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North Korea Sentences Baptist Missionary to Hard Labor for Life

North Korean officials have sentenced a Baptist missionary from South Korea to hard labor for life for allegedly attempting to establish underground churches in the nation. Kim Jong-uk was convicted of spying and other “anti-state” violatons on Friday during his trial. According to reports, he admitted to the court that he had founded a church […]

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College Alters Speech Policy After Christian Student Sues for Barring Campus Preaching

HAMPTON, Va. – A community college in Virginia has altered its free speech policy after Christian student was barred from preaching on campus without prior approval. As previously reported, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Christian Parks had filed suit against the university earlier this year after experiencing difficulty in publicly preaching the gospel on campus. Parks […]

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Evangelist Jailed After Preaching the Gospel at Public Train Station Found Not Guilty

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. — An evangelist in New Jersey was found not guilty of defiant trespassing this week for preaching the gospel at a public train station. As previously reported, Robert Parker has been preaching at the Princeton Junction train station in West Windsor for the past five years, which is a part of the New Jersey Transit […]

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Court Rules in Favor of Evangelist Charged with Trespassing on Public Sidewalk

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – A Maryland district court has ruled in favor of a Washington, D.C.-based evangelist who filed a lawsuit against a Maryland county and its police department after being cited with criminal trespass for engaging in free speech activity on a public sidewalk. As previously reported, evangelist Michael Corral was reading the Bible aloud, […]

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Sharing Christ in South Asia Means Sacrifice

Following Christ can be deadly in South Asia. According to Open Doors USA, “Pastors are frequently beaten up or killed, church buildings destroyed, and converts forced to flee their homes.” However, people in this region desperately need to hear the Gospel. One country in South Asia holds the most unreached people groups in the entire […]

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North Korea Frees Missionary Arrested Over Gospel Literature

PYONGYANG – North Korean officials have freed a missionary who was arrested last month for distributing Gospel literature in the country. As previously reported, John Short, 75, who has lived in Hong Kong for 50 years, was arrested in his Pyongyang hotel on February 16, a day after arriving in the North Korean capital. “[John] […]

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Christian Missionary Arrested in North Korea Over Gospel Literature

An Australian Christian missionary was arrested this past Sunday by North Korean authorities for distributing Gospel literature. John Short, 75, who has lived in Hong Kong for 50 years, was arrested in his Pyongyang hotel, a day after arriving in the North Korean capital. “[John] was carrying Korean literature on his person and that could be the reason, but I don’t […]

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Scores of Christians Touch Down in New York City to Proclaim Christ at Super Bowl XLVIII

NEW YORK – Scores of Christians from across the country have touched down in New York City to share the word of God and the gospel of Jesus Christ with the thousands that have arrived to attend Super Bowl XLVIII as the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos. Bill Adams of Sports Fan Outreach […]

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American Evangelist Arrested for the Second Time in the UK for Alleged ‘Homophobic’ Comments

DUNDEE, Scotland – An American evangelist was arrested for the second time in the UK while open air preaching this week. Evangelist Tony Miano, a retired police officer from California, was arrested for breach of peace in Dundee, Scotland this Wednesday following a complaint that he had preached against homosexuality. Miano had been preaching about […]

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Bible Translator Shot to Death While Trying to Protect Family in War-Torn Central African Republic

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC – A Wycliffe Bible translator was gunned down last week during a deadly spate of violence in the Central African Republic. Elisee Zama was working with ACATBA (Association Centrafricaine pour la Traduction de la Bible et l’Alphabétisation), which is Wycliffe’s ministry partner in the Central African Republic (C.A.R.). As a part of […]

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