Report: ‘China seeks to erase churches’

Originally published in Worthy News China has launched an effort to “erase” all churches and last year saw an increase in the persecution of Christians in the Communist-run nation, according to a new report obtained by Worthy News. ChinaAid, a well-informed advocacy group supporting Christians in China, suggested that Chinese people […]

Afghan convert shares story of fleeing Taliban

Originally published in Missions Box  Forty-year-old Abdulla*, his wife Nilufar* and their three children fled Afghanistan when the Taliban came to power in August 2021. Now living as a refugee in Central Asia, he shares his story about what life is like for Afghan people – and Christians – remaining […]

Human rights groups warn of genocide risk in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), call for international action

Originally published in A group of human rights organisations has issued a collective genocide Warning for the population of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh), a small, landlocked region between Armenia and Azerbaijan. “All 14 risk factors for atrocity crimes identified by the UN Secretary-General’s Office on Genocide Prevention are now present,” […]

Tribe waited 2 000 years for their own Bible

Originally published in God Reports After years of learning the language, developing an alphabet, teaching literacy, missionary Brooks Buser and team gave the YembiYembi tribe in Papua New Guinea copies of the Bible five years ago. “It has been a long time, almost 2 000 years, that we the YembiYembi […]

Sisterhood of undercover disciple makers in Uzbekistan

Originally published in Voice of the Martyrs In Uzbekistan’s conservative Muslim culture, women can almost go unnoticed, leading hard lives of unending work around the home or farm. So when visitors appear, especially during the long, cold winters, women are usually glad to take a break and drink tea with […]

Once-feared tribe now spreads Gospel

Originally published in Baptist Press Only a few decades ago, the Bugkalot people were one of the fiercest tribes in the Philippines, known for beheading their enemies. No outsider who contacted the tribe survived, and the people around them lived terrified of them. Then, in the 1950s, the Gospel slowly […]

Franklin Graham Preaches Gospel to thousands in Mongolia

Originally published in CBN News In a first-ever event, evangelist Franklin Graham preached a message on God’s love last Saturday night to thousands of people in Mongolia.  More than 17 300 people attended the “Festival of Joy” in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, and hundreds of people made decisions to […]