Tag Archives: Persecution

Neighbors help Christians escape Filipino city under siege – Mission Network News

Neighbors help Christians escape Filipino city under siege – Mission Network News Philippines (MNN) — The Filipino city of Marawi is still under siege since ISIS-pledged Maute militants overtook it on May 23rd and killed several dozen civilians. The current death … Continue reading

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Christian Farmer Barred from Michigan Market Because of Views on Gay Marriage

What does Islam, the LGBT, and the city of East Lansing have in common? “It’s our faith that informs us [a Catholic family] how to treat all who come to our farm and the farmers market with dignity and decency … Continue reading

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Eritrea (MNN) — The country of Eritrea is the 10th harshest persecutor of Christians in the world, according to Open Doors’ World Watch List. And last month, another blow was struck on religious freedom in the country. Nearly 100 Christians … Continue reading

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Report shows rise in persecution, urges Congress to speak out

International (MNN) — The persecution of believers is nothing new, but a recent report shows a disturbing trend. The U.S. Commission on International and Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recently released its annual report, which notes that religious liberty worldwide is crumbling … Continue reading

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Jakarta court presses forward in jailing Ahok for blasphemy

Visit Mission Network News (MNN). Indonesia (MNN) — In a surprising turn of events, Jakarta’s former governor, Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, was sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy. Ahok was Indonesia’s first Christian governor running for re-election. The … Continue reading

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I Gave my Life to Jesus So I am not Afriad | SAT-7 USA

I Gave my Life to Jesus So I am not Afriad | SAT-7 USA An Iraqi Christian and former employee of SAT-7 talks to us about returning to his home country. He speaks about his renewed faith, which, during these … Continue reading

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Influence in turning the other cheek – Mission Network News

Influence in turning the other cheek – Mission Network News A fragmented Middle East presents both challenges and opportunities to Christians. Perhaps the best place to start when we consider the role and influence Christians have in this part of … Continue reading

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