U.S. Missionaries Found Slain in Rural Jamaica

U.S. Missionaries Found Slain in Rural Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican police said Sunday that two U.S. missionaries were found slain in a rural area of the Caribbean island that has long struggled with high rates of violent crime. In a statement, the Jamaica Constabulary Force identified the two men as Randy Hentzel, 48, and Harold Nichols, 53. Their battered bodies were […]

Wife of Imprisoned Vietnamese Pastor Arrested, Beaten

Wife of Imprisoned Vietnamese Pastor Arrested, Beaten

Pray for Tran Thi Hong, who was arrested and beaten by law enforcement for meeting with a human rights delegation from the US. Hong is the wife of Pastor Nguyen Cong Chinh, currently imprisoned for charges against the Vietnamese government. In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Hong says that on the morning of April […]

Church Demolition Attempt in China Triggers Public Outcry

Church Demolition Attempt in China Triggers Public Outcry

ZHEJIANG, China (China Aid) — Public outcry broke out against the government-backed persecution of Christians after officials failed to demolish a church in China’s coastal Zhejiang province on Monday. When Christians from Yingmochen Church, a house church in Ningbo, Zhejiang, heard that authorities had ordered the demolition of their church building on April 18, they […]

China Needs More Bibles Than Expected

China Needs More Bibles Than Expected

China (Mission Network News) — On a recent trip, Bibles for China helped come alongside China’s churches. During the visit, Bibles for China helped resource the Church with 10,000 Bibles. Still, this isn’t enough to quench the ever-growing thirst for God’s Word. “The need that exists is not a need that goes away … The […]

Poland Moves to Ban Abortion With No Exceptions

Poland Moves to Ban Abortion With No Exceptions

WARSAW — A pro-life group in Poland is collecting signatures for a citizen’s bill that would ban all abortion in the nation without exceptions. The move, led by Fundacja Pro (Pro Foundation), was sparked by outrage over a recent botched abortion at Holy Family Hospital in Warsaw in which the 24-week child, who had been diagnosed with Down Syndrome, […]

Obama Says North Carolina, Mississippi Bathroom Bills ‘Wrong and Should Be Overturned’

Obama Says North Carolina, Mississippi Bathroom Bills ‘Wrong and Should Be Overturned’

LONDON — During his visit to the United Kingdom on Friday, Barack Obama opined that a new law in North Carolina requiring use of government restrooms in accordance with birth gender, and a new law in Mississippi mandating the same and providing religious liberty protections for those who decline forms of participation in same-sex ceremonies, are […]

Ugandan Muslims Kill Christians’ Livestock, Demolish Church Building

Ugandan Muslims Kill Christians’ Livestock, Demolish Church Building

NALUGONDO, Uganda (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a village in eastern Uganda last week killed Christians’ pigs and tore down their church building, sources said. A Muslim mob demolished the building of the 450-member Nalugondo Church of Uganda building at about midnight on April 12, shouting, “We cannot live together with neighbors who are infidels. […]

Mexican Evangelicals Left Without Water After Refusing to Fund Roman Catholic Festivity

Mexican Evangelicals Left Without Water After Refusing to Fund Roman Catholic Festivity

TEOPISCA, Chiapas (Evangelical Focus) — The local authorities of the San Jose neighborhood in the city of Teopisca, in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, have cut off water to a group of evangelicals for refusing to fund the Roman Catholic patron saint festivity. The first week of April, weeks after the celebrations, the local authorities, along […]

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