Update: Two Christian Kindergarten Teachers In Custody in China

China Aid Association (Liuzhou, Guangxi—Feb. 21, 2014) The lawyers for two Christians placed under criminal detention on Wednesday China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region confirmed that the charges of “engaging in illegal business operations” are baseless. Cheng Jie, the director of the Hualin Foreign Language Experimental Kindergarten in the Yufeng District of Liuzhou, and Mo Xiliu, Read more about Update: Two Christian Kindergarten Teachers In Custody in China[…]

John Short, Australian Missionary Arrested in North Korea

North Korea on Arrested Missionary: ‘We have made no decision as to what we will do with him’ Wife Asks for Prayer After Husband Was Detained on Sunday  . 02/19/2014 North Korea (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Australian missionary John Short, 75, was arrested by North Korean authorities on Sunday Read more about John Short, Australian Missionary Arrested in North Korea[…]

Two Kindergarten Teachers Arrested In China

China Aid Association (Liuzhou, Guangxi—Feb. 20, 2014) Two Christian women were taken into custody on Tuesday from the Christian kindergarten in China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region where they both work full-time. Cheng Jie and Mo Xiliu were placed under criminal detention on Wednesday and charged with “engaging in illegal business operation” according to detention notices Read more about Two Kindergarten Teachers Arrested In China[…]

Kenyan Pastor Murdered by Muslim Militants

(VOM) Assistant Pastor Lawrence Kazungu Kadenge was murdered in the early morning hours of Feb. 2 while guarding the Glory of God Ministries Church in Mombasa. Although police are still investigating the murder, it is believed that radical Muslims may have killed the 59-year-old assistant pastor for alerting police about security threats and for preaching Read more about Kenyan Pastor Murdered by Muslim Militants[…]

Chinese Pastor Zhang Shaojie’s Trial Delayed

China Aid Association (Nanle County, Henan—Feb. 19, 2014) Nanle County Christian Church members told ChinaAid today that they believe the delay in their pastor’s trial may have something to do with National Political Consultative Conference and the National People’s Congress to be held in early March or that it is caused by a delay in Read more about Chinese Pastor Zhang Shaojie’s Trial Delayed[…]

Christians In Egypt Attacked By Muslim Fanatic

  Stories of Muslim’s mental instability, circumstances fabricated to build his murder defense, rights advocate says.     CAIRO, Egypt (Morning Star News) – More than a week after a Muslim went on an anti-Christian rampage in Upper Egypt that left one woman dead and another wounded, many area Coptic women are still too afraid to leave Read more about Christians In Egypt Attacked By Muslim Fanatic[…]

Pastor From Kazakhstan Given Four Year Supsended Sentence

Pastor expected to appeal; lawyer says trial was ‘strange’ (WorldWatch Monitor) The protracted trial of a retired Kazakh pastor ended yesterday (Feb. 17), as 67-year-old Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev was handed a suspended four-year prison sentence and a fine.   Kashkumbayev, former pastor of Grace Church in the Kazakh capital Astana, was ordered to pay 2 million Read more about Pastor From Kazakhstan Given Four Year Supsended Sentence[…]