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Seventy five percent of religious persecution in the world is against Christians, reports a British watchdog group, which says 100 million Christians are facing official oppression. China, Iran, North Korea and Saudi Arabia are the worst places for Christians to […]

Sitting alone in a Chinese jail cell gives poet and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo plenty of time to contemplate.          “Faraway place,” he writes in Experiencing Death,      “I’ve exiled my life to     “this place without sun     “to flee the era […]

Since January 19, members of Al-Shabaab, an Islamic Somali extremist group, have confiscated five farms from Muslims who converted to Christianity. Three other farms were confiscated from Muslims who merely showed an interest in Christ. They had attended Bible studies in the cities of […]

After the killings of more than 50 Christians and the burning of more than 80 homes in the last 90 days, the government of Nigeria has been asked to halt anti-Christian violence.          At least six Christians were killed […]

Shi Enhao, a leader in China’s growing underground church movement, disappeared last month — and it turns out he’s been in police custody, held on “suspicion of using superstition to undermine national law enforcement.” Shi is one of as many as 150 million […]

How can we rejoice? In Egypt, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan, in China … our Christian brothers and sisters are being tortured, imprisoned and killed because of their faith. How can we rejoice? The Disciples felt that same way that Sunday morning. Trembling […]

Claiming to be afraid that too many religious groups are “actively propagandizing their religious views,” a committee of the Russian parliament is considering a bill that would restrict who can pass out religious literature. Supporters of the law claim that […]

Cuban underground church pastor Omar Gude Perez has been paroled from prison on the condition that he does not preach. Omar had infuriated Cuban officials by refusing to submit to what he considers unacceptable restrictions on the Gospel. His punishment […]

At the height of Egypt’s recent riots, on the evening of January 29th, Egypt’s “Day of Rage,” many businesses, shopping malls, vehicles and police stations were vandalized and destroyed. But the head of the Egyptian Bible Society says the “Night of […]