CORONAVIRUS: An Opportunity to Advance the Gospel?
  • 26 March 2020

During a season of quarantines and uncertainty, the Coronavirus is providing opportunities for advancing the Gospel. Some of the countries most affected by the pandemic so far are also countries where believers face persecution every day. In an Islamic country heavily affected by the coronavirus, Christians are handing out masks and offering help to those […]

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NEPAL: Living the Christian Life with Beautiful Aroma
  • 06 November 2019

An extremely poor family who came to Christ has experienced intense persecution but also rapid spiritual maturity. The family is so poor that they live in a shelter on government-owned land. One day they met a pastor who told them about Christ. Eager for the hope Jesus promised, they accepted Christ as a family. They […]

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CHINA: New Measures Forbid Baptism
  • 06 November 2019

Authorities in China’s Zhejiang province have forbidden baptism in a new set of measures. Changes in church location, church growth, adjustment of service times, and offering boxes have also been forbidden. Other prohibited items include an individual bank account for the church and donations from other countries. Local community directors have been charged with overseeing […]

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UKRAINE: Worship Ban in Luhansk
  • 06 November 2019

Since 2014, the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has been under the control of rebels. This self-declared government has imposed oppressive religious restrictions. Last year, an order was made that no religious groups may hold services of any kind without registration. Subsequent to the deadline of October 2018, no Protestant church of any kind was […]

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IRAN: Concerns Over Christian Convert Missing Since his Arrest
  • 17 October 2019

Friends and family of Mohammad Salehi, a Christian convert in his early 30s, are very concerned as they have heard no news of him since his arrest in August. Mohammad was arrested at his home in Karaj on 25 August by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. It is very unusual that someone is detained […]

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