The State Controls Sermons

CHINA. Church-leaders in state-sanctioned churches in Shanghai are being forced to attend training in writing sermons. The aim is to teach them to implement socialism in their sermons. The state refer to “Core Socialist Values” which are twelve values used as guidelines in Chinese society: patriotism, democracy, civility, harmony, power through wealth, justice, freedom, equality, … Continue reading The State Controls Sermons

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Christian Persecution: Hear Our Story

I have collected some articles and reports about Christian persecution that you might find interesting: 11 Christians Killed every day for Their Descision to Follow JesusAnnual report of the U.S. commission on International Religious Freedom Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO Support for Persecuted ChristiansBritians war on Christianity: Part 1Nigeria … Continue reading Christian Persecution: Hear Our Story

Persecution against Christians x 3

There are new information about the church attack in Burkina Faso in which six people were killed. The congregation in Sirgadji village got the "choice" to convert to Islam at gunpoint. When the Christians refused they were shot behind the church. Forced conversion are in line with how Muhammed acted, this wonderful example of kindness … Continue reading Persecution against Christians x 3

Persecution of Christians – week 11

The violence Christians are suffering in Nigeria have gathered attention due to the massacre in Christchurch as many questioned the medias hypocrisy. Even local media in Nigeria seldom report on the attacks. 6 000 persons were killed during 2018 and there wasn't any distress, no "thoughts and prayers" nor aany candlelit demonstrations in the west. … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 11

Persecutions of Christians – week 10

International Christian Concern has documented at least 60 attacks by Boko Harams and Fulani Militias in Nigeria during February. A total of 205 people in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria were killed. Boko Haram was responsible for 126 deaths and 83 of them were civilians (mostly in Borno State). Fulani militants were also responsible … Continue reading Persecutions of Christians – week 10

Persecution of Christians – week 9

On February 9 ten churches in a village in southern Ethiopia were attacked by local Muslims. One church was destroyed and the property of all ten of them was burned (it's believed that the other buildings were spared because of the risk that they would harm houses owned by Muslims close by). Some Christians got … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 9

Persecution of Christians – week 8

A church from the 1100s in Falköping, Sweden, was scrawled on. It was swastikas, the cross of St. Peter and the words Die Jew and Hitler. If the culprits are Nazis: why not go down to the mosque then? Do they expect to insult Jews in a Church? On February 11 a man by the … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 8