Iran’s Christians Anxiously Await Outcome Election

By BosNewsLife Correspondents Eric Leijenaar and Stefan J. Bos electionsTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Iran anxiously awaited the outcome of their country's presidential elections Friday, June 12, amid hopes a new leader would allow more religious freedom in this strict Islamic nation and end a police crackdown on Christian converts.

Netherlands Christian Party Back In Dutch Town After Hindu Row

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Johan Th. Bos reporting from Amstelveen Logo_ChristenUnie_JP_29275kAMSTELVEEN, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A small Christian party which made world headlines with protests against local government support for a Hindu religious festival has been re-elected in the municipal council of Amstelveen, a strategic town near the Dutch capital Amsterdam, according to local election results.

Christian Group Not Celebrating Human Rights Day

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Netherlands-based organization providing aid to persecuted Christians around the world will not celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which falls on Wednesday, December 10.

Thousands Of North Korean Christians Receive Food And Secret Training

Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent North Korea US AidSEOUL/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of North Korean Christians have received food and Christian education from a major Western organization, despite fresh attempts by North Korea's leadership to crackdown on foreign aid, BosNewsLife established Wednesday, March 18.

Dutch Town Celebrates Easter Near Closed Churches

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Christian songs reverberated throughout the Dutch town of Urk as residents took to the...

Dutch Pentecostal Preacher Ben Hoekendijk Dies At 81

By Stefan J. Bos with additional reporting by BosNewsLife Senior Correspondent Johan Th. Bos in the Netherlands HARDERWIJK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Ben Hoekendijk, the Dutch evangelist...