Government officials have begun proceedings to close another Protestant church. Sixteen churches have been closed in the past four years.
The Chinese legendary speed skater finds inner strength in the Bible, which she carries everywhere, even to the skating rink. An article by the United Bible Societies China Partnership.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance regrets “grievous mistakes in the past” but opposes a law that could limit the freedom of people to seek help according their religious convictions.
The new 'progressive Christianity', which is in reality a regression to a pagan Gnosticism which uses the words of Christianity, also has other characteristics apart from the misuse of language.
The family of the 14-year-old girl denounce that a Muslim neighbor kidnapped her and they were married the day she was taken.
Over the past 20 years, prison authorities encourage the creation of units run by evangelical inmates. “We bring peace to the prisons”, says a pastor in the city of Rosario.
The new law states that Chinese Christians need a state permit to publish religious content, which “should not incite subversion or oppose the communist party leadership”.
“Keshab went to the court for his regular hearing. We had no idea that he would be convicted that day and not return home”, says his wife. Christian leaders in Nepal are appealing to the international community.
The regional government is due to approve a controversial anti-conversion law. “Christians have reasons to apprehend an outbreak of violence against them”, says the Evangelical Fellowship of India.
Although the government says the ban “will not impact everyday religious practice”, evangelicals warn “there are questions on the details which will require further clarity”.
A Christian couple serving among Afghan refugees arriving in Pakistan, explain their difficult situation, especially that of Christians with a Muslim background.
The draft law will not be presented to Parliament, because the “environment to formulate it is unfavourable” and it “clashes with Islamic Sharia”, says the Religious Affairs Minister.
The entity was created by the government of Imran Khan. Pakistani Christians say it “quotes and voices the minority issues, but it has not real power” to protect them.
With the events of the last few days, we can only expect the pressure to increase, making the living conditions of Christians even more difficult, if possible. By Ted Blake.
The government has fled and extremists have proclaimed a new Islamic State. “With the Taliban in power, the vulnerability of believers increases tenfold”, Christian organisations warn.
The EFI has published its report on the persecution of Christians in the first six months of 2021. They have identified 145 incidents, including three murders.
The regional government had imposed a 20,001 Euros fine on Elena Lorenzo.
Supreme Court declines petition to protect Christian girls from forcible conversion to Islam and marriage to Muslims.
Iran’s newly amended penal code, which states that “any deviant education or propaganda that contradicts or interferes with the sacred Sharia [Islamic law] will be severely punished”.
Church leaders and rights activists fear that shelter homes, police and courts facilitate the forced conversions of Christian girls.
Australian Nicola McDermott breaks the 2 meters national record and qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics. She and other sportspeople aim “to see athletes transformed by Jesus”.
“We support the ending of abusive practices, while ensuring people are free to seek prayer and pastoral support to live out their beliefs”, Northern Ireland evangelicals say.
Why the UK Evangelical Alliance is standing against abusive practices and defending religious freedom.
A multimedia project shares the gospel through short films that tell the testimony of people in all 52 Spanish provinces whose lives where restored by Jesus.
Ana María found the gospel through the website In Search of Jesus. Opportunities to share the gospel on the internet are multiplying, according to this online evangelism ministry.
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