BREAKING: ‘China Destroys Megachurch As Crackdown Continues’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in eastern China have destroyed a megachurch and detained its pastors this weekend...

Pakistan Christian Women Kidnapped, Raped

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christians have expressed concerns about  renewed kidnappings and abuse of women and girls by Muslims in a country still reeling from the recent assassination of a Christian government minister.

Vietnam’s ‘Napalm Girl’ Finds Christ

By BosNewsLife Asia Service TRANG BANG, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- The girl-turned-woman who helped end the Vietnam War when she was pictured screaming naked as blobs of sticky napalm melted through her clothes, says she has embraced Christianity as a way to forgive and find healing in love.  

Indonesia Christians Keep Faith In Turmoil

(At least six people have been killed and hundreds injured in the latest riots in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, after the General Election Commission (KPU)...

Christian Teen Girl In Hiding After Escaping Rapists

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A 17-year-old Christian girl remained in hiding Thursday, January 25, after she escaped kidnappers who raped her, according to Christian aid workers familiar with the case.

Lawyer of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi Nominated For Rights Award

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BRUSSELS/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Lawyer Saif-ul-Malook, who prevented the execution of a Pakistani Christian woman, has been nominated by...

Pope Hopeful About Trump-Kim Meeting Despite Rights Abuses

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife VATICAN CITY/PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has expressed hope that a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump...

Wife China Pastor Released From Jail

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of a prominent Chinese pastor has been freed from...

“He Knew!” Persecution Eases in Sri Lanka (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
housechurchesCOLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- I read regular commentaries on the persecuted church and one in particular has stuck in my mind. It's a chilling 2013 article in America’s Baptist Press agency titled “Sri Lankan churches attacked, closed.” It detailed an escalating series of attacks on churches by mobs of Buddhist extremists. In many cases local authorities refused help, sometimes even effectively endorsing the violence. Some people had reportedly become afraid of stepping foot in church. Yet, it was something else that caught my attention and has remained in my memory...

Nepal Detains Christians In Crackdown On Evangelism

KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Four Christians are behind bars in Nepal for allegedly converting people to Christianity as part of an apparent government-led crackdown on evangelism...

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