The book I don't like that secret! by Christian police officer Salvador Martí, seeks to prevent child abuse.
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.
The Early Rain Covenant church was already shuttered 2 years ago. Children under 18 are not allowed at church.
“Most Somali Christians are underground believers. We are a persecuted community”, explain the leaders of an online community of believers in the country.
This book enables us to extend the conversation and consider further how to put people not devices at the centre of our lives.
Holiness means to consistently have clean behaviour, a clean life.
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”.
Young Markus had been an ambitious Muslim. He studied in an Islamic university led by his father and his mission was to reach out to Christian youth and lead them to the “right path”.
The police and Islamic religious authorities in these countries are highly vigilant against any attempts by Christians to reach Malay Muslims with the gospel.
The situation of Christians in North Korea does not seem to have improved during this past year.
Churches are forbidden in Saudi Arabia, and converting from Islam is punished with decapitation.
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”.
The number of believers of Muslim background has increased radically in the Horn of Africa, despite the high costs associated with the decision of leaving Islam to follow Christ whole-heartedly.