TAJIKISTAN: Fines for Bible Translation
  • 26 March 2020

Over the past six months, the leaders of four different churches in Tajikistan have received huge fines because they were part of a plan to create a new Tajik translation of the Bible. According to some Tajik Christians, the current translations available in their language use archaic words and sometimes the translation is unclear. In […]

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CHINA: Shanghai Church Raided
  • 12 December 2019

Government agents invaded Wheat Church in Shanghai last Sunday and banned the church. The church was conducting a worship service when the officials broke in. They accused the attendees of conducting religious activities in an illegal place. The church’s preaching was stopped, and all followers were expelled. Around 200 Christians refused to leave. Standing in […]

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Bringing Joy in China
  • 24 September 2019

In 2018, Christmas Care packs were distributed to children of the persecuted church in China. One of our distribution partners reports: Since greater religious regulations were introduced in February 2018, the church in China has been especially persecuted. These gifts from outsiders prove to the believers that they are not alone, they have not been […]

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NIGERIA: Government Official Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive
  • 05 September 2019

A Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more than a month after a Christian aid worker, also kidnapped by Boko Haram, indicated that Sharibu had been killed by her Boko Haram captors. “Contrary to false reports, she [Leah] is […]

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A Bible Brings Hope in Iran
  • 25 August 2019

A young man travels to work each day on public transport. He uses the time to read the Bible. However, as citizens of Iran can be placed in jail for owning a Bible, he covers it up so that people will not see what he is reading. One day, he felt the Lord moving in […]

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