BRIDGET JOHNSON OCTOBER 11, 2016 A survivor of a 2015 machete attack by al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent told a conference in Pittsburgh this past weekend that she only has to read the Quran to confirm her atheism. In February 2015, Bangladeshi-American secularist blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death on a Dhaka street. “The target […]

CBN News Staff : Oct 6, 2016 : Charisma News [Charisma News] Zacharia lived comfortably as a government employee in Southern India. He was born into a Catholic family that ranked high in India’s notorious caste system. But one day his comfortable life took a turn, some might say for the worse, when God told […]

By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter – September 9, 2016 A protester holds a placard during a rally by hundreds of Christians against recent attacks on churches nationwide, in Mumbai, February 9, 2015. Five churches in the Indian capital New Delhi have reported incidents of arson, vandalism and burglary. The latest was reported last week when […]

August 9, 2016 – Robert Spencer Theresa May banned me from Britain for saying that Islam “is a religion and is a belief system that mandates warfare against unbelievers for the purpose for establishing a societal model that is absolutely incompatible with Western society” — an accurate statement that I suspect Tiger Hanif, if he were […]

July 04, 2016 – CBN News Christian persecution in India has reached a new level as believers in one state are reportedly being fined for worshiping Christ. Hindu radicals have attacked and threatened Christians with the “tactical approval” of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) government, reports Last month, a public meeting turned brutal when Hindu […]

TORONTO, Ontario, July 4, 2016 ( – A Catholic contemporary Christian band from India has sold out two venues in the Toronto this coming weekend with a hard-hitting message aimed at youth. Rexband is the musical outreach of the Jesus Youth Movement, which sprang up in Kerala, India’s southernmost state when many charismatic youth groups […]

June 12, 2016 – CBN News Hindu extremists assaulted and tortured 29 Indian Christians for refusing to give up their faith and convert to Hinduism. Radical Hindus attempted to force Christians to renounce their faith, reports Open Doors. When the believers refused, the Hindu extremist began to beat the men, women and children. The group […]

June 08, 2016 – Express – Katie Mansfield EXTREMISTS forced dozens of Christians to flee after torturing them and destroying their homes. 29 Christians were beaten after refusing to reconvert to Hinduism in the village of Katholi in India. Hindu extremists went on the rampage at a public meeting and vandalised their homes. The extremists started a […]

March 7, 2016 – By Hugh Fitzgerald  Here is an exchange between Todd Caldecott and Max Rodenbeck in the Letters Column of The New York Review of Books, on the latter’s claim (in a previously-published review of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Heretic: Why Islam Needs A Reformation) that the Muslim practice of forced conversion was “historically […]

IJM Staff : Mar 9, 2016 : God Reports When officials explained that rescue had arrived, many couldn’t believe it was real. One government officer asked the crowd “Who wants to go free?” but he was met with a stunned silence. Slowly, one man raised his hand, then another. Soon dozens of tired hands shot […]

March 08, 2016 – EEW Magazine – Johnnie Moore Courtesy of Gospel For Asia In many regions around the world, women face consistent hardships from gender-based abortions to child marriage, forced prostitution, and modern day slavery. Gospel for Asia joins with the international humanitarian community in commemorating today’s International Women’s Day by lending a helping hand. GFA-supported […]

April 04, 2016 – Christian Post, Stoyan Zaimov Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnalil, who was previously feared to have been crucified by the Islamic State on Good Friday, is alive, safe, and efforts are being organized for his release. Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India spokesman Father Gyanprakash Topno told […]

4/1/2016 Reuters Staff Israel is looking east to China and India to help drive tourism, as visits to the country have yet to fully recover from the 2014 Gaza war, Tourism Ministry Director-General Amir Halevi said. In 2015, tourism grew 43 percent from China to some 50,000 visitors and the ministry sees that doubling by 2018. […]

PUNE, India, February 16, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) As a child, Dr. Ganesh Rakh wanted to be a wrestler. Now he wrestles with one of India’s most destructive prejudices. The hospital he started in 2007 to serve the poor in the city of Pune, 60 miles southeast of Mumbai, delivers girl babies for free as part of […]

By Leonardo Blair , Christian Post Reporter – February 12, 2016 With more than a million unique donations being made to Gospel for Asia annually, Monday’s bombshell class action lawsuit against one of the largest missions agencies based in the U.S. could potentially involve no less than “tens of thousands” of plaintiffs and the agency […]

