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Lessons of the Persecuted

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12 Dead, Scores Injured After ADF Strikes Beni Again

4/19/2024 DRC — The Islamist militant group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) conducted another horrific attack late Saturday night into early Sunday morning in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), killing 12 people and injuring several others. 

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North Korea’s Fiery Furnace

North Korea’s Fiery Furnace

04/18/2024 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – North Korea’s (DPRK) hatred of Christianity has condemned hundreds of thousands of Christians to death and left remaining believers fearful and hiding in the shadows. The DPRK’s treatment of Christians is only...

Priest Shot During Sermon in Northern Myanmar

Priest Shot During Sermon in Northern Myanmar

4/17/2024 Myanmar — Two masked gunmen shot Catholic priest Paul Hkwi Shane Aung three times as he preached a sermon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Myanmar’s Kachin state.

New Zealand Churches Risk Losing Long-Standing Tax Exemption Status

4/16/2024 New Zealand (International Christian Concern) — Pressure is mounting for churches in New Zealand to lose their tax exemption status.   The country’s current charities law allows churches to obtain tax exemption status if they meet one of four charitable...

President Daniel Ortega’s War on the Catholic Church

By Linda Burkle, PhD 04/15/2024 Nicaragua (International Christian Concern) – In recent years, the Catholic church in Nicaragua has been under assault by President Jose Daniel Ortega’s regime. Before 2018, when pro-democracy protests erupted in Nicaragua, the...

ICC Helps Christian Sanitary Worker in Pakistan

04/15/2024 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Christian sanitary workers for the government in Pakistan were fired without any reason. They haven’t been paid since they were unexpectedly fired, and many have been forced to take out loans at high interest...

Vietnam Official Publicly Denies Religious Discrimination

4/12/2024 Vietnam (International Christian Concern) — During an April 11 press briefing, Nguyen Van Ky, vice chairman of the government committee for religious affairs in Vietnam, denied any discrimination based on religion or belief.  “Religious organizations in...

Iowa Officially Adopts Religious Freedom Restoration Act

4/12/2024 United States (International Christian Concern) — On April 2, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill to protect religious liberty and conscience within her state.  “Thirty years ago, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed almost unanimously at the...

Persecuted Christian Receives Aid to Keep Children in School

4/11/2024 Somalia (International Christian Concern) — Halima and her children, Sahra, Ahmed, and Yasir, are part of a community of Somali believers in Mombasa who face persecution from multiple sources.   After Halima became a Christian in 2012, she kept her faith...

Christians Choose Love After Enduring Persecution During Ramadan

4/11/2024 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) — As the month-long observance of Ramadan ended on April 9, Christians throughout Nigeria showed love to their Muslim neighbors despite experiencing persecution during the Islamic holy month. The Rev Filibus Panti,...

Persecuting Burmese Junta Loses Major Border City to Rebel Forces

4/11/2024 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) — The Burmese military, or Tatmadaw, has waged war on the country’s many ethnic and religious minority communities since the country gained independence in 1948. Despite massive military expenditures — estimates...

The Unstoppable Gospel in North Korea

04/11/2024 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – Illyong Ju is a defector from North Korea. Though he has had many family members taken to political prison camps, he still has hope for the oppressed nation. As he has personally witnessed, despite the ruling...

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Jeff has testified before the U.S. Congress on religious freedom. He has been interviewed by numerous leading media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

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“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble, hardship, persecution, famine, danger, or sword?”

ROMANS 8:35

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