UK & Russia in ‘tit-for-tat’ – pray for Eurasian Mission College and Russian believers

2018-06-05T15:23:44+00:00March 16th, 2018|Central Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, In the News, News Update, Prayer, Russia|

Sergei Skripal and his daughter are fighting for their lives following a nerve agent attack. The UK and Russia expel diplomats in a 'tit-for-tat'. Increasing notes of condemnation are being expressed from Western leaders and we may wonder where this will end? Will it 'blow over' just like the [...]

Christian believers face persecution in their homes and churches in Central Asia

2018-03-16T14:16:27+00:00March 14th, 2018|Central Asia, News Update, Persecution, Prayer|

Forum18 reported a number of raids on the homes of Christians during the second half of 2017 across Uzbekistan. These raids carried out by uniformed Police, NSS and unnamed agencies all resulted in the seizing and destruction of Christian literature, music and Bibles as well as large fines, many [...]

Life ‘on the ground’ so far since anti-missionary bill became law in July

2018-01-31T14:54:15+00:00October 6th, 2016|News Update|

Since reporting on the new 'anti-missionary' bill which came into force on 20th July, we have been keeping an eye on what difference it has made 'on the ground' so far.  A number of people have already been arrested and fined.  Perhaps one of the most 'closely watched' cases is [...]

Russia’s so called ‘anti-missionary’ bill comes into effect today (20th July)…

2018-01-31T14:54:15+00:00July 20th, 2016|Russia, Tatarstan|

In a nutshell, it makes it illegal to share your beliefs outside of religious registered buildings, such as churches.  So for example, handing out religious literature in public spaces, plus many “house church” gatherings would be classified as illegal. The bill also includes ‘informal sharing’ – so chatting with [...]

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