January 24, 2016 – by Robert Spencer No one would dare try to explain to this poor boy why cutting off his hand was a ridiculous thing to do that has destroyed his life. To try to do so would be ethnocentric, racist and “Islamophobic.” One wonders, however, when reading this heartbreaking account, if the […]

August 31, 2015 by Robert Spencer “There is nothing kind about this process,” Sharma says of his pilgrimage to Mecca. “He calls his first experience at the Kaaba ‘probably the most violent night of my entire life.’” Those who are surprised by this have not been paying attention to the daily headlines. “Islam is imploding […]

By Samuel Smith , CP Reporter – June 30, 2015| A protester holds a placard during a rally by hundreds of Christians against recent attacks on churches nationwide, in Mumbai, February 9, 2015. Five churches in the Indian capital New Delhi have reported incidents of arson, vandalism and burglary. The latest was reported last week […]

Barnabas Fund ^ | 05/12/2015| Over 400 Christian leaders and social activists gathered together in Hyderabad, in India’s Telangana state, on 2 May, to hold a peaceful protest against a recent spate of attacks against Christians. The protest came in the wake of yet another brutal mob attack in the state, when at least 100 […]

By Dean Nelson, New Delhi – 24 Feb 2015 One of India’s most senior Hindu nationalist leaders was accused of stoking religious tensions after he denounced Mother Teresa and claimed her charitable works for the poor were aimed at converting them to Christianity. Mohan Bhagwat, leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Hindu nationalist […] ^ | 1/25/2015 | Elly Mae This story is miraculous in so many different ways. A man named Ravi said that God showed him a man that he was supposed to go find. He didn’t know his name but he did know what he looked like. After going where God led him, Ravi found […]

January 25, 2015 – Matt Waterson, NEWS CONSORTIUM Catholic Online In 2014, India saw a wave of violence towards Christians that left five dead, including one 11-year-old child. Another 7,000 people experienced other persecution that year, a new report from the Mumbai-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) revealed. The Christian Persecution Report revealed that another 300 […]

December 6, 2014 – by Robert Spencer Islamic apologists in the West routinely deny that Muhammad married a child or that Islamic law sanctions child marriage. Stories like these show that they’re lying. In reality, few things are more abundantly attested in Islamic law than the permissibility of child marriage. Islamic tradition records that Muhammad’s […]

NEW DELHI, January 6, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist drive to “reconvert” non-Hindus over the Christmas season foundered, but protests against the campaign led to an unexpected consequence: a proposal to ban on all conversions except “reconversions” to Hinduism. During an Advent season that saw the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Ruth Gledhill – 23 December 2014 – Christian Today Members of the Indian parliament have protested against forced conversions of Muslims and Christians to Hinduism. Opposition MPs accused the prime minister, Narendra Modi, of failing to stop the conversions. The parliament’s upper house had to adjourn because of the protests. Conversions are legal in India […]

BreakingIsraelNews ^ | 23rd December 2014 | Lea Speyer With the EU moving farther away from its traditional support of Israel, it seems as if the Jewish state is finding a new ally in an uncommon place. According to The Hindu newspaper, India is considering moving away from supporting the Palestinian cause at the UN, […]

December 30, 2014 – International Christian Concern The term “Dalit” is a term used in India to describe people from Hinduism’s lowest caste. Forced into poverty for generations from the India’s Caste system, the people from this caste used to be called “Untouchables,” but for the most part, that term died out with the British […]

January 02, 2015 – Baptist Press – Rolan Way A group of Southern Baptist pastors squeezed their way into a small area with crowds of Hindu faithful to watch the ritual slaughter of goats at the Kali temple in Kolkata, India. Those with cameras were swatted with batons by temple security guards adamant the group […]

Friday, May 30, 2014 – By Dan Wooding – Founder of ASSIST Ministries Following on the heels of the shocking case of a 25-year-old pregnant Pakistani woman who was allegedly stoned to death on Tuesday, May 26, 2014, by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court – for marrying the man she […]

17 May 2014  |  Cath Martin – Christian Today After the BJP’s historic election victory this week, Christians in India have mixed feelings about the future and how the country’s new leaders will impact on freedom of religion. The last week has been a massive turnaround for the once struggling opposition party that suffered defeats in the last two […]

Dear friends & family in Christ in Victoria, For those of you in the Melbourne area, Pastor Prabhu Isaac (a friend of Ps Daniel’s from the Underground Church in Saudi Arabia) will be ministeringGod’s Word this Sunday evening 6:30pm 22nd June at CTFM at 30 Star Crescent in Hallam. In 2001, the ministry of Interior […]

