China’s Massive and Historic Persecution of Christians: Media Ignores Attacks While Pastors Risk Everything [Video]

Craig HueyChristian Persecution, Current Events, Media, Religious Liberties & The Persecuted Church, Religious LibertyLeave a Comment

They are risking arrest, imprisonment, torture and execution at the hands of the communist government of China… A group of 344 Chinese pastors – with the number growing daily – have signed a public joint statement titled “A Declaration of the Christian Faith.” Meanwhile, government departments in charge of religion continue to clamp down on Christianity and other faiths as … Read More

Shock: Then a Spontaneous Standing Ovation Over Pastor Andrew Brunson

Craig HueyBible, Religious Liberties & The Persecuted Church1 Comment

We were all totally shocked. Then there was a spontaneous standing ovation. Why? Because of what the U.S. is doing to release Pastor Brunson. Let me explain: Last week I told you about my trip to the State Department in “Historic and Powerful: 7 Surprising Things You Should Know About My Invite from the State Department [Religious Freedom Video]” [ … Read More

Doing the Right Thing: U.S. Exerting Pressure on NATO Ally to Drop False Charges and Release Christian Pastor from Prison

Craig HueyReligious Liberties & The Persecuted Church, Religious Liberty2 Comments

There are Christians unjustly held in prisons all over the world. They’re in prison because of their faith in Jesus Christ – nothing more… They are suffering for Christ … losing hope … and facing death by execution every day. One example: North Carolina missionary Andrew Brunson – pastor of Izmir Resurrection Church in Turkey. Brunson has voluntarily given the … Read More

“I am going crazy here:” Christian Pastor Jailed 18 Months in Turkey for His Faith

Craig HueyReligious Liberties & The Persecuted Church2 Comments

Held in a Turkish prison for 18 months before being allowed to appear in court… Incarcerated for 18 months before having an opportunity to deny the charges against him and defend himself… Separated from his wife and daughters for 18 months – missing one daughter’s wedding and another’s graduation. This is what it’s been like for 50-year-old pastor Andrew Brunson … Read More

Religious Freedom Victory: Court Defends Christian Conscience and Religious Freedom Against Government Attack

Craig HueyReligious Liberties & The Persecuted Church4 Comments

The State of California requested a court order to force bakeshop owner Cathy Miller to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. California Superior Court judge David Lampe said no. For the first time ever, a court ruled in favor of religious liberty and freedom of expression … Judge Lampe rejected the argument that personal offense trumps conscience. In … Read More

Disturbing: Christian Persecution Escalating – Top 10 Nations Where Christians Face the Most Severe Persecution [Petitions]

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Christians continue to be one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world… They risk imprisonment, loss of home and assets, torture, rape and violent death because of their faith. Open Doors USA publishes the Open Doors World Watch List – an annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most severe persecution. Here are the top … Read More