CRACKDOWN ON INDIAN CHRISTIANS At least 10 pastors have been arrested with their families as they worshipped in church services across the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a leading persecution watchdog has reported. Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a United Nations’ accredited NGO that serves in over 20 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and … Continue reading "7Oct18 Christian News Bulletin"
“HILL OF THE BIBLE” The caretaker of a massive hillside Bible sign in Mexico hopes to break four Guinness World Records while also spreading a positive message about God’s Word. Gabriel Andavazo, a pastor in Ciudad Juárez, is caretaker of a huge hillside sign that can be seen miles away and that says in Spanish: “The Bible … Continue reading "30Sep18 Christian News Bulletin"
ANCIENT CHRISTIAN WORSHIP SITE DISCOVERED Archaeologists searching for the site where Jesus performed His water-to-wine miracle have said that excavations of tunnels of ancient Christian worship provide a strong clue. Tom McCollough, lead researcher at the excavation site of Khirbet Qana, a Jewish village that existed between 323 B.C. and 324 A.D., told The Daily Star that … Continue reading "23Sep18 Christian News Bulletin"
MORE BIBLES NEEDED IN CHINA Eternity News reports that last year, in China’s Henan Province, more than 120 believers, mostly aged in their 50s, were baptised, leading to a great need for many more Bibles. Most of the believers are rural poor who can only afford subsidised Bibles. The Bible Society Australia is providing free … Continue reading "16Sep18 Christian News Bulletin"
Bill Ferguson was like a Martin Luther-King for Austalian aboriginals. He stood up for aboriginal rights when they did not even have citizenship in Australia, when part-aboriginal children were taken from their parents by the Australian government. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 9Sep18
AUSTRALIANS AND THE BIBLE New Life reports that a book charting the history of the interaction of Australians with the Bible has won this year’s Australian Christian Book of the Year award. Written by historian Meredith Lake, The Bible In Australia: A Cultural History, was described by the judges as ‘a history of national importance … Continue reading "9Sep18 Christian News Bulletin"
CRUSADE IN COLOMBIA Evangelist Luis Palau’s Association reported big numbers for its recent Gospel crusade in Bogotá, Colombia, where over 18,500 people decided to follow Jesus Christ. The Christian Post reports that over 200,000 people attended the events, with another 410,000 viewers watching videos online. 18,545 people made decisions to follow Christ during the events, … Continue reading "2Sep18 Christian News Bulletin"