Category: Asia

Lindy Lowry - Apr 23, 2019

Updates From the Sri Lanka Bombings–On-the-Ground Reports From Our Field

Please check back regularly for the latest updates on the Sri Lanka bombings as we seek to stand with our brothers and sisters.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 20, 2019

Three Churches Targeted in Multiple Sri Lanka Bombings, Death Toll Rising

As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered to celebrate Easter Sunday, six explosions hit three churches.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 03, 2019

Brunei Adopts Sharia Law—Conversion From Islam Carries Death Penalty

The newest phase of Sharia law is difficult news for Christian converts in Brunei where conversion is illegal and punishable by death.

Lindy Lowry - Apr 03, 2019

Pastor Raymond Koh Abducted by Police, Inquiry Confirms

After a year-long inquiry, a report concludes that the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh was orchestrated by police.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 28, 2019

Fourth Large House Church in China Shut Down, Banned

Shouwang Church in Beijing—one of the largest in the city—makes the fourth major underground congregation shut down by the Communist government since September 2018.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 13, 2019

11 Christians Killed Every Day for Their Decision to Follow Jesus

In the top 50 most dangerous countries for Christians, a staggering 11 Christians die for their faith each day.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 08, 2019

Hidden Wounds—Christians Say Rape Is ‘Common’ Persecution Method Against Women

Around the world, Increasing numbers of Christian women are doubly vulnerability to persecution—for both their faith and their gender.

Lindy Lowry - Mar 04, 2019

China Promises Financial Rewards for Reporting Christians

Chinese authorities are now taking steps in rural areas of China to intensify the ongoing crackdown on Christian gatherings often known as house churches. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is reportedly resorting to offering monetary rewards to anyone who spies on a neighbor or even family member and reports a group of believers to authorities. […]

Lindy Lowry - Feb 25, 2019

For 16 Syrian Believers, Baptism Is a Radical Choice

New believers in Syria offer a powerful picture of the transformation and resolve it takes to follow Jesus in places of high persecution.

Lindy Lowry - Feb 13, 2019

Wife of Abducted Pastor Raymond Koh: ‘God Will Turn Evil Plans for Good’

On the eve of the two-year anniversary of the abduction of Malaysian Pastor Raymond Koh, Susanna Koh reflected on her journey.