Christians in the United Kingdom face hostility on many fronts — from the top levels of government to local city councils and secular organizations. These attacks appear to be waking up a sleeping church.
More than 400 years ago, English explorers brought Christianity to the New World. Spreading the Gospel was a mandate in the England of old.
Today in the United Kingdom, sharing that Christian faith could land you behind bars. Under current law, using “insulting words or behaviour” is a criminal offense.
As a result, police have arrested a number of Christians, including street preachers because listeners considered the message insulting.
“I think that personally there is a decline in just the knowledge of God and in the love of God,” Shepherd Masango, a Christian street preacher, told CBN News.
“There’s a lot of people that we speak to on the streets — 16-year-olds or below — people that have never grown up going to church, and people have just radically turned away from God and are just following different kind(s) of things,” he said.Continue Reading on www.cbn.com