(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-8106879304633798", enable_page_level_ads: true });
Home / Tag: persecution

Tag Archives: persecution

Marking Christmas, Israeli Christians are ‘thriving’ while Middle Eastern brethren face persecution

middle christians

While Christians are facing persecution and shrinking numbers throughout the Middle East, Israeli Christians are facing a different reality with growing numbers and high quality of life. The number of Christians in ...

Read More »

Nigeria’s Christians celebrate Christmas in face of terror threats

Nigeria's christmas

Throughout Nigeria’s troubled northern states Christian believers headed to church on Christmas eve with brave faces. Even in the northernmost state of Sokoto, the heart of Nigeria’s Islamic region, more than 5,000 Christians ...

Read More »

International Christian Concern ranks top Christian persecutors for 2021

international christian

The Taliban, Kim Jong un and Nigeria are the top persecutors of Christians as ranked by International Christian Concern. The organization ranked Nigeria as the worst country for religious freedom in 2021. ...

Read More »

Sunday, November 7, will be International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians

sunday christians

Christians around the world will join in prayer for the persecuted church this Sunday. The International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians initiative is an annual event launched more than two decades ago ...

Read More »

From New York to Pakistan, brothers fight blasphemy law

blasphemy laws

Christians in Pakistan are often relegated to undesirable jobs such as manual sewage cleaning, but Nadeem Samson’s small business selling herbal medicines was doing so well in 2016 that he out-earned his ...

Read More »

Sam Brownback joins Open Doors USA to combat Christian persecution

brownback open doors

Sam Brownback, former Ambassador for International Religious Freedom under President Donald Trump, has joined Open Doors USA as a senior fellow. “Open Doors USA is a leading global advocate for Christians and ...

Read More »

Glenn Beck helps evacuate more than 5,000 people from Afghanistan

beck afghanistan

Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck is putting his money where his mouth is. His organization the Nazarene Fund has rescued 5,100 Christians and other at-risk people from Afghanistan after the Taliban ...

Read More »

Media ministry SAT-7 reaches out to Christians trapped in Afghanistan

sat-7 afghanistan

The Middle Eastern media ministry SAT-7 is providing a lifeline for isolated Christians in Afghanistan as the resurgent Taliban go door-to-door, executing believers who refuse to renounce their faith. “We’re hearing from ...

Read More »

Nigerian church worships in church destroyed by government

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—For years Christians in Nigeria’s Borno State have watched ISIS terrorists burn their churches, but now they say the government itself is tearing them down. Now, Nigerian Christians are asking is there ...

Read More »

Open Doors USA encourages approval of religious ambassador nominee

religious ambassado

Open Doors USA is urging fast approval of Rashad Hussein as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in the Biden administration. “Hussain is a well-qualified nominee with a deep understanding of the factors ...

Read More »

Christian girl forced to convert, work as slave by Pakistani doctor

convert doctor

A 13-year-old Christian girl was forced to convert to Islam to allow her to work in the family kitchen of a Muslim doctor in Pakistan. It is one of many continuing cases ...

Read More »

International summit on religious freedom brings together diverse speakers

international religious

Sam Brownback concluded a conference on international religious freedom in the nation’s capital on July 15, after bringing together an array of faith and political leaders with the goal of tackling discrimination ...

Read More »

In turnaround, Biden administration will appoint Ambassador of Religious Freedom

religious freedom

After President Joe Biden disbanded the Commission of Unalienable Rights, many believed it was a sign that religious freedom was no longer a priority. Instituted by President Donald Trump, the commission had ...

Read More »

Christians become targets as Afghanistan collapses

afghanistan christians

Christians in Afghanistan are being targeted for death as the nation devolves into chaos following the U.S. pullout. The news comes as Finland joins other nations halting deportations of Afghani citizens who ...

Read More »

500 Nigerian students kidnapped by Islamists in last month

nigerian students

Desperate parents are holding a 24/7 prayer vigil outside a Nigerian school where 140 of students were kidnapped by Muslim extremists. In an emotional scene, the weary moms and dads can be ...

Read More »

First Christians in Iran sentenced under brutal new law

Morning Star News reports the first Christians to be punished under a newly amended law in Iran aimed at halting the growth of Christianity and other religious groups were sentenced to five years ...

Read More »

Persecuted by China, Christian Liao Qiang and his family arrive in US

liao

After repeated threats, terrifying interrogation and harrassment by Chinese communist authorities, Liao Qiang and his family have made it to the United States. The family, members of the Early Rain Covenant Church ...

Read More »

‘Christianity’ is now part of Chinese communist doctrine

christianity communist

Christianity is being officially interpreted as a communist doctrine in a new museum to honor the Communist Party’s 100th birthday. The startling news comes from human rights group Bitter Winter. The Chinese ...

Read More »

Salvations skyrocket in Iran as young people oppose government

iran people

Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei rigged the recent elections to install Ebrahim Raisi as president for one major purpose: to warn citizens who are disgruntled with the regime and angry about their ...

Read More »

Extremists murder another pastor in Uganda

uganda pastor

Extremist Muslims have murdered a 70-year-old pastor in Uganda after stopping him and his wife on their way home after grocery shopping. Bishop Francis Obo was the senior pastor of Mpingire Pentecostal ...

Read More »

5 good and bad ways COVID-19 impacted Bible translation

bible covid-19

I want to take some time to share with you five ways COVID-19 has impacted Bible translation and all that we have seen God do while the world has been turned upside ...

Read More »

Kindergarten teacher Sayragul Sauytbay survived a Chinese concentration camp

Sauytbay

It is difficult to comprehend the horrors taking place in China against its minority ethnic and religious populations. Now, a survivor of one of China‘s modern-day concentration camps has revealed the beatings, ...

Read More »

Christian children ‘butchered to death’ during attacks in Nigeria

children

Dozens of Christians, including children, have been brutally murdered by Islamist Fulani herdsmen in several villages across northern Nigeria. The carnage in the country’s Plateau State follows increasing attacks by extremists on ...

Read More »

Pastor beaten by Chinese police tells others, ‘hold fast to the faith’

Pastor beaten

A Chinese pastor, beaten by police, has a message for Christians – “hold fast to the faith.” Like countless pastors across Communist China, Yang Hua of Guiyang Living Stone Church, his encouragement ...

Read More »

Islamists attack church baptism, kill 15 in Burkina Faso

burkina baptism faso

Muslim terrorists are suspected in the murder of 15 Christians during a baptism ceremony in the African nation of Burkina Faso. Violent acts linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State have multiplied ...

Read More »
X
X