A spokesperson said that Luhansk churches had received “a clear message that they will not tolerate such meetings for worship anymore.”

LUHANSK, Ukraine – The unrecognized People’s Republic of Luhansk, an independent quasi-state of Ukraine drafted a law requiring all churches`to “re-register” just four years after declaring its independence during the armed conflict of 2014. The February 2018 legislation pertained to all Protestant churches and required them to re-register by October 2018. The re-registration was required…

ChinaAid has released its 2018 Annual Persecution Report, demonstrating China's sharp escalation of abuses and Christian Persecution over the past year

MIDLAND, TX – March 4, 2019 — ChinaAid has released its 2018 Annual Persecution Report, demonstrating China’s sharp escalation of human rights and religious freedom abuses over the past year and providing key examples. The report, published in both Chinese and English, catalogs cases of China’s oppression of Christians and contrasts them to cases documented…

"We are heartbroken to learn of Pastor Tun’s death, and we ask you to join us in praying for his wife and family" - Dr. KP Yohannan (Gospel for Asia)

Tun N., serving with GFA Asia field partner, leaves behind a wife and three children WILLS POINT, TX—Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is mourning the loss of one of its field-partner workers, a pastor who has been reported dead after being abducted at gunpoint in Myanmar, formerly Burma. The tragic death of Tun N., aged…

At the beginning of each new year, Open Doors publishes a well-researched and analyzed World Watch List of the 50 nations in which Christian persecution is the most intense. The 2019 list has just been released.

SANTA ANA, CA – According to its website, “For over 60 years, Open Doors has worked in the world’s most oppressive countries, empowering Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. Open Doors equips persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries through programs like Bible & Gospel Development, Women & Children Advancement, and Christian Community Restoration.”…

Let us pray that the Lord will use the faith of Christians experiencing religious persecution to attract Muslims and other minorities to Jesus Christ.

“For China’s Christians, these are desperate times.” That was a comment made by U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence in October 2018 in a speech where he described the Chinese Communist Party as “avowedly atheist.” Perspective Magazine, which covers U.S. foreign policy from a Christian perspective observed that “in 2018, China’s religious repression has reached ‘a sustained…