Just after midnight, early in the morning of 24 April 2003, Hridoy was returning home after showing a film version of Luke’s Gospel. As he approached his house seven or eight people attacked him, stabbing him seven times. He died instantly. Hridoy was a Bangladeshi evangelist and regularly showed the […]
Month: April 2017
Colombian national police reported last week that Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez, a Colombian citizen, who was kidnapped by gunmen in Mali on 7 February was abducted by the Macina militia. “Intelligence tells us that it is the Macina Liberation Front [an Islamist radical sect of Fulani cattle herders and farmers […]
After the Palm Sunday bomb blasts at two Coptic churches which killed nearly 50 Christians Egypt’s Christian community is coming together to welcome Pope Francis to the country. Three thousand young Catholics are part of the arrangements to welcome the Pope. About 250 young people from each of Egypt’s Catholic […]
In a face-to-face encounter with a Boko Haram Female suicide bomber in Chibok, Daniel Maiva narrowly survived a bomb blast. He talked to Global Christian News about the attack. The village was of Chibok was traumatized by the attack and abductions by the Islamist terrorist group and at that time, […]
In this chapter Paul now turns to another vital issue which had obviously been raised by the Corinthians: the resurrection. In these verses, therefore, Paul sets out the main facts of the gospel. Verses 3-7 may reflect a common recital of faith which was becoming a “creed”.
Senators in Pakistan issue call to reform controversial Blasphemy Laws Three women dressed in burqas opened fire and killed an alleged “blasphemer” in Nangal Mirza village, Pasrur tehsil, on 20 April 2017. The women identified as Amna, Afshan and Razia, reportedly went to the house of Mazhar Hussain Syed, a […]
A leading Roman Catholic Bishop, Joseph Danlami Bagobirii, diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has blamed the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasiru El Rufai, for the continuous killing of Christians in Southern Kaduna State by Islamist Fulani herdsmen and accused the governor of complacency in the Jihad against Christians in […]
A major new doctoral initiative aimed at equipping leadership in the non-western and persecuted church has been launched by two leading academic institutes – the Oxford Centre for Religion in Public Life (OCRPL) and the Theology department of the South African University of Stellenbosch. The collaboration aims to research questions of mission […]
In a continuing series of articles on Christianity in India, this week the focus is on ‘tribal Christians’ The Christian population in India totals 2.4% of its population totalling around 28 million people; making it the second largest minority religious group in the country, as well as the second largest […]
Bible Lesson: John 12:12-19 Theme Verses: Vs 19 The Pharisees then said to one another, “You see, you can do nothing. Look, the world has gone after him!” After Lazarus was raised back to life by Jesus in John chapter 11, the news spread like wild fire and the huge crowd followed Jesus from different corners of the world.