Indonesia Islamists Breakup House Church Meeting

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indonesia's hardline Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) group broke up a house church meeting in...

BOSNEWSLIFE’S BEST: Indonesia’s Persecuted Christians Keeping Faith Amid 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)...

MISSION WATCH: Funding Shortfall Threatens Indonesia Bible Translations In Remote Areas

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia. JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A lack of funds overshadows preparations by dozens of native Christians to secretly translate and bring the Bible to 30 language groups in Indonesia who have been waiting for that moment for generations, an official supporting the project told BosNewsLife.

Ex-Terrorist Leads Indonesia’s Christian Convert Movement

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta. JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The married-father-of-three has come a long way since he nearly blew...

NEWS ALERT: Christians In Danger Amid Deadly Protests Against Koran Burning (UPDATE)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/KABUL/JAKARTA/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in strict Islamic countries remained anxious about their safety Friday, September 10, amid deadly protests against plans by an American pastor to burn copies of the Koran, although it remained uncertain whether the bonfire would go-ahead.

Churches Destroyed In Indonesia’s Aceh Province After Deadly Clashes

By BosNewsLife Asia ServiceIndonesiachristians JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic authorities in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province have begun destroying several small churches after hardline Muslims demanding their reportedly killed at least one Christian.

Indonesia Christians Sentenced For Evangelism; US Under Pressure

By BosNewsLife Asia Service puel JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The United States was under pressure Friday, October 4, to condemn "grave violations” of religious freedom in Indonesia amid reports that two Indonesian Christians were sentenced to three years imprisonment for evangelism.

Indonesia Police Evicts Christian Students

By BosNewsLife Asia Service setia1JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Christian students were searching for accommodations Saturday, October 31, after security forces evicted them from two sites in Jakarta, Indonesia's capital.

Indonesia Easter After Church Suicide Attack Injures 20

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indonesian Christians faced a tense Easter after President Joko Widodo pledged...

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Worship Amid Deadly Blasts, Closing Churches, Saying Farewell (Oct.27-Nov.3)

By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's October 27-November 3 newsweek was marked by reports of deadly attacks against Christians, church closures, detentions, a violent storm and saying farewell to one of the news agency's own giants.