African Man Turns To Christ Moments Before Beheading


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ghanaian-mat.-ayariga-isis-405x330 (1)TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- An African man acknowledged his faith in Jesus Christ just moments before he was beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya, according to new details revealed by several Christian sources. Mathew Ayairga, who well-informed Christians said originated from Chad but had also been linked to Ghana, was among 21 men killed by IS fighters for refusing to embrace Islam.

Persecution Fatigue – Can We Mourn Every Murdered Christian? (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

MELBOURNE/NAYPYIDAW (BosNewsLife Columns)-- On my blog some weeks ago I reprinted portions of a speech given in the Australian Parliament by a politician who had secretly travelled into a rebel-held region of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Cuba Detains Baptist Pastor Ahead Of Summit


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

Mario Felix Lleonart (1)HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Baptist pastor remained under house arrest in central Cuba Monday, January 27, after he was reportedly detained by the Communist island's political police and state security forces as part of a larger crackdown on dissidents, ahead of a regional summit. The troubles began Sunday, January 25, after police surrounded the home of Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso, who is pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Taguayabon, Christian rights investigators said.

Poland’s Cardinal Glemp Laid To Rest At Massive Funeral Mass

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

CARDINALGLEMPWARSAW, POLAND (BosNewsLife)-- Prayers reverberated throughout Warsaw's main cathedral Monday as the nation laid to rest Cardinal Jozef Glemp, who headed the Polish Catholic Church through the last years of Communism and the painful transition towards democracy.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Christmas Attacks Kill Dozen Christians


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

Churches have been destroyed in Nigeria.ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least 12 people, including a pastor and a deacon, were killed when suspected Islamic militants attacked two churches in northern Nigeria during Christmas Eve services, Christians and police said Tuesday, December 25.

Hungary Detains U.S. Missionary For ‘Child Abuse’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary

SZOLNOK, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly American missionary, who has been living and evangelizing in Hungary for 17 years, remained jailed Wednesday, August 29, more than a month after he was detained by Hungarian police on charges of molesting children under his care, his wife confirmed.