A many as 245 million Christians face intense persecution.
Praise God! A great victory for justice and religious freedom has occurred… It was a traumatic experience … many months of solitary confinement followed by many more months of being in an overcrowded cell with 20 other inmates. Pastor Brunson faced a possible 35-year prison sentence. He endured the mental and emotional anguish of being separated from his … Read More
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
A former cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins suffered religious persecution and discrimination from her teammates and from her team’s cheerleader director after she admitted she was a Christian and a virgin. That she suffered persecution for her faith isn’t surprising in light of the promise contained in 2 Timothy 3:12, “Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ … Read More
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
The U.K. All Party Parliamentary Group has released a report listing the 10 countries in the world that offer the least amount of religious freedom. The countries all violate Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is the section of the declaration protecting religious liberty. The 10 countries in the report are: Eritrea Egypt United Kingdom Russia … Read More