Month: February 2016

Feb 22

Remaining ISIS Hostages Have Been Released!

We have gone back and forth, reporting the kidnapping of Assyrian Christians at the hands of ISIS almost a year ago, and was joyfully later to report the release of a few groups of them at a time. Today, the Islamic State released the remaining 43 Christians who were taken hostage…

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Feb 18

Deeply Connected

Ever wonder how you can use your God-given passions and skills to serve persecuted Christians? Meet Lauren, a graphic designer who is doing exactly that!

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Feb 18

Algerian Woman Given Fifteen Days to Renounce Her Faith

“I will give you 15 days to decide to abandon your Christian faith. If you choose not to, you will no longer be considered my daughter and will no longer be part of the family.” The words of her father felt like the blow of a hammer to Nedjma* who had always…

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Feb 16

One Year Later: 21 Egyptian Christians Beheaded by ISIS

On Monday, it marked one year since the Islamic State slaughtered 21 Egyptian Christians. These regular acts of the Islamic State have begged the question: is the Islamic State more unified than the Body of Christ?

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Feb 10

The 2016 World Watch List

For the 14th consecutive year, North Korea ranks as the most hostile place to be a Christian on the Open Doors World Watch List.  North Korea continues to be the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian.

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