Tag : Persecution
Salvation Army title : Salvation Army Worker Killed While Sharing Scripture, Clutching Bible Didn't Fear 'Retaliation' for Faith
summary : A 21-year-old Salvation Army worker who was shot and killed while preaching the Gospel has been remembered as a devout Christian who had "no problem with the idea of being persecuted for the Gospel."
date : Dec 05, 2017 10:19 AM EST
Nigeria title : Five Christians Killed, Five Others Missing in Muslim Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria
summary : Five Christians were killed and five others are missing after attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria's Plateau and Benue states in the past two weeks.
date : Nov 20, 2017 01:34 PM EST
South Korea title : Ten North Korean Defectors, Including 3 Y/O Boy, Will Likely Be Deported from China, Pastor Warns: 'We Fear the Worst'
summary : Ten North Korean defectors arrested in China - including a 3-year-old boy and his mother - now face being deported to their oppressive homeland, a pastor who helped them flee has warned.
date : Nov 09, 2017 10:35 AM EST
North Korea title : North Korean Pastor Tortured for Christian Faith Says Life in U.S. is 'Heaven' After Living in 'Hell'
summary : A North Korean pastor who was targeted and persecuted by the government for his Christian faith has said that after fleeing to America, life is "heaven" compared to the "hell" he underwent in the isolated country.
date : Oct 25, 2017 09:43 AM EDT
Uganda title : Muslim Father in Uganda Drives Son from Home for Becoming Christian
summary : Young man cannot deny faith he tried to keep secret.
date : Oct 13, 2017 09:59 AM EDT
Terrorism title : Fulani Fugitive from Islam in Nigeria Endures Persecution as a ‘Lifestyle’
summary : Before Boko Haram began growing into a prominent terrorist force in northeast Nigeria in 2009, its members were trying to kill a highly effective evangelist to ethnic Fulani Muslims.
date : Sep 22, 2017 08:32 AM EDT
India title : Indian Pastor Beaten by Hindu Extremists While Praying Vows to Continue Sharing Gospel: 'My Lord is Ever Victorious'
summary : September 4, 2017: A band of Hindu extremists who had snuck into a house-church service beat a pastor with steel rods and sticks, one of them yelling that they would stop if he shouted, "Hail, Lord Ram [Jai Sri Ram]!"
date : Sep 04, 2017 10:12 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Christians Injured After Clashing With Police Over Church Demolition: 'Jesus, Save Me!'
summary : September 1, 2017: Dozens of Chinese Christians were injured trying to protect their church from being destroyed by bulldozers authorized by authorities in Wangcun village in China's northern Shanxi province.
date : Sep 01, 2017 11:52 AM EDT
Muslim Worship title : Christian Woman Refuses to Deny Jesus After Muslim Husband Orders Her to Convert to Islam or Lose Baby
summary : August 28, 2017: A Christian woman in Central Asia has shared how she refused to deny Jesus Christ even after her Muslim husband threatened to take away her child unless she converted to Islam.
date : Aug 28, 2017 10:33 AM EDT
Africa title : Christian Mother Who Died in Detention in Eritrea Showed Signs of Torture
summary : August 25, 2017: A relative at the burial of a Christian mother of three who died in detention in Eritrea told Morning Star News her body showed signs of torture that could have contributed to her death.
date : Aug 25, 2017 05:38 PM EDT
Derek Lam title : Chinese Christian Says He Will Never Fulfill Dream of Becoming Pastor Because 'I Won't Make Jesus Subservient to Xi Jinping'
summary : August 25, 2017: A Chinese pro-democracy activist has shared how he will never be able to fulfill his dream of becoming a pastor because he refuses to "Jesus subservient to Xi Jinping" and urged Christians worldwide to pray for believers in his country as they " seek to find light amid the sea of darkness descending upon us."
date : Aug 25, 2017 05:30 PM EDT
Underground Church in China title : North Korean Christian Imprisoned for Her Faith Shares How God Sustained Her in Darkest Days
summary : August 24, 2017: A North Korean woman who suffered unspeakable horrors while imprisoned for her faith has shared how God's faithfulness - and one desperate prayer - sustained her through the darkest of days.