Raymond Ibrahim – Frontpage Magazine Why are Christians, as a new Pew report documents, the most persecuted religious group in the world?  And why is their persecution occurring primarily throughout the Islamic world?  (In the category on “Countries with Very High Government Restrictions on Religion,” Pew lists 24 countries—20 of which are Islamic and precisely […]

Gospel for Asia Kalith and his forefathers had a deal: He worshipped them with sacrifices of goats, pigs and chickens, and they kept him from harm. So when Kalith started experiencing severe stomach pain, he couldn’t figure out why his forefathers didn’t heal him. Kalith and his family performed the regular rituals and sacrifices as […]

NEW DELHI, March 31, 2014 (Morning Star News) With a report showing Christians in India faced at least 151 attacks last year, predictions that a Hindu nationalist party will win a general election beginning in April are stoking fears of more violence. The New Delhi-based Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI), which released its “Partial List […]

NEW DELHI, March 26, 2014 (Morning Star News) – A police station official in India’s Jharkhand state this month reviled Christians who sought protection after Hindu extremists beat and threatened to kill them for refusing to convert to Hinduism, area church leaders said. Accusing Christian leaders of forcible conversion, the Hindu extremists earlier this month […]

By Nicola Menzie , Christian Post Reporter – January 7, 2014| Benny Hinn, controversial evangelist known for his “miracle healing crusades,” is one of the main speakers at a Christian Prayer Conference being held this month in Bangalore, India. As with his last visit in 2005, Hinn’s engagement has set off protests among locals concerned […]

1/6/2014 Gina Meeks Though many think slavery is a thing of the past, more than 29.8 million people are held captive as slaves today, according to a comprehensive report from Australia-based Walk Free Foundation. The majority of victims are located outside the U.S., with nearly half—14 million—in India. That’s why Project Rescue focuses on rescuing […]

Christian Today -Published 29 November 2013 In national elections due in the next few months, observers warn that if a Hindu Nationalist government comes to power attacks on Christians in India will increase. There has been a spate of attacks on Christians and Muslims in India in the last year. Mapping of the attacks on […]

By CLG on December 30, 2013 A Georgetown University researcher’s pilot study found positive improvements for India’s Dalit women after converting to Christianity. A researcher at Georgetown University in Washington has found that impoverished women in India are more likely to improve their economic circumstances after converting to Christianity. “Conversion actually helps launch women on […]

 11/27/2013 Taun Cortado – Charisma The body of a 7-year-old boy in India retrieved from a pond last week revealed horrific details of torture before he was brutally murdered because of his Christian beliefs. The son of a believer, Anmol went missing after attending Sunday school at a Believers Church on Nov. 17 in northern India. […]

ACN News ^ | 10/18/2013 In many countries the situation of Christians has sharply deteriorated. This is the finding of the report Persecuted and Forgotten? which was launched at a meeting in the UK Houses of Parliament on 17th October by the UK office of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need […]

Christianity Spreading at “Remarkable Rate” in Emerging “New India” Ty Mays (Nov 15, 2013) “With more than 71 million claiming Christianity, India is now the eighth largest Christian nation in the world.” -Dick McClain, The Mission Society (Norcross, GA)—Christianity in India is growing at a rapid rate among middle and high caste Indians and young […]

Aimee Herd (Nov 13, 2013) – Charisma News “Very clearly I heard again the same voice, ‘My daughter.’ I look[ed] back. There was a bright light shining on the corner. Inside of the light I saw Jesus the Lord.” (India)—An amazing testimony was recently posted by Paul Ciniraj Ministries (PCM), from a former Hindu girl […]

Charisma News – 7/26/2013 Taun Cortado Five women have been beaten by a man in the Andhra Pradesh region of India while sharing about the love of Jesus in a public marketplace. Amazingly spared, they retreated to safety, thanking God for the honor of suffering for His sake. The women, all leaders in the Gospel […]

Charisma News – 3/28/2013 – Abby Carr After eight years of false imprisonment in India, Gospel for Asia-supported missionary ‘Samuel’ (center) is surrounded by prayers of thanksgiving upon his recent release from prison (Gospel for Asia) After eight years of imprisonment under false accusations, and numerous delays in justice proceedings, a Gospel for Asia-sponsored missionary […]

