Government demands $20,000 fine against church that held worship

L.A. County moves against John MacArthur's Grace Community By WND Staff Published August 20, 2020 at 8:44pm   Los Angeles County is moving to hold John MacArthur's Grace Community Church in contempt of court and be fined a total of $20,000 for holding a worship service Sunday in defiance of a court order. The church, like … Continue reading Government demands $20,000 fine against church that held worship

The Ignored Genocide of Christians in Nigeria

by Raymond Ibrahim August 16, 2020 at 5:00 am Earlier this year... [Boko Haram] released a video of a masked Muslim child holding a pistol behind a bound and kneeling Christian hostage, a 22-year-old biology student who was earlier abducted while traveling to his university. After chanting in Arabic and launching into an anti-Christian diatribe, the … Continue reading The Ignored Genocide of Christians in Nigeria

China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. - 20 Jul 2020  Chinese communist authorities have ordered poor Christian villagers to remove Christian images from their homes and replace them with portraits of Chairman Mao and President Xi Jinping or risk losing their welfare benefits. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has continued its program of “Sinicization” of religion … Continue reading China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

China requiring churches to praise communist government, sing national anthem in order to reopen after lockdown

by Laura Mize · Jul 6th, 2020 8:37 am  In China, the government allowed some churches to reopen last month after coronavirus lockdowns, but only if church leaders raised the Chinese flag, declared stories of government success fighting the pandemic, and sang the national anthem, reports news outlet Bitter Winter. The churches allowed to reopen are those run … Continue reading China requiring churches to praise communist government, sing national anthem in order to reopen after lockdown

“32,000 Christians Butchered to Death”: The Persecution of Christians, May 2020

by Raymond Ibrahim June 28, 2020 at 5:00 am "The atrocities against Christians have gone unchecked and risen to alarming apogee with the country's security forces and concerned political actors looking the other way or colluding with the Jihadists." — The Nigerian Voice, May 14, 2020 Earlier this year, Christian Solidarity International issued a "Genocide Warning for … Continue reading “32,000 Christians Butchered to Death”: The Persecution of Christians, May 2020

“You Are Finished!”: Turkey’s Growing War on Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim June 7, 2020 at 5:00 am Islamic terror attacks that target Christians in Turkey have been noticeably on the rise. During Christmas in 2011, for instance, a large-scale al-Qaeda plot to bomb "all the churches in Ankara" was exposed. Before Christmas 2015, ISIS issued death threats to at least 20 Protestant churches, and warned that … Continue reading “You Are Finished!”: Turkey’s Growing War on Christians

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 … Continue reading Al-Shabaab warns all Christians to leave northeastern Kenya

Is Finland About to Make Christianity Illegal? Christian Lawmaker Facing Fines and Prison

02-18-2020 - Dale Hurd   HELSINKI – Almost 70 percent of Finns are still members of the national Lutheran church. But that doesn't mean they're believers. Less than a third of Finns now say they believe in God. This historically Christian nation has not only left the faith but has begun criminal investigations of Christians. But … Continue reading Is Finland About to Make Christianity Illegal? Christian Lawmaker Facing Fines and Prison

Rohingya Christian refugees abducted, attacked in Bangladesh

By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2020 At least 22 Rohingya Christian families were attacked, a Christian pastor and his 14-year-old daughter were abducted, and a Christian church and school were vandalized in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar area, which is home to thousands of refugees who fled ethnic and religious persecution in neighboring Myanmar, according to … Continue reading Rohingya Christian refugees abducted, attacked in Bangladesh

Iranian Christian convert fears execution if deported for giving wrong answers on Bible quiz

By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2020 A 38-year-old Christian convert, who says he would face imprisonment, execution and separation from his British wife and daughter if deported to Iran, has once again applied for asylum to the U.K.’s Home Office, as his appeal was earlier rejected because he wasn’t able to … Continue reading Iranian Christian convert fears execution if deported for giving wrong answers on Bible quiz