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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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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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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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