Indian Christians have called on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally intervene to free an Indian Priest, Tom Uzhunnalil, who has been held by so-called Islamic State for almost a year.Indian Christians pleaded to the Indian Prime Minister to intervene for the freedom of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was […]
An Indian pastor and wheelchair user, Pastor Ageshwar Verma, 26, is the latest Indian Christian to be subjected to arbitrary arrest and injustice because of his faith. The minister from the village of Gorah in Chhattisgarh, only came to faith some 20 months ago. He was arrested by police under […]
Bible Lesson: Psalm 14 Theme Verse: Vs. 1 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good.
Pastor Jacob Joseph of New India Church of God in Shanti Nagar area of Dalli Rajhara, District Balod, Chhattisgarh was conducting regular Sunday worship on 29 January 2017, when a mob of about 300-350 men and women entered the Church at mid noon and objected to the worship service. The […]
In a brutal incident of harassment and traumatization a Christian evangelist was mistreated by a group of Hindu extremists on 21 January 2017 in Hyderabad in Telangana for distributing free Bibles (New Testaments) by the road side. Four video clips shot by the extremists while questioning the victim went viral […]
The new US president was challenged on the day of his inauguration to honour the human rights of minorities and to understand the anxieties of those targeted by hate and violence, by a prominent Indian Christian writer and activist, Dr. John Dayal. Speaking exclusively to Global Christian News Dr. Dayal […]
Covered with an iron shed a Church structure stands desolate for the past three months. This independent Church, which once saw gatherings of thousands of worshippers has been forced to shut down by the local Police personnel’s. The church in the village of Sitaram Purwa in the Sitapur District of […]
A pastor and eleven other Christians were brutally attacked by a mob of Hindu villagers last week. Five of the 12 Christians assaulted were seriously injured. The attack took place on 3 January 2017 in the village of Saale in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra and followed a dispute over funeral […]
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.