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Pastor Wang Yi is accused of “subversion and illegal trade”. He will be deprived of his political rights and his personal assets will be seized. Another elder of his church has been sentenced to 4 years.
Pastor of Open Heavens church in London and his 16-year-old son, drowned in a swimming pool on the Costa del Sol, in a failed attempt to rescue her 9-year-old daughter.
Strengthening the church in the face of a troublesome trend.
Pro-life leaders denounced that the president intends to covertly approve a pro-abortion statute. Fabricio Alvarado, leader of the Costa Rican opposition party, participated in the march.
Pro-life leaders reveal that the President of Costa Rica intends to covertly open the door to abortion. Led by a significant number of political and religious leaders, Costa Rican Christians say Yes to life.
Gunmen opened fire during the worship service. This is the fourth attack against Christian communities in the last eight months.
Police registered a report against the Hindu extremists but have taken no action. Another report was registered against the pastor and seven family members.
“It is not just pastors who do ministry. When the saints are doing the ministry too, the Body of Christ is build up and grows towards maturity in the faith”, says Greg Ogden, Chairman Global Discipleship Initiative.
Police have bowed to political pressure from the assailants to make no arrests and have stopped investigating.
The Luhansk People's Republic (Ukraine) has banned all Protestant worship, and believers try to meet in small gatherings. Uzbekistan raids worship services that have not been approved by the authorities.
“Venezuela, your time of freedom has arrived”, the pastor said at the begining of the march. The military prosecutor ordered his arrest for “crimes of misuse of decoration and disobedience”.
“I had periods where I was suicidal, but realized God is worthy of all my pain and suffering”, Pastor Andrew Brunson said about his imprisonment in Turkey. He has released a book telling his story.
The Andalusian city of Rota honours pastor Fidel Gutiérrez for his 32 years of service “helping the families in need”, the mayor said.
Bridging the field and academia.
Every 40 seconds, one person commits suicide worldwide, the WHO reports. Christian psychiatrist Pablo Martínez analyses this difficult issue.
A study shows that evangelical churches give migrants “the opportunity to integrate into the community and establish relationships”. It calls the political authorities to use these opportunities better.
Police officials assured church leaders that they were aware of Hindu extremist opposition to Christianity, but they gave no indication of investigating and putting an end to it.
“The number of violent attacks against Christians has alarmingly increased in the three years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government”, Christian organisations in the Philippines say.
True biblical preaching is not primarily about outlines. It is about heart-to-heart communication.
“Armed groups, guerrillas, militamen, criminal gangs and drug cartels see the church as an enemy to be eradicated”, a pastor says.
Pastor John Cao was accused and imprisoned in 2017, for “organizing illegal border crossings”, while providing humanitarian aid to the Wa people in Myanmar .
Jesus is not in the habit of fanning the flames of our egos as we pray.
Books, series and films have left us with striking testimonies of those who, while representing Christianity, wonder where their faith is. An article about three of the most acclaimed stories of 2018.
The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?