Monthly Archives: June 2012

Reuters: Islam in West Africa


A good article from Reuters News Service, on the history and state of Islam in West Africa: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/28/us-mali-africa-islam-idUSBRE85R17920120628 Advertisements

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Kyrgyzstan Considers Tightening the Noose on Religious Freedoms


Kyrgyzstan’s parliament is considering amendments to the restrictive Religion Law which would tighten state censorship, Forum 18 News Service notes. The existing censorship – like other parts of the Religion Law – breaks the country’s international human rights commitments. Lawyers … Continue reading

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Chinese State Security Breaks Up Chinese Theological Society’s Teachers Training Camp


(Foshan, Guangdong—June 28, 2012) The Chinese Theological Society was forced on Tuesday to end its first teachers’ training camp early after being harassed and investigated by officials from the Ministry of State Security.

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Evangelists in New Jersey Jailed for Preaching at Train Station


Two Christian evangelists were arrested in West Windsor, New Jersey early Tuesday morning after preaching the Gospel without obtaining permission and for attempting to record the encounter with police. Robert Parker and Don Karns state that they have been preaching … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking: Celebrating our Champions for Change


Editor’s note:  The first step in change is education.  If you’re interested in doing something about human trafficking, check out the organizations (like Polaris Project) that are involved.  There are several links to organizations fighting human trafficking, on our home … Continue reading

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Nigerian Missionaries Trapped As Militants Embrace Christ


Editor’s note:  The story below contains a report that some of the Boko Haram militants have accepted Christ.  Please remember to pray for both persecuted and persecutors in this conflict. ABUJA, NIGERIA (Worthy News)– A group of Nigerian missionaries and … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Officials Destroy Two New Church Buildings


Third worship place threatened with demolition. LOS ANGELES, June 27 (CDN) — Vietnamese officials in Muong Cha district, Dien Bien Province, destroyed two new church buildings of ethnic minority Hmong Christians this month and threatened to tear down a third.

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Church in Sudanese capital flattened by authorities


A church in the capital of Sudan was bulldozed by the authorities as the government pushes forward its plans for a strengthened Islamic state following the country’s split from the South. The Episcopal Parish Church of Saint John was demolished … Continue reading

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Important article regarding one aspect of building Godly men


Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games by Russell Moore | May 25, 2012 You know the guy I’m talking about. He spends hours into the night playing video games and surfing … Continue reading

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Senator Introduces Bill to Protect Indonesian Christians in US


A U.S. senator has introduced legislation that would allow Indonesian Christians living in the United States to apply for asylum on the grounds of religious persecution in their homeland. The bill from Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey aims to … Continue reading

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