The international community has devalued Nigerian lives by ignored terrorist violence and attacks in Nigeria, insisted Samson Ayokunle, president of the Nigerian Baptist Convention.
By Eron Henry / Baptist World Alliance
From imprisonment to torture to beheadings, more Christians worldwide live in fear for their lives than at any time in the modern era.
By Jonathan Merritt / Religion News Service
The site where Jesus may have been tried, prior to his crucifixion, now is open to the public for the first time.
By Michele Chabin / Religion News Service
Liberian Baptist leader Emile Sam-Peal is finally going home after being stranded five months in America because of Ebola-related flight cancellations
By Robert Dilday / Baptist News Global
As Ebola continues its rampage across Liberia and elsewhere in West Africa, thousands of children are taking a double hit: losing parents to the fatal virus and then being shunned by relatives who fear they will catch the disease.
By Sheilia Passewe / USA TODAY
Christian minorities are in danger of being eradicated in the Middle East, leaders of evangelical and Protestant denominations in Syria and Lebanon said in a joint statement.
By Bob Allen / ABPnews/Herald
Serving war-ravaged refugees, including indigenous Christian groups, in the Middle East requires extra cultural and religious sensitivity among missionaries living in cultures that do not value religious freedom, experts say.
By Jeff Brumley / ABPnews/Herald
Lebanese Baptist leader Nabil Costa is urging Christians in the West not only to pray for Christians fleeing violence in his region but also to lobby their governments to “empower a Christian presence in the Middle East.”
The interim president of a Baptist seminary forced out of Liberia by the Ebola outbreak says the crisis is taking a toll far greater than those who catch the illness.
Prominent conservative voices are criticizing the decision to bring two medical missionaries who contracted Ebola back to the United States for treatment. And some evangelicals are aghast at their comments.
By Sarah Pulliam Bailey / Religion News Service
Baptists establishing relationships in Finland encounter a postmodern stance that embraces the idea that all truth is relative. And if you ask a Finn if he believes in God, he often will respond, “That’s my business, not yours.”
By Charles Braddix / International Mission Board
Baptist pastor and church planter Gunnar Gunnarsson lives in a world of opposites and extreme contrasts in Iceland, where 90 percent of Iceland’s population say they are Christian but 10 percent or less go to church regularly.