ASSIST News Service
New Campaign to Eradicate House Churches Launched by Chinese Government
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Chinese government officials recently began a secret campaign entitled "Operation Deterrence" to target house churches.
South Sudan Under Severe Strain as Sudan Forces Christians Out
Monday, March 26, 2012
The new nation of South Sudan is struggling with food shortage and an influx of refugees.
Miseries of Christians in Pakistan Abound Under Islamic Domination
Sunday, February 26, 2012
According to a Christian leader who had to flee the country for his life, the miseries of Christians in Pakistan are enormous and visible in every realm of society.
Iraqi Christians Post-U.S. Withdrawal: 'We Have Been Left and We Have Nothing'
Monday, February 20, 2012
"None of us thought there would be any change after the U.S. troops left. We were totally wrong."
Iranian Christian Convert Sentenced to Deprivation of Education
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
A university student in Tehran was sentenced to one year of deprivation of education for believing in Christianity.
Growing Concern Over Condition of Four Detainees Arrested at Iran Church
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
An attack on a church in Ahwaz, Iran, resulted in the arrest of a number of Christians and their children.
A Welcome Return to Religion as Attendance Swells in Britain's Churches
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Church attendances in the United Kingdom, in freefall for so long, have started to rise again.
Iranian Women Question 'Family Protection Bill'
Friday, December 2, 2011
15,000 Iranian women petitioned against a bill that seeks to give men the legal right to have two wives and unlimited temporary marriages.
Woman Injured by Teenage Prank has 'No Room For Vengeance'
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Seven years ago, Victoria Ruvolo was nearly killed when a teen hurled a frozen turkey through her windshield, but she insists she's no victim.
After Imprisonment and Attack, Christian Couple Flees Iran
Friday, November 25, 2011
A Christian husband and wife who were imprisoned, then attacked after their release, fled Iran soon afterwards for fear of their lives.
Egypt Randomly Arresting Copts for Maspero Massacre
Monday, November 7, 2011
Egypt continues to detain Coptic Christians on charges of inciting violence during the army's massacre of 27 Copts on Oct. 9.
Iran Attempts to Convert Christian Prisoners, Cracks Down on Churches
Friday, October 28, 2011
Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani and other Christian prisoners have been given Islamic literature as part of a conversion campaign.
Iranian Religious Authorities Acknowledge Spread of Gospel
Friday, October 21, 2011
Despite pressures, threats and the ban of printing gospels, Christianity is increasingly spreading among the youth and families in Iran.
Messianic Pastor: Truth About Palestinian Authority's Push for Statehood Not Being Told
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The pastor of Jerusalem’s largest Messianic church says the truth about the Palestinian Authority’s push for statehood isn’t being told.
Iran: Christians Receive Death Threats as False Charges Emerge Against Pastor
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Eleven Christians have received death threat emails, and misinformation continues to spread about Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani's case.
California Couple Fined for Hosting Bible Study at Home
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Chuck and Stephanie Fromm were fined by their city council for lacking a permit to host Bible study meetings in their home.
Norway: Christian Convert Attacked by Muslims at Asylum Reception Center
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
An ex-Muslim Convert to Christianity has been attacked with boiling water and acid by Muslims at an Asylum Reception Center in Norway.
Despite Economy, Giving Overwhelming for Safe Drinking Water in Rwanda
Monday, August 15, 2011
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Candace Cameron Bure: Marital Sex Shouldn't Get 'Such a Bad Rap,' It's a 'Gift from God'
Country Music Star Loretta Lynn Passes Away at 90
False Trump Prophecies Are a 'Wake-Up Call to the Charismatic Church': Michael Brown
Longest-Serving EFCA President Dan Busby Passes Away from Cancer at 81
Eminem Tops Christian Billboard Chart with New Faith-Based Song
Does God Accept the Worship of All Religions?
Why Are Men in Crisis?
Parents Need to Know What’s Happening at School
How Can We Speak Truth in Love When Such Truth Is so Unpopular?
Faraday Recognized an Authority Greater Than Science
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