International News


Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 13 2000

Saudi Arabia religious police raid Christian worship service

Saudi Arabia’s vigilante religious police raided a private Christian worship service in Riyadh Jan. 7, arresting 15 of the estimated 100... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Muslims demand holy war against Christians

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Thousands of Muslims poured into Jakarta Jan. 7, demanding a holy war against Christians living in riot-torn provinces... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

Relief headed to Venezuela continues

Relief has continued to pour into Venezuela following flooding in December that left thousands dead and many more homeless. To date Southern... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Group buys slaves, sets free

A controversial Christian human rