Christians Worldwide to Observe International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Christians Worldwide to Observe International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Christians worldwide will be observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church today by joining together to intercede for those who daily suffer for their faith in Jesus Christ. The organization Gospel for Asia (GFA) reports that 14,000 people around the world are martyred each year for their faith, but believes that actual […]

New UK Secular Society Report: Christians Must Stop Evangelizing Children in Public Schools

New UK Secular Society Report: Christians Must Stop Evangelizing Children in Public Schools

LONDON — Christian groups in England are being told to stop evangelizing children in government-run schools. In a new report, the National Secular Society (NSS) said that Christian groups regularly use their access to public schools to preach the Gospel to pupils, and contended that the Department of Education needs to step in to stop […]

Hobby Lobby President Opens Bible Exhibit in Israel as Washington Museum Planned for 2017

Hobby Lobby President Opens Bible Exhibit in Israel as Washington Museum Planned for 2017

JERUSALEM — The president of the popular American craft chain Hobby Lobby has opened a temporary Bible exhibit in Israel in his effort to educate visitors on the history and contents of the Scriptures. The exhibit, called “Book of Books,” is located inside the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem. “We have operated our businesses on […]

California Pastor Released After Being Detained for Protesting Imprisonment of Iranian Christians

California Pastor Released After Being Detained for Protesting Imprisonment of Iranian Christians

TEHRAN — A California pastor that was taken into custody this week in Iran while protesting the imprisonment of five fellow Christians has been released and sent home to the United States. As previously reported, Eddie Romero of La Puente was taken into custody on Monday as he spoke outside of Evin Prison, where the Christians […]

Northern Iraq No Longer Safe for Christians

Northern Iraq No Longer Safe for Christians

An increase in violence against Christians in northern Iraq has increased the flow of Christians leaving the country. The north, generally considered a relatively safe area of the country, had become home for many Christians fleeing from the tumultuous central and southern regions. However, several bombings in the north in recent months have caused panic […]

California Pastor Arrested in Iran While Protesting Imprisonment of Christians

California Pastor Arrested in Iran While Protesting Imprisonment of Christians

TEHRAN — A pastor from California was arrested on Monday while conducting a protest in Iran surrounding five Christians that he believes have been unlawfully imprisoned in the country. Eddie Romero of La Puente was taken into custody as he spoke outside of Evin Prison, where the Christians are being held. Reports state that he […]

European Parliament Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

European Parliament Calls for Release of American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

STRASBOURG — The European Parliament passed a resolution this past week calling for the release of an American pastor that has been imprisoned in Iran for the past year. As previously reported, Pastor Saeed Abedini of Idaho, a former Muslim, left Iran in 2005 and moved to the United States with his wife and children […]