ISIS Fighters Seem to Be Trying to Sell Sex Slaves Online

ISIS Fighters Seem to Be Trying to Sell Sex Slaves Online

(Washington Post) — The woman is young, perhaps 18, with olive skin and dark bangs that droop onto her face. In the Facebook photo, she attempts to smile but doesn’t look at her photographer. The caption mentions a single biographical fact: She is for sale. “To all the bros thinking about buying a slave, this […]

Pakistani Police Arrest Christian Beaten, Accused of Blasphemy

Pakistani Police Arrest Christian Beaten, Accused of Blasphemy

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Pakistan on Monday (May 23) jailed a Christian after Muslims upset that he tried to stop them from teasing girls beat him and accused him of posting blasphemous content on Facebook, sources said. Hospital staff refused to treat Usman Liaqat after the beating, saying he had to first […]

Military BibleSticks Encourage Ukraine

Military BibleSticks Encourage Ukraine

Ukraine (Mission Network News) – It’s when all comfort is gone that we feel our greatest need for the Gospel. That’s why Military BibleSticks of Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) are so important. The Ukrainian military has been in conflict with separatists since 2014. FCBH says more than 9,000 people have died in the fighting so far. […]

Christians Arrested in Madhya Pradesh for ‘Forced Conversions’

Christians Arrested in Madhya Pradesh for ‘Forced Conversions’

Madhya Pradesh (AsiaNews) – Police in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, arrested on Sunday three evangelical Christians for forced conversion and insulting Hindu religious sentiment. V.A. Anthony of the Brethren Assembly Church, his wife Prabha and another woman were taken into custody as they returned from Aber, where they go every week to lead prayers. They were […]

Africans Concerned American United Methodists ‘Preaching a Different Gospel’

Africans Concerned American United Methodists ‘Preaching a Different Gospel’

PORTLAND, Ore. (Religion News Service) — Jerry Kulah has nothing but gratitude for American Methodists. In 1833, they sent their first missionary to his country, Liberia, which was founded for freed American slaves. Melville B. Cox died four months after he arrived in Africa, but the missionary’s legacy lives on in the United Methodist Church’s […]

Baptist Pastor Poisoned to Death in Uganda

Baptist Pastor Poisoned to Death in Uganda

KIBUKU, Uganda (Morning Star News) – A Muslim villager in eastern Uganda is suspected in the poisoning death of a pastor on Sunday (May 15), sources said. Micah Byamukama, pastor of Kasecha Baptist Church in Kasecha village, Kibuku District, died at Kabweri Health Centre at 9 p.m. after ingesting an insecticide that Ahmed Mupere put into […]

Nigerian Girl Abducted by Boko Haram Is Found

Nigerian Girl Abducted by Boko Haram Is Found

LAGOS, Nigeria (New York Times)— One of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago during a mass abduction at a school in Nigeria has been found, community leaders in the area said on Wednesday. The girl, Amina Ali, was wandering in the forest when members of a vigilante group lying in […]

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