Eritrea Detains Christians After Evangelism Meeting By Visiting Pastor



By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Eritrean Christians involved in a recent evangelistic meeting in Eritrea remain behind bars while other believers are in hiding, Christians with close knowledge about the situation say.

Tajikistan Detains Christians For Evangelism Amid Wider Crackdown

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

DUSHANBE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Concerns remained Friday, August 24, about the plight of devoted Christians in Tajikistan amid fresh reports that the country's feared security police detained ten Christians for their involvement in evangelism.

’Evangelist Billy Graham’s Death On Earth Opens New Era Of Evangelism’, Son Says

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeBy Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)— The son of late evangelist Billy Graham says the death of his father on Wednesday at age 99 is not the end but the beginning of a new era in evangelism. In a letter obtained by BosNewsLife, Franklin Graham acknowledges that “Many have said that his death ends an era.”

Dutch Bible Group Continues Tent Campaigns Amid Church Closures, Influx Muslims


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch group says it will continue "old-fashioned" evangelism campaigns throughout the Netherlands amid massive church closures and an influx of mainly Muslim refugees. The Dutch Biblestudy Center (NBC) told BosNewsLife it is touring this crowded small nation of 17-million with its circus-like red and blue colored tent.

Iran Christian Moved To Notorious Prison For Evangelism


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

iran-protests1TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A devoted Iranian Christian has been transferred to a ward of Tehran's notorious Evin prison to serve a three-year sentence for evangelism and related charges, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife Saturday, December 7. Rasoul Abdollahi, who converted to Christianity, was reportedly accused of "collusion against the government and evangelism" following a crackdown by security forces on Christian groups.

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.

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.