Astonishing rise of Iran’s heroic Christians

Aug 25, 2019 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: If you were asked which was the most unlikely nation to be experiencing Christian conversions on a large scale, the chances are that the 40-year-old Islamic Republic of Iran would be near the top of the list. The country is ruled by a hardline theocratic regime where conversion from Islam and sharing the Christian faith are both illegal, and persecution of Christians is intensifying. Yet not only is the church remaining steadfast in the face of persecution,...

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Churches reopen in Sri Lanka four weeks after Easter Day bombings

May 31, 2019 by

from Barnabas Fund: Services resumed on Sunday 19 May at Sri Lankan churches that had been closed for four weeks following the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in which 253 people died and more than 500 were injured. Police advised prominent churches on the island to close their buildings temporarily after the Islamic State terrorist attacks on 21 April. Security was also tightened and police patrols increased for the prominent churches that remained open. Police also advised the denominations...

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