As a result of strict Islamic blasphemy laws, a 37-year-old Christian was sentenced to death because of allegations he insulted the Islamic prophet Muhammad via text messages to a coworker.
By Tess Schoonhoven / Baptist Press
The Chinese government’s repression of Uyghur Muslims is a foretaste of the world’s future if there is not a change, human rights advocates warned Aug. 21 in a Southern Baptist-sponsored panel discussion.
By Tom Strode / Baptist Press
Texas Baptists are working in partnership with Health Outreach to the Middle East to provide emergency relief for people in Lebanon affected by the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut.
By Bonnie Shaw / Texas Baptist Communications
Christians in Lebanon requested prayer from fellow believers around the world after an enormous explosion devastated the port area of Beirut on Aug. 4.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
China persecutes Christians to gain leverage in future diplomatic relations with the United States, a Christian seeking U.S. asylum claimed in a video released July 22 alongside a new report by International Christian Concern.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
A nearly equal number of countries received upgrades and downgrades regarding their efforts against human trafficking in the last year, the U.S. State Department said in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
International religious freedom experienced both gains and losses in 2019, officials said upon the release of the U.S. State Department’s annual report on the issue.
As the epicenter of the COVID crisis has shifted to developing nations, Texas Baptist Men is meeting extreme hunger needs through international ministry partners.
By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
As part of its Standing Together at Pentecost initiative, the Baptist World Alliance is sponsoring virtual global prayer services featuring praises and prayers from around the world.
By Staff / Baptist Standard
Militant Fulani herdsmen killed at least 25 Christians in several attacks in Nigeria’s Middle Belt in April as the local government did little to intervene, according to an independent news service focused on the persecution of Christians.
India, which recently passed legislation experts say is detrimental to Muslims, should be placed on the U.S. government’s list of most egregious religious freedom violators, a watchdog agency says in its new report.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Although more than 85 percent of Kenyans identify as Christian, missionary Daniel Lowry says the majority have a distorted view of Jesus and the Bible.
By Catherine Finch / Baptist Press