Chinese ‘Ministry of Truth’ Begins Editing God Out of Western Classics

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China has introduced a new textbook with Western classics such as Robinson Crusoe, Vanka, and The Little Match Girl, but with every reference to God removed.

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Wycliffe Associates Partners with Persecuted Christians to Bring Momentum to Bible Translation

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Wycliffe Associates is working to accelerate Bible translation in Indonesia, the largest Muslim nation in the world. Christians there face daily persecution, and many are still without the Bible in their language.

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Chinese Pastor, Detained in December, Comes Under New Charges From Regime

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Chinese pastor Wang Yi, who was arrested in December on charges of 'inciting subversion of state power,' has now been charged again by the Chinese government with 'illegal business activities.'

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5 More Chinese House Churches Shut Down in Campaign 'Unprecedented Since the End of the Cultural Revolution'

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A handful of new house churches have become casualties of the Chinese government’s 'sinicization' campaign since April, as the communist regime seeks to stamp out all remnants of unofficial Christianity.

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8 Christians Arrested in Iran, One Elderly Woman Freed

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Eight Iranian Christians were arrested by Iranian intelligence officials at the beginning of July, and are currently being held at an undisclosed Intelligence Ministry site in Bushehr, a southern port city on the Persian Gulf.

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U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ‘Appalled’ By Global Persecution of Christians

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U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt pledged support from his country for war-torn Nigeria on Wednesday, where the Boko Haram arm of the Islamic State has massacred countless scores of Christians.

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In Violence-Plagued Democratic Republic of the Congo, Christians are Asking for Training to Translate the Bible Themselves

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In a nation where many have never seen a Bible in their own language, Christians from 16 language groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are requesting Scripture translation workshops from Wycliffe Associates.

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Church Members Vow legal, Constitutional Fight Following Fourth Chinese House Church Closure Since September

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Members of Beijing’s Shouwang Church, which recently became the fourth Chinese house church to be closed since September, are 'considering hiring lawyers' after the government proceeded to shut down their alternative worship location last week, according to a source at China Aid.

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Militant Muslims Firebomb Evangelical Church in Kyrgyzstan; Flames Stop at Open Bible

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Christians said they saw a 'sign from God' following a firebombing attack by Muslim militants on an evangelical church in Kyrgyzstan. The flames burned through much of the interior but stopped at the open Bible on the altar.

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