Government officials have begun proceedings to close another Protestant church. Sixteen churches have been closed in the past four years.
Attacks on evangelical home churches by Hindu extremists have increased lately with the connivance of the police and the media.
Two Iranian Christian women spent 259 days in prison for their faith. “God gave us an opportunity to share the gospel with people who needed to hear it”. They wrote a book about it.
Numia meets weekly with other Christian women in a country where they must hide their faith. “My family sees in me something different, I am waiting for the right moment to share my faith with them”.
Experts agree that the summit between North Korea and the United States will not bring advances in the religious freedom of the country.
The ruins are located in Manbij, one of Syria’s most ancient towns. Among the artifacts found, there were several versions of crosses etched into columns and walls, which indicate this was a significant site for Christians.
The Chinese government aims to reinterpret and retranslate the Bible in order to enhance the “‘Chinese style’ of Christianity and theology”.
Jamil, a former Muslim: “Yemenis follow Christ with all their hearts. There is no way back. We all know that. Becoming a Christian will cost you much”.
The police and Islamic religious authorities in these countries are highly vigilant against any attempts by Christians to reach Malay Muslims with the gospel.
In the region, almost 40% of the Protestant churches have become secret churches. “We do not want to be associated with anything illegal and our desire is to be law-abiding citizens”.