• Mon-06-2024
India: “The government has used nationalist and religious extremism to raise false propaganda against Christians” (May 14, 2024, Evangelical Focus)

Christianity in India is the only religion that does not attack, but it is always under attack. The question is why the government says it can do nothing, yet people who convert to Christianity radically change their lives from crime and drug addiction to civilised, tax-paying lives. It makes no sense that such people would then be disadvantaged.

  • Mon-06-2024
Burned Bibles and broken homes (February 6, 2024, Radio Free Asia)

The incident was the latest in a string of similar assaults and legal moves against Christians in the one-party communist state with a mostly Buddhist population despite a national law protecting the free exercise of their faith.

  • Mon-06-2024
Video: How the Christian Capital of the World Became Muslim (January 3, 2023, Radical)

How did Turkey go from being one of the most prominent countries in Christian history where the Nicene Creed was written to a nation with almost no Christians? In this episode of Neighborhoods & Nations, Steven Morales visits the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque to help us understand the religious history of Turkey.

  • Mon-06-2024
The Next Decade of the Church in China (May 28, 2024, Chinese Church Voices)

The church is beginning to enter a bottleneck period, and the next long phase will be one of consolidation, with the cultivation and nurturing of excellent church talent being a key priority.

  • Mon-06-2024
V for Victory! (May 28, 2024, OMF International)

“But another young man was listening intently. The following day he was baptized with five others in the sea. I was given the privilege to baptize the six Thai believers alongside of the senior missionary at the church.”

  • Mon-06-2024
North Korea launches balloons of filth into South Korea (May 31, 2024, Mission Network News)

Essentially, North Korea says receiving balloons filled with things like Scripture is the same as being rained on by dung.

  • Mon-06-2024
India’s Christians Brace for 2024 Election Results (May 31, 2024, Christianity Today)

A key concern among Christians is the potential for a Modi-led BJP government to pursue policies detrimental to their rights and standing, including implementing nationwide a version of the anti-conversion laws currently active in 12 of India’s 28 states. But Christian leaders have also expressed concerns about the steady erosion of constitutional values and India’s secular ethos during Modi’s premiership.

  • Mon-06-2024
A Chinese Model of Theological Education? (June 3, 2024, ChinaSource)

Our brothers and sisters from China have plenty of passion and new inspiration for theological training, and their passion and energy are about to burst. When a new, Chinese way of doing theological training is coming on the horizon, are you there to cheer Chinese Christians on and walk with them shoulder to shoulder?

  • Mon-06-2024
The Long History of Government Oversight and China’s Church (May 31, 2024, ChinaSource)

When studying the current state of Christianity in the People’s Republic of China, Western observers often quickly fixate on the controls imposed by the current government. Only one Protestant church is legally recognized—the Three Self Patriotic Movement—and therefore many Christians have chosen to worship in house churches that are underground. The government regulates baptisms and prohibits or closely monitors contact with foreign Christians and churches. All of this seems so foreign to our Western concepts of religious freedom. But is it China or America that is the anomaly?

  • Mon-06-2024
The Light of the Bible (June 4, 2024, Chinese Church Voices)

After the Bible arrived in China, it underwent a long and arduous journey from translation to publication, and eventually into the hands of every believer, transforming their lives and impacting society. Like a transplanted tree, it had to adapt, integrate, and withstand the harsh winds and rains. Despite countless hardships, this tree continued to grow, bloom, and bear fruit.