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Ministries push for stronger U.S. support for Israel

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Featured, International, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 27, 2017 – Several ministries in the United States are encouraged by President Donald Trump’s support for Israel, including plans for the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump recently declared that the strained relationship between the two nations has been repaired since he became president, according to […]

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Annual Memorial “Die-In” Coming to the White House Jan. 27

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  Events, Featured, International, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 24, 2017 – A group of young activists are expected to “die” in front of the White House this Friday to “hold President Donald Trump accountable” to his promise to defund Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest abortion provider. The group, CEC For Life, an outreach of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, is […]

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ACLJ calls on State Dept., UN, NATO members to force Turkey to free imprisoned American pastor

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Church, Featured, International, Missions, Persecution  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Dec. 15, 2016 – Pastor Andrew Brunson, a U.S. citizen from Black Mountain, N.C., who is being held against his will in Turkey because of his profession of faith, has a new ally working for his release. The American Center for Law and Justice announced it is actively defending Brunson, who was […]

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Effort Launched to Raise Funds for Schools for Christian Pakistani Refugees

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Featured, International, Persecution  /  No Comments

PAKISTAN (WordNews.org) March 8, 2016 — As thousands of Pakistani Christian families flee from Islamic violence to Thailand a move is underfoot to provide a safe haven for these families and education for their children. Barnabas Fund  said during a joint fact-finding mission with World Evangelical alliance Religious Liberty Commission.(WEA RLC)  that authorities in Thailand […]

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U.S church leader arrested after house church raided in China

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Church, Featured, International, Missions, Persecution  /  2 Comments

NANYANG, Henan, China (WordNews.org) April 22, 2013 – A United States church leader is under house arrest in China after police raised a house church during a revival meeting. Dennis Balcombe’s whereabouts are unknown, according to China Aid. Balcome is the head of Hong Kong Revival Chinese Ministries International. China Aid said also in the […]

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Petition launched to fight China’s force sterilizations following woman’s death

By   /  April 8, 2013  /  Featured, International, Persecution  /  No Comments

HUBEI PROVINCE, China (WordNews.org) April 8, 2013 – A women’s rights group is launching a petition against “coercive family planning” in China following the death of a mother of two who was forcibly sterilized to avoid “illegal pregnancy.” Shen Hongxia was forcibly sterilized by the local Family Planning Officers on March 19 against a doctor’s […]

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Middle East expert raises concerns about Obama’s upcoming visit to Israel

By   /  March 13, 2013  /  International  /  No Comments

NEW YORK (WordNews.org) March 13, 2013 – Author and Middle East expert David Rubin says President Barack Obama is expected to demand a timetable for unilateral Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria during is March 20 trip to Israel. Rubin acknowledges the White House has denied the claim. Rubin is the author of “Peace for […]

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SHOCKWAVE: Thousands of youth to join together to pray for persecuted Christians

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Church, Events, International, Missions, Persecution  /  No Comments

SANTA ANA, Calif. (WordNews.org) Feb. 28, 2013 – Thousands of young people are gathering around the world beginning tomorrow for three days of prayer for Christians being persecuted globally. The program, launched by Open Doors USA 12 years ago, is known as SHOCKWAVE. The theme this year is “Prayer and Unity,” with a focus on […]

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