Pastor Responds to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Pastor Responds to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia (Mission Network News) – As Christians, we are called not just to spread the Gospel, but to care for the vulnerable as well. And sometimes, that requires us to confront uncomfortable situations. That’s something Adrian De Visser, a pastor from Sri Lanka and partner with Asian Access, says Christians often have a hard […]

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

(Christian Institute) — An Australian Christian group has spoken out after an obstructive protest was held at one of its events by homosexual activists. The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) held an event at a Melbourne hotel with speakers discussing transsexualism and Australia’s “Safe Schools” program. The group was recently targeted with what appeared to be […]

U.S. Religious Freedom Report Finds ‘Worsening’ Conditions Worldwide

U.S. Religious Freedom Report Finds ‘Worsening’ Conditions Worldwide

WASHINGTON — An annual government report outlining the state of affairs for religious freedom across the globe has found “worsening” conditions worldwide, and urges the U.S. Department of State to designate 16 nations as Countries of Particular Concern (CPC). “Overall, the Commission has concluded that the state of affairs for international religious freedom is worsening in both the […]

Leading Private School in UK Considering Allowing Boys to Wear Skirts

Leading Private School in UK Considering Allowing Boys to Wear Skirts

(Christian Institute) — A leading private school is discussing plans to introduce a gender-neutral uniform policy. Highgate School in North London has proposed allowing students to ‘mix-and-match’ their uniforms. The proposal comes amid constant pressure from activists encouraging children to question their gender identity. Continue reading this story >>

Pakistan Medical Superintendent ‘Orders Christian Staff to Recite Quran’

Pakistan Medical Superintendent ‘Orders Christian Staff to Recite Quran’

(World Watch Monitor) — The medical superintendent of a hospital in Pakistan has been accused of forcing its Christian staff to memorize Quranic verses. Article 20 of the Pakistan Constitution guarantees that no-one can be forced into any religious practice or belief against his/her own faith. Dr. Muhammad Sarfaraz was appointed Medical Superintendent of Government […]

Italian Evangelicals Fight to Legalize Their Places of Worship

Italian Evangelicals Fight to Legalize Their Places of Worship

(Evangelical Focus) — Evangelical Christians in Northern Italy are determined to find a solution for the closure of their places of worship by local authorities. In the last three years, 27 places of worship were closed in the region of Lombardy, which affected around forty communities, considering that sometimes two or three churches meet in […]

Chinese Church Banned Following Accusation of ‘Korean Collaboration’

Chinese Church Banned Following Accusation of ‘Korean Collaboration’

XIAMEN, Fujian (China Aid) — Authorities in China’s coastal Fujian province banned a church, accusing its members of “establishing religious sites” without approval and “collaborating with Korea.” In a notice, authorities accused the River of Life Berean Church and the Bereans Research Institute of Theology of having Korean connections and setting up illegal religious meeting […]

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