Worldwide Prayer Event Hopes to Reach 1 Billion People by the End of May

Friday marks the beginning of a worldwide prayer event that hopes to reach one billion people with the Gospel. In January, about 1,000 churches gathered together in Tennessee for a 30 day-prayer event, Awaken Tennessee, where mass revival broke out. The event was set to occur again in May, but with the outbreak of COVID-19 […]

Nigeria’s Christians are being silently slaughtered

Ninety-one million Christians live in Nigeria. They make up around 46 per cent of the total population of 196 million. There are a similar number of Muslims in Nigeria – over 90 million. In Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, the majority of Christians live in the south of the country, and their religious freedom is respected. […]

Christianity crackdown: Fury as cross TORN DOWN from church by officials

CHINA’S communist government has exploited the coronavirus quarantine conditions to further their campaign against Christianity by destroying crosses and demolishing a church whilst was in lockdown. On March 13, a church in Guoyang County, Anhui Province saw its cross removed by authorities. A video shared on twitter documented the moment when the crane removed the red cross […]

Opposition to Samaritan’s Purse Central Park field Hospital Grows

On Tuesday (April 14) a group of LGBTQ activists stood several yards away from the Samaritan’s Purse field hospital on the East Meadow lawn and blasted city and state officials and Mount Sinai Hospital for partnering with the evangelical humanitarian relief organization treating overflow patients suffering from the coronavirus. Activists with the Reclaim Pride Coalition […]

China Bans Churches from Streaming Services, Even during Pandemic

Churches around the world are staying in contact online during the COVID-19 pandemic, but such an action remains illegal in China. The watchdog Bitter Winter reported April 5 that very few organizations, and “only those that hold state-issued licenses,” can stream religious services online in China. “We can’t get together because of the pandemic,” an […]

Police in Nepal Falsely Charge Pastors with Violating Coronavirus Lockdown, Sources Say

Police arrested two pastors in Nepal on Saturday (March 28), falsely charging them with holding worship services amid the Himalayan country’s lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, sources said. Police jumped over a locked gate and intruded into the Nissi Church building in Surkhet District, Karnali Province as 69-year-old pastor Mohan Gurung and other […]

Christian Minorities at Greater Risk of Persecution during Coronavirus Outbreak

In areas around the world where Christians are a religious minority, Christians are more likely to face discrimination when trying to receive food and medical care. According to Fox News, the coronavirus pandemic is making life even harder for Christians and other religious minorities in countries around the world. Open Doors USA, a Christian watchdog group, […]

Christian school worker sacked for sharing concerns about sex education

A CHRISTIAN school worker is to challenge a Gloucestershire school academy’s decision to dismiss her for gross misconduct. She was dismissed after she shared with friends two Facebook posts that raised concerns about Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at another school in the same village – her own child’s Church of England primary school. Two […]

Christian Concern co-founder receives MBE

  Christian Concern co-founder Pastor Ade Omooba will today (14 MAR) receive his MBE at Buckingham Palace. Pastor Omooba was awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for voluntary service in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019. As well as his work for Christian Concern, Pastor Omooba has […]