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

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(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)...

Malaysia Confiscates Thousands Of Bibles

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service thumb_1206370202083_0p9035954515164771KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BosNewsLife)-- Malaysia's government was still refusing Saturday, November 7, to release some 15,000 imported Bibles because the word "Allah" for God appears in them, officials said.

Libya Church Torched After Death Evangelical; Indonesia Church Facing Destruction

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service and BosNewsLife Asia Service LibyaTRIPOLI/JAKARTA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two heavily Islamic nations were struggling Thursday, March 21, as believers in Libya faced rebuilding their torched church while half-a-world away in Indonesia, Christians were ordered to dismantle their place of worship.

West Papua Churches Urge UN To Halt Attacks

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The West Papua Council of Churches urges the United Nations to help end a...

Indonesia Muslims Burn Churches, Homes Over Blasphemy

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BosNewsLife Asia Service levelledJAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the troubled district of Masohi in Indonesia's Central Maluku province, where angry Muslims torched churches, dozens of homes and other properties after a Christian teacher allegedly made comments insulting Islam, rights investigators said Wednesday, December 17.

Four Christians Butchered As Terror Rocks Indonesia Province

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JAKARTA,INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)— At least four Christians were killed in a suspected Islamic terror attack on the Salvation...

Army Moves In After Muslim Mob Burns Indonesia Churches

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service imagesJAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The army patrolled the streets of a village on Indonesia's Sumatra island Wednesday, January 28, after two churches were burned down by a Muslim mob.

Millions Secretly ‘Turn To Christ’ In Indonesia

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Indonesians are becoming Christians, often secretly, but authorities refuse to recognize this trend in the world's largest Muslim nation, several evangelical leaders have told BosNewsLife. At least three to four million Indonesians "turned to Christ" over the past year, according to Christian officials with very close knowledge about the situation.

NEWS ALERT: Suicide Bomber Attacks U.S. Backed Church In Indonesia; 1 killed, Several Injured

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide bomber has attacked a Protestant church in Indonesia's Central Java province which has close ties with one of America's largest congregations, its pastor revealed Sunday, September 25.