November marked the one-year anniversary of the death of American missionary John Allen Chau, whose lone effort to reach the North Sentinelese unreached people group ended in martyrdom and yielded a slew of criticism from the world and Christendom.
The plight of Vietnam’s Montagnard Christians was highlighted at this month’s 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council, as a string of advocates attempts to spur UN action on Christian refugees in 2019.
After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens of other churches and detained 92 Christian leaders and 42 students in a bid to curtail Christian activities, sources said.
Northwood Church founder Pastor Bob Roberts worries if the US Congress doesn't act soon, ethnic Kachin Christians in Burma may face the same plight as the Rohingya. He believes prayer and action can make the difference in saving them.
A Christian-run orphanage in Burma near the border with Thailand has been attacked by the Burmese army, amid a fresh crackdown on the predominantly Christian Karen people in the area, officials and children told Worthy News Friday, June 5.