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This past year, for the 3rd year in a row, persecution of Christians has hit a record high worldwide. Open Doors has released its 2017 World Watch List (WWL) and cites increasing concerns for Asia along with the Middle East, due to both ethnic nationalism and Islamic extremism. “The annual list...
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We just want to preach a simple message with this picture DONT MAKE YOUR PHONE AN IDOL  Consider and Determine what is winning in your own situation : Your BIBLE or Your PHONE In Church Service (During the Sermon) : Your BIBLE or Your PHONE Preach the Message - Share with Others   Please leave your...
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You Have to Hear What God Said to This Israeli Assassin! In this It's Supernatural! Classic episode from 1998: This Orthodox Jewish man, a Mossad officer from Israel, was miraculously healed of eight major diseases! Find out what God said to Moshe Laurie that caused him to give his life...
A video showing a call for jihad from a senior Iraqi Shi'ite cleric has caused anger among Iraqi Christians. The undated footage shows Sheikh Alaa Al-Mousawi, head of the Shia Endowment, a government body that looks after Iraq's Shia holy sites, describing Christians as "infidels", saying "either they should convert to Islam,...
Chrisma reports - Dressed in pink, Naila smiles, but is this the face of a murderer? The corpse of a young man who was missing for 40 days was discovered in a field in Sialkot, Pakistan. After pressure from a solicitor hired by the BPCA, a police investigation began, leading...
RNS reports - For a Pakistani Christian like Shameela Masih, divorcing her abusive husband meant two choices — both nearly as bad as staying in the marriage. “I have to prove adultery allegations against him,” said Masih, a 34-year-old mother of two. “The other option I have is to convert...
Numbers released by the UN in January estimated the Kurdish Region of Iraq is hosting 900,000 refugees, around 233,000 from Syria and the rest from elsewhere in Iraq. More and more Kurdish Muslims living in Iraq are turning to Christ after witnessing the brutality of extremist groups like ISIS, who...
A Christian woman bravely stood up to Islamic State (ISIS) militants and refused to convert to Islam despite the threat of death. An Iraqi Christian woman who is blind refused to convert to Islam, even after being threatened by ISIS militants. Christian Today reports that Mariyam Petrayus, from western Mosul, was confronted...
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Sky, one of Europe’s leading entertainment company, has reveals details of its new environmental campaign, Sky Ocean Rescue, which will bring to the fore the dire health of the planet’s oceans to millions of people across Europe. The campaign, as reported on their website was initially led by the News department,...
“I am one of the women in Aleppo who will soon be raped in just moments. There are no more weapons or men that can stand between us and the animals who are about to come called the ‘country’s army.’ “I am committing suicide and I don’t care if you...
Pope declares 'zero tolerance' for sexual abuse in Catholic church - christian mail
Pope announce 'zero tolerance' for sexual abuse in the Catholic church. Pope Francis said that priests who abused children should not be tolerated when they asked for forgiveness. “I would like us to renew our complete commitment to ensuring that these atrocities will no longer take place in our midst.” “The Church...
Burning buses meant to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya in Idlib province, Syria.Reuters Armed men burned five buses that were supposed to be used for an evacuation near Idlib in Syria on Sunday, stalling a deal to allow thousands to depart...
The sharia council creates harm to women, children and others. More than 300 Muslims— mostly women— say they are against being ruled over by any religious body and are working to try to gain independence from Sharia courts and religious bodies. “We oppose any religious body—whether presided over by men or...
Iraqi army and Kurdish soldiers started battling on Monday in Mosul against the Islamic State stronghold. “The hour of victory has come, the operation to liberate Mosul has started,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a televised address early Monday. “God willing we will meet in Mosul to celebrate the...
A Pakistani man has admitted murdering his sister in an 'honour killing' because she married a Christian man. Mubeen Rajhu, 24, from Lahore, shot Tasleem, 18, in the head at home in August after he discovered his Muslim sister had defied the family and married a Christian. He had been taunted by...
