News has just come to hand from Vietnam sources of the Vietnamese Evangelical Mennonite Pastor Nguyen Hong Quang and his son Nguyen Quang Trieu being attacked by a group of seven young men while uniformed police sat back and did nothing to prevent the assault from happening. [more...]
Each month, 20 men load up their camels and donkeys with Bibles, Christian literature, food and water and head out over the sunbaked desert hills. During the day, they walk in 49°C temperatures, buffeted by a dry, hot wind. These men take this lonely road through the Sahara to avoid the ever-present checkpoints, where police would question them and probably confiscate the books they carry. They might even arrest the men. The Bibles are considered a threat to the Islamic government. They offer the message of hope that Jesus is more than a prophet; He is the Son of God, a Saviour for all who place their faith in Him.
Sanju, a young Indian woman of 25, grew up as a Hindu. Her husband has opposed her new Christian faith since she accepted Christ. With no money of her own, she had asked her husband to buy her a Bible, but "he verbally abused me for wanting a Bible and being a Christian," she said. [more...]
TANZANIA: Arson Attacks on Northern Churches Three churches have been set on fire within the last month in an area near Lake Victoria in northern [more...]