International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted

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.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 22, 2018

‘Today, We Worship in Police Cars’–60 More Arrests in Chinese Church Raid

Another 60 members of one of China’s largest underground churches were arrested in the recent church raid.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 20, 2018

3 Major Factors Driving the Crackdown on the Church in China

What’s behind the crackdown on the church in China? We examine three major factors driving widespread and intensifying persecution in China.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 18, 2018

Police in China Given Quotas for Arrests of Christians

Police stations in a major port city in northeast China are being assessed based on the number of Christians they arrest.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 17, 2018

Read Chinese Pastor’s Powerful Letter Released After His Arrest

Two days after Pastor Wang Yi was arrested and taken away, church members released an open letter he wrote giving instructions that it be publicized if he went missing for more than 48 hours.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 14, 2018

Targeted by Guerrilla Soldiers–Rescued Colombian Teens Get New Start

It’s 11 am in the Children’s Center. Today is a special day for 11 young people from the persecuted church in Colombia. Today, they will receive their high school degree in an open auditorium, with an exuberant green all around it. Mario*, a young 16-year-old boy wearing cap and gown, steps up to make his […]

Lindy Lowry - Dec 13, 2018

100+ Christians Arrested in China, Taken From Homes and Streets

One of the largest house churches in China, the Early Rain Covenant Church, was raided by Chinese police on Dec. 10. The raid has continued over the last few days, resulting in arrests of more than 100 Christians.

Lindy Lowry - Dec 06, 2018

114 Christians Arrested in One Week in Iran

In the last seven days, police in Iran have reportedly arrested 114 Christians. The onslaught of arrests is part of the government’s attempt to “warn” Christians against sharing their faith over Christmas,

Lindy Lowry - Dec 06, 2018

5 Countries Where Christmas Is a Crime

For millions of believers, the celebration of Jesus entering the world must be a risk-laden secret Christmas. They know that there is a war on Christmas—and what that war really looks like.