Chinese Authorities Ban Major House Church in Beijing

Chinese Authorities Ban Major House Church in Beijing

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Saturday, March 23, at around 1:50 p.m., more than 20 police officers and other Chinese government officials raided a Bible school class at Beijing’s Shouwang Church. The authorities demanded the church to cease its activities immediately and read out an official document formally […]

Boko Haram Militants Terrify Residents in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram Militants Terrify Residents in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After burning a church building in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on March 14, Boko Haram terrorists attacked a Christian-majority town in neighboring Adamawa State Monday evening. Area residents said Muslim extremists of the Boko Haram insurgency invaded Michika, a town they had seized in September 2014 and held until Nigerian troops […]

Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria

Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (March 16), bringing the lives lost in the past five weeks to 140 with 160 houses destroyed, sources said. “We were all asleep in our various homes when at about 4 a.m. [Saturday], we heard gunshots everywhere in my […]

6 Christians Killed, 470 Flee in Congo Attack

6 Christians Killed, 470 Flee in Congo Attack

(Open Doors USA) — Six Christians, including three women and a 9-year-old child, have died in an attack in the largely Christian village of Kalau near the city of Beni in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The attack that sent almost 500 Central Africans fleeing for their lives lasted four […]

Couple Beaten, Congregation Member Missing in Persecution of China’s Early Rain Covenant Church

Couple Beaten, Congregation Member Missing in Persecution of China’s Early Rain Covenant Church

(Morning Star News) – Following the arrest of 44 worshipers from house church meetings in southwestern China in February, police in Chengdu this month arrested a married couple from the church and beat them during interrogation, the church reported. The couple, identified as Liu and his wife Xing, of Early Rain Covenant Church, were visiting […]

Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Beaten Unconscious

Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Beaten Unconscious

(Morning Star News) – The Somali pastor of an underground church in Kenya near the Somali border suffered a broken thigh bone and other injuries after Muslim extremists beat him with wooden clubs on Friday night (March 8), sources said. Pastor Abdul (surname withheld for security reasons), a 30-year-old father of three, had finished leading […]

Family in India Continues to Worship Despite Warnings and Attack

Family in India Continues to Worship Despite Warnings and Attack

(International Christian Concern) – “I was terrified for a moment when I saw a group of people with wooden sticks furiously making their way into the church,” Ashok Vachan told International Christian Concern (ICC). Ashok attends the Church of God Gospel Center (CGGC) located in Karkeli village in India’s northern state of Chhattisgarh. Ashok and […]