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One million hours of prayer for Olympic host Japan

Originally published in Eternity News Christians in Japan are asking the world for one million hours of prayer for their nation throughout the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Japan 1 Million is led by the Japan international Sports Partnership (JiSP) and Japan Evangelical Missionary Association (JEMA). They are calling on churches, individuals and families across […]

‘Utterly devastating’, says head of Bible Society India

Originally published in Eternity Mani Chacko is the general secretary of Bible Society India (BSI). He gives Eternity readers an update on the BSI team and provides a snapshot of what life is like in the midst of such devastation. Every day, life is “utterly devastating”, says Chacko, who is based in […]

Four Christians beheaded in Indonesian terrorist attack

By Open Doors Southern Africa Four Christian men from Kalimago Village, Poso Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, were beheaded by Islamic extremists on Tuesday (May 11). Central Sulawesi is the same province where Sigi is located – the area where another four believers were murdered on November 27 last year. The […]

Easter prayer call after Indonesian church bombing

Originally published in Christian Today Christians are being called to pray for their fellow believers living in persecution hotspots after last Sunday’s bomb attack on an Indonesian cathedral.  The blast in Makassar injured 20 worshippers as they were leaving a Palm Sunday service held at the start of Holy Week.  […]