How Can I Help The Persecuted? (COLUMN)

Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior ColumnistMartin-Roth

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Many Christians share my sense of frustration at feeling so helpless in the face of waves of Christian persecution around the world.But what can I, a lone individual living in faraway Australia do - practically speaking - to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of Christians being persecuted around the world?

Liberal and Tolerant Malaysia Heading Down Islamist Path? (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
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KUALA LUMPUR/MELBOURNE (BosNewsLife Columns)-- I sometimes struggle to understand why Malaysia should be moving steadily up the rankings in the Open Doors World Watch List of the 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted for their faith. In the 2016 list Malaysia is ranked at No. 30 – classified as moderate persecution – compared to No. 37 last year and No. 40 in 2014. What went wrong?

China Releases US Preacher; Local Christians Receive Prison Terms


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Well-known American church leader Dennis Balcombe was back at his evangelical church in Hong Kong Sunday, April 28, following a turbulent week in mainland China where he was held by police after a raid on a house church gathering.