Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:44 pm

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...

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...

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...

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’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...

China to Ban Christian Youth from University

China's Communist party has issued an ultimatum to parents that if children do not stop attending church, they will be barred from attending college or entering the military.<strong>The Christian...

Russia Bans Sharing of Faith

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a package of anti-terrorism laws that also include measures that put tighter restrictions on missionary activity and evangelism. Effective July 20, 2016,...

Pope Frances Advises Protestant Woman on the Eucharist: Speak to the Lord

Pope Frances advises a Protestant woman, regarding the Eucharist, "Speak with the Lord and go ahead."

One Nation: Abortion is Illegal

On July 27, 2014, the Philippines welcomed the birth of baby Chonalyn, the 100 millionth Filipino alive. She was greeted by a group of well-wishers, blinding camera flashes, and...

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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