CHINESE CHRISTIANS ARRESTED
According to New Life, Christians in China’s southern Yunnan province are under attack, facing long prison sentences. Chinese authorities are trying to eradicate their religion under the guise of cracking down on ‘evil cults.’ China Aid reports that officials have arrested more than 200 Christians across the province.
MISSIONARIES FOR NORTH KOREA
A 69-year-old Korean-Chinese woman, who lives in China's north-eastern border region, is preparing a group of North Korean converts to return to their country to share the Gospel, despite the mysterious deaths of 10 front-line missionaries and pastors along the border. Locally known as "mom," the Christian woman hosts Bible studies and prayers at her apartment in China's Southern Jilin province, and is encouraging her most trusted converts to be missionaries to North Korea, according to The Associated Press.
GOOD NEWS FOR SOLDIERS
Soldiers in the Australian Army have received a new, waterproof New Testament created by the Bible Society. It is a compact-sized version, and includes the Psalms, prayers, helpful information, articles and contact information for chaplains.