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“My Name is Winner Lynn. I was born in a small Village in Burma (Myanmar)
And I grew up in a small rice farm by the river bank in the country that no one will want to live. Burma is governed by a Military Junta. Christian who lived in Burma was persecuted because of their faith. I never knew anything about persecution until I was six years old.
When I was six years old, my village was attacked by the Burmese military.… Read more
Mark you calenders…for Tuesday nights, 7 PM-7:30 EST, and join CFI President Jim Jacobson on the CFI’s Freedom Report, for frank discussion and insight on the problems facing the persecuted church today. Jim will guide you though the hot-button situations, like Pakistan, Iraq, and plight of Karen refugees along the Thai/ Burma border.
Also CFI supporters will have a unique opportunity to their questions answered concerning: How donations are used and managed? What is the most urgent need of the persecuted church today? and Where will persecution against Christians rise… Read more
CFI has received news from a Bangladeshi co-worker*, reporting that his home was recently broken into while his family was away, attending the funeral of his father’s wife. According to his account, all of the possessions in the home were stolen.
Like many other countries around the world, Bangladesh has become an increasingly dangerous place for Christians who are targeted for acts of violence and injustice, such as kidnapping, assault, and robbery. Although he and his family have suffered material loss, we are grateful that no one was harmed in… Read more
An ill-fated romance between a Coptic man and a Muslim woman has led to a new surge of anti-Christian violence in the village of Soul, Egypt.
According to a recent report from the Assyrian International News Agency, a family controversy began when the woman’s father failed to kill her in order to preserve the family’s honor. On March 5, a mob of nearly 4,000 Muslims attacked local Christians in retaliation for the relationship, terrorizing and forcibly displacing Copts from their homes and setting fire to the St. Mina and St.… Read more
Join Christian Freedom International for a very special screening of Veggie Tales, “’Twas Night Before Easter”, March 26! Show will take place inside CFI’s Gift and Handcraft store located at 215 Ashmun St. Sault Ste. Marie, MI. The Veggie Tales movie begins at 1 PM EST. and will run for 50 minutes. This is a completely free show, and welcomes ages 1 to 100!
There will be free giveaways for children and refreshments and snacks will be available.
For further details please contact CFI, at 800-323-2273 or 906-253-2336. You can… Read more
CFI will once again feature its “Crisis in Burma” tent exhibition at the 2011 Big Ticket Festival, which will be held at the Ionia Free Fair Grounds in Ionia, Michigan from June 23rd through the 25th.
“Crisis in Burma” is an interactive, walk-through exhibition highlighting the genocidal campaign that has displaced or claimed the lives of thousands of ethnic Christians in Burma for more than 60 years. Filled with vivid, haunting images and compelling narration, “Crisis in Burma” effectively portrays the grim reality of persecution in what has become one… Read more
Pakistani leader Shahbaz Bhatti has become the latest casualty in the ongoing fight against the country’s blasphemy laws.
The Federal Minister for Minorities was gunned down in his own vehicle while en route to a meeting on Wednesday. The attack came from several gunmen in another car, who stopped Bhatti’s vehicle and proceeded to open fire on him with automatic weapons.
Bhatti, the only Christian in the Cabinet, had been receiving death threats from Islamic extremists for his outspoken opposition to the nation’s controversial Islamic blasphemy laws, the penalties for… Read more
CFI deeply mourns the sudden passing of P’Saw Paw, a former CFI Vocational School student and beloved friend of our ministry.
As a young girl, P’Saw Paw overcame unspeakable adversity as a refugee in Burma. After the violent murders of their parents and a bleak existence in a Thailand refugee camp, P’Saw Paw and her older sister, Moo Nay, also a former Vocational School student, eventually sought asylum in the United States as the adoptive children of Mark and Melissa Behrens in North Carolina.
P’Saw Paw’s young life ended suddenly… Read more
CFI asks that you please sign and pass on this petition. Let leaders in Washington know you’re concern for the plight of Persecuted Christians throughout the world.
*CFI will contact you by email concerning this petition and other news related to the Persecuted Church by signing this.… Read more
Christian Freedom International is proud to take part in this year’s Higher Call Men’s Conference. The one day conference takes place at the E-Free Church in Gaylord Michigan, and is present by the Big Ticket Festival. This year’s speaker line is sure to move and inspire hearts.
CFI will be manning an information booth, and will giving a briefing on the current situation of the Persecuted Church.
For more details on the conference, including ticket prices and directions please visit, http://ahighercall.com.… Read more
Father Daoud Boutros, an Orthodox Coptic priest, has become one of the latest victims of the continuing violence against Christians in Egypt.
A neighbor, who had been asked by the priest’s daughter to visit his apartment because she had been unable to contact him by telephone for two days, discovered the priest’s mutilated body in his home on February 23, 2011. According to a report released by Catholic Bishop Kyrillos William, Fr. Boutros had been stabbed 22 times and beheaded. In addition, a safe in the priest’s apartment had been… Read more