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Witches bowed down

Witches Bowed Down To Christ In Limpopo

Last month, we had an extraordinary crusade in Madabani, Limpopo. Daily reports packed with terrific testimonies and inspirational images have been posted on our...
Witnessing Week

Revival Through Witnessing For Christ – Witnessing Week 2 – 9 June 2019

In 2017, Evangelist Andries Pelser and his wife Debbie took a flight from Lanseria to Cape Town. In the airplane across the aisle in...
Bible

FOR SA Embarking On Roadshow To Highlight Religious Freedom Threats

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has announced that its team will be visiting multiple cities across South Africa to meet with religious...
Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio Describes ‘Beauty’ Of Family In Era When It’s ‘Under Attack’

Louie Giglio has spent more than 20 years listening to stories of heartbreak and healing as the founding pastor of Passion City Church in...
Arthur

PBS Accused Of ‘Brainwashing’ Kids After ‘Arthur’ Features A Gay Wedding

The animated PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) television series "Arthur" recently premiered the first episode of its 22nd season, and to the surprise of some viewers,...
Christian charity

Christian Aid Highlights Sierra Leone’s Shocking Maternal Death Rate

With women being 150 times more likely to die in childbirth in Sierra Leone than in the UK, a charity has encouraged Christians to...
Collin Dozier

Good Samaritan Stops Man From Committing Suicide After Feeling God Calling Him To Bridge

Collin Dozier was driving home around midnight on a Wednesday in late April when he noticed a car pulled over on a nearby bridge...
ICEJ

Auschwitz Survivor Finds Comfort, Love, & Acceptance In ICEJ Home

There are approximately 180 000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel today. Around one third are impoverished, struggling with illness, or living alone. In 2009,...
GAFCON

Anglican Divide Deepens As Gafcon Leaders Confirm They Will Not Attend Key Lambeth 2020...

Lambeth 2020, the once in a decade gathering of the Anglican Communion, will show the division between Anglicans worldwide. The Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon)...
Pro-life protesters

Alabama Senate Passes Near Total Abortion Ban

The Alabama State Senate has approved a bill that effectively outlaws abortion. The bill, which was passed through the Senate on Tuesday on a...
AESA

Foxfire Youth Programme – Equipping The Youth To Preach The Gospel

The African Enterprise (AE) Foxfire Youth Team embraces the core values of AE, and holds to the authority of Scripture and its practices: Commitment,...
Equality Act

Warning: Christians Will Be ‘Forced To Violate Their Beliefs’ If Equality Act Passes

Males identifying as females and using women's locker rooms. Faith-based adoption and foster agencies required to place children with same-sex couples. Florists and bakers...
Christian rapper Lecrae

‘God Still Loves Them’: Lecrae Brings Message Of Hope To Texas Prison

Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae is used to playing sold-out arena shows. But he took a gig in a rather unusual venue last month —...
Bishop Matthew Kukah and President Muhammadu Buhari 

Sharia Law States Produced Boko Haram Not Equity, Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has accused predominantly Muslim states in northern Nigeria who, in 1999, “joyfully, exuberantly adopted Sharia”...
Pro-life march

Thousands Join Pro-Life March In London

Thousands of people from across the UK attended the March for Life in London last week to celebrate people who have survived abortions and...
South African Flag

After The Elections: Now What?

After election results have been announced, we often find ourselves unsure of how to live out our values in the world around us. Elections,...
TWR

Trans World Radio broadcasts – Draw Souls To Christ In Ghana

David Irondi, Ministry Assistant to the TWR West-Africa Ministry Director, visited Ghana in 2018 to represent the region and to evaluate the impact of...
Harvesters Ministries

God Is Always In Control

God is always in control. We experienced this again recently in a country where the Gospel is not welcomed by the government. Strict new...
Saudis say drones targeted the East-West oil pipeline as Yemeni rebels claim responsibility. (AP)

Saudi Arabia Reports Oil Pipeline Hit By Drones

An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit Tuesday by drones, the Saudi energy minister said, as regional tensions flared just days...
Classroom

Be Informed About Dangerous Radical Sexual Rights Agenda In Public Schools

I received several messages from Christian citizens outraged by the Sunday Times Article, “Sex Lessons for Modern Grade 4s.” Many parents are shocked by revelations...
Ramaphosa

Its Time For Accountability – We Agree Mr Ramaphosa! Eradicate Corruption Now!

The 6th Democratic Elections has come and gone but voting patterns appear to remain relatively constant. Apparently, the majority of voters chose traditional allegiances over...
Mahek Liaqat, who married a Chinese national, shows her marriage certificate in Gujranwala, Pakistan.

