BURKINA FASO: Church Attack, Leaves 14 Dead
  • 05 December 2019

Gunmen attacked a church in Eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday 1 December. The attack took place in the small town of Hantoukoura and left 14 Christians dead, with numerous others injured. This attack is reminiscent of the multiple attacks that took place earlier this year in Northern Burkina Faso, when churches, clergy and laypeople were […]

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TURKEY: Christian Evangelist Murdered
  • 28 November 2019

On 19 November Korean evangelist Jinwook Kim was stabbed on the streets in the south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir. He later died in hospital from his injuries; he was 41 years old. The Public Security Branch Directorate of Murder Bureau has arrested a 16-year-old suspect and an investigation is ongoing. Kim had arrived in Diyarbakir […]

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From our Archives: It Happened on Christmas Day
  • 27 November 2019

It was early in 1964 that a document was brought out of Russia. This document, signed by 120 Russian Christians, was dated February, 1964. It tells a sad story of what happened on Christmas Day in 1963 in the city of Barnaul in Russia, a holiday, celebrated in memory of the birthday of our Saviour […]

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ARAJ: The Cost of Following Christ
  • 28 October 2019

Araj, 16, was living with her parents and three sisters in Upper Egypt. Her parents’ marriage had not been a happy one. They used to spend much of their time arguing with one another and eventually separated. Araj’s mother, Malli, left the marriage and along with her four daughters moved to another area. The family […]

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INDIA: Pastor Beheaded by Radical Communists
  • 24 October 2019

Members of India’s Naxalite political group have killed another evangelist in India’s Odisha state. Pastor Saanvi had shared the Gospel in villages near his home for the past six years as a bi-vocational minister, even planting house churches in two of the villages. Though members of the local Naxalite group, who subscribe to a Marxist-Leninist […]

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