Persecution



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  • September 29, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Candidates have yet to address Christian persecution

    WorldWatchList2016One of the issues that didn't come up in the first presidential debate Monday night was the topic of persecution of Christians around the world. One mission organization hopes to change that.

  • September 28, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Targeted by terrorists, killed for Christ

    ISIS orange jumpsuits genocideAs persecution of Christians around the world increases, believers are being called to pray.

  • September 27, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Nigeria downplaying Boko Haram target of Christians?

    Boko Haram in NigeriaAlthough the Nigerian government has recorded notable military victories over Boko Haram recently and the Islamic terrorist group has killed more Muslims than Christians to date, there's a growing concern that Boko Haram's strategy has shifted once again towards the destruction of Christians in Nigeria.

  • September 26, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Afghan story highlights grim anniversary

    cross on church steepleThis year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.  

  • September 26, 2016
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Nigerian Christians fast, pray to battle rife cult killings

    NigeriaChristians in Nigeria are wielding spiritual weapons to overcome the rampant cultism taking place in the southern region of the West African nation that has left numerous victims dead in a wave of violence.

  • September 22, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    U.S. urged to take a new step with policy in Syria

    Syria and surrounding countriesThe leader of a charitable group that assists the persecuted church in the Middle East and Africa is calling on the U.S. government to change its strategy in Syria and stop the war and genocide against Christians taking place there.

  • September 16, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Muslim attacks on freedom not going away on their own

    crescent and starChurch leaders in Indonesia are expressing concern about the possibility of increased ISIS-inspired attacks.

  • September 09, 2016
    Bill Bumpas

    Problems with Egypt's new religious freedom law

    Coptic Christian church in EgyptEgyptian Christians are criticizing a new church construction law in their predominantly Islamic nation – legislation that was recently approved by parliament.

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