Select Page

I Commit To Pray

  • 17 September 2020
INDIA: Police Threaten to Charge Pastor, Frame Son with Crimes

A Christian pastor in northern India was forced to sign papers renouncing all religious activity – including sharing the Gospel or holding worship in his home – after a police officer threatened to file false charges against him and his teenage son. A house church pastor identified only as Pastor Sugriv said that the threats […]

  • 17 September 2020
CHINA: Regulation Cites Penalties for Professing Faith

A new regulation has been issued that warns Christians to renounce their beliefs or be punished. According to the regulation addendum issued by Huangfei Zhai Village, Yingjiang County; officials can penalise anyone who converts from Buddhism or another religion and professes they believe in “Jesus Christ”. If someone proselytises or helps others to become Christians, […]

  • 17 September 2020
PAKISTAN: Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

In 2013, Asif Pervaiz was working in a garment factory where he was reportedly pressured by his supervisor, Muhammad Saeed Khokher (also referred to as Saeed Ahmed Khokher), to convert from Christianity to Islam. On 8 September, a court in Lahore ruled that Asif was guilty of blasphemy, sentencing him to three years in prison […]

  • 10 September 2020
TANZANIA: New Believer Rejected

Juma met with his pastor secretly after coming to Christ, afraid that his Muslim family would find out about his conversion. When his wife eventually found some of his Christian books, she immediately called his brothers, all radical Muslims. His brothers burned the books, beat Juma and threatened him. When word spread that he was […]

  • 10 September 2020
LAOS: Transformation for Young Man

Khamla was devastated when his wife left him. One day, as he walked past the Buddhist temple in extreme sorrow, something that looked like a small bird hit him in the chest. He unexpectedly changed; he became violently strong and was suddenly unable to communicate. His parents and the community were so fearful that they […]

  • 10 September 2020
CHINA: Officials Raid Bible Study

Police, state security officers, and ethnic and religious affairs bureau officials raided Guangzhou’s Bible Reformed Church. They accused Christians of “spreading evil religion”.  Authorities interrupted a Bible study, which had more than 10 attendees, and took three Christians, including Minister Yang Jun, to the police station. Officials released two individuals that night but detained Minister […]