Villagers in India Deprive Five Christian Families of Farmland, Food, Water

Villagers in India Deprive Five Christian Families of Farmland, Food, Water

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Village leaders in eastern India prohibited five Christian families from working on their farms or walking on the main road before district authorities this month revoked the order, sources said. Leaders of Banhardi village, in Jharkhand state’s Latehar District, told the five families in April to either convert back to […]

Persecution Helps Spread God’s Word in Nepal

Persecution Helps Spread God’s Word in Nepal

Nepal (Mission Network News) — Recent accusations and the subsequent arrest of believers won’t stop one ministry from moving forward in Nepal. Bibles For The World President John Pudaite says the oppression actually helps further their cause. “Inadvertently, by acknowledging that these Bibles could be used for conversion, people [who] are trying to squelch Christianity […]

‘Three-Self Churches’ Ripped Apart in China’s Henan Province

‘Three-Self Churches’ Ripped Apart in China’s Henan Province

 Editor’s Note: There are serious concerns over the “three-self” identifying churches in general, and why they should not necessarily be considered Christian, which can be read more about here. However, this article highlights how aggressive the Chinese government is being against anything that resembles Christianity within the country. Please read in light of these concerns. […]

At Least 15 Churches Harassed Across China This Week

At Least 15 Churches Harassed Across China This Week

(China Aid) — At least 15 churches have been harassed in mainland China since Sunday in a nationwide crackdown on the faith. At 9:30 a.m. on May 12, state security officers from the local religious management bureau invaded Jinxiangtan Church in Xiangtan, Hunan province, and stopped one of the church’s elders, a man surnamed Huang, […]

US Woman Who Helps Single Mothers, Orphans, Disabled Children Deported From Kazakhstan

US Woman Who Helps Single Mothers, Orphans, Disabled Children Deported From Kazakhstan

(International Christian Concern) – In 2000, Victoria Charbonneau left her home in Richmond, Virginia to travel to Kazakhstan with a desire to help other people. While visiting the city of Taraz, her heart broke for the 180 children she visited in an orphanage. Determined to put her Christian faith into action, she set out to […]

Bolivian Religious Freedom Law Gives Evangelicals Same Rights as Catholics

Bolivian Religious Freedom Law Gives Evangelicals Same Rights as Catholics

(Evangelical Focus) — Bolivian President, Evo Morales, approved in April the Law of Religious Freedom, Religious Organizations and Spiritual Beliefs. The rule recognises evangelical churches and institutions and gives them the same rights as Roman Catholics. “With this law, all churches have the same rights. There is equality. There is neither a primary nor a […]

Muslim Gunmen Killed Burkina Faso Pastor, Others After They Refused to Convert to Islam

Muslim Gunmen Killed Burkina Faso Pastor, Others After They Refused to Convert to Islam

(World Watch Monitor) — Gunmen who attacked a Protestant church in Burkina Faso on April 28 asked the pastor and five others to convert to Islam before they killed them, World Watch Monitor has learned. Last Sunday’s violence in the West African country appears to have been the first attack, specifically on a church building, […]

Chinese House Churches Shut Down for Disobeying the Party

Chinese House Churches Shut Down for Disobeying the Party

(Bitter Winter) — Since the new Regulations on Religious Affairs came into effect in February 2018, the Chinese authorities have been attempting to curb the growth of Christianity by ordering Protestant house churches to join the official Three-Self Church; those who don’t comply are shut down. This February, local authorities raided a house church in […]

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