Kirsten Powers – USA Today – April 2, 2013 Christians are harassed in more countries — 130 — than any other religion in the world. Tragically, Christians have been forced to abandon homelands they have occupied for thousands of years. Prosecution of Christians in the Middle East needs more attention. “Christianity is the most persecuted […]

By Morning Star News – January 28, 2013 Four Christians in India died for their faith last year, but incomplete information obscured the anti-Christian hostility in three of the deaths, sources said. In Tamil Nadu and West Bengal states where the killings took place, area Christians assert that the murders were rooted in opposition to […]

Charisma News – J. Lee Grady- 11/23/2012 The Holy Spirit is working in places you might never expect. The move of God happening in these 12 locations is notable, and these hot spots are great places for evangelists and missionaries to set their sights. China.  Nothing in the history of missions rivals the success story […]

Colorado Springs, December 21 2012 (World Watch Monitor) — By Steve Rabey Jesus warned his followers that they would experience persecution, a prediction that was already coming true before the books of the New Testament were completed. Today, Shortt argues, “the greatest curbs on religious freedoms take place in Muslim majority countries.” Take Egypt, where Christianity […]

By Michael Gryboski , Christian Post Reporter – December 26, 2012 A British think tank has released a lengthy report claiming that militant Islam is the greatest existential threat to Middle Eastern Christianity, bringing Christian communities in the region “close to extinction.” The London-based Civitas, also known as the Institute for the Study of Civil Society, published the report in December. […]

By Jeff Schapiro , Christian Post Reporter – November 1, 2012 The persecution of Christians in the 10/40 Window has increased by 400 percent over the last 10 years, which is why Gospel for Asia (GFA) is calling on Christians to spend an entire day, not just a few minutes, fasting and praying for the persecuted […]

Charisma News – 1/27/2012 – George Thomas/CBN News Sr. Reporter They are called “untouchables,” or dalits–millions of Indian men, women, and children born into a caste system that views them as impure, less than human. Despite laws to protect them, these outcasts face daily discrimination. (CBN) They are called “untouchables,” or dalits—millions of Indian men, […]

By Chris Hanlon published 12 May 2012 The father of a six-week-old baby girl has been arrested, along with the child’s uncle, on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly trying to bury her alive in the belief it would protect his other children from illness. A worker at a burial ground in Pilkhuwa, 100km south-west of New […]

by Peter Baklinski Mon Apr 23, 2012 14:22  AHMEDABAD, India, April 23, 2012 ( – After the horrific experience of being forced to abort five daughters, a mother in India has risen from the ashes to become a champion for Indian wives and mothers who suffer abuse, rejection, and even torture from a husband or in-laws […]

Friday, March 2, 2012 – ASSIST News Service  NEW DELHI, INDIA (ANS) — The 20th World Book Fair in New Delhi, the capital of India, began on Saturday with the Honorable Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Kapil Sibal, who inaugurated the nine-day book fair, being held Feb 25-March 4, at the Pragati Maidan, New […]

The Christian Post  – Jan. 03 2012  One court in Delhi issued summons to the tech companies to stand trial for offences relating to distributing obscene material to minors, after it was shown images deemed offensive to Hindus, Muslims and Christians, reported Reuters. Another Delhi court earlier reportedly ordered the companies to remove photographs, videos or text […]

WEDNESDAY, 04 JANUARY 2012 – Girl sacrificed in India, liver offered to Gods Indian girl got sacrificed, her liver was offered to gods as the 7 years old girl was murdered in a jungle district of Chhattisgarh, India. Raipur / NationalTurk – A seven-year-old Indian girl is the latest victim in India child sacrifice. She was […]

Sunday, May 29, 2011 -  By Dan Wooding – Founder of ASSIST Ministries NAGALAND, INDIA (ANS) — A Christian leader from the mysterious land of Nagaland, in north-east India, is to visit the United States in September. The Rev Tim Phillips who, who has been visiting Nagaland each year since March of 1999, now wants […]

Dear family and friends in Christ, There has been much news in the media all over the world in the last few days regarding the death of Osama bin Laden. This man who was driven by a very evil agenda and who managed to terribly change the world in some 10 years through violence and […]

Dear friends and family in Christ, 1) Following is a must watch (6 minutes) interview with an Islamic leader in the UK about the truth of Islam, as he states according to the Koran – violence, jihad, and global terror. Click the following link to read an article about the everyday practice of Islamic […]

