Open Doors Founder Brother Andrew Dead At 94

Dutchman Anne van der Bijl, known as the “Brother Andrew” who founded Christian charity Open Doors and became a voice of voiceless persecuted Christians, has died, his group confirmed Wednesday. He passed away in the Dutch town of Harderwijk at age 94.

India: Six Christian women arrested, imprisoned

Six Christian women in India’s Uttar Pradesh state were charged with forcibly converting Hindus to Christianity and were imprisoned on July 30, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. With the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party in power since 2014, India’s Christians have become increasingly vulnerable to harsh anti-conversion laws which are frequently abused by Hindu extremists looking to harass and imprison believers.

US Offers Prisoner Swap To Russia

Freedom appeared a little closer Thursday to several detainees after the United States offered a prisoner swap to Russia: Viktor Bout, a notorious Russian arms dealer, for Brittney Griner, the American basketball star, and Paul Whelan, a former Marine.

Ex-Adviser Bannon To Testify In Trump Hearing

Ex-White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon will testify before a House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol after his former boss lifted objections, several sources confirmed.

Sudan Detains Christians At Bible Class

Christian rights activists appealed for prayers Thursday as two church leaders detained during Bible class in Sudan could face jail on charges of “public nuisance.”

US Prison Ministry celebrates over 250 baptisms in Denver jail

The God Behind Bars US Christian prison ministry has been celebrating the recent baptisms of 265 inmates at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility, with many of the women accepting Christ as their Savior and being baptized there and then, CBN News reports.

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