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Holocaust Remembrance Day is a call to action

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Millions around the world are remembering the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. That liberation, seared into the history of humankind, took place Jan. ...

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Violence against Christians increasing around the world, Open Doors reports

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Worldwide violence against Christians is on the rise, according to the Open Doors World Watch List released this week. Among the most shocking violence-related data disclosed was a report citing that more ...

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Nigerian Christian bride and bridesmaids killed on way to wedding

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One of the cruelest and most horrific incidents of Nigerian Christians being attacked and murdered by Muslim extremists is coming to light. The latest news reveals the brutal murder of a woman ...

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Thirteen Nigerians murdered in latest attack on Christians

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Thirteen Nigerian Christians are dead after a group of Fulani Muslim terrorists targeted their Christian village. The attack took place last week and news of the atrocity is just now making it ...

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World Evangelical Alliance equates US with Iran, gets pushback from Christians

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Is the US the same as the rogue regime of Iran which kills thousands of its citizens each year? That’s seems to be the message from the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). The ...

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New ‘loyalty’ crackdown on Chinese Christians

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The new year rang in yet more new worries for Chinese Christians after the Chinese regime announced it will soon require all religious personnel of any faith to support total submission to ...

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2019 a sad year for Nigerian Christians as killings continue

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Though the year’s not over, Nigerian Christians continue to die for their faith. A new report puts the number at over 1,000 followers of Christ having been killed by Islamic militants during ...

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Some good news about Bibles reaching Chinese Christians

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Every week there is disturbing and sad news coming from China. From the destruction of churches, imprisonment of Christians and suppression of Christian thought across all parts of that Chinese society, Christians ...

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Street preacher beaten, robbed by Muslim men but he refused to convert to Islam

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Authorities in Norway are investigating the brutal beating, robbery and attempted forced conversion to Islam of a preacher whom four muslim men kidnapped while he was preaching and praying for the sick. ...

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Religious Freedom Index takes pulse of Americans on church-state issues

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The proper role of faith in a pluralistic society has long been debated and always comes up in conversation as a presidential election approaches. The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty recently conducted ...

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Leading pastors join Open Doors in prayer for persecuted church

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Open Doors ministry has launched a major prayer campaign for the persecuted church featuring more than 20 of America’s most influential pastors, teachers and ministry leaders. Each leader appears on video offering ...

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Muslim bus driver saves Christians from terrorist ambush

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Eight Christians owe their lives to a muslim bus driver who sped away from Islamic extremist group who were demanding he stop so they could execute his passengers. The amazing example of ...

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Ammar chose Christ, then his Muslim wife turned him in to be tortured

Ammar had the perfect life. He had a beautiful wife, two loving children, a successful career as a teacher, and he lived in a prominent city in Iraq. I’ve changed Ammar’s name ...

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Wife of American pastor arrested in India says his only crime is living for Jesus

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An American pastor from Tennessee is stranded in India after being arrested as he attempted to travel home to the United States. Bryan Nerren, leader of the International House of Prayer Ministries in ...

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Communist officials remove Chinese worshippers then destroy church

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While NBA players like LeBron James defend China’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, authorities in China have forcibly removed Christians then bulldozed their church. The atrocity also included the arrest of ...

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Muslim Algerian government shocked as Muslims organize to reopen closed Christian churches

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Algerian Christians are dealing with the shock of their country’s largest churches being closed by the Muslim government that continues a brutal crackdown on a number of Christian communities. But one thing ...

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Wives of pastors kidnapped, murdered by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen have attacked a Baptist church, kidnapping another pastor’s wife along with three other members and killing a fifth church member. The wives of pastors are now targets for islamic ...

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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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President makes history talking about religious freedom at UN

President Donald Trump has made history becoming the first US President to ever host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom. “As President, protecting religious freedom is one of my ...

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Join a 40 day journey with martyrs of the faith

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Are you ready to experience radical transformation in your walk with Christ? Do you want to inject hope into the dark corners of your life with spiritual truth? A  40-day devotional has ...

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President Trump to focus on religious freedom at UN

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President Donald Trump is set to make the protection of religious freedom a key focus at next week’s United Nations meetings in New York. “The President will highlight American values and underscore that America is a positive ...

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Iranian official: mass conversions ‘are happening right under our eyes’

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As persecution against Christians intensifies in Iran, the church is standing strong. In fact, it’s growing! In this Middle Eastern country where both conversion from Islam and sharing your faith are illegal, ...

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Christian in Pakistan police custody tortured to death

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A Christian man has been tortured to death, not by terrorists, but by Pakistani police while in their custody. The shocking incident came to light this week after news emerged from the ...

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Small girl beaten into coma after Christian parents refuse ancestor worship

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Vietnam is usually not on the radar of the top countries for persecution of Christians. But for believers in the communist country, they are paying a high price for their faith in ...

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Afghanistan: 48,000 mosques; no churches

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KABUL – That is one way to describe Afghanistan: 48,000 mosques; no churches. Our mental picture of Afghanistan is a country torn by Taliban tribal warfare and a haven of ISIS. That ...

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