Tag Archives: christians

Iran: Gospel going forward like never before

Pastor Reza Safa, a former radical Muslim, has issued an urgent request for Christians around the world to pray for Iran and its people as political unrest rages in the Muslim controlled nation.

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Philippines: Christian city opens its door and heart to Muslim refugees

Muslim refugees receive food, shelter, and basic necessities from the Christians who live in Cagayan de Oro.

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India: Christians praise God despite police brutality, month in jail

Six Christians facing false charges, two of them beaten by police, were jailed for a month for praying for a sick woman in eastern India.

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Vietnam: Churches growing, Christian businesses thriving

Thousands of Christians from more than 50 denominations came to the 500th-anniversary celebration of the Protestant Reformation in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Sudan: Church of Christ leaders charged with sound pollution for ‘noisy’ services

Five Sudanese Christians arrested, but later released have now been charged with causing sound pollution through overly loud church services.

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Israel: Thousands of Christian pilgrims stand with Israel

At a time of rising anti-Semitism, thousands of Christians came to Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles and stand with Israel.

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USA: ‘Holy Spirit Woodstock’ coming to DC as ‘Awaken the Dawn’

Tens of thousands of Christians praising and praying will fill some 57 tents, taking up much of the space running through the heart of the nation’s capital.

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Israel: Days of Awe

After the shofar is blown on Rosh Hashana, for ten days the Jewish people pray, repent and perform good deeds in hopes of cancelling the previous year’s sins, and ensure their names are written in the “The Book of Life” on Yom Kippur.

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Kenya: Christian groups respond to growing Sudanese refugee crisis

Christians are stepping up efforts to respond to the South Sudanese refugee crisis, as the number of people fleeing into northern Uganda reaches 1 million.

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Egypt: ISIS attacks could spark massive harvest of souls

While the church hasn’t recovered from the recent violence, there is no greater time for the Gospel to spread.

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Bangladesh: Christianity ‘exploding’ despite persecution

One ministry leader on a fact-finding trip has found evidence Christians are being undercounted.

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Syria: Christians bring the Gospel to Aleppo’s ruins

Christian ministries are on the ground trying to provide at least a little solace, especially to Aleppo’s children.

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Egypt: Christians ‘ready to forgive’ after bombing

A Coptic leader says Christians have forgiven those responsible for the deadly suicide bombing at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church in Cairo, killing 24 and injuring 49.

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Iraq: Priest calls Christian refugees ‘Iraq’s salt’

As troops break the ISIS’s hold on Mosul, Christians in the north are waiting to see what comes next as many are balancing between a horrific past and an uncertain future.

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Morocco: Christians risk persecution with YouTube testimonies

The public testimonies counter the common view that to be Moroccan is to be Muslim and that all Christians living in Morocco are foreigners, not natives.

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