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Three Iranian Christian converts have been charged with “acting against national security” and illegal consumption of alcohol during Holy Communion. (Non-Muslims are permitted to drink alcohol in Iran, but leaving Islam is forbidden, so any such conversions are not recognised.) Yasser Mossayebzadeh, Saheb Fadaie and Mohammad Reza Omidi – all...
Mother Teresa, the tiny nun who devoted her life to the poor, was declared a saint by Pope Francis at the Vatican as he celebrated her “daring and courage” and described her as a role model for all in his year of mercy. At least 120,000 people crowded a sun-drenched...
Everyone loves a good story. As Christians, we especially love stories that tell us how, when all seems lost, God makes a way. One such story is about the church in Iran—and it’s one of the greatest stories in the world today. It’s a simple story that can be summarized in just...
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A pastor in Turkey made headlines when he chose to forgive a group of Muslims who damaged his church. According to ChristianToday.com, Pastor Matta (whose full name is being withheld for security reasons) decided not to press charges against the Muslim men who broke windows and damaged a security camera...
At least 19 people have been killed and 26 injured in a deadly knife attack at a facility for the disabled outside of Tokyo, Japan. According to CNN.com, the attack is one of Japan’s deadliest mass killings since World Warr II. The suspect in the attack, 26-year-old Satoshi Uematsu, worked at...
 A pastor who ministered in Istanbul for many years has urged Christians to pray after a triple suicide bombing in the city murdered at least 41 people. Revd Benjamin van Rensburg, who now ministers in Scotland, also said the attack had left him "shocked" and "very sad". Revd Turgay Ucal, from...
Escaped ISIS Sex Slave Gives Testimony before Congress
A Yazidi woman who escaped sexual slavery to ISIS recently gave her testimony before Congress. CNN.com reports that Nadia Murad escaped ISIS captivity as a sex slave in 2014 and is adamant that the U.S. and other countries need to do more to defeat the terrorist group. “Daesh will not...
The Guardian report - An Indian woman and her husband who are both in their 70s have celebrated the birth of a baby boy following IVF treatment, their first successful pregnancy in 46 years of marriage. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month after two years of treatment using donor eggs...
Wycliffe Associates seeks to accelerate Bible translation around the world by empowering national translators and equipping the local church to translate God's Word into every language by 2025. Photo Credit: Wycliffe Associates For the first time in 128 years, Christians in Southeast Asia are able to read the New Testament...
Christian Post Report - A member of the Pakistani Christian community holds a placard as he shouts slogans during a protest rally to condemn Sunday's suicide attack in Peshawar on a church, with others in Lahore September 23, 2013. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the...
Christian Post Report - Yazidi refugees stand behind fences as they wait for the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy Angelina Jolie at a Syrian and Iraqi refugee camp in the southern Turkish town of Midyat in Mardin province, Turkey, June 20, 2015. Seventeen-year-old Nihad Barakat...
A 20-year-old Islamic State militant publicly executed his own mother in front of hundreds of people because she asked him to leave the terrorist group, a monitoring group has said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which reports on the atrocities being carried out in the ongoing civil war, said...
 An Iraqi soldier who escaped from an Islamic State prison has described the terror group's brutal torture of Christians, many of whom died during the torture. "They tortured the out of the Christians and some died in the process," Sergeant Karam Saad of the Iraqi military, who was held...
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Fifteen Christians were arrested during New Year’s prayers at a church in the Indian state of Karnataka. According to The Christian Post, a radical Hindu mob surrounded the Christians just before they were arrested. They have since been released. Sajan K. George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians, said that...
Was U.S. Aid Worker in Afghanistan Killed for Her Newfound Christian Faith?
As U.S. aid worker Lisa Akbari left the gym at her apartment complex Dec. 23 in Kabul, Afghanistan, someone fatally shot her. A few miles from the attack, Afghan police arrested a mullah, or Muslim scholar, who lives at the same complex, authorities said. He was injured during the arrest...
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