North Korea Underground Christians “Omitted” From Church Summit


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korea1PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's "underground Christians" were "omitted" from a "historic" North-South church summit involving church leaders from South Korea and dozens of other countries in Geneva, Switzerland, a mission official complained Tuesday, August 12.

Brunei Christians Fear Harsh Islamic Law


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife
Asia Service
STAATSBEZOEK BRUNEIBANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI (BosNewsLife)-- Brunei's devoted Christians face a potential crackdown after the sultan introduced harsh Islamic punishments, including flogging and stoning to death, but Western nations appear reluctant to intervene. It is not clear when and if the law will impact commercial relations with key trading partners Netherlands and Britain, despite concerns raised within the United Nations.

Daughter Pakistan Evangelist Hides Amid Death Threats


By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

GillnowLAHORE/MICHIGAN (BosNewsLife)-- The young daughter of a Pakistani evangelist remained in hiding Wednesday, January 23, after Muslim extremists allegedly threatened to kill her. "My 10-year-old daughter Shifa Gill is not going to school," said Reverend Kamran Gill, who survived an assassination attempt while evangelizing in Pakistan's Punjab province.

NEWS ALERT: Bangladesh Blocks Website Of Christian Dissident (BosNewsLife Exclusive)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

DHAKA/HONG KONG (BosNewsLife)-- Bangladesh has reportedly blocked the website of leading Christian rights activist, author and journalist William Nicholas Gomes, who now lives in exile amid fears of repercussions.