Fulani herdsmen shot to death a missionary, pastor, his 3-year-old son in Niger State, Nigeria

Fulani herdsmen in Niger state, Nigeria have shot to death a missionary and pastor and his 3-year-old son, sources said. Leviticus Makpa, 39, had established a Christian school in Kamberi village, where he served as a pastor and church planter. His son, Godsend Makpa, was killed in the attack on his mission base on May … Continue reading Fulani herdsmen shot to death a missionary, pastor, his 3-year-old son in Niger State, Nigeria

Group of Jihadis are Suspected Of Killing 15 Christians During Baptism

A group of Jihadis are suspected of killing 15 Christians on Tuesday during a baptism in northern Burkina Faso's Oudalan province close to the Mali border in Africa. According to International Christian Concern (ICC), Colonel Salfo Kabor, governor of Burkina's Sahel region, confirmed that the attack took place in the Adjarara area. "People are shocked … Continue reading Group of Jihadis are Suspected Of Killing 15 Christians During Baptism

Tortured for seeking Jesus: an account by a secret believer

You can’t know the name of the person who wrote this article – or the country he’s from. It is too dangerous to share. But that anonymity might help you understand him as representing so many secret believers from the Middle East. My name is ‘Secret Believer’. I grew up, and still live, in a … Continue reading Tortured for seeking Jesus: an account by a secret believer

33 Christians Slain in One Week by Fulani Herdsmen in Benue, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday night (April 26) killed 10 Christians who had taken refuge in a camp for the displaced in north-central Nigeria, bringing to 33 the number of Christians slain in Benue state the past week, sources said. A survivor of the attack in Abagena, Benue state, David Akiga, told Morning Star News … Continue reading 33 Christians Slain in One Week by Fulani Herdsmen in Benue, Nigeria

Mother Of Seven Suffers Serious Wounds for Converting to Christianity in Uganda

A mother of seven children in eastern Uganda suffered serious wounds and is cut off from her family after her husband and other Muslim relatives attacked her on Easter Sunday for putting her faith in Christ, sources said. Salimati Naibira, 37, of Bukoba B village, Mayuge District, lost consciousness after her husband cut her with … Continue reading Mother Of Seven Suffers Serious Wounds for Converting to Christianity in Uganda

Christian man Jailed in Algeria for blasphemy, Faces Persecution in Tunisia

(Morning Star News) – After Slimane Bouhafs was released from prison in 2018, having served nearly two years for violating Algeria’s blasphemy laws, further persecution drove him to Tunisia. Threats on his life continue there, and he is stuck in legal limbo – missing his daughter’s wedding on Friday (April 2). “My daughter who gave … Continue reading Christian man Jailed in Algeria for blasphemy, Faces Persecution in Tunisia

Christian mother, son tragically Killed in Egypt

Your prayers are needed for a family in Egypt following the tragic murder of a mother and her four-year-old son. Your prayers are needed for Christians in Egypt who are frequently the target of violent attacks A Christian woman in Egypt and her four-year-old son were tragically murdered on Saturday (3 April) by an extremist … Continue reading Christian mother, son tragically Killed in Egypt

Court Sentences Christian man to Death for “blasphemous” text messages to Muslim clerics

A Pakistani court has sentenced a Christian man to death for sending “blasphemous” text messages to Muslim clerics, according to a report. The Lahore High Court in Punjab province has revised the 2013 sentencing of the Christian man, Sajjad Masih, from life in prison to death, according to UCA News. Masih, a Seventh-day Adventist, was … Continue reading Court Sentences Christian man to Death for “blasphemous” text messages to Muslim clerics

PERSECUTION: Four Christians Force to Eat Bible, had “crosses” Etched into Their Skin

At least four Christian men recently suffered serious injuries after they were stabbed, forced to eat pages of the Bible, and had “crosses” etched into their skin by eight hooded men, according to a persecution watchdog organization. The attack by men suspected to be criminals from a drug gang took place at Restoration House in … Continue reading PERSECUTION: Four Christians Force to Eat Bible, had “crosses” Etched into Their Skin

750 people killed in an attack on an Orthodox church, over the Ark of the Covenant in Ethopia

