Will House Churches in China Survive?

Chinese Christians have witnessed increasing pressure imposed on house churches since the revised Regulations on Religious Affairs came into effect on February 1, 2018.

About 200 Christians Murdered in Nigeria

Almost 11 villages were attacked simultaneously in Nigeria’s Plateau State last weekend, leading local pastors to plead for recognition and assistance.

Government Rips Away Religious Freedom From Chinese Minors

On a recent Sunday morning, the local authorities broke into a church service in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, and demanded that children under the age of 18 leave the service immediately.

WCC Joins Call for Release of Mission Personnel from Philippines

The World Council of Churches (WCC) joined the Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church (UMC) as well as United Methodist bishops in the Philippines in appealing to the government of the Philippines for assistance and cooperation in extracting three United Methodist mission personnel from the country.

Nearly 200 Christian Murdered in Nigerian Killing Spree

Nigeria–In a 60-hour killing spree that began last weekend, about 200 Christians were slaughtered in Plateau State even as the U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom was departing Nigeria.

Case Dismissed Against Preacher in Pennsylvania

An open-air preacher who had been criminally charged for sharing his faith outside a high school has now had those charges dismissed.

Remember North Korea’s Persecuted Christians

Tuesday’s historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un resulted in promises of nuclear disarmament and security. However, it is uncertain if protecting and advancing human rights was among the leaders’ commitments. There are deep concerns, and reports, that the summit between the presidents of the United States and North Korea would not touch on North Korea’s egregious human rights abuses.

Heidi Baker’s Ministry Students Forced to Leave Country Under Terrorist Threat

Iris Global, the ministry Heidi and Rolland Baker founded in 1980, has come under attack from terrorists in recent days in the Pemba area of Mozambique. Villages have been burned, people have been beheaded and villagers are fearing for their lives.

Pastor Describes When Terrorists Attacked His Church

The leader of the Indonesian church most badly damaged by the suicide bombing attacks last Sunday, May 13, has said he “can’t imagine” how much greater the damage could have been had the attacker detonated the bomb inside the church.

7,000 Christians Forced to Flee Their Homes in ‘Slow Genocide’

Escalating violence in Myanmar has left almost 7,000 Christians without homes.

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