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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...

17 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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President Trump Shines Spotlight on Christians Being Killed, 1st President to Host UN Religious Freedom Meeting

President Donald Trump has become the first US President to ever host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom, "As President, protecting religious freedom is one of my highest priorities," Trump told the nations of the world this week.

Followers of Christ are among the most heavily persecuted around the world. In fact, it's estimated that 11 Christians die each day for their faith...

25 Sep 2019

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NIGERIA, Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu captured by Boko Haram is alive

Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl abducted by Boko Haram from a secondary school in Nigeria’s north-eastern town of Dapchi, is alive, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari has announced in a statement. 

The federal government continues the negotiations with Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), a breakaway faction of Boko Haram, about Leah’s release. The statement said: “Lines of...

16 Sep 2019

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ERITREA, Footballers forced to pay-to-play in World Cup qualifiers

Why Eritrean footballers have left for a match and never come back?

Eritrea’s government has found a novel way to stop its sportsmen defecting every time they play abroad by forcing footballers to pay a bond and surrender their title deeds before leaving the country.

Members of the Eritrean football team each reportedly paid a £5,600 guarantee before being allowed to fly to Namibia for a Worl...

12 Sep 2019

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ERITREA, The "North Korea of Africa"

Do you know the location of the country Eritrea?

Eritrea is a small nation located in East Africa in the Horn of Africa, bordering Ethiopia, Sudan and the Red Sea.

After 30 years of civil war and dominance by neighboring Ethiopia, Eritrea was declared an independent state on May 24, 1993. People celebrated and danced on the streets of the capital Asmara. However, today Eritrea is known as the...

02 Sep 2019

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INDIA, Hindus come to Christian faith because of miraculous healings

Indians are coming to Christian faith after miraculous healings thanks to the extraordinary power of prayer.

Raman*, 29, grew up in a Hindu family, where his grandfather, a Hindu priest, would sacrifice animals for gods and perform curses for a fee. His mother also made money using black magic. At the age of nine, Raman started to become sick and he would frequently collapse: “At that time, I ...

08 Aug 2019

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