Kenyan Pastor Says Christians Being Denied Food in Mandera Over Religion, County of Residence

Kenyan Pastor Says Christians Being Denied Food in Mandera Over Religion, County of Residence

(International Christian Concern) – Distraught by the plight of his church family, John, a pastor in Mandera, Kenya, says that Christians in the northeastern county are being denied aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been denied food relief by the local authorities because they are Christians from outside the county. Furthermore, local Muslim communities […]

Chinese Preacher Taken Away During Online ‘Evangelism and Church Planting’ Event

Chinese Preacher Taken Away During Online ‘Evangelism and Church Planting’ Event

(International Christian Concern) – On Saturday, as the “Proclaim Jesus Gospel Gathering” was taking place via Zoom, the police in Wuhan, Hubei province came over and took away preacher Luo from Nanjing Road Church. He was only released after 4.5 hours of interrogation. The whole day online event yesterday was divided into the morning and […]

Children at UK School as Young as 11 Asked to Define Hardcore Porn for Homework

Children at UK School as Young as 11 Asked to Define Hardcore Porn for Homework

(The Christian Institute) — Parents in Hull are “disgusted” after children as young as eleven were asked to consider different types of pornography and other inappropriate topics for homework. Eleven to 14-year-olds at Archbishop Sentamu Academy were told to define topics including hardcore and transsexual pornography. Local mother Mrs Taylor called the PSHE homework “completely […]

Limited Reopening of Churches in Northern Ireland Deemed a ‘Sign of Hope’

Limited Reopening of Churches in Northern Ireland Deemed a ‘Sign of Hope’

(The Christian Institute) — Church leaders in Northern Ireland have described the limited reopening of churches as a “sign of hope.” Church buildings can now open for private prayer, and drive-in services are permitted as long as social distancing is maintained. The Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Church of Ireland and the Methodist Church in Ireland […]

Iranian Man Reconvicted of Membership of a ‘Zionist Evangelical Christian’ Group ‘Hostile to Regime’

Iranian Man Reconvicted of Membership of a ‘Zionist Evangelical Christian’ Group ‘Hostile to Regime’

(Article18) — An Iranian Anglican Church member has been reconvicted of membership of a “Zionist Evangelical Christian” group “hostile to the regime” at his retrial, and convicted of the additional charge of “propaganda against the state.” Ismaeil Maghrebinejad, 65, was informed of the verdict on Saturday following his retrial the previous Saturday at the First […]

‘Bet You Stay Home Now’: Arsonist Burns Pentecostal Building to Ground, Spray-Paints Message in Parking Lot

‘Bet You Stay Home Now’: Arsonist Burns Pentecostal Building to Ground, Spray-Paints Message in Parking Lot

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (Newsweek) — A church in Mississippi that burned down in what authorities say was an arson attack had previously defied the city’s stay-at-home order and was suing officials over lockdown measures. The First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs on Highway 178 was destroyed in a fire in the early hours on Wednesday, […]

Ministry Continues Sending Bibles Around the Globe During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ministry Continues Sending Bibles Around the Globe During COVID-19 Pandemic

(Mission Network News) – Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced much of the world to shut down, Mission Cry is still sending God’s Word to those in need. Executive Director of Mission Cry, Jason Woolford, explains that the pandemic is making the need for God’s Word even more clear. He says, “I believe there’s nothing more […]

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