Derek Prince in the Middle East

Derek Prince Ministries owes much of its origins in the Middle East. Almost immediately after his powerful experience of conversion, Derek Prince was shipped off to North Africa aboard a troop ship. Speaking of his three years in the deserts of Egypt, Libya and the Sudan, he says he was “discipled in the desert.” He studied his Bible with the same diligence and thoroughness he had applied in his academic career.

After three years serving the British Army in North Africa, Derek was posted to Jerusalem. There he met and married a Danish lady, Lydia Christensen, the mother of a small children’s home. The family spoke Arabic, and Derek practiced his Arabic with them. At the same time he began teaching himself Hebrew…Read More

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