Apple to Roll Out New Options for ‘Holding Hands’ Emojis in Push for ‘Inclusion and Diversity’

Apple to Roll Out New Options for ‘Holding Hands’ Emojis in Push for ‘Inclusion and Diversity’

(The Daily Caller) — Tech-giant Apple announced Wednesday that it will roll out a new set of emojis that promote more “inclusion and diversity” this fall. Apple users can expect 59 new emojis to hit their iPhones, a press release by the company details. The company said a user will have 75 possible combinations of […]

Court in Germany Grants Russian Baptists Right to Asylum

Court in Germany Grants Russian Baptists Right to Asylum

(Evangelical Focus) — Persecuted evangelical Christians in Russia should be granted asylum in Germany, a court in the city of Düsselorf said. According to news website Idea, Russian Baptists fled to Germany after groups of young people wearing black uniforms followed them during mission activities, verbally and physically attacking them in several occasions. Relatives also […]

Christians Being Prosecuted in Iran on Charges of ‘Propaganda Against the Regime’

Christians Being Prosecuted in Iran on Charges of ‘Propaganda Against the Regime’

Iran (Mission Network News) — Pressure is building in Iran as yet another group of believers pay for claiming the name of Christ. According to Miles Windsor of Middle East Concern, seven believers are in solitary confinement with no access to lawyers. In a separate incident, five men accused of “propaganda against the regime” began […]

‘God Grants the Right to Worship’: Guizhou Church Stands Firm Against Harassment by Authorities

‘God Grants the Right to Worship’: Guizhou Church Stands Firm Against Harassment by Authorities

GUIZHOU (ChinaAid) — On Sunday, June 30, authorities in Guizhou province broke into Zion Reform Evangelical Church during worship. Officials reportedly subjected congregants to inquiry and confiscated some church possessions. When asked to sign official documents, church leader Zhu Jieheng wrote down “God grants the right to worship” to demonstrate the church was not subject […]

UK Christian Doctor Lost Job After Refusing to Use ‘Transgendered’ Pronouns, Tribunal Hears

UK Christian Doctor Lost Job After Refusing to Use ‘Transgendered’ Pronouns, Tribunal Hears

 (The Telegraph) — Christian doctor lost his job in a government department after he refused to refer to “a six-foot-tall bearded man” as “madam,” a tribunal heard. Dr. David Mackereth, 56, claims he was sacked as a disability benefits assessor by the Department of Work and Pensions over his religious beliefs. The father-of-four alleges […]

Family From China’s Early Rain Covenant Church Flees Country for Taiwan as They Seek Asylum in US

Family From China’s Early Rain Covenant Church Flees Country for Taiwan as They Seek Asylum in US

TAIPEI (ChinaAid) — Liao Qiang and several family members arrived in Taiwan last week after fleeing China. His attendance at a Sunday church service in Taipei represents the first time Qiang worshiped publicly since authorities shut down Early Rain Covenant Church last December, the Associated Press reports. Liao and his family hope to reside in […]

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