Pray for Indonesia

Indonesian Christians are asking for prayer amidst the upheaval and violence at the rally currently happening in Jakarta, against Jakarta’s Chinese Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok. Muslim hardliners are accusing him of insulting the Quran. Ahok

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Text Messages Threaten Indonesian Mission Worker.

In Indonesia, a mission worker, Lina* (name changed) takes every opportunity to share the Gospel with those around her. Whilst Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world, the most predominant form of Islam practised there tends to be,

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Indonesian Believers Standing Firm in Their Faith

Despite facing threats of violence and death from local Muslims, Christians in Indonesia are standing firm in their faith, taking to heart the words of the Apostle Paul – “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him

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Indonesian Forces Fire on Prayer Rally in West Papua.

Authorities in Indonesia opened fire on a peaceful prayer meeting in Timika, in the region of West Papua, and arrested up to 15 people. The incident occurred on 5th April, when thousands of West Papuan independence activists, having marched through

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Church Growing in Indonesia.

While radical Muslims are continuing to pressure officials to close churches in Indonesia, destroying buildings and threatening believers, this is not stopping the Church from growing in the world’s largest Muslim-populated nation. Recently, a group of Muslim protesters shouting “bongkar,”

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Police Dispatched to Protect Indonesian Churches

Police in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra, are dispatching 1,500 officers to guard churches in the province over the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Commissioner Hamam Wahyudi of the Medan Police told reporters: “The security operation has already started

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Shariah Law Comes into Effect in Aceh Province, Indonesia

Church leaders in Indonesia’s Aceh province are calling for the new Islamic criminal code, that took effect on 23rd October, to respect non-Muslims living in the predominantly Muslim region. The local Shariah-based bylaw, qanun hukum jinayat, stipulates harsh punishments, including

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