Hungary Helps Persecuted Christians

Hungary Helps Persecuted Christians

“We feel Christians in the West care less than they should. Few listen to us or feel sympathy.” Ignatius Aphrem is the Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, a church rooted within decades of Christ’s ministry on earth, and where disciples of the Lord were first referred to as Christians. According to Aphrem, “Hungary is the first country trying to do something on the ground to help us stay in our homeland.” The Christian leader spoke at the...

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Update on Bangladesh Pastor’s Family

Update on Bangladesh Pastor’s Family

“Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”- Psalms 50:15 In Bangladesh, 176 women die from pregnancy and childbirth-related causes each year for every 100,000 babies born. Thanks to God, Ratna and her newborn did not join that statistic. Ratna is the young wife of Tipu, a pastor and convert from Islam. In a country that is 90% Muslim, converting to Christ can be a dangerous thing to do. But God has...

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Urgent: Bangladesh Pastor’s Wife and Newborn at Risk

Urgent: Bangladesh Pastor’s Wife and Newborn at Risk

“I am earnestly requesting you all to pray with us for Tipu, his wife and new born child.” Tipu is a pastor and a Muslim convert. His wife and newborn baby are in the hospital and need help. CFI’s rep in Bangladesh e-mailed this early one morning this week. Will you pray, and help this Christian family? The Message: “What can I do except praying to Lord Christ, Sir!” The statement is from one of our co-workers, Tipu in...

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Help Iraqi Christian Victims of Genocide

Help Iraqi Christian Victims of Genocide

The UN Security Council finally voted this week – unanimously – to help Iraq investigate and prosecute ISIS for its crimes against Christians and other religious minorities. ​ “It may have taken a long time to get here,” said US Ambassador Nikki Haley, “but today’s resolution is a landmark. It is a major first step towards addressing the death, suffering, and injury of the victims of crimes committed by ISIS in Iraq –...

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Christians in Bangladesh Need Your Prayers!

Christians in Bangladesh Need Your Prayers!

Approximately 1/3 of Bangladesh, a low-lying delta country, is under water due to seasonal flooding. Millions of homes have been destroyed, people displaced, and services disrupted. Even once the flood recedes, diseases in the aftermath will be deadly and wide-spread. Christian Freedom International received this report from our co-worker in Dhaka: “A disastrous flood is causing the untold sufferings to the people of northern Bangladesh. Their...

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Christians Refugees Outnumber Muslims Under Trump Administration

Christians Refugees Outnumber Muslims Under Trump Administration

The religious composition of refugees to the U.S. has been shifting on a monthly basis… In a clear shift from the President Barack Obama administration during which arriving Muslim refugees outnumbered Christian refugees, more Christian than Muslim refugees have been admitted to the United States under President Donald Trump, according to the Pew Research Center and as reported by the Christian Post. The Pew analysis, based on data from...

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