Al-Shabaab warns all Christians to leave northeastern Kenya

By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor MONDAY, MARCH 02, 2020 The Somalia-based al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabaab has “ordered” Christians to leave three counties in northeastern Kenya to allow local Muslims to get all local jobs, according to the U.S.-based persecution watchdog International Christian Concern. “Muslim teachers, doctors, engineers, and young graduates from the northeastern province are unemployed. Isn’t it better to give them a chance? There is no … Continue reading Al-Shabaab warns all Christians to leave northeastern Kenya

Armed gangs WIPE OUT 15 villages in mass Christian slaughter in Nigeria

ARMED men stormed through 15 villages to massacre Christians and destroy their churches in a violent crackdown against the religion in Nigeria. Dozens of people have been killed after the gangs ransacked towns and villages to clear them of all aspects of the Christian faith. Houses belonging to believers have also been razed with authorities doing little to help, an anti-persecution watchdog claimed. Open Doors … Continue reading Armed gangs WIPE OUT 15 villages in mass Christian slaughter in Nigeria

Persecution in Nigeria has resulted in 16,000 Christians dead in less than 3 years

16,000 Christians Dead in Less Than 3 Years: Report Reveals Extent of Violence in Nigeria U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, have been told that at least 16,000 Christians have been killed in Nigeria since June 2015, many of them victims of radical Islamic violence. The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law submitted a petition to Buhari last … Continue reading Persecution in Nigeria has resulted in 16,000 Christians dead in less than 3 years

Is the Great Deception Here?

PROPHETIC UPDATE: IS THE GREAT DECEPTION HERE? Exclusive: Hal Lindsey warns that ‘the whole planet is in travail’ Editor’s note: Hal Lindsey is the host of “The Hal Lindsey Report,” a weekly half-hour news and commentary series, and the author of “The Late Great Planet Earth,” the best-selling book of the 1970s that popularized Bible prophecy for tens of millions around the world. You can learn more about … Continue reading Is the Great Deception Here?

Iranian Christian Convert Leads 1,500 Muslims to Christ in Sweden

May Yahweh – God, Bless Her for sharing the Gospel. Her reward will be great in Heaven!  Woman Keeps Evangelizing Despite Bombing and Murder Threats by Muslims An Iranian convert to Christianity who is now an ordained minister in the Church of Sweden says she has helped bring nearly 1,500 Muslims to Christ over the past five years. Annahita Parsan told Fox News in a report on … Continue reading Iranian Christian Convert Leads 1,500 Muslims to Christ in Sweden

Chinese Christians Must Choose To Worship The State Or Jesus

Worship The State Or Jesus: Chinese Christians Under Pressure Many Christians in the United States and around the world feel free to put up Christian symbols, such as crosses, scripture passages, and pictures of Jesus, inside and outside their homes. Christians in Southeastern China, however, were recently told by state officials to take down these images and symbols.   Instead, they were given posters of President … Continue reading Chinese Christians Must Choose To Worship The State Or Jesus

Coptic diocese says hundreds attack church in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators attacked an unlicensed church south of Cairo wounding three people, an Egyptian Coptic Christian diocese said on Saturday, in the latest assault on members of the country’s Christian minority. The incident took place after Friday prayers when dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the building and stormed it. The demonstrators chanted hostile slogans and called for the church’s demolition, … Continue reading Coptic diocese says hundreds attack church in Egypt

CHINA NOW ARRESTING FAMILIES FOR PRAYING AT HOME

GRANDMOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND GRANDSON ARRESTED FOR PRACTICING CHRISTIANITY IN THEIR HOME In the most recent case of religious persecution in China, a house church pastor, Xu Shizhen, her daughter and her 3-year-old grandson were arrested by authorities. The family was reportedly taken into custody after a month of being found singing and dancing in praise and worship, and preaching the gospel in a public park. … Continue reading CHINA NOW ARRESTING FAMILIES FOR PRAYING AT HOME

Satanic Temple Wants Followers to Force Christian Bakers to Make a Cake to ‘Honor Satan’

Fear nothing that you are about to suffer. [Dismiss your dread and your fears!] Behold, the devil is indeed about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested and proved and critically appraised, and for ten days you will have affliction. Be loyally faithful unto death [even if you must die for it], and I will give you the crown of life. He who is … Continue reading Satanic Temple Wants Followers to Force Christian Bakers to Make a Cake to ‘Honor Satan’

The Persecuted Christians of Iraq and Syria

If 2017 is going to be a less violent year for Christians around the world than the past few have been, international governments, leaders and citizens alike will have to turn words in support of the persecuted into action. While words are often a precursor to action, and an important step in building solidarity and raising awareness about a particular situation, they become hollow if … Continue reading The Persecuted Christians of Iraq and Syria

Rising PERSECUTION in the “Land of the Free”? – Are we prepared for the battles ahead?

