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‘Jesus Film’ Helps Lead Zambian Witch to Christ

Zambia (JFP/MNN) — God’s power reigns in the most pagan of environments. Even in cultures where evil is worshipped, God is still working. This was made clear to Alex Mbewe. Alex is a team leader for The JESUS Film Project, which strives to spread the message of Jesus around the world by showing a movie […]

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Chinese Authorities Shut Down ‘Illegal’ House Church Gathering

Yinchun, Heilongjiang (China Aid) — Authorities in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province raided a house church gathering in late April and demanded that the church members attend a government-sanctioned Three-Self Patriotic Movement (TSPM) church. “When we were gathering on April 29, people from the domestic security protection squad (DSPS), the local police station and the religious […]

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Pakistani Pastor Threatened by Muslims for Sharing Christ with Neighbors

(Voice of the Martyrs) — After evangelizing Muslims and baptizing a former Islamic religious leader, a Pakistani pastor is receiving death threats from radical Islamists – even through his cell phone. “Azhar”, who became a pastor at a village church more than 20 years ago in Pakistan, regularly shares the gospel with his Muslim neighbors […]

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Persecuted Pakistani Christians Suffer While Seeking Asylum in Thailand

(Pukaar News) — When most people think of Thailand, they imagine an exotic and luxurious holiday destination, but little is known about the harsh reality of the lives of the Pakistani Christian asylum seekers, who are being treated like criminals in Thailand’s capital Bangkok. Many of these Pakistani Christians moved to Thailand for a better […]

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Chinese Authorities Monitor House Church Pastor’s Phone Calls, Issue Threats

Suqian, Anhui (China Aid) — Authorities in China’s eastern Anhui province threatened a house church pastor on Friday after learning through monitored phone calls that the president of the Chinese House Church Alliance planned to deliver a sermon at the house church. “I called Pastor Wu Changle, and the police listened to the phone call,” […]

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Jailed South Sudanese Church Leaders Could Face Death Penalty

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities have charged two South Sudanese pastors under laws that call for the death penalty, their attorney said. National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) officials have charged Yat Michael and the Peter Yein Reith (also transliterated as Peter Yen Reith, pictured) with undermining the constitutional system (Article 50 […]

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Young Sudanese Refugee Cast Out of Home for Leaving Islam

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – First an 18-year-old Sudanese Muslim became a refugee from Sudan’s war-torn South Kordofan state, then he received Christ and became a refugee from his family. Kuku (full name withheld) and his family, ethnic Nuba from the Kauda area, arrived at Yida refugee camp in South Sudan in 2011, shortly […]

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Hindu Attack in Assam State, India Depletes Village of Christians

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Church members have fled a village in northeast India after a vicious attack that seriously injured at least three Christians, including a 7-year-old girl. A mob of about 100 Hindu extremists armed with swords, bamboo sticks and stones attacked Christians who were eating after a service at 8 p.m. on April 17 […]

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U.S. Supreme Court ‘Gay Marriage’ Arguments: What the Justices Revealed Quote by Quote

WASHINGTON (Yahoo News) — In the same-sex-marriage oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, eight of the justices revealed their personalities and their very different approaches to marriage equality in particular and the Constitution in general. What follows are the most revealing quotes, in order of seniority, from each of the justices who spoke at […]

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U.S. Court Orders North Korea to Pay $330 Million to Kidnapped Pastor’s Family

WASHINGTON (Korea Times) — A U.S. court has ordered North Korea to pay $330 million in compensation to the family of a late Korean American pastor abducted by the North in 2000 while trying to help North Korean defectors in China. The Washington D.C. District Court delivered the verdict earlier this month, bringing the total […]

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