Category: Asia

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.

Lindy Lowry - Feb 07, 2019

Naked, Shaved and Stripped of Her Name—Life in a North Korean Prison

Known as “Prisoner 42,” in a North Korean prison camp, this believer chronicles her difficult journey and how God stayed with her through so much brutality.

Lindy Lowry - Feb 04, 2019

Chinese Church Leaders Vow: ‘When One Is Arrested, Another Will Pick Up the Work’

Chinese church leaders say they are more determined than ever to see Christians stand strong for Christ.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 29, 2019

Asia Bibi Freed and Cleared to Leave Pakistan

Pakistan’s Supreme Court upheld its decision to acquit Christian mother Asia Bibi–freeing her to leave her home country.

Lindy Lowry - Jan 27, 2019

India Cracks Top 10–Why the Country Has ‘No Room’ for Christians

The world’s second most populous country is now the 10th most dangerous country for Christians.