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China closes churches over G20 summit ‘security’

Chinese Christians

Please pray for our family in Zhejiang where officials are tightening their control over churches before world leaders arrive in Hangzhou city for the economic summit, which runs September 4-5.

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Pak Christian mother beaten, gang-raped in front of her kids

Anthony said the angry Muslim man and his henchmen went to Badal’s home in Lahore to ask her on the whereabouts of the eloped couple. But Badal kept her mouth shut.

July 4th, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Vietnam pastor’s wife beaten, interrogated; son arrested

AT the station, Mrs Hong was pressured to sign a statement saying that it was illegal for her to attempt to meet with the US Ambassador-at-Large.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Christianity growing rapidly in Nepal

ONE reason for the mass conversion could be the love that Christians are showing to the Nepalese. This is what Filipino missionary Evelyn Martin said in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

Proposal for Mar Thoma church in Sydney gains support

Church trustee George Paniker said the name was derived from the Assyrians because the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar was part of the ancient Christian community in Kerala, India founded by St Thomas.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Christian convert hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hossain Ali, a freedom fighter and former inspector of family planning, was killed by unidentified miscreants in the northern Bangladeshi town of Kurigram Tuesday morning.

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Pakistan hangs killer of Governor who challenged blasphemy law

In May 2011, just months after Taseer was gunned down, Pakistan’s Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, the cabinet’s only Christian, was shot dead by gunmen who ambushed his car.

March 1st, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Christianity growing in China

Bibles for China know there is a strong desire to learn more about the Word among believers in the community. They hope training indigenous pastors will help the Gospel spread and more thoroughly answer their questions

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Disabled Pak Christian claims he was tortured into confessing blasphemy

Shafqat Emmanuel Masih, 46, and his wife Shagufta Kausar, 43, are both jailed awaiting capital punishment after Muslim complainants claimed Shafqat sent them text messages blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad in 2013.

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Chinese Christian activist formally arrested for ‘subversion’

According to the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Hu was detained with two other members of this church, Liu Yongping and Gou Hongguo, while they were preparing to attend a church gathering.

January 16th, 2016 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

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