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India: Christian Families Going Hungry as Villagers in India Deprive Them of Work, Homes

Christians in various villages of Chhattisgarh state, India are going hungry as members of tribal religions deprive them of work and refuse to sell food to them, sources said. In the southern tip of Chhattisgarh state, villagers who practice tribal religion of ancestor and nature worship attacked the homes of three Christian families in...

India: Officials Destroy Christian School, Hostel – and Founder’s Home – in Eastern India

Authorities seized 12 tearful, fatherless children from a Christian ministry in eastern India last month after local officials demolished the ministry’s school and hostel, sources said. After Hindu extremists persuaded the district collector to demolish the hostel and school serving 250 students, child protection personnel and police on May 21 seized the six orphans...

India: Minister in Modi’s Govt.’ Religious conversion like taking advantage of a girl’

Christian leaders in India have been outraged by comments by a government minister comparing religious conversion to exchanging sex for favors. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, who serves as the Minister of State for Animal Husbandry in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new cabinet, was speaking in an interview with ThePrint. “Suppose somebody helped a...

China: From Tiananmen’s Most-Wanted to Followers of Jesus

Though Tiananmen translates as “The Gate of Heavenly Peace,” the Beijing city square is known for something utterly destructive: the June 4, 1989, massacre where Chinese troops fired on nonviolent student demonstrators, killing thousands—deaths that the government still has not publicly acknowledged. Current Issue June 2019Subscribe The historic event...

Pastor’s Son Laid Down His Life to Save Friends During Virginia Shooting

Ryan Keith Cox was a hero of the Virginia Beach mass shooting, said survivors who credit their lives to him. Cox, an account clerk at Virginia Beach Public Utilities, saved the lives of seven women who were also in building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center Friday when a suspect began “firing indiscriminately”...

China: ‘When one Pastor is arrested, another will pick up the work’

Church leaders in China have vowed to continue spreading the gospel even if police continue shutting down all the underground churches in the region, warning pastors not to hold any more meetings or face arrest. Open Doors, an organisation that serves persecuted Christians worldwide in more than 60 countries, met with Chinese church leaders recently to...

Court upholds a decision to dismiss the nurse for offering Bible to a cancer patient

A U.K Court of Appeal has upheld the decision to dismiss a medical professional who attempted to offer a Bible to a cancer patient According to court documents, the nurse also told the patient “that if he prayed to God he would have a better chance of survival.” Sarah Kuteh, a...

Uganda: Pastors Threatened with Death after Gospel Meetings Banned in Bwera Town.

Police have banned evangelistic events in a town in western Uganda following open-air preaching in which many Muslims put their faith in Christ, sources said. Churches in Bwera, on Uganda’s western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, held a joint evangelistic event amid the large Muslim population in Bwera beginning on May 20....

India: Bajrang Dal activists allege conversion by Pastors

MORADABAD: Hindu right-wing group, Bajrang Dal activists alleged religious conversion by Christian workers and stalled a congregation organized by India's minority community at Kamal Barat Ghar near Jhanjhanpur police station on Sunday. They have also handed over its organizers to the police. The right-wing group’s activists alleged that such congregations had been taking place for the...

US: Cousins Spar Over Multibillion Dollar Christian Media Empire

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Indiana cousins are fighting for control of a multimillion-dollar Christian media empire started by their grandfather, trading accusations of deceit, corporate malfeasance, harassment and abuse. Lester L. Sumrall and Andrew Sumrall both want control of what one lawsuit claims could be $1 billion in donations that have flowed into the...