Chinese Men Target Pakistani Christian Girls ‘Some As Young As 13’ For Forced Marriage

Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride....
Open Doors SA

Mother’s Miraculous Healing Brings Teenager To Faith In Christ

Religious minorities in India are experiencing heightening human rights violations as Hindu extremism gains ground. The Indian Church is confronted with many limitations, such...
Brownies & Downies

Tears Of Joy As Barred Coffee Shop Founder Is Allowed To Return To SA

A coffee shop in Cape Town staffed by people with Down syndrome was spared from having to close its doors as the department of...
Protesters rally for Kiano to be reunited with his legal guardians, Matt and Daisy Mazzoncini

Justice Delayed: Case Of 3-Year-Old Taken From Kenyan Christian Couple Gets Postponed Again

For the second time in two weeks, a Kenyan judge presiding over the case of an orphaned boy—forcibly taken from his legal guardians—didn't show...
Bible

Precious Bibles Sow ‘Millions Of Seeds’ In South-East Asia

“Thank you all for sending the light – the Word of God – to our people. God knows the greatest need of our people and...
Carolyn Jones, 61

Texas Woman Fighting For Her Life After Being Forced Off Life Support Against Family’s...

In November 2018, Carolyn Jones, 61, was taken to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas for treatment for a stroke she suffered the...
Kids in classroom

Update On Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curriculum In South Africa

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has been in contact with Mr Elijah Mhlanga in the Department of Basis Education, who confirmed that...
Liberty University

Vice President Pence Rips ‘Assault’ On Religious Freedom At Liberty University Commencement Speech

Over the weekend, Vice President Mike Pence gave the commencement address to Liberty University graduates, encouraging them to stick to their convictions and to...
Classroom with books

Sex-Ed For Kids Article Has Parents In An Uproar

Following an article by the Sunday Times entitled “Grade 4s to learn about masturbation in new life orientation curriculum”, there has been an outcry...
A village in the northern region of Navarra. / Cecilia Rodríguez, Unsplash

Spain: 10 Million Live In Towns Without Evangelical Presence

In spite of being the religious minority that grows the most in Spain, according to the last report of the Observatory of Religious Pluralism;...
Atul Loke/Getty Images

‘Hindu Extremists’ Launch Brutal Attack On Indian Christians During Prayer Meeting

A group of Indian Christians was brutally attacked while gathering during a prayer gathering earlier this month. What happened? The savage beatings, perpetrated by six violent...
Newsboys

Newsboys Frontman Michael Tait Says ‘We Are Men On A Mission’ In Divisive Culture

Michael Tait of dc Talk fame stepped in as the lead singer of the Newsboys in 2009. And on the week of the release...
Nigeria

Christian Persecution ‘Near Genocide’ – British Government

The British government has finally acknowledged the killing of Christians in many parts of the world, including Nigeria, as “reaching a near genocide.” The British...
Rocket

‘Missiles Like These Will Start The War’: North Korea Tests Showcase Growing Capability

North Korea’s second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in...
Turkish Airways

Turkey Bans Entry Of At Least Four Foreign Christian Workers

Since February, at least four foreign residents who worked with Christian projects have been banned from Turkey. According to Middle East Concern, Mike Platt, who...
Iranian protesters

Terrified By Spread Of Christianity, Iranian Politician Orders Mass Interrogation Of Christians

Iran’s minister for intelligence has ordered a number of recent Christian converts to explain to the government why they have chosen to follow Jesus....
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs HB 481

Georgia Bans Abortion After Heartbeat Is Detected, Recognizes Fetus As Natural Person

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp angered abortion supporters when he signed a bill into law that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat has been detected and recognizes fetuses as...
Iran

Iran Rolls Back Nuclear Pledges

Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with...
There has been a sharp increase in the number of jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso over the last two years. (Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images/file photo)

Gunmen Kill 6 In Second Church Attack In Burkina Faso

Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on...
Lauren Daigle

‘American Idol’ Rejected Lauren Daigle A Decade Ago, Now She Returns As A Mentor

Award-winning Christian singer Lauren Daigle has returned to American Idol as a celebrity mentor. The 27-year-old artist appeared on the show 10 years ago when she was...
Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and sister Franje

Tim Tebow’s Future Sister-In-law Passed Away

Tim Tebow and his fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters are in deep mourning after a tragic loss. They shared the sad news on social media over...
South African Flag

The SA Elections At A Glance

The ACDP is very excited about the gains we have achieved in this Election. This despite significant financial constraints, a concerted DA political campaign against...
Soldier

‘The Real Answer Is Jesus’: 400 US Soldiers Find Hope In Christ

Active duty soldiers go through rigorous training to be able to fight on the front lines of combat, but despite that physical training, their...
Asteroid

NASA Chief Warns Of Potential ‘Major Asteroid Strike On Earth In Our Lifetime’

NASA and various scientific experts are participating in their latest drill this week, examining what federal agencies would do in case an asteroid struck our...
Blind Pastor

Blind Indian Pastor Finally Acquitted, But Christians Targeted 80 Times By Violent Mobs So...

