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CARING FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH – BREAKING NEWS AND UPDATES

Ramadan Challenge: Day 8 – Bangladesh
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:04 PM

Islam claims them as their greatest missionary success. The Bengali – most of whom live in Bangladesh – are the largest unreached people group in the world. SUMMARY Each year monsoon rains cause waist-high flooding over one-third of Bangladesh. These storm surges bring murderous winds and squalls that prohibit the building of a strong permanent … … Continue reading
Ramadan Challenge: Day 7 – South Asia/Indo-Malaysia
Monday, May 21, 2018 11:08 PM

Psalm 67 opens with these words: “May God be gracious to us, and bless us, and make His face shine upon us…SO THAT your ways may be known, your salvation among the nations.” Using the Prayercast Ramadan Challenge prayer points we are asked that before we pray this week, to cry out together that God would … … Continue reading
Ramadan Challenge: Day 6 – Niger
Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:47 PM

The door is open. Hearts are open. For now. 97% of Niger is Muslim, yet many are ready and willing to hear about Jesus! In fact, many previously unreached peoples now have their first believers in Christ! But folk Islam holds many captive to demonic oppression. And strict interpretations of Islam are on the rise. … … Continue reading
Ramadan Challenge: Day 5 – Senegal
Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:43 PM

In the Parable of the Mustard Seed, Jesus said,  “How shall we picture the kingdom of God, or by what parable shall we present it? It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the soil, though it is smaller than all the seeds that are upon the soil,  yet when it is sown, it grows up and … … Continue reading
Ramadan Challenge: Day 4 – Omar testimony
Friday, May 18, 2018 5:09 PM

Omar became acquainted with Jesus having read of him for the first time in the Koran. He began to have many questions, but was told not to question his faith at the Mosque he attended. When a Christian encouraged him to read the Gospel of John, it started the journey for Omar and his life was … … Continue reading
Ten killed as Christian college attacked in South Sudan
Friday, May 18, 2018 2:32 PM

At least ten people, including five children, have been killed in an attack on a college in South Sudan teaching Theology, Education and Business, according to the Christian charity Open Doors International. Three guards and five students – one secondary and four primary school pupils – were among the victims of the 14 May attack on … … Continue reading
Sentence Upheld for Pastor in Algeria Stopped for Carrying Christian Literature
Friday, May 18, 2018 12:00 PM

Algeria (Morning Star News) – A case that began with police in Algeria stopping a Christian suspected of carrying Bibles in his car ended yesterday with a large fine for the church leader. A judge in Tiaret, 600 kilometers (372 miles) southwest of Algiers, on Wednesday (May 16) denied pastor Nouredine Belabed’s appeal of a sentence … … Continue reading
Broken Iran nuclear deal likely to affect Iranian Christians
Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:15 PM

United States President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, May 8th that the US was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. Trump called the deal “defective at its core” and vowed to reimpose economic sanctions on Iran. Mohabat News _ International reactions have been strong and varied. French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and British … … Continue reading
Prayercast Ramadan Challenge: Day 3 – Libya
Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:15 PM

SUMMARY: The Sahara Desert, volcanoes, oases, and nomadic peoples make Libya both stunning and intriguing. Equally breathtaking are the ancient cities along the Mediterranean coastline, home to most of Libya’s 6.5 million people. These cities showcase a diverse history marked with ancient Greek, Roman, and Ottoman influence. This water-poor but oil-rich country’s earliest inhabitants were … … Continue reading
Pakistani Christian youth being arrested without cause
Thursday, May 17, 2018 3:34 PM

Voice of the Persecuted Asian correspondent – Since March 2018, the Christian area of Youhanabad in Karachi city, Pakistan has been raided 3 times by secret agencies who arrested 24 young Christian males. The first raid was conducted on March 30 in which four people were arrested,  followed by another raid on April 15th with six … … Continue reading
Prayercast Ramadan Challenge: Day 2 – Shino and Shania’s story
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:28 AM

