Lately it seems many of us are caught up in the American election campaign. Even Canadian media channels are flooded with daily accounts and news stories about what each candidate did or said. It’s become a kind of reality show on our televisions and radios, in our magazines and on social media. There is no… Read More

For the past 20 years, the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church have united millions of Christians around the world in the spirit that Scripture commands: if one suffers, we all suffer. According to statistics at least 100 million Christians around the world face persecution daily. These Christians facing routine harassment and difficulties,… Read More

By Anita Levesque The persecution of Christians is on the increase around the globe. What doesn’t appear to be matching that increase is the concern among media, or at times even Christians, in ”developed” countries. The attack, arrest, imprisonment, torture and murder of Christians in nations that demonstrate intolerance for all faiths, or only select… Read More

The National Post reports that a Chinese migrant seeking refugee status in Canada, because he faced persecution in China for his Christian beliefs, was denied his claim because he could not describe what Jesus was “like as a person.” Wu Xin Wang was able to note that “Jesus is the Son of God” – correct… Read More

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada has been engaged on the issue of international religious persecution for a long time. For over a decade, the EFC and others have encouraged the development of an office that would deal with the persecution of religious minorities in countries around the world as an important component of Canada’s intentionality… Read More

Judge warns them to discontinue their Christian activities “The prayers of people encouraged and sustained us throughout this ordeal.” Maryam Amirizadeh Update to previous blog: Urgent Prayer Needed: Two Young Christian Women on Trial April 13th We are excited to announce that your prayers have made a difference! Maryam Rostampour, 28, and Marzieh Amirizadeh, 31… Read More