Two Beijing House Churches Investigated

Two Beijing House Churches Investigated

(China Aid) — Two house churches in Beijing reported that authorities in the past week have investigated churches and pressured landlords to cancel the leases on houses of worship. One of the churches chose to remain anonymous, though a member of this church named Yin said that on Sunday, May 6, the leader of the […]

Alfie Evans’ Funeral to Be Private, But Supporters Permitted to Watch Procession

Alfie Evans’ Funeral to Be Private, But Supporters Permitted to Watch Procession

(BBC) — The funeral for Alfie Evans will be a private event, but well-wishers have been invited to watch the procession. The 23-month-old, from Bootle, died at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool last month after suffering a degenerative brain condition. Merseyside Police said well-wishers could line the pavement outside Goodison Park from 11:00 BST […]

Mother of Christian Girl Held Captive by Boko Haram: Please Don’t ‘Grow Tired of Praying’ for My Daughter

Mother of Christian Girl Held Captive by Boko Haram: Please Don’t ‘Grow Tired of Praying’ for My Daughter

(Open Doors USA) — “Monday, February 19, is a date I will never forget in my life.” For 19-year-old Affodia Andrawus, a Christian classmate of Leah Sharibu, the night evokes feelings of fear and horror. In her own words, Affodia recounts the events leading up to the attack on the Government Girls School in Dapchi […]

‘Show Pornography in Sex Ed Lessons’, Says C4 Presenter

‘Show Pornography in Sex Ed Lessons’, Says C4 Presenter

(The Christian Institute) — Pornography being shown in sex education would be “very helpful” for children, a doctor and TV presenter has alleged. Dr. Christian Jessen, who presented Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, made the claim during an interview with The Daily Telegraph. He called for parents to make their kids “cringe and squirm” by watching […]