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ChinaAid: 14 Christians have vanished, believed to be in government custody

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  Church, Featured, International, Persecution  /  No Comments

WENZHOU, Zhejiang, China (WordNews.org) Feb. 2, 2018 – Fourteen Christian leaders of Chinese house churches have vanished in China’s coastal Zhejiang province in what ChinaAid is calling “the latest in a saga of China’s serial persecution” of Christians. The underground church leaders are believed to be in police custody since Jan. 13. The Christians are part of […]

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The sole Evangelical radio station in the Middle East welcomes VP Pence

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Entertainment, Evangelism, Featured, International, Persecution, Politics  /  No Comments

GALILEE, Israel (WordNews.org) Jan. 23, 2018 – The Voice of Hope, the only Christian radio station in Israel, welcomes Vice President Mike Pence in his visit of solidarity with Christians in the Middle East. And Pence encourage faith leaders in return during a speech at Israel’s Knesset. “We will also support faith leaders in this […]

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Great Commission agencies unite to ‘Reclaim’ focus on taking the Gospel everywhere

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Events, Featured, International, Missions  /  No Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WordNews.org) – An alliance of globally focused ministries has designated May 20, 2018, as the third annual International Day for the Unreached. This one-day event is intended to inspire and mobilize Christians to reach out to more than 2 billion people around the world who have yet to hear the gospel, organizers […]

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Bomb levels $2.6M persecuted church in Shanix, China; Concerns rises that more churches will be destroyed

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Church, Featured, International, Persecution  /  No Comments

LINFEN, Shanix, China (WordNews.org) Jan. 11, 2018 – An explosion reduced to rubble a church China Aid describes as “serially persecuted” in China’s northern Shanxi province. According to China Aid, authorities bombed and demolished the Golden Lampstand Church, an unregistered church that cost $2.6 million to build in 2009. Chinese military police detonated explosives in […]

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Life Legal alleges pro-life activist beaten by church security

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Persecution, Pro-life  /  No Comments

NAPA, Calif. (WordNews.org) June 5, 2017 – A pro-life activist was beaten in a church parking lot here when distributing leaflets on behalf of a anti-abortion congressional candidate, Life Legal Defense Foundation alleges in a news release. Jeff White, founder of Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, a national faith-based organization, was allegedly surrounded by church […]

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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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