Christians in India faced increased persecution in 2016 as a result of “religiously motivated nationalism” according to the World Watch List released by Open Doors International. Open Doors says that the list “measures the degree of freedom a Christian has to live out their faith in five spheres of life […]
Bible Lesson: Luke 2:21-32 Theme Verse: Vs. 21 After eight days had passed, it was time to circumcise the child; and he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
A pastor and five Christians were arrested in the middle of the Christmas service being on 28 December 2016 in Singhpur village of Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Three of them were sent to jail. A mob of about 60 men belonging to the Hindu Yuva Vahini (Hindu Youth Brigade) and […]
Hindu extremists attacked a group of Christians on carol rounds, on 14 December in Banswara district, Rajasthan, India.The group was made up of about 20 Christians including women and children and was led by Fr. Stephen Rawat, Priest of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Tikariya Banswara. Speaking to Global […]
Hindu extremists attacked a Church worship service in Gorakhpur alleging forced conversions on 29 December 2016 at 10: 30 am. The Full Gospel Church located in the Shahpur area near Moti Pokhra, Gorakhpur of Uttar Pradesh was attacked by a group of around 60 miscreants belonging to Hindu radical outfits. […]
Bible Lesson: Luke 1:26-38 Theme Verse: Luke 1:38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May your word to me be fulfilled.”
A pastor and his wife have been in prison for more than four months following a murder that took place in the hostel they run. After the lower court and the district court rejected their plea, they have filed a petition in the Ranchi High Court. Their only son, a […]
A church that was a shelter to 13 children was forcefully shut down last week by the local authorities on allegations of unlawfully sheltering the children. The church is at the outskirts of village Karlakha at Narayanpur District, Chhattisgarh. A horde of people comprising of police personals, officials from the […]
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. (John 14:27) Most would agree that we need peace in our lives today.
Her political career saw many controversies including an anti-conversion law Jayaram Jayalalitha, 68, the charismatic Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state in India and one of the most popular politicians in the nation, passed away late night on 5 December 2016 after battling a life-threatening illness for more than two […]