Advertisement of Bible verses by Christian organizations in public spaces and trains is currently being challenged by Germany's political group, The Left/Pirates. Prominent Chinese-American pastor and church planter Francis Chan was forced to return to the United States after Hong Kong authorities denied his visa. For organizations such as DOOR, 2020 was a season for more opportunities to spread the gospel despite the hardships it brought. In spite of the results of the health crisis to the countries in the Middle East, people are still experiencing the move of the Holy Spirit and meeting Jesus Christ through online platforms. Faithlife reveals that the most popular songs and sermons in church this 2020 has the theme centered around hope and comfort, a report said.
A report from the American Bible Society reveals that many Americans, regardless of political leaning or affiliation, appear to be disengaged from the Bible.
World’s First American Sign Language Bible Opens Doors For Multiple Translations In Other Sign Languages Outside US
The deaf Christian community recently celebrated the completion of the first ever full digital sign language Bible in the world called the American Sign Language Version (ASLV). The ASLV Bible took nearly four decades to finish. Police recently raided a Christian gathering in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province in China and seized the pastor along with some members. This shows the continued persecution Christians face in the Communist country. Nisreen, a 40-year-old former Muslim and now Christian convert in Syria shared her love for Christ. "The love of Christ was planted in me since I was little. I used to see how Christians' behavior is better than ours. I've always liked Christians and I used to say to my parents 'there is somethi… Christian persecution continues to increase worldwide in modern history. In Central Asia, the majority of who are Muslims, Christians live under persecution surrounded by Islam's dictatorship. Open Doors reported, 'Christians whose faith stands out more than usual during this time, God continues to … The technological progression of modern times have forever changed the idea of immortalization. Gone are the days of stone and chisels as notable events, individuals, and works of art, are memorialized forever online. Now, Bibles have been made accessible to virtually everyone in the world through d… Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was wrongly imprisoned on death row in Pakistan for 10 years. Now, safely in Canada, she speaks to the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about her plight, and that of girls and religious minorities all over Pakistan. Bibi has become a symbol of the persecution Ch… Christian pastor and wife fled their homeland of Iran from their combined 15-year prison sentence Open Doors UK & Ireland, an anti-persecution charity is honoring Dalia, a resident of the Nineveh Plains in Iraq, who faced the adversity of persecution in her homeland. On a night in August 2014, Dalia and her family were forced to flee from their home after the Jihadist group ISIS, otherwise known… Pastor’s Family in India Threatened and Attacked by Village and Forced to Relocate Shelter