In spite of a broken economy and a country under corrupt martial law, God continues to protect his people in Venezuela, said a grown-up Southern Baptist missionary kid who trains indigenous missionaries at a Baptist camp there.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
For 18 years, Azucena Lopez had to share a bed with her mother. Thanks to Buckner International and a corporate donor, that has changed.
By Russ Dilday / Buckner International
A Venezuelan Baptist youth leader was released from jail Feb. 15 after 24 days of what officials with the National Baptist Convention of Venezuela called his “unjust detention.”
If and when archaeologist unearth additional Dead Sea Scrolls or other artifacts from the West Bank, both Palestinians and Israelis will be sure to claim ownership.
By Michele Chabin / Religion News Service
Baptist World Alliance officials joined the National Baptist Convention of Venezuela in calling for the release of a Venezuelan Baptist youth leader who has been jailed since Jan. 23.
A Waco layman and national Woman’s Missionary Union—along with Texas Baptist Men—are seeking to help Cuban Baptists meet needs in the aftermath of a deadly tornado that swept through Havana.
Children in Somaliland suffer congenital deformities and wound-related conditions that could be improved by surgery, but most needs are going unmet, according to a study co-led by Baylor University and Duke University researchers.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has dismissed a petition by Islamists to overturn the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman previously convicted of blasphemy, freeing her to leave the country and join her daughters in Canada.
By Naila Inayat / Religion News Service
The number of Christians suffering high to extremely high persecution is 14 percent more in 2019, Open Doors reported, counting 245 million individuals globally.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Targeted Christian persecution tailored to hurt women is trending globally, Open Doors reported in its 2019 World Watch List of 50 countries most dangerous for Christians to practice their faith.
More than 1,100 Christian teachers who have fled since al-Shabab began coming across the border into northern Kenya from Somalia in 2017, mostly targeting non-Muslim teachers.
By Doreen Ajiambo / Religion News Service
In a small single-room house in the Banaadir district of Somalia, dozens of Christians worship in secret out of fear of persecution in a country where no official churches exist.
By Tonny Onyulo / Religion News Service