Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:48 pm

Japan’s Oldest Church May Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Japan's oldest church which was built to commemorate the 26 martyred Christians crucified in 1597 has been nominated as a World Heritage Site. Christiantoday.com reports that the Oura church in...

Bangladesh Muslims Convert to Christianity

According to The Christian Post, thousands of Muslims in Bangladesh are converting to Christianity, despite persecution against Christians in the country. Bangladesh has a population of 165 million and nearly...

Israel – Where Christians Live in Peace

CBN News reports that Israel is the only safe haven and beacon of hope in the Middle East amid genocide and Islamic persecution against Christians. During the 11th annual Christians...

Iraqi Refugees Convert to Christianity

Iraqi soldiers are securing civilians from Fallujah, Iraq who have fled to a refugee town called City of Refuge to escape the threat of the Islamic State. Frontiers USA said...

Thousands of New Christians in Brazil

After an 8-day mission in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Louisiana Baptists shared that there is widespread revival in churches, communities, prisons and schools in this South American country.

UK Church Tourism Week

The United Kingdom celebrates its first Church Tourism Week on July 22-31, 2016. The Churches Conservation Trust organized this week-long program to promote and celebrate England's historic churches. "England’s treasured...

Israel’s Christian Schools Get Overdue Grant

Cash-strapped Christian schools in Israel will be able to access a large government draft that is months overdue, reports The Times of Israel. The country's 47 Arabic speaking Christian schools...

Christians in Turkey on Edge after Failed Coup

Baptist Press reports that the future is dim for Christians in Turkey following the failed military coup. Since the coup attempt on July 15, an estimated 50,000-60,000 people have...

Nepal Christians on Trial for Proselytizing

Eight Christian counselors in Nepal will go on trial for proselytizing -- which is against the country's new constitution, Christian Today reports. This trial is the first religious freedom...

Poland asks Church to Protect Poles in the UK

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has written to church leaders in Britain asking them to counter “intolerance and xenophobia” exposed in attacks on Poles living there, Catholic Herald reports. The Polish...

Pastors

Reflecting on Privileges, Burdens of Ministry

Pastors love walking with their people through life’s celebrations and tribulations, but in ministry, pastors often carry burdens of their own.

Open the Eyes of my Heart, Lord

In Ephesians 1, Paul didn’t pray for material blessings, but for spiritual perception. In verse 19, he prayed “the eyes of your understanding being enlightened.” The word understanding means heart.

Are You Passionate?

Anyone who knows anything about the National Football League is aware that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike...

There is Another Way

J.T. Starks grew up in Lancaster, Texas, near Dallas, amidst violence and uncertainty. He had no role model as a child, but he relied on his instincts for survival.

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