International worker advises: Avoid deception, but don't show your hand

While deception is not appropriate for mission workers, volunteering information also is not required.

Should missionaries always tell the whole truth?

Christian workers who serve in countries closed to traditional missions outreach should tell the truth—but that doesn’t necessarily mean full disclosure, some Christian ethicists and missiologists insist.

Bethany Ministries meets medical needs in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is in turmoil, and the people who live there face daily uncertainty. Sherrie Bumstead feels called to minister there, and Texans are hearing God’s call to help her answer the cries of Zimbabwe.

Family from Houston ministers to children in Peru

Christopher and Jessie Rose and their son, Joshua, moved from Texas to Peru in February to serve at Operación San Andrés with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

FAITH DIGEST: Digital conservation of Dead Sea Scrolls started

Sixty years after their discovery, Israeli authorities have begun the process of conserving the Dead Sea Scrolls through digital technology.

Memory boxes preserve family histories of AIDS orphans

Children’s Emergency Relief International hopes to heal the memories of many South African children over the next three years through its Sinomlando/Memory Box Project partnership, based in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Texas volunteers serve 2,000 refugees in Gori

Families displaced by fighting in the Black Sea Republic of Georgia are expressing profound gratitude for a feeding ministry Texas Baptist relief workers are conducting in Gori.

Christians attacked in eastern India

Christians are under attack in the state of Orissa in eastern India, where more than 600 churches have been demolished, 4,000 Christians forced to flee from their villages, and at least 25 killed as a result of violent persecution, Baptist World Alliance officials reported.

Americans act as Georgian Baptists call for aid, end to conflict

Baptists in the United States and elsewhere in the world are responding with aid and prayers for their counterparts in the embattled former Soviet republic of Georgia.

Commentary: A prayer for China's Church

Olympic LogoWhat's really going on with the church in China? As millions of concerned Christians around the world focus on China during of the Olympic Games, a perceptual smog conceals the actual status of the Chinese church from view.

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A Prayer for China: The legacy of Bishop Ting

Though some would vehemently disagree, Philip Wickeri says Chinese Bishop K. H. Ting is one of the greatest church leaders of the 20th century.

A Prayer for China: Olympics bring back memories for Britt Towery

The Olympic Games are bringing back China memories for former missionary Britt Towery. Most of the memories are good, but some are not. (Baptist Press Photo)

BWA council urges justice for immigrants & refugees

The Baptist World Alliance General Council meeting in Prague approved a resolution declaring solidarity with immigrants, refugees and internally displaced people.

Olympic torch ventures to China’s last frontier

Despite a tightly stage-managed Olympic torch relay and sometimes onerous pre-Games security precautions, Chinese residents say they're proud of their country's  hosting  of the 2008 Olympics.

China pastor & wife forced from home, living on streets

A leader among China’s unregistered house churches and his wife have been forced from their home and hounded from shelter to shelter by Chinese authorities since July 6, according to the human rights group China Aid Association.
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