony   I grew up in the village of Krilevë – a community of 200 houses – in the mountains of eastern Kosovo. Coming from a Muslim family, I inherited Islamic practices and knowledge. Even today I remember lessons from that time – ‘the Muslim faith is the purest faith; Mohammed is the last prophet and the most loved of God, etc’.      Later, as I grew up, it was considered embarrassing and bad for young people to go to the mosque or to church. We were influenced by patriotic and Marxist-Leninist literature. This encouraged me in the idea that there is no God....

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Missionary Spotlight – Kosova today
September 2007
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Missionary Spotlight – Kosova today

Kosova today  Although Kosova is still officially part of Serbia, about 95% of its population are Albanian – and about 96% of these are Moslems. Traditionally, Albanian Islam has maintained a tolerant attitude towards Orthodox and Catholic minorities, but since the 1998-99 war in Kosova Islamic radicals have adopted a more militant and aggressive stance. In 2001 a Christian missionary in Mitrovicë was abducted by two extreme Moslems. His car was burnt and he was threatened with more violence if he did not leave town. In 2003 some young believers or seekers in Suhareka, aged 16-17, stopped attending Christian meetings because they were threatened with...

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