Tag: evangelical Christians

A Chinese street evangelist arrested by the authorities and sent to drug rehab

He was first placed under administrative detention for seven days.

Evangelical Mexicans lose access to water for refusing to deny their faith

This is not a one-off incident of Christian persecution in Mexico, which has risen due to drug cartel violence.

Hundreds volunteer with Samaritan's Purse to help victims of flooding in Germany

Over 177 people died in Germany as a result of the historic natural disaster.

Rapper DMX featured on new Christian rap song "Prayer"

The artist, who admittedly lost relatives to COVID-19, told his audience to keep the faith and believe in the will of God.

Group of British street evangelists take police to court after several arrests

To date, the police involved have never issued a formal apology for their conduct. 

Eritrean Christians imprisoned for their faith temporarily freed on bail

In 2019, Thomson Reuters reported that more than 500,000 refugees worldwide have left Eritrea, up from 486,200 a year earlier.

India bans six Christian groups from accepting foreign funds

Since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014, over 11,000 NGO's lost their licenses to accept foreign funds.

Ark Encounter opens VR experience taking people "back in time" to Noah's Ark

The organisers and managers claim to be “passionate about utilizing VR’s potential to share biblical truth.” 

Firsthand Christian witnesses in Uganda

Islam had spread in the region through promises of wealth and power; in one town alone, there were 33 mosques and 10,000 Muslims.

Google Play suspends evangelical church's app over COVID-19 policy

Google Play prohibits apps that try to “capitalise on a natural disaster, atrocity, conflict, death, or other tragic event.”