persecution

We ‘Will Continue God’s Work,’ Afghan Christian Declares as He Pleads to the World to ‘Remember Us’

Praying hands, how we can pray for our muslim neighbors during Ramadan

In a recent video released Wednesday, an anonymous Afghan Christian describes the situation he and other believers are facing under Taliban rule. “We will fight harder and will continue in God’s work. If we are no longer with you, remember this word from our unbroken hearts,” he says. “But please remember us – the great difficulties we now face."

Courageous Service That Changes the World

Offering a helping hand, Courageous Service That Changes the World

Are you paying a price to follow Jesus in our fallen world? If not, why not? We don’t need to encourage persecution, of course, but we should not be surprised when it comes. Jesus told us, “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account” (Matthew 5:11). Notice that he said when, not if.

Genocide in China: Do We Actually Mean "Never Again"?

Genocide in China: Do We Actually Mean "Never Again"?

Beijing’s treatment of the Uighur minority in Xinjiang Province qualifies, in every way, as genocide. Writing in Newsweek, Israeli Human Rights Lawyer Arsen Ostrovsky didn’t hesitate to call the Communist Party’s actions “genocide,” pointing especially to the “forced sterilizations, abortions and intrusive birth prevention.” These actions alone meet the requirement for genocide and have led to “the population growth rates in the two largest Uyghur prefectures [to fall] by 84% between 2015 and 2018.”

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