Persecution and the Advancement of the Church


The Particular Baptist Journal

The link below is to an article that looks at how God uses persecution to advance and strengthen the church.

For more visit:
https://www.monergism.com/blog/how-does-god-use-persecution-strengthen-and-advance-his-church

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India: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from India (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/indian.christian.suffers.brain.haemorrage.hours.after.police.interrogation.for.evangelising/104158.htm
https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/rape-case-acquittals-indicate-hostility-to-church-in-indian-state
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/The-Indian-Church-remembers-the-missionary-Graham-Staines,-burned-alive-by-Hindu-radicals-39732.html
http://www.hindustantimes.com/assembly-elections/more-christians-being-attacked-in-poll-bound-states-claims-ngo-report/story-KchSsTodL4iRmut4syUJMM.html
http://www.christianmessenger.in/christians-in-india-increasingly-under-attack-study-shows/

India: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from India (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.persecution.org/2017/01/19/icc-replaces-equipment-for-church-demolished-in-india/
http://www.persecution.org/2017/01/19/icc-documents-361-attacks-on-christians-in-india-in-2016/
http://www.christianitytoday.com/gleanings/2017/january/compassion-sets-deadline-shut-down-india-child-sponsorship.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/11/christians-in-india-increasingly-under-attack-study-shows
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/vandals-raid-up-church-allege-forced-conversions/articleshow/56247139.cms

Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that looks at the worst countries to be a Christian in, as far as persecution is concerned.

For more visit:
http://www.christianitytoday.com/gleanings/2017/january/top-50-countries-christian-persecution-world-watch-list.html

Sudan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution in Sudan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article60574
http://www.persecution.org/2016/10/12/four-christians-in-sudan-face-prison-for-their-faith/

Sudan: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Sudan (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/pastors.arrested.and.churches.set.for.demolition.as.persecution.increases.in.sudan/97717.htm
https://radiotamazuj.org/en/article/release-pastors-held-detention-bishop-urges-sudan-government
http://morningstarnews.org/2016/09/arrest-of-christian-workers-in-sudan-serves-islamist-regime-as-warning-to-others/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/sudan.bishop.urges.un.to.intervene.to.save.christians.facing.death.sentence/95985.htm

Iran: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that looks at how persecution has failed in Iran.

For more visit:
https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/5-ways-persecution-in-iran-has-backfired

Laos: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Laos.

For more visit:
http://www.crossmap.com/news/laos-communism-persecution-and-the-spread-of-the-gospel-30779

Iran: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Iran (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
https://www.mnnonline.org/news/churchs-growth-spurt-surprising-country/
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/713995/Christians-threatened-flogging-drinking-Holy-Communion-wine
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/which.country.has.the.fastest.growing.church.in.the.world/95924.htm
http://mohabatnews.com/en/?p=3119
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2016/06/4488553/