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The Power of Faith: Local Church Transforms County Jail System by Bringing Worship Service to Inmates

A church in Illinois is helping to change its local county jail system by bringing their church services to local inmates. Even though the church has only been holding services in the Jasper County Jail for three months, the employees and inmates of the jail say they have already seen noteworthy progress. “We have a …

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Chinese Christians memorize entire Bible in prison: Gov’t ‘can’t take what’s hidden in your heart’

Chinese Christians imprisoned for their faith are memorizing Scripture passages smuggled to them on small pieces of paper because prison guards “can’t take what’s hidden in your heart,” one former prisoner revealed.   In a recent sermon, Wayne Cordeiro, pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, Hawaii, shared an experience he had on a trip …

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North Korea Finally Releases Wrongfully-Jailed Canadian Pastor

North Korea has released a Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for allegedly attempting to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un on humanitarian grounds, state media reported Wednesday. Rim Hyon Su, also known as Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor in Dec. 2015. His release came a day after Canadian officials …

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Convicted Felons Get Second Chance at Life

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Convicted felons are coming face-to-face with the police officers who arrested them at a special support group called CLEAR. The CLEAR group is a voluntary program consisting of police, MDOC employees, and returning citizens to figure out what’s next in life beyond bars. The meetings are held at 70×7 Life Recovery in Muskegon …

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Leading Lawyer Defending Crosses in ‘China’s Jerusalem’ Jailed Before Meeting US Ambassado

China has arrested the leader of “Lawyers for Protection of the Cross.” The group defends churches whose crosses have been forcibly removed amid a government campaign to strip skylines of Christian symbols. Zhang Kai is the latest of more than 250 attorneys, pastors, and human rights activists detained or arrested since July in connection with …

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