persecuted church

Violence Against Christians Surges; More Than 1,000% Increase in Attacks on Churches Since 2018 – Christian Article

“If one part [of the Body of Christ] suffers, every part suffers with it.” 1 Corinthians 12:26 The world has become less tolerant and less safe for hundreds of millions of Christians. Based on current statistics, every day around the world … 8 Christians are killed for their faith 23 Christians are raped or sexually harassed 25 Churches are targeted and attacked 10 Christians are unjustly arrested or imprisoned for their faith. [Sign up to receive the free email devotional,…

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Pray for the Persecuted Church – Christian Article

[See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] Around the world, Christians will observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP) on November 3 & 10, 2019. The term “persecuted Christians” refers to any person who is harassed or attacked simply because they identify as being a Christian. Examples of persecution faced by Christians include, but is not limited to, beatings, physical torture, confinement, isolation, rape, severe punishment, imprisonment, slavery, and discrimination…

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Persecution of Christians is Increasing Worldwide – Christian Article

Content manager for Bible Gateway Christians remain one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world, experiencing imprisonment, loss of home and assets, rape, torture, beheadings, and other forms of murder because of their identification with Jesus Christ. Across the 50 countries on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List (@OpenDoors) (#2019WWL), more than 245 million Christians now experience high, very high, or extreme persecution; an increase from 215 million in 2018. [Read the Bible… This is Only a…

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