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World Evangelical Alliance’s General Assembly closes with call to recognise urgency of the Great Commission
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World Evangelical Alliance’s General Assembly closes with call to recognise urgency of the Great Commission

Originally published in Christian Today The World Evangelical Alliance General Assembly closed on Tuesday night with a call to “sense the urgency” of the need for the Gospel today. George Verwer, founder of Operation Mobilisation, delivered the closing address in which he issued a stark warning against time-wasting. “I really […]

Hong Kong formally withdraws Extradition Bill
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Hong Kong formally withdraws Extradition Bill

By Gina Goh –Originally published in Persecution.org / International Christian Concern On October 23, Hong Kong’s legislature formally withdrew the extradition bill that led the autonomous region into a four month period of unrest. The Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Bill 2019, commonly known as […]

Authorities demolish Chinese megachurch mid-service
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Authorities demolish Chinese megachurch mid-service

Originally published in Premier News Government authorities have demolished a state-registered church in China while the congregation was in the middle of a worship service. According to religious freedom charity China Aid, the government didn’t have legal papers ordering the church to be torn down. The church in Funan in […]

Christian communities shaken by series of attacks in Southern India
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Christian communities shaken by series of attacks in Southern India

Originally published in Persecution Christian Community In July, International Christian Concern (ICC) recorded six attacks on Christians in just one state in India. The attacks recorded included beatings, threats, vandalism, and the disruption of worship services. This swell of violence and intolerance has many Christians living in India’s Telangana State […]