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China’s Lost Bible Translation

Imagine you are a 17th century well-educated priest in France. One day, you receive a call to go to China. That meant giving up everything familiar, all your friends and relatives, and stepping into the great unknown. Imagine that you arrive in China and get to work, preaching the gospel and pastoring a church. Soon, you realise that there is

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China Rewrites the Bible – Will the Communist Party Allow the Prodigal Son His Party?

We have previously reported on China’s efforts to produce a Bible that is more acceptable to the communist party. It is said that the new Bible will incorporate Buddhist scripture and Confucian teachings, along with communist ideology. The purpose is “cultivating and implementing the socialist core values” of Chinese society into the scriptures. It is easier than you might think

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Distressing News Coming Out of North Korea

Distressing news has been coming out of North Korea. Open Doors reported an unusually severe attack on Christians, even by North Korean standards. It is believed that as part of a larger operation against Christians in a certain area, one church meeting was raided by security police. All those present, several dozens, were executed on the spot. Their relatives, more

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A Silent Disaster in the Cradle of African Christianity

A few months ago, we reported on the humanitarian disaster and destruction of ancient Christian heritage in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian army together with Eritrean forces had invaded the northern region of Tigray. Reports of mass murder, mass rape, ethnic cleansing and man-made famine were coming out of Tigray, fuelling grave concerns for the population. Precious and unique Christian churches, monasteries

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