God is at work in Muslims lives all across Africa. As we pray for the lost, remember that we are praying for REAL people. Meet Shino and Shania from Somalia. They were once Muslims, but when Shania encountered Jesus in a dream and Shino through God’s Word, their lives were forever changed! Though they live … … Continue reading
Prayercast Ramadan Challenge: Day 1 – Somalia
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:19 PM

“prayers can go where we cannot…there are no borders, no prison walls, no doors that are closed to us when we pray.” Brother Andrew ‘Praying for 1.8 billion Muslims to experience the love of Christ’ see our May 14 report Brothers and sisters, this is the first day of Ramadan. Let us send our prayers … … Continue reading
Christians praying for Muslims to come to Christ
Monday, May 14, 2018 7:49 PM

(Voice of the Persecuted) A few years ago, I saw a picture of folded hands in prayer with a caption below that read, …by the power of God; through weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left, 2 Corithians 6:7 I thought the artist vividly captured the message of 2nd Corinthians 6:7. For surely … … Continue reading
Jakarta on highest alert after 3 Indonesian churches hit by suicide bombings
Sunday, May 13, 2018 7:12 PM

Jakarta has raised its alert status to the highest level, in the wake of suicide bombings that hit three churches. The blasts killed at least 13, including six suicide bombers, and wounded 43 others, in Surabaya, East Java, on Sunday morning. The first explosion took place at the Santa Maria Catholic church followed by attacks at the … … Continue reading
Hindu Extremists’ Level Spurious Accusation of ‘Conversion Racket’ in India, Sources Say
Friday, May 11, 2018 2:12 PM

India (Morning Star News) – Christians in eastern India were worshipping on April 29 when Hindu extremists attacked and had them arrested on baseless accusations of operating a “conversion racket,” sources said. Three of seven Christians arrested have been in jail since then, and yesterday a judge in Danapur, Bihar state, rejected their plea for bail. … … Continue reading
Brunson’s lawyer: secret witness practice ‘absolutely outlandish’
Friday, May 11, 2018 2:21 AM

(World Watch Monitor) At the close of Turkey’s second trial hearing against US pastor Andrew Brunson, his lawyer has sharply protested the Izmir court’s reliance on secret prosecution witnesses against his client. Jailed for the past 19 months, the 50-year-old Evangelical Presbyterian minister was sent back to his cell in a maximum-security prison for another … … Continue reading
Candlelight vigil held for Christians killed in Quetta
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:27 PM

On May 5, Saturday a candlelight vigil was held for the Christians who fell prey to terrorism in Quetta. This vigil was organized by ARZ Foundation, in collaboration with several Christians. On this occasion, prayers were offered for Christians who were killed in Quetta. At the same time, prayers were offered for persecuted Pakistani Christians, … … Continue reading
Turkey court rules to send Andrew Brunson back to prison until next hearing
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 3:10 AM

After the second hearing of Pastor Andrew Brunson’s trial, a Turkish court ruled to keep him behind bars until the next hearing scheduled for July 18, 2018. The ruling came after a secret witness accused Brunson of helping a terrorist organization and planning to create a Christian Kurdish state. Reports claim that secret witnesses are testifying … … Continue reading
Join us as we continue to pray united on the prayer conference call for Andrew Brunson
Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:19 PM

(Voice of the Persecuted) Right now it’s 3:18 p.m. in Turkey. Andrew Brunson waits in his cell likely praying to our Lord about the continuance of court proceedings to be heard in his case, tomorrow. Join us as we continue on the prayer conference call for Andrew Brunson. We pray for strength and courage as … … Continue reading
Join us as we pray through the night for Andrew Brunson on the 24 hour call
Sunday, May 6, 2018 3:50 AM

Praying through the night for Andrew Brunson and the persecuted church. Amazing prayer and worship going up to our Lord. Join us, if you’re so led and able. Call will continue until 9pm (Eastern) Sunday Night. United as family in the Body of Christ, meet you on the call! Call number: 712.775.7035 Access code: 281207# … … Continue reading