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IRAQ, Christians "Close to Extinction"

A new wave of Christians are set to quit Iraq. Insecurity in Syria and Baghdad is causing the remaining Christians to "lose hope."

Growing insecurity in Iraq and on its border could lead to a fresh exodus of Christians from the country, warns Jamal Liddawi, who is supporting refugees in the country. The Turkish invasion of Syria and growing protests in Baghdad could drive even more Christians ...

05 Nov 2019

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Christianity "at risk of disappearing" warns a Persecution Report, Comissioned by Jeremy Hunt

The persecution of Christians in some parts of the world is at near "genocide" levels, according to a report ordered by former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

The report, carried out by the Bishop of Truro, records widespread evidence of the kind of persecution and discrimination that Christians face worldwide. It found that one in three people suffer from religious persecution, and also points...

03 Nov 2019

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EXCLUSIVE, Tortured for Christ Film on Revelation TV

A cinematic retelling of the testimony of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand.

We are thankful to Release International for the permission to show this incredible film which uniquely presents the story of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand. Filmed entirely in Romania, and includes the very prison where Pastor Wurmbrand endured torture and solitary confinement, it presents the true story with live action rather tha...

01 Nov 2019

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church 2019

Today around the globe more than 245 million Christians are suffering because they declare their faith in Christ.

“If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.” (1 Corinthians 12:26)

“Pray for us,” is the common request of persecuted Christians around the world. So each year in November, Churches in more than 130 countries come togeth...

28 Oct 2019

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SYRIA, Christian on the Frontlines Eyewitnessing the Conflict between Turkey and Syria

George Moushi, pastor of the Alliance Church in Qamishli, has walked around the city and visited members of his congregation to estimate the damage and see what he could do for his people following the Turkish offensive on Syria. 

Pastor Moushi described the damage he saw on the ground: “Thankfully, the bombs didn’t hit the centre of the city where the majority of people are but, despite that,...

28 Oct 2019

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'There Won't be Christians Left': Syrian Christians Fear Grim Future in Shadow of Turkey's Invasion

In the aftermath of the Turkish invasion, evidence is mounting that Christians have been the target.

Along the Turkish-Syrian border reports are emerging of Christians living, dying and fleeing in the face of the Turkish onslaught aided by jihadist troops.

In the Syrian border town of Sari Kani, Kobane Rohani TV interviewed Ziad Mussa, the only Christian left in town. Mussa said the Turkish s...

25 Oct 2019

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Why is Encouragement Important to God?

Hebrews 3:13 says, "Encourage one another daily," and first Thessalonians 5:11 says, "Encourage one another and build each other up." Throughout the Word of God we see instructions to encourage one another. Why is encouragement important to God?

Jesus did not shy from telling His followers about the troubles they would face. In fact, He told them they would be persecuted for being His disciple...

13 Oct 2019

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Don Moen, Letter Writing to Persecuted Christians

Special video message from Don Moen. His song, 'God will make a way,' encourages us that God always has a plan, despite times of pain and hardship. The song resonates with the plight of the Persecuted Church. Did you know, Moen wrote it in response to a tragic episode in his life?

The Word of God tells us to encourage one another and remember those who are in prison for the faith (1 Thes. 5:11...

12 Oct 2019

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Guidelines, Letter Writing to Persecuted Christians

Writing a letter to encourage a persecuted Christian is a wonderfully practical thing to do. It's easy - please follow these guidelines to help you get started.

The Word of God tells us to encourage one another and remember those who are in prison for the faith (1 Thes. 5:11/Heb. 13:3), because it’s a horrible feeling when you think you’re alone and nobody cares. It’s our hearts desire to put ...

04 Oct 2019

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EXCLUSIVE, Tortured for Christ Film on Revelation TV

A cinematic retelling of the testimony of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand.

We are thankful to Release International for the permission to show this incredible film which uniquely presents the story of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand. Filmed entirely in Romania, and includes the very prison where Pastor Wurmbrand endured torture and solitary confinement, it presents the true story with live action rather tha...

26 Sep 2019

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