Our Faith in Today’s World
“Lord, forgive our persecutors” say Rohingya Christians brutally attacked in Muslim Rohingya backlash
One Rohingya Christian is missing and twelve were seriously injured, including several children, in multiple attacks by Rohingya Muslim mobs on the isolated Rohingya Christian community in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, Bangladesh.
“Full scale jihad” unfolds in Nigeria as Fulani kill thirteen Christians amid ceaseless Boko Haram bloodshed
Thirteen young Christian men were killed and nine others injured as they tried to protect their community and stop their cattle from being stolen by raiding Fulani militants on January 11.
Fifteen Christians killed after Fulani gunmen open fire in Plateau State, Nigeria
Fifteen Nigerian Christians were killed when Fulani extremist gunmen opened fire in a bar in Kwatas, Plateau State, on Sunday, January 26.
Christians flee in terror as Hindu extremists hurl objects at church in India
Christians gathered for a church prayer meeting fled in terror after a mob of Hindu nationalist extremists pelted a church in West Bengal with objects.
Indian church leaders raise alarm over Christian girls targeted in Islamist “love jihad”
An announcement from leaders of the largest Christian denomination in Kerala, India, raised serious concerns that young Christian women are being targeted in a “love jihad” campaign and lured into an Islamic State (IS) trap.
Christians living near Wuhan in China contact Barnabas calling for worldwide prayer
A Barnabas contact, who has relatives living near Wuhan city, has affirmed the seriousness of the Coronavirus outbreak in China and called on Christians throughout China and worldwide to pray for the situation:
Pray for the persecuted Church
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