LAOS: Young Believer Denied Medical Care
  • 12 March 2020

John became interested in Christianity through a friend who shared Christian music and videos with him. He came to faith in Christ after eventually finding a pastor in another village who explained the Gospel to him. About six months after professing his faith, his foster parents and others in his village began to complain, cursing […]

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LAOS: Destroyed House Church Now Larger than Before
  • 20 February 2020

Most Laotians consider themselves Buddhist, but they generally practise a syncretistic version of Buddhism mixed with tribal animism. Christianity is viewed as an American religion or as a tool of the CIA to undermine the Laotian regime. Believers are persecuted by family members or village authorities who are concerned that Christians offend the spirits. In […]

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LAOS: Abusive Husband Demands Return of Children
  • 16 January 2020

Mrs Khoun, who came to faith in Christ last year, loves to listen to a Christian radio programme that broadcasts sermons and other Christian teaching in her language. Her husband has always opposed her Christian faith, and his harassment, including beatings, has grown more severe. He recently gave her an ultimatum: Stop going to church […]

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Saved through Persecution in Laos
  • 28 July 2019

Mee, an evangelist in southern Laos, was cooking in her small outdoor kitchen when she was approached by a man who confessed to attempting to kill her husband Vang some years previously and, through the experience, found Jesus. The man was a sniper with the country’s communist government and was sent to shoot Vang for […]

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LAOS: Christian Arrested, Asked to Renounce Faith
  • 02 May 2019

Police in southern Laos have allegedly arrested, beaten and detained a man in Savannakhet province for practising his Christian faith last Thursday, according to Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) Lao service. The man named Agoon was arrested for another crime, based on a police accusation – he was cutting timber illegally in a protected forest. However, […]

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