Send Relief has been mobilizing ministry partners in Asia to serve people in need following the major surge in COVID-19 cases in India.
05/07/2021 - By Natalie Sarrett / Baptist Press
Boko Haram and affiliated Islamic terrorists are poised to form a caliphate in Sub-Saharan Africa, international religious liberty leaders said.
05/03/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
In its 2021 annual report released April 21, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom singled out 14 nations as the worst violators of religious liberty.
04/21/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Seven years after Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a majority Christian school in Chibok, Nigeria, U.S. religious freedom advocates are lamenting escalating religious persecution in the African country.
04/19/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Pastor Cecil Richards is working with members of his Kingstown Baptist Church to help feed people in St. Vincent who have been evacuated due to the volcanic eruption on the island nation.
04/16/2021 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Clara Thethtet Tunwin and other organizers planned a mass protest on April 10 in Washington, D.C., against the coup in Myanmar.
04/12/2021 - By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
In light of a buildup of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border, Baptists in Ukraine called on Christians around the world to pray for peace in their nation.
04/09/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
The Dellana West O’Brien school building was destroyed when a man in the community who was angry over a land dispute allegedly drove a bulldozer through the campus.
04/08/2021 - By Grace Thornton / Baptist Press
Luis Palau, a Christian evangelist described by some as “the Latino Billy Graham,” died March 11 at his Portland, Ore., home. He was 86.
03/15/2021 - By Mark I. Pinsky / Religion News Service
Conditions continue to deteriorate rapidly for citizens peacefully seeking to resist military rule in Myanmar, and particularly for medical personnel who are caring for injured protesters, a Baptist physician in the troubled nation reported.
03/05/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
A surge in school kidnappings in northwestern Nigeria is blamed loosely on bandits rather than clearly defined Islamic terrorist groups, according to news reports. However, Christians remain at greater risk of harm than Muslims.
03/05/2021 - By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
A Jehovah’s Witness has been sentenced to two years in a Russian prison for practicing her faith, marking the first time the country has imprisoned a woman since a 2017 ruling that declared the faith group “extremist.”
02/26/2021 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service