Posts Tagged ‘missionary’

U.S. Church Group: 2 Of 17 Missionary Abductees Freed In Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two of 17 abducted members of a missionary group have been freed in Haiti and are safe, “in good spirits and being cared for,” their Ohio-based church organization announced Sunday. Christian Aid Ministries issued a statement saying it could not give the names of those released, why they were freed or […]

Beth Din distances itself from ‘covert missionary’ Jewish status claim

The Orthodox Beth Din of Philadelphia has distanced itself from claims made on behalf of alleged covert Christian missionary Michael Elkohen that he is Jewish on the basis of a bill of divorce the rabbinical court issued for him.As previously reported by The Jerusalem Post, Elkohen, born Elk, is thought to be a covert missionary […]

The Philos Project: a modern version of a colonial missionary project for the Arab world

The Philos Project is a well-financed outfit that is repackaging a worn-out colonial missionary ideology in a revamped format. With the financial backing of well known pro-Israel donors, the organization purports to “equip a new generation of Western Christians to support … liberty and justice” in the “Near East.” It does this by organizing highly […]

Close of Border Impedes Missionary Activities to North Korea

Photo Credit: Micha Brandli/Unsplash North Korea (International Christian Concern) – After North Korea closed its border with China to fend off COVID-19 from entering the country since earlier this year, Christian organizations have suspended Bible smuggling activities into the North. According to Daily NK, the leader of a missionary group doing work in North Korea […]

Navy SEALs Rescue US Missionary Abducted in Niger Via Nighttime Raid

(The Christian Post) — The U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six has rescued an American missionary who was kidnapped by an armed group last week in the West African nation of Niger, the Pentagon confirmed on Saturday. Jonathan Hoffman, the public affairs assistant to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, said in a statement that U.S. forces […]

Congregation in Israel Faces Repeated Harassment From Anti-Missionary Group

Photo Credit: Daniel Miller (Voice of the Martyrs Australia) — The Beit Hallel Messianic Congregation in Ashdod, southern Israel has experienced systematic harassment from the local anti-missionary group. The harassment includes intimidation, fear tactics, vandalism, curses, chanting, blocking the entrance to the church and disrupting services. The congregation initially won a court case against its […]

Colombian Missionary Family Takes Jesus to the Jungle

(Voice of the Martyrs Australia) — Surrendering all to God, a Colombian family boldly shares the gospel in a guerrilla-controlled red zone known for drug trafficking and violence. David and Gloria Martinez moved deep into Colombia’s Chocó Department in 2005 to share the gospel, distribute Bibles and plant churches. The couple studied the local language […]

Missionary Family in Philippines Stands Firm Amid Massive Struggles

Photo Credit: Jon NG (Christian Aid Mission) — Even before COVID-19 began devastating lives, trials of another nature this year were already battering a native ministry leader in the Philippines. The year began with the death under suspicious circumstances of one of his native missionaries working in an area of violent opposition. “At first I […]

Russia Prosecuted 15 Evangelicals in First Half of 2020 for ‘Illegal Missionary Activity’

Photo Credit: Georg Adler/Pixabay (Evangelical Focus) — At least 15 evangelical Christians have been punished in Russia between January and July 2020 for sharing their faith in non-authorized ways. All of them were prosecuted for violating the Administrative Code Article 5.26, Parts 4 and 5, passed in July 2016, which punishes “illegal missionary activity.” The […]

Operation Cloverleaf: The Most Dangerous Weapons Testing Program in History

North America is now suffering its seventh year of conspicuous and dangerous aerosol and electromagnetic operations conducted by the U.S. government under the guise of national security. by Amy Worthington Concerned citizens watch in fear as military tankers discolor the skies with toxic chemicals that morph into synthetic clouds. We continually witness bizarre meteorological occurrences […]

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