Category Archives: Persecution

IDOP 2016

Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP). Hebrews 13:1-3 states, “Let love of the brethren continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. Remember the prisoners, as though in prison … Continue reading

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Persecution Updates: Asia Bibi and a story about Mexico

A Pakistani Catholic woman accused of blasphemy was supposed to have her final appeal before the nation’s Supreme Court today. The hearing was postponed indefinitely. Here’s the story I wrote for World online this morning:

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Persecution Updates: Pakistan and Mexico

This past weekend I wrote about the arrest of a Christian teen in Pakistan. Last week I wrote about the persecution of evangelical Christians in rural, Southern Mexico.

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Don’t Miss List: How Do We Change (video), Code Orange, Pray for South Sudan

Q&A: How Do I Change as a Christian? This is an awesome new video from Apologia Studios. Pray for South Sudan Associated Press reported today that more than 1 million refugees have fled the conflict in South Sudan. Stay informed … Continue reading

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Persecution Updates: Uzbekistan, Canada and Cuba

Uzbekistan’s authoritarian president died recently and it has Christians concerned that religious persecution will only increase. Christians in Uzbekistan already face severe restrictions on their religion—the worst of any nation in Central Asia. Now they fear an increase in persecution … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: Floods, God’s Gender and ‘Setting the Record Straight …’

Washed Away – Obbie Todd The flooding in Louisiana is a real tragedy and has robbed at least 13 people of their lives and damaged at least 40,000 houses. Here’s Pastor Obbie Todd’s first-person account of the 20 minute scramble to abandon … Continue reading

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Persecution Updates: Burma/Myanmar

It turns out, that in spite of persecution, Christianity has grown in Burma (also known as Myanmar). My latest article: New census shows Christianity spreading in Burma The spread of the gospel has faced huge obstacles in Burma, including bloody … Continue reading

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