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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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Report: Christian Church Growing at a Rapid Rate in India

INDIA – Ministries in India are reporting significant growth in the Christian Church among middle and upper caste Indians and the younger Indian generations. Long recognized as one of the most diverse nations in the world, India is currently the second-most populous nation on earth, with over 1.2 billion residents. Experts predict that India will […]

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Retired Police Officer Arrested for Sharing Gospel in New Jersey Mall

EATONTOWN, N.J. – A retired police officer was arrested and charged with trespassing this week for witnessing to patrons of a New Jersey mall. David Wells is a former corporal with the Long Branch Police Department, and over the past year, he has spent time sharing his faith at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown. Wells […]

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Evangelist Found ‘Guilty’ of Trespassing for Preaching at Public Train Station to Appeal Ruling

WEST WINDSOR, NJ. – An evangelist in New Jersey plans to appeal after a municipal judge found him 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, […]

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Salem ‘Pastor’ Expelled for Wiccan Connections Targets Street Evangelists in ‘Witch City’

SALEM – A pastor who was expelled from his denomination for forming close friendships with witches took issue on Thursday with a number of evangelists who were preaching repentance on the streets of the Halloween capital of the world. Phil Wyman and his group “The Gathering” have been attending Halloween celebrations in Salem for nearly […]

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‘Thank God You’re Wrong': Biblical Creation Group Launches Billboard Campaign to Reach Atheists

PETERSBURG, Ky. – A nationally-recognized Biblical Creation and apologist organization has launched a national billboard campaign in an effort to reach atheists for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Ken Ham’s Answers in Genesis launched the campaign this week in prominent locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, including in the heavily-trafficked Times Square. […]

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