Month: January 2019

Christopher Summers - Jan 22, 2019

5 Things to Know About China’s Big Jump on the 2019 World Watch List

What has changed in the last year that has led to such a leap in pressure and oppression for followers of Jesus in China?

Lindy Lowry - Jan 19, 2019

A Dark Reality—Christian Women in 73 Countries Face Hidden Persecution Every Day

Around the world, increasing numbers of women face double vulnerability—because they are Christians and because they are female.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 17, 2019

The Ongoing Battle of Two Christian Persecution Hotbeds

How can North Korea and Afghanistan be neck-and-neck on the 2019 World Watch List?

Lindy Lowry - Jan 16, 2019

The 10 Most Dangerous Places to Be a Christian

In the top 50 countries where it’s most dangerous to be a Christian, more than 245 million Christians face persecution. Here’s a look at the world’s 10 most dangerous places to follow Jesus, according to the 2019 World Watch List.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 16, 2019

5 Major Trends Influencing Global Christian Persecution

The 2019 World Watch List report reveals five major trends that were significant role players in the persecution of Christians in the top 50 countries on the list.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 16, 2019

Christian Persecution by the Numbers

The 2019 World Watch List reveals telling numbers about the depth, prevalence and widespread reach of the persecution believers endure.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 09, 2019

Chinese Officials Erase First of 10 Commandments

In a show of allegiance to Xi Jinping, Chinese officials ordered a church to alter Ten Commandments during a worship service.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 06, 2019

In Colombia, Outspoken Pastor Bravely Fights for Community

Pastor Galarza was the only one on the front lines opposing the intrusion of armed groups into the community—a recognition that would become tragic one Sunday afternoon in this rural town of Colombia.