Dear family & friends in Christ, So much has happened right across our nation over the last weekend, but amongst it all, we thank our Lord Jesus Christ for His powerful hand at work in our nation of Australia! Although we are experiencing only a little of God’s manifest presence right now in the Body […]

   Friday, May 7, 2010 By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries An ICC spokesperson told the ASSIST News Service, “After showing the film, Evangelist Ravi Murmu and members of his team started their journey home. During the journey, Ravi left the team to take a short-cut to his house. When he failed to reach […]

AUSTRALIAN  PRAYER  NETWORK  NEWSLETTER TEN DAYS OF PRAYER FOR THE WORLD AND GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER   The Global Day of Prayer is a call to Christians to unite in a day of  repentance and united prayer. On Pentecost Sunday 23 May 2010, Christians across the world will respond to the invitation of 2 Chronicles […]

Indian Christian: Attacks have increased our faith By Dibin Samuel Indian Christians in Orissa state were attacked by Hindu radicals in the wake of their leader’s death in August 2008. (AP) The wave of attacks on churches in Karnataka, India, have only “increased our faith and brought us together,” says Archbishop Bernard Moras, whose initiative […]

By Teresa Neumann “It’s a fertile time for the Church. We have noticed…that if we did not have this time of persecution, we would not have seen the growth that has taken place. God continues to work powerfully in these areas.” (India)—Mission Network News reports that, in advance of the April elections, Orissa’s ruling Biju […]

Hello Kingdom partners, Here are some pictures that a peace rally was conducted by our Jesus For All Generations Ministries in our Srikakulam town.  On behalf of our ministry, we invited all district christians to join in our peace rally, and by the grace of God nearly 5000 believers and many ministers joined in our […]

Dear Family and Friends in Christ, Firstly we thank our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, then all in Australia and overseas who responded to the “PRAYER and ACTION call” regarding the problem in Orissa, India where Christians were facing severe persecution. Well, all glory goes to our faithful, Jehovah Jireh – your prayer and action […]

By Jeff King, I’m sure you have heard the terrible news coming out of Orissa, India where the Christian community has been brutalized. Up to 50 Christians have been murdered and 100 churches destroyed, with 20,000 in refugee camps and up to 50,000 Christians hiding in the jungles and left homeless. As we speak, ICC […]

Dear Family and Friends in Christ, We would greatly appreciate your urgent attention regarding the recent escalation of persecution of Christians in India. Following is an email I received that gives the details of the nature of the current crisis. For those of who live in Australia, please pray and act by calling or faxing […]

Nirmala Carvalho – 26th August, 2008 A Catholic nun was burnt alive by a group of Hindu fundamentalists who stormed the orphanage she ran in the district of Bargarh (Orissa), this according to Police Superintendent Ashok Biswall. A priest who was at the orphanage was also badly hurt and is now being treated in hospital […]

By Dr. John M. Lindner KATHMANDU, NEPAL - Some 25,000 native Christians and onlookers attended an unprecedented Easter Rally in Nepal, the world’s only Hindu kingdom, BosNewsLife established Wednesday, April 2. The gathering, held in the capital Kathmandu last week, was arranged by local churches to promote Christianity in this Himalayan nation, where minority Christians have […]

By Teresa Neumann: Feb 21, 2008 “During my 26 years as a journalist I’ve interviewed some interesting people and heard some amazing stories. But this week set a new standard when I met two people in southern India who experienced Biblical-style resurrection.” -J. Lee Grady (India)—J. Lee Grady, Editor of Charisma magazine, recently interviewed two […]

By Gospel for Asia: Feb 17, 2008   “Nogen’s dramatic healing was a testimony to the power of Christ. After seeing the change that Christ brought into his life, many people in Nogen’s village chose to put their trust in Jesus, too.” (Jharkhand, India)—Nogen acted like a madman. He ran wildly from one place to […]

By  Dibin Samuel   Christian Post Correspondent Thu, Sep. 13 2007 02:39 PM ET PATNA, India – A Pentecostal church in India that was recently accused of conducting mass conversions by promising money and jobs spurred angry Hindu nationalists to hold a demonstration against it in the Patna district. Gopal Prasad and Kishori Sao, local leaders […]

by Martha Wade : Aug 8, 2007 : ASSIST News Service  “No one even cared for us, but this man brought joy, peace, and love to our families. We want you to release him or arrest all of us, because we are all followers of Jesus.” (Bilaspur, India)—A beaten pastor awaits his fate under […]

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