Persecution

It’s Not Persecution If You’re Being Obnoxious

"Christians, individually or corporately, might be suffering because they’ve said or done stupid things, placing themselves under the divinely designed cosmic order, whereby life is tougher if you’re stupid (as John Wayne allegedly said). Or they might be suffering because they’ve engaged in sinful thinking or practices that have social or legal consequences." - Olinger

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Asia Harvest: Thousands of pastors go into hiding amid China’s rising persecution, attempts to eradicate Christianity

"Tens of thousands of house church pastors and evangelists across China have gone into hiding as the Communist Party prepares for what seems like a 'final assault' on Christianity in an attempt to eradicate it from the country" - CPost

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Conversion to Christianity No Longer Punishable by Death in Sudan

"A transitional government in Sudan is taking steps toward 'achieving equality' and ending discrimination, leading to cautious optimism .... Apostasy (abandoning Islam through speech or behavior, including conversion to Christianity) and morality laws have been eliminated, and female genital mutilation is now banned." - CLeaders

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Christians in Hong Kong, under the Thumb of the Chinese Communist Party

"The national-security law in Hong Kong now prohibits secession, sedition, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces. Those terms are so broadly defined that they can be used arbitrarily to prohibit any form of dissent. What worries religious minorities, and Catholics and other Christians in particular, are the law’s collusion and subversion and clauses." - N.Review

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