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June 30, 2014
A bold convert from Islam
Bishoy Armia Boulous converted from Islam to Christianity seven years ago and compounded his offense...
June 27, 2014
Sudanese Christian taking refuge in U.S. Embassy
An update on Meeriam Ibrahim, the woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her...
June 24, 2014
Sudanese Christian woman re-arrested
Meriam Ibrahim, whom a judge released after overruling her death sentence for being a Christian,...
June 24, 2014
Making Christianity strange again
Russell Moore thinks the persecution of Christians around the world might bring American Christianity back...
June 23, 2014
The woman condemned to die for her faith is released!
A Sudanese court has released Meriam Ibrahim, who had been sentenced to die for refusing...
June 02, 2014
Sudan denies the release of condemned Christian
This weekend there were reports that Sudan would release the woman who was condemned to...
May 26, 2014
“The hardest place on earth to be a Christian”
That would be Pakistan, according to Jesse Johnson. It isn't just that Christian are persecuted...
May 21, 2014
More on the Christian sentenced to die for her faith
More details about the Sudanese woman we blogged about who was sentenced to hang because...
May 16, 2014
Renounce Christianity or die
Globally, we are back to the early Church. A court in Sudan has sentenced a...
May 13, 2014
The Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings as Christian persecution
The public is rightly horrified by the kidnapping of some 276 Nigerian high school girls...
April 23, 2014
Battling Christianity’s “excessive” growth in China
Officials in still-Communist China have been demolishing churches as a way to combat what one...
April 02, 2014
Death penalty for helping a missionary
Thirty-three people have been arrested and face the death penalty in North Korea for helping...
January 09, 2014
The global war on Christians
Religion journalist John Allen has written a book entitled The Global War on Christians: Dispatches...
January 03, 2014
The ecumenism of blood
Pope Francis is still confounding just about everybody, but here he articulates a striking concept. ...
November 19, 2013
80 lashes for receiving Communion
Aspects of our faith that are so commonplace that we often take them for granted...
November 18, 2013
The death penalty for possessing a Bible
North Korea executed 80 people, in some cases, tying them to stakes and machine-gunning them...
September 24, 2013
Islamic terrorists attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing as many as 65 people...
August 21, 2013
Christians in Egypt
In Egypt, the military rulers and the democratically-elected Islamists they overthrew are engaged in a...
July 03, 2013
Syrian rebels are targeting Christians
Islamists among the Syrian rebels--whom the United States is supporting--are engaged in "religious cleansing" against...
May 29, 2013
100,000 Christians per year die for their faith
Statistics about the number of Christian martyrs today: A top Vatican official has said around...
May 06, 2013
Military will allow evangelism but not proselytizing
Responding to the uproar about the prospect for court martials for evangelism that we blogged...
May 02, 2013
Court martial for evangelism?
How persecution begins: The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted...
March 27, 2013
Learning from gay activists
Homosexuals have pulled what may be the greatest public relations revolution in history, going from...
October 08, 2012
Maria-TV is a new Egyptian television station, all of whose employees are women. Though it's...
September 12, 2012
Iranian pastor under death sentence freed
That Iranian pastor who had been sentenced to death in Iran (we blogged about him...
March 29, 2012
The 50 top persecutors of Christians
Take a look at this list of the top 50 countries that persecute Christians: World...
December 20, 2011
A bad year for dictators
The North Korean "dear leader" Kim Jong-Il is dead. His son, twenty-something Kim Jong-Un, has...
October 27, 2011
Shining with a painful love
Paul Marshall of the Hudson Institute passed along a letter he received from his friend,...
October 19, 2011
God is Red
On Monday night, the dissident Chinese author Liao Yiwu gave a reading on my campus. ...
October 13, 2011
How Christians are identified in Egypt
The Arab Spring in Egypt is resulting in riots and persecution targeting Coptic Christians, who...
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