As four Christian families gathered for worship in eastern India’s Jharkhand state in February 2018, about 150 Hindu nationalists did everything they could to stop them.
Not all attacks on Christians in India occur during worship services. Sometimes radical Hindus target a single, influential member of a local church.
Sukbati and Unga don’t know one another, but they have several things in common: both live in Odisha state, India; both have a strong faith in Jesus Christ; and both have suffered great loss at the hands of those opposed to their faith.
Voice of the Martyrs proudly funds the expenses for Bible students in persecuted nations.
A Christian woman charged with blasphemy nine months ago is still in prison in Pakistan.
An Iranian-Armenian Christian leader has been sentenced to ten years in prison for promoting “propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam” through the house church he operated in his home.
Eliza, 19, placed her faith in Christ in 2018. When she became a Christian, she discarded items that she had received from a witch doctor, including a healing stone she’d been given when she was sick.
Zhang Qiang and Xiao Yue were no different than the thousands of other couples preparing for a wedding last Saturday, 21 May, in China, except for one thing: They are members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu.
Sister F is a long-time Christian leader in Iran. Last year, one of her discipleship groups was raided by the police, and Sister F was beaten, tortured and placed in solitary confinement.
Since the death of one of her daughters, grandmother Gate has lived with her 15-year-old granddaughter, Noi, while another of Gate’s daughters and her husband have supported them with food and necessities.