Around 750 people were killed in an attack on an Orthodox church, which is said to contain the Ark of the Covenant described in the Book of Exodus in the Bible, in northern Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region — home to thousands of churches and monasteries — according to reports. Hundreds of people hiding in Maryam … Continue reading 750 people killed in an attack on an Orthodox church, over the Ark of the Covenant in Ethopia

Nigeria, North Korea, Iran Top World Watch List of Religious Persecution as number of Christians murdered for their faith rose 60 percent in 2020

The watchdog organization Open Doors USA says levels of Christian persecution are at a record high around the world. Open Doors reports that levels of Christian persecution are at a record high, revealing that the number of Christians murdered for their faith rose 60 percent in 2020. The group announced the 2021 World Watch List … Continue reading Nigeria, North Korea, Iran Top World Watch List of Religious Persecution as number of Christians murdered for their faith rose 60 percent in 2020

Report Says 34,400 Christians Were Hacked to Death in Nigeria since 2009

According to a new report by Nigeria’s International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, thousands of Christians are being martyred for their faith while the country’s government are stating other reasons for their deaths. The report, which was published on Wednesday, found that 2,000 Nigerian Christians were hacked to death throughout 2020 … Continue reading Report Says 34,400 Christians Were Hacked to Death in Nigeria since 2009

Restriction on Religious Freedom Hits Apex Since 2007

Faith leaders are addressing the recent Pew Research study that shows record-high levels of restrictions on religious freedom. According to CBN News, Religious Freedom Ambassador Sam Brownback says that in order for other human rights to flourish, the right of religious freedom must also be protected. "We look at this religious freedom foundational right that … Continue reading Restriction on Religious Freedom Hits Apex Since 2007

Pastor Andrew Brunson Predicts Christians Will Face Increase Persecution

Pastor Andrew Brunson, who served as a missionary in Turkey for over 20 years, recently predicted that U.S Christians will face increased persecution in the near future. According to CBN News, Brunson's remarks were made during the "Global Prayer for US Election Integrity" event on Facebook last Sunday. “On my return to the US just … Continue reading Pastor Andrew Brunson Predicts Christians Will Face Increase Persecution

Nigeria, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Top List of Countries of Religious Violators

Nigeria is one of ten countries recently added to the US State Department’s list of “countries of particular concern” for religious freedom. It is the first secular democracy to make the list, according to The Christian Post. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters in a press statement on Monday that the list included governments … Continue reading Nigeria, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Top List of Countries of Religious Violators

“WHEN THE TRUMP SUDDENLY SOUNDS”

Evang. Mike Bamiloye 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 KJV For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: [17] Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the … Continue reading “WHEN THE TRUMP SUDDENLY SOUNDS”

Islamic Extremists Beat Pastor to Death for Comparing Christianity with Islam

Islamic extremists in northern Uganda killed a Christian pastor after he compared Christianity and Islam in a radio broadcast on Oct. 31. Morning Star News (MSN), a nonprofit persecution watchdog, reports David Omara, 64, the pastor of the Christian Church Center and a well-known radio preacher in the area, was beaten and strangled to death … Continue reading Islamic Extremists Beat Pastor to Death for Comparing Christianity with Islam

12 Christians Killed in Northeast Nigeria

Reports of violence in Nigeria have risen over the past few years as Islamic extremists are relentless in their efforts to maintain control over the country—to include the kidnapping and killing of innocent victims. According to Morning Star News, terrorists in northeast Nigeria attacked Takulashi village near Chibok, Borno state last Sunday, killing 12 Christians … Continue reading 12 Christians Killed in Northeast Nigeria

A Korean evangelist, Killed in Turkey

A Korean evangelist has been murdered in southeast Turkey, sparking fears of persecution among the Christian community, the International Christian Concern reported in a statement. Jinwook Kim, 41, was stabbed three times on the street in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir on November 19. He later died of his injuries in hospital. Kim, who had … Continue reading A Korean evangelist, Killed in Turkey

North Korean Christians Arrested for their Faith, including forced Abortions

North Korean Christians arrested for their faith, including forced abortions, the murder of newborn babies, and death by execution for possessing a Bible. The London-based Korea Future Initiative published its latest report, “Persecuting Faith: Documenting religious freedom violations in North Korea,” which includes information from 117 interviews with those exiled from the isolated country. The … Continue reading North Korean Christians Arrested for their Faith, including forced Abortions

2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted

Millions of Christians worldwide will unite on Sunday, Nov. 1 to join the global body of Christ for the 2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted (IDOP). The initiatve was launched over two decades ago to pray for persecuted Christians facing issues such as government oppression, violence and prison for their faith. "When we … Continue reading 2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted

Video shows Book Haram Capture Missing Nigerian Pastor, alongside two other women

Missing Nigerian Pastor Polycap Zango, Appears In New Boko Haram Video, Asks FG, Church To Rescue Him and Others Reverend Polycap Zango, a pastor with the Church of Christ in Nations, Jos, Plateau State, who went missing while travelling to Gombe State for a conference, has appeared in a new video saying he was abducted … Continue reading Video shows Book Haram Capture Missing Nigerian Pastor, alongside two other women

Churches Attacked amid #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – Protests against police brutality in Nigeria that grew into generalized unrest over poor government took on a religious dimension this week with attacks on Christians and church buildings. Following peaceful protests that began earlier this month against torture and killings by Special Anti­­-­Robbery Squad (SARS) forces, counter-demonstrations against the #EndSARS protestors … Continue reading Churches Attacked amid #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

VOM calls for the Release of Deacon Jang Abducted by N. Korean Agents, six years agk

All the world knows now about deacon Jang Moon Seok is that he was abducted by North Korean agents in China six years ago and has been languishing in a forced labor camp ever since. His “crime?” Jang gave food, clothes, a warm bed, and the love of God to the hungry, naked, cold, and … Continue reading VOM calls for the Release of Deacon Jang Abducted by N. Korean Agents, six years agk

Couple Christian Missionaries Killed in Haiti

Pastor Jean Philippe Quetant and his wife Erna Plancher-Quetant were both gunned down in their home while serving as missionaries in Haiti, NBC2 in Fort Myers reports. The couple were in the process of building a church and orphanage, but a home invasion resulted in their home being ransacked, their belongings stolen, and tragically, both … Continue reading Couple Christian Missionaries Killed in Haiti

Young Christians Killed, Others kidnapped in Kaduna, Nigeria

Morning Star News – Two young Christian women and a 6-year-old boy were killed this week while other Christians were kidnapped or slain as uncontested lawlessness by Fulani herdsmen continued in Nigeria, sources said. In Plateau state the herdsmen attacked Kpachudu village in Miango District, Bassa County west of Jos, at about 8 p.m. on … Continue reading Young Christians Killed, Others kidnapped in Kaduna, Nigeria

China changes the story of Adultery Woman against Jesus

The biblical story of Jesus saving the woman caught in adultery has been twisted and given a new ending in a Chinese textbook, with Jesus killing the woman and telling her that He, too, is a sinner, according to a new report. The textbook, published by the government-run University of Electronic Science and Technology Press, … Continue reading China changes the story of Adultery Woman against Jesus

Teachers are Refrain from mentioning God in China

The Center for Studies on New Religion's publication Bitter Winter reveals China is spying on and censoring any religious teacher to make sure they don't mention God. The Center for Studies on New Religion, a human rights organization focusing on abuses by the Chinese Communist Party's regime, published the report in an effort to help … Continue reading Teachers are Refrain from mentioning God in China

Fulani Herdsmen ambushed and shot dead a Christian on Motorcycle

Fulani herdsmen on Thursday (September 17) shot a Christian who was riding on a motorcycle with a policeman in north-central Nigeria, sources said. Sati Bulus, a member of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) in Malul village in Bokkos County, Plateau state, was ambushed and shot to death by Fulani herdsmen at about 8:30 … Continue reading Fulani Herdsmen ambushed and shot dead a Christian on Motorcycle

Church ban in China for Illegal Gathering over refusal to install Camera

China has banned the house church Zion, a 1500-member congregation, after they refused to install surveillance cameras in their church. China threatened to close down the church if they did not comply and have now come through on their threat. According to Christianity Today, even though the church had been able to gather without registering … Continue reading Church ban in China for Illegal Gathering over refusal to install Camera