Monthly Archives: November 2014

  • In late August, the Turkish government sealed the doors of New Life Church in Gaziantep, Turkey, claiming it did not have permission to meet. Now, officials in the Interior Ministry are trying to make a case against the church’s American pastor, Patrick Jensen. On September 14, they took him to a security facility and detained him […]

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  • Shahram Ghaedi is an actor and a Christian, and once again, he is in prison for his faith in Christ. In 2012, he was arrested and sentenced to three months in jail on charges of evangelism. Now, the 32-year old is in the security ward in Dastgerd prison in Esfahan. He was arrested on Saturday, […]

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  • In Indonesia, home to 10 percent of the global Muslim population, Christians face social and political discrimination; authorities routinely find excuses to shut down church buildings or confiscate church property. And as bad as things are, they will only get worse as more and more Indonesian Muslims are being recruited by jihadi fighters from the […]

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  • It’s after midnight, and my 5-month-old hates this daylight-savings thing so I should “sleep when the baby sleeps,” but I can’t. I can’t get Shama’s murder off my mind. I figure you’re going to see this story. Read about it from the BBC, or the NYTimes, or Breitbart. By tomorrow, I’d imagine a lot of networks will cover it, if briefly, because of […]

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  • Nigeria– “The pastor was still in the pastorate when the Muslim Fulani gunmen forced their way onto the church premises. They cut him, his wife, and a daughter with a machete, and then tied the hands and feet of the three of them before setting the house on fire. The three of them were burned to […]

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