Study links decline of Christianity to collapse of marriage and fatherhood
Posted on:Friday, September 29, 2023

Churches must work to restore healthy marriages and fatherhood to combat a growing decline in Christianity, according to a survey released by a faith-based group.

Nigeria: Fulani herdsmen slaughter villagers in Kaduna state
Posted on:Thursday, September 28, 2023

Radicalized Islamic Fulani herdsmen murdered three more villagers in Nigeria’s Kaduna state in an ongoing campaign of land grabbing, murder, kidnapping, rape, and displacement across northern Nigeria and parts of the south, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have murdered and committed other atrocities against tens of thousands of Christians, particularly since northern Nigerian states declared themselves under Islamic Sharia law in 1999.

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US Christian groups call on Congress to act on behalf of persecuted Myanmar Christians
Posted on:Thursday, September 28, 2023

US Christian groups are urgently calling for Congress to address Myanmar’s military junta’s ongoing persecution of Christians, Baptist News Global (BNG) reports. Ruled by the Buddhist extremist Tatmadaw army, which overthrew the country’s democratically elected government in a military coup in 2021, Myanmar ranks 14th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

US: Police thwart “diabolical” mass shooting at Virginia church
Posted on:Thursday, September 28, 2023

With just moments to spare, police were able to prevent what they said would have been a “diabolical” mass shooting at Park Valley Church in Haymarket, northern Virginia on Sunday, CBN News reports.

Over 100 Killed At Christian Wedding Party In Iraq
Posted on:Wednesday, September 27, 2023

A bride and groom are among at least 114 people who died at a Christian wedding party in northern Iraq where a fire tore through the hall packed with guests, officials said Wednesday.

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Less than half of religious refugees can gain U.S. entry, Christian groups report
Posted on:Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The U.S. is no longer a “safe haven” for people fleeing religious persecution, according to a new report noting massive declines in U.S. arrivals by Christian, Jewish and Muslim refugees, among others.

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‘50,000 Mosques Closed In Iran’ As Christianity Spreads
Posted on:Monday, September 25, 2023

Recent comments by a senior Iranian cleric that around 50,000 of Iran’s 75,000 mosques are closed highlight the growth of Christianity in Iran and disillusion with “the regime’s use of Islam to justify its authoritarian rule,” a prominent human rights activist told Worthy News on Monday.

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India: More than 500 attacks Hindu nationalist attacks against Christians recorded in 2023
Posted on:Monday, September 25, 2023

There have been 525 attacks by Hindu nationalists against Christians across India this year alone, Christian Today (CT) reports. Ruled by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, India ranks 11TH on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

Nigeria: Fulani herdsmen continue slaughter of Christians
Posted on:Monday, September 25, 2023

Radicalized Fulani Muslim herdsmen continue a years-long genocidal slaughter of Christians in Nigeria: on September 20, herdsmen attacked a village in Nasarawa state, killing one Christian and wounding three others, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. With well over 50,000 Christians murdered by Islamic militants since 2009, Nigeria was recently described by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom as a “killing field” for Christians.

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Mozambique: 11 Christians murdered by Islamic State-affiliated terrorists, “only prayer can sustain us”
Posted on:Monday, September 25, 2023

Terrorists affiliated with Islamic State murdered 11 Christians in an attack on Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique last week, Aid the Church in Need (ACN) reports. The killings come amid relentless violence in Cabo Delgado and the neighboring province of Niassa, which has led to the deaths of around 5,000 people and the internal displacement of some 1 million others.

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India: Pastor kept in jail for 23 days on anti-conversion charges with no witnesses
Posted on:Monday, September 25, 2023

Bowing to pressure from Hindu extremists, and with no evidence or witnesses, authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh state charged Pastor Bajarang Rawat with forcibly converting Hindus to Christianity, and jailed him for 23 days before releasing him on bail, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.

Over 1,000 students attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi worship event; 124 baptized
Posted on:Friday, September 22, 2023

More than 120 people were reportedly baptized during a recent revival event on the Corpus Christi campus of Texas A&M University, a gathering that has spurred increased attendance in church young adult groups in recent weeks.

California Baptist church considering AI to protect itself against shooters
Posted on:Thursday, September 21, 2023

The director of safety at a Baptist church in California is preparing his congregation to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to defend themselves against mass shootings, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.

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Pakistan Christian Couple Longer In Jail Despite Doubts Over Blasphemy
Posted on:Thursday, September 21, 2023

A Christian couple remains in jail in Pakistan’s Punjab province as a judge decided to keep them behind bars for allegedly desecrating the Koran, deemed a holy book by Muslims, sources told Worthy News.

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India: Christian orphanage denied renewed operating permit in Madhya Pradesh state
Posted on:Wednesday, September 20, 2023

In a move perceived by local church leaders as hostility toward Christianity, authorities in India’s Madhya Pradesh state have refused to renew the permit of Christian orphanage to receive international charitable funding, the Christian Post (CP) reports.

Iran: House-church pastor begins 10-year prison sentence for “disturbing” Islam
Posted on:Tuesday, September 19, 2023

An Iranian-Armenian pastor began a 10-year prison sentence in Iran yesterday, after being found guilty of engaging in “propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam” through his leading of a house church in Tehran, the Article 18 religious freedom NGO reports.

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Uganda: Evangelist murdered after leading Muslims to Christ
Posted on:Tuesday, September 19, 2023

A 33-year old evangelist was beaten to death by Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda, right after he led Muslims to faith in Christ at a Gospel event on September 6, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The killing was the latest of numerous acts of deadly violence committed against Christians in Uganda by Islamic extremists.

‘Revival Fires’ Reported Across US (Worthy News In-Depth)
Posted on:Tuesday, September 19, 2023

U.S. Churches, universities, and the army say Christian “revival fires” have broken out across the United States, with many turning to faith in Christ Jesus and impromptu massive baptism services.

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Nigeria: Campaign of brutal terror against Christians continues relentlessly
Posted on:Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The slaughter and kidnapping of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic terrorists continues unabated: 15 Christians were murdered and 32 kidnapped in Kaduna State on Friday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. 

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Nigeria: Pastor of Evangelical church and two other Christians kidnapped in Plateau state
Posted on:Monday, September 18, 2023

The pastor and two other members of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Nigeria’s Plateau State were kidnapped last week by armed terrorists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Plagued by Islamic terror groups who have murdered, kidnapped, and displaced tens of thousands of Christians since 2009, Nigeria ranks 6th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

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