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The 10 Most-Read Stories of the Persecuted Church

China removes 400 crosses, the US deports Iraqi Christians, and ISIS beheads dozens.
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The 10 Most-Read Stories of the Persecuted Church

Here are CT's most-read stories about the persecuted church in 2015.

10) Why Christians Are Fleeing One of Africa's Oldest and Largest Christian Homelands

Beyond the search for a better life, evangelicals and Orthodox in Ethiopia increasingly share even more.

9) After Removing 400 Crosses, China Proposes Where Churches Can Put Them Instead

China protests USCIRF report, but campaign to 'de-Christianize' skyline of China's Jerusalem continues.

8) Yes, the US Is Deporting Iraqi Christians. Here's Why.

Would-be asylum seekers admit lying to Homeland Security.

7) Frank Wolf Calls for Safe Haven for Mideast Christians

Former congressman offers six-point plan. But killing continues as ISIS-linked terrorists behead 21 Christians in Libya.

6) Libya's 21 Christian Martyrs: ‘With Their Blood, They Are Unifying Egypt’

As Coptic Christians mourn ISIS beheadings, they praise the response of their government and Muslim neighbors.

5) Kenji Goto, Christian Journalist, Beheaded By Islamic State

ISIS releases video showing execution of Japanese believer.

4) Why Are There Only 53 Christians Among America’s 2,184 Syrian Refugees?

Amid claims of discrimination, World Relief points to other explanations.

3) Forgiving ISIS: Christian ‘Resistance’ Videos Go Viral in Arab World

Ten-year-old girl from Mosul becomes Christian broadcaster SAT-7’s most-watched interview ever.

2) How I Escaped from North Korea

And the crucial role the Chinese church played.

1) How Libya's Martyrs Are Witnessing to Egypt

Murders spark largest outreach ever amid new freedoms and new threats.

You can also check out the most-read posts in 2015 for Christianity Today, Gleanings, Testimonies, and Her.meneutics.

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