A pastor's case took three years to be settled by an Indian court, but now his acquittal is being hailed as a triumph by...
Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

China Continues Religious Persecution, Reportedly Detaining One Million Muslims

As the U.S. negotiates a trade deal with China, the second largest economy on the globe, reports have revealed the communist country is detaining...
Indonesia

Pray For Indonesia’s Religious Intolerance

Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands scattered across the Pacific’s Ring of Fire. Over the last year, Indonesia moved from no 38 to...
Dan Gold via Unsplash

US Uber Driver Loses Job For Refusing To Transport Pregnant Woman To Abortion Clinic

A 20-year-old college student in New York is looking to sue her Uber driver after he refused to take her to get an abortion. Yahoo!...
New Syrian Christians sing a prayer with traditional Kurdish guitar.

Muslim Syrians Who Suffered ISIS Occupation Now Turning To Christianity

Years after the Islamic State laid siege to the Syrian town of Kobani, some of its Muslim residents are leaving behind Islam and turning to...

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Witches bowed down

Witches Bowed Down To Christ In Limpopo

Last month, we had an extraordinary crusade in Madabani, Limpopo. Daily reports packed with terrific testimonies and inspirational images have been posted on our...
Witnessing Week

Revival Through Witnessing For Christ – Witnessing Week 2 – 9 June 2019

In 2017, Evangelist Andries Pelser and his wife Debbie took a flight from Lanseria to Cape Town. In the airplane across the aisle in...
Bible

FOR SA Embarking On Roadshow To Highlight Religious Freedom Threats

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) has announced that its team will be visiting multiple cities across South Africa to meet with religious...
Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio Describes ‘Beauty’ Of Family In Era When It’s ‘Under Attack’

Louie Giglio has spent more than 20 years listening to stories of heartbreak and healing as the founding pastor of Passion City Church in...
Arthur

PBS Accused Of ‘Brainwashing’ Kids After ‘Arthur’ Features A Gay Wedding

The animated PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) television series "Arthur" recently premiered the first episode of its 22nd season, and to the surprise of some viewers,...
Christian charity

Christian Aid Highlights Sierra Leone’s Shocking Maternal Death Rate

With women being 150 times more likely to die in childbirth in Sierra Leone than in the UK, a charity has encouraged Christians to...
Collin Dozier

Good Samaritan Stops Man From Committing Suicide After Feeling God Calling Him To Bridge

Collin Dozier was driving home around midnight on a Wednesday in late April when he noticed a car pulled over on a nearby bridge...
ICEJ

Auschwitz Survivor Finds Comfort, Love, & Acceptance In ICEJ Home

There are approximately 180 000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel today. Around one third are impoverished, struggling with illness, or living alone. In 2009,...
GAFCON

Anglican Divide Deepens As Gafcon Leaders Confirm They Will Not Attend Key Lambeth 2020...

Lambeth 2020, the once in a decade gathering of the Anglican Communion, will show the division between Anglicans worldwide. The Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon)...
Pro-life protesters

Alabama Senate Passes Near Total Abortion Ban

The Alabama State Senate has approved a bill that effectively outlaws abortion. The bill, which was passed through the Senate on Tuesday on a...
AESA

Foxfire Youth Programme – Equipping The Youth To Preach The Gospel

The African Enterprise (AE) Foxfire Youth Team embraces the core values of AE, and holds to the authority of Scripture and its practices: Commitment,...
Equality Act

Warning: Christians Will Be ‘Forced To Violate Their Beliefs’ If Equality Act Passes

Males identifying as females and using women's locker rooms. Faith-based adoption and foster agencies required to place children with same-sex couples. Florists and bakers...
Christian rapper Lecrae

‘God Still Loves Them’: Lecrae Brings Message Of Hope To Texas Prison

Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae is used to playing sold-out arena shows. But he took a gig in a rather unusual venue last month —...
Bishop Matthew Kukah and President Muhammadu Buhari 

Sharia Law States Produced Boko Haram Not Equity, Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has accused predominantly Muslim states in northern Nigeria who, in 1999, “joyfully, exuberantly adopted Sharia”...
Pro-life march

Thousands Join Pro-Life March In London

Thousands of people from across the UK attended the March for Life in London last week to celebrate people who have survived abortions and...
South African Flag

After The Elections: Now What?

