Persecuted Bible Translators To Receive Special Printing Equipment


By BosNewsLife News Center

ORLANDO/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world’s leading Bible translation groups says it is introducing technology to "keep Bible translators safe" in areas "where the church and Christians are in hiding due to intense persecution."

Afghanistan Debates Execution Christian Converts


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

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.

NEWS ALERT: Iran Sentences Evangelist To Prison and Exile


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian court has sentenced a young evangelical Christian to one year imprisonment and two years exile to a remote border town for his involvement in evangelism and house churches, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife Tuesday, August 20.

'Jailed Iran Pastors In Poor Health'


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

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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- There was mounting concern Sunday, August 18, over the health situation of an Iranian-born American pastor and another evangelical leader who were among those sentenced to long prison terms in Tehran on charges that friends link to their Christian faith.

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Sentences Pastors For Evangelism, Literature Distribution


By BosNewsLife News Center

uzbekistan-mapASTANA/TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Central Asia remained concerned Tuesday, June 4, about the plight of Pastor Sharofat Allamova who was sentenced to 1.5 years "corrective labor" in Uzbekistan for distributing Christian literature while in neighboring Kazakhstan a pastor was detained after distributing red tea during communion, activists and missionaries said.