Tags: Christians, college, free speech, persecution, Prop 8
Anti-Prop 8 Professor Insults Christian Student: “When [Lopez later] complained about what was an obvious act of censorship, he was threatened with expulsion by that same professor.”
Tags: China, Christians, church, persecution
Chinese Persecution of Christians Rises: “…Christians persecuted in China increased 157 percent. In Beijing alone, persecution increased by more than 400 percent over the previous year.”
Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Matthew 5:11-13 (New International Version)
Tags: Christians, Egypt, persecution
Egyptian Judge Persecutes Christian Woman: Judge tells her, “‘If I had a knife now, I would kill you.”
“They will put you out of the synagogue; in fact, a time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is offering a service to God.”
John 16:2 (NIV)
Tags: Christians, crime, persecution
Catholic Shot After Confessing Religion: Gunman asked him about his religion before shooting him.
He left behind a widow and children. At first I thought this event occurred in another country where Christians are being persecuted.
Tags: Christians, India, persecution
Indian Christian Girl Is Shining Example of Grace: despite having her face mutilated by Hindu persecutors.
Tags: Christians, Iraq, persecution
Not that we didn’t know before, but “The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom issued a report citing “threats and intimidation” against Chaldo-Assyrians and other Christians, Sabean-Mandaeans and Yazidis.”
Tags: China, Christianity, persecution
Chinese Christians disappear after crackdown.
“We persecute you, confiscate your Bibles and our purpose is not to allow you to believe in Jesus. … This persecution of you is to thoroughly destroy your church, get rid of the missionaries and disband you believers….”
Tags: Christianity, Christians, Christmas, persecution
Jesus is the reason for the season: Remember persecuted Christians while you’re celebrating, especially in India and North Korea.
“Remember the words I spoke to you: ‘No servant is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.”
John 15:20 (NIV)
Tags: Africa, Christians, missionaries, persecution
GAMBIA DETAINS TWO UK MISSIONARIES: charges them with sedition.
“Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit.”
Tags: Christianity, Islam, persecution
MALDIVES TO BLOCK CHRISTIAN WEBSITES. ““If they have access to these websites because their belief in Islam is weak, there might be a negative impact.”
Tags: Christians, human rights, persecution
CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS: “The UN, as so often happens, pretends to defend human rights all the while doing the opposite.”
“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.”
Matthew 24:9 (NIV)