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Open Doors has released its 2021 World Watch List, which ranks the worst 50 countries for Christians to live in due to freedom of religion and belief violations. Henrietta Blyth, CEO of Open Doors UK ...

By Franklin Graham This is a Christmas unlike any other.  Large family gatherings and office parties have been replaced with grim lockdowns, quarantines and isolation. What used to be the warmest...

My family and friends used to love playing the board game Pandemic. Competing as a team, the goal is to stop a global outbreak of a deadly virus. We've not played it in 2020. I'm writing today...

The Collins English Dictionary has declared 'lockdown' the word of the year. It's fair to say it had tough competition. Coronavirus, pandemic, social distancing, self-isolate, furlough...I...

Graham Smith has an unusual job.   He is approached by, very often, a handful of members and reluctantly told that they want to sell their church building as they can’t keep up the costs. G...

Will COVID be the catalyst the Church needs to re-engage in mission? By Matthew Skirton  In recent years at Operation Mobilisation (OM) we, along with other mission agencies, have noticed a decli...

The Archbishop of Armagh, The Most Rev John McDowell tells Premier´s Cara Bentley why he has signed the joint letter arguing against the Government's current Brexit Plan.  What are your...

The social media platform TikTok continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons, whether its inappropriate content or concerns over its owners use of data. With millions of mainly young people&...

Here at Premier Christian News, not a week goes by without us raising awareness of a situation facing persecuted Christians across the world. But as images emerge of Uighar Muslims in China seemingly ...

With the number of unemployed people expected to rise when the furlough scheme ends in October, Premier Christian News spoke to Christians Against Poverty, the debt charity, about how to respond....

Labour's shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Jonathan Reynolds (MP for Stalybridge and Hyde) tells Premier's Cara Bentley what Labour would have done differently during the&nb...

With Brazil reporting the world's second-highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths, a Brazilian nurse and Compassion graduate, Edilson Rodrigues de Araújo Júnior, shares what da...

The abortion statistics released last week continue to present an increasing and terrible human tragedy. Loss of life of this magnitude is shocking and distressing. The mission of the Church and all w...

I am grateful to the Prime Minister for his decision that our churches may now open again for individual prayer. I thank the Secretary of State for Communities, Mr Robert Jenrick and the Minister of S...

Bible Society is not happy with the way President Trump used scripture as a prop, says Mark Woods. A picture of the Bible has flashed all around the world. It’s on every news channel and in ever...

A member of our family has been murdered.   It has nothing to do with genetics or biology, or geography.  It is about a life extinguished and highly likely, because of the colour of his skin...

Recently the Scottish government published a Bill that heralded an end to national laws against blasphemy.  In the same fell swoop, the centuries-old prohibition on criticizing religion will...

Finding a partner who shares the same core beliefs can be difficult at the best of times but what about during a global pandemic causing a nationwide lockdown where single Christians can't even me...

Bishop Michael Nazir Ali, the former bishop of Rochester, has said culture is as important as the economy when it comes to returning to normal.  On Thursday, the Bank of England predicted a 14 pe...

After the Supreme Court refused to hear the case concerning London’s first ‘prayer ban’, the case is now heading to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. Dulgheriu v. Eal...