“… because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you…. If they persecuted Me they will persecute you… for they do not know the One who sent Me.” John 15:19-21 What goals are driving our government today? What can we expect as America gradually merges into a socialist, anti-Christian New World Order? Will you and … Continue reading Rising PERSECUTION in the “Land of the Free”? – Are we prepared for the battles ahead?

Pastor Saeed Abedini Released From Solitary Confinement; Wife Praises ‘Small Victory’

After spending his 33rd birthday inside the “small dark hole” of solitary confinement, U.S. Pastor Saeed Abedini has been returned to the general prison population of Evin Prison in Iran. “His release from solitary is a direct result of the multitudes praying. I am relieved my husband is out of solitary, but still am deeply concerned about Saeed’s health. While this is a small victory, I … Continue reading Pastor Saeed Abedini Released From Solitary Confinement; Wife Praises ‘Small Victory’

Pentagon: Religious Proselytizing is Not Permitted

Religious liberty groups have grave concerns after they learned the Pentagon is vetting its guide on religious tolerance with a group that compared Christian evangelism to “rape” and advocated that military personnel who proselytize should be court martialed. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is calling on the Air Force to enforce a regulation that they believe calls for the court martial of any service member … Continue reading Pentagon: Religious Proselytizing is Not Permitted

Iraqi Christian Pastor Granted ‘Private Amnesty,’ Safe With Family

Iraqi pastor Abdi Ali Hamzah, also known as Pastor Jamal, has finally been released from prison after 21 months and will get the medical attention that he needs following what one ministry leader is calling an unprecedented move. “It is by God’s grace that this has been done,” said Dr. Terry Law, founder and president of World Compassion Terry Law Ministries, who had campaigned for … Continue reading Iraqi Christian Pastor Granted ‘Private Amnesty,’ Safe With Family

Christian Pastor Pens Emotional Letter to Wife Detailing Horrific Abuse in Notorious Iranian Prison

In January, TheBlaze first told you about Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen imprisoned in Iran on charges that he was evangelizing in the militantly-Islamic country. Since his detention began, the faith leader’s situation has worsened. It’s well documented that Iranian prisons are horrific in their treatment of inmates, with rampant abuse. In a letter to his wife, Abedini shared some of the physical and mental abuse … Continue reading Christian Pastor Pens Emotional Letter to Wife Detailing Horrific Abuse in Notorious Iranian Prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini Sends Troubling Letter Detailing Mistreatment in Prison

American pastor Saeed Abedini has sent a troubling letter to his wife, Naghmeh, detailing the beatings and harsh treatment he has been experiencing in Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran. “My hair was shaven, under my eyes were swollen three times what they should have been, my face was swollen, and my beard had grown,” pastor Abedini wrote in a letter obtained by the American Center … Continue reading Pastor Saeed Abedini Sends Troubling Letter Detailing Mistreatment in Prison

How The Apostles Died/ The Death of Jesus

I’ve NEVER, EVER SEEN THIS ALL IN ONE PLACE BEFORE! 1.   Matthew Suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia.  Killed by a sword wound. 2. Mark Died in Alexandria, Egypt, after being dragged by Horses through the streets until he was dead. 3.  Luke Was hanged in Greece as a result of his tremendous Preaching to the lost.   4.  John Faced martyrdom when he was boiled in … Continue reading How The Apostles Died/ The Death of Jesus

Nigeria Kills 13 Boko Haram Militants as Massacre of Christians Continues

The Nigerian armed forces have fought back against the Islamic militant group Boko Haram, killing 13 suspected combatants in an attack on their stronghold in the town of Maiduguri on Tuesday. The news was confirmed by the Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order, who said that they lost one soldier in the gunfight, CNN reported. Military spokesman Sagir Musa said that that Boko Haram have … Continue reading Nigeria Kills 13 Boko Haram Militants as Massacre of Christians Continues

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani: ‘I’m Alive Because of God’s Will and Your Prayers’

At a recent national conference in London, newly freed Iranian pastor expressed immense gratitude to his many supporters who prayed for his release during his three-year imprisonment, saying that he is alive today because of “what your prayers did for me.”   “It is the opportunity for me to share about what the Lord did for me and to thank you because you supported me … Continue reading Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani: ‘I’m Alive Because of God’s Will and Your Prayers’