After election results have been announced, we often find ourselves unsure of how to live out our values in the world around us. Elections,...
TWR

Trans World Radio broadcasts – Draw Souls To Christ In Ghana

David Irondi, Ministry Assistant to the TWR West-Africa Ministry Director, visited Ghana in 2018 to represent the region and to evaluate the impact of...
Harvesters Ministries

God Is Always In Control

God is always in control. We experienced this again recently in a country where the Gospel is not welcomed by the government. Strict new...
Saudis say drones targeted the East-West oil pipeline as Yemeni rebels claim responsibility. (AP)

Saudi Arabia Reports Oil Pipeline Hit By Drones

An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit Tuesday by drones, the Saudi energy minister said, as regional tensions flared just days...
Classroom

Be Informed About Dangerous Radical Sexual Rights Agenda In Public Schools

I received several messages from Christian citizens outraged by the Sunday Times Article, “Sex Lessons for Modern Grade 4s.” Many parents are shocked by revelations...
Ramaphosa

Its Time For Accountability – We Agree Mr Ramaphosa! Eradicate Corruption Now!

The 6th Democratic Elections has come and gone but voting patterns appear to remain relatively constant. Apparently, the majority of voters chose traditional allegiances over...
Mahek Liaqat, who married a Chinese national, shows her marriage certificate in Gujranwala, Pakistan.

Chinese Men Target Pakistani Christian Girls ‘Some As Young As 13’ For Forced Marriage

Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to Pakistan looking for a bride....
Open Doors SA

Mother’s Miraculous Healing Brings Teenager To Faith In Christ

Religious minorities in India are experiencing heightening human rights violations as Hindu extremism gains ground. The Indian Church is confronted with many limitations, such...
Brownies & Downies

Tears Of Joy As Barred Coffee Shop Founder Is Allowed To Return To SA

A coffee shop in Cape Town staffed by people with Down syndrome was spared from having to close its doors as the department of...

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Following an article by the Sunday Times entitled “Grade 4s to learn about masturbation in new life orientation curriculum”, there has been an outcry...
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In spite of being the religious minority that grows the most in Spain, according to the last report of the Observatory of Religious Pluralism;...
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Michael Tait of dc Talk fame stepped in as the lead singer of the Newsboys in 2009. And on the week of the release...
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The British government has finally acknowledged the killing of Christians in many parts of the world, including Nigeria, as “reaching a near genocide.” The British...
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North Korea’s second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in...
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Since February, at least four foreign residents who worked with Christian projects have been banned from Turkey. According to Middle East Concern, Mike Platt, who...
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Terrified By Spread Of Christianity, Iranian Politician Orders Mass Interrogation Of Christians

Iran’s minister for intelligence has ordered a number of recent Christian converts to explain to the government why they have chosen to follow Jesus....
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Georgia Bans Abortion After Heartbeat Is Detected, Recognizes Fetus As Natural Person

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp angered abortion supporters when he signed a bill into law that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat has been detected and recognizes fetuses as...
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Iran Rolls Back Nuclear Pledges

Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with...
There has been a sharp increase in the number of jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso over the last two years. (Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images/file photo)

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Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on...
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‘American Idol’ Rejected Lauren Daigle A Decade Ago, Now She Returns As A Mentor

Award-winning Christian singer Lauren Daigle has returned to American Idol as a celebrity mentor. The 27-year-old artist appeared on the show 10 years ago when she was...
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Tim Tebow’s Future Sister-In-law Passed Away

Tim Tebow and his fiancée Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters are in deep mourning after a tragic loss. They shared the sad news on social media over...
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The ACDP is very excited about the gains we have achieved in this Election. This despite significant financial constraints, a concerted DA political campaign against...
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‘The Real Answer Is Jesus’: 400 US Soldiers Find Hope In Christ

Active duty soldiers go through rigorous training to be able to fight on the front lines of combat, but despite that physical training, their...
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Pray For Indonesia’s Religious Intolerance

Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands scattered across the Pacific’s Ring of Fire. Over the last year, Indonesia moved from no 38 to...
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US Uber Driver Loses Job For Refusing To Transport Pregnant Woman To Abortion Clinic

A 20-year-old college student in New York is looking to sue her Uber driver after he refused to take her to get an abortion. Yahoo!...
New Syrian Christians sing a prayer with traditional Kurdish guitar.

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Sex-selective abortion has caused the premature death of over 23 million females, according to the first-ever systematic global study of sex ratio imbalance. Demographers have noted the...
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