The 2019 World Watch List reports 4,136 Christians in the top 50 countries were killed for their faith. Nigeria alone accounts for 90% of those killed.
Yesterday the 2019 World Watch List was released showing the 50 most dangerous countries to follow Jesus in 2019.
For many of us the Christmas celebrations have long-ended, but for many Christians around the world, Christmas just took place.
As the new year begins, we look back to see what Christmas was like for the persecuted church.
Marqos and his family lived in a small coastal city in Egypt. One Sunday morning, when Marqos was 17, Islamic extremists dragged his father out of his pharmacy and forced him to kneel in the street.
Pastor Edward from Damascus shares what Christmas is like for the church in Syria.
Asia Bibi's 10-year blasphemy case has reached a final verdict. We are relieved to hear that the Pakistani Supreme Court has dropped the charges against Asia Bibi—charges that were based simply on her Christian identity and false accusations against her.
The final appeal was heard on 8 October by the Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding the decade-long Asia Bibi blasphemy case.