date : Aug 24, 2017 11:29 AM EDT
Iran title : Hunger Strikes in Iran Protest Upsurge in Harsh Sentences, Treatment of Christians
summary : July 31, 2017: Two Christian prisoners in Iran went on hunger strikes to protest increasingly harsh treatment of those arrested for house-church activities.
date : Jul 31, 2017 11:02 AM EDT
North Korea title : North Korean Christian on Growing Up in Isolated Country: 'I was Too Scared to Even Touch the Bible'
summary : July 21, 2017: A Christian woman who fled North Korea has shared how, as a child, she was too scared to even touch a Bible - but revealed Christianity is growing in the country despite the government's brutal efforts to suppress it.
date : Jul 21, 2017 11:21 AM EDT
Turin Shroud title : Shroud of Turin, Believed to be Burial Cloth of Jesus Christ, Carries Blood of Torture Victim: Study
summary : July 20, 2017: The Shroud of Turin, which some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, carries the blood of a torture victim, researchers in Italy have discovered.
date : Jul 20, 2017 01:21 PM EDT
Philippines title : Muslim Teacher Threatens to 'Fail' Christian Girl After She Refused to Pray to Allah
summary : June 21, 2017: A Christian girl whose teacher threatened to fail her if she didn't pray a Muslim prayer has shared how her faith has allowed her to pray for - and even forgive - those who continually persecute her.
date : Jun 21, 2017 12:32 PM EDT
Pastor Raymond Koh title : Pastor Raymond Koh: Is The State Involved? 100 Days Plus And Counting
summary : What has happened to the missing pastor in Malaysia? The Inspector General of the Police (IGP) has continued to remain mum on the situation, and it does not look as though any new developments have happened. Is there something more sinister at work here?
date : May 26, 2017 09:13 PM EDT
Is there such a thing as too much Christian content? title : Christian Content In Boy's Graduation Speech Deemed Too Religious
summary : The noose around the Christian continues to tighten in America as a boy's graduation speech is pulled due to having too many Christian references.
date : May 26, 2017 08:04 AM EDT
Indonesia title : Blind Indonesian Girl Refuses to Renounce Christ Despite Beatings from Hindu Family
summary : A blind Indonesian girl who converted to Christianity thanks to the witness of a local missionary refused to renounce the name of Jesus Christ despite continued beatings and threats carried out by her Hindu family.
date : May 23, 2017 10:21 AM EDT
Christians in India title : ‘If Worshiping Jesus Is a Crime, I Will Commit This Crime Every Day’: Indian Christians Defy Authorities Forcing Them to ‘Reconvert’ to Hinduism
summary : Authorities in Chhattisgarh, India are forcing Christians to go back to Hinduism by imposing fines upon them and subjecting them to public humiliation, but believers say they are ready to face the consequences.
date : May 22, 2017 07:02 PM EDT
Indonesia title : Hindu Leader Bedridden for Years Due to 'Black Magic' Embraces Christianity After Miraculous Healing
summary : The prominent leader of a Hindu temple who practiced "black magic" and was left bedridden for two years due to a serious illness embraced Christianity after Jesus miraculously healed him.
date : May 22, 2017 11:31 AM EDT
The Kaaba title : 16-Year-Old Pakistani Christian Boy Accused of Blasphemy for Facebook Post Refused Bail for Second Time
summary : A 16-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan who was accused of blasphemy for sharing a post on Facebook was denied bail for the second time.
date : May 18, 2017 05:32 PM EDT
Persecution title : Son, Grandson of Prominent Christian Leader Murdered in Central African Republic
summary : A rebel faction in the Central African Republic have murdered the son and grandson of one of the country's leading Christian leaders, a sobering new report has revealed.
date : May 17, 2017 11:43 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Authorities Pressure Landlord Into Evicting House Church Congregation
summary : Authorities in China's southern Guangdong province have upped persecution against an unregistered house church, pressuring their landlord to evict them -- leaving them without a place to worship.
date : May 17, 2017 11:07 AM EDT
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok title : Jakarta's Ahok Serves Prison Sentence with Bible as His Only Companion
summary : As outgoing Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by his Chinese nickname Ahok, serves his two-year jail sentence, the Bible is his only companion.
date : May 12, 2017 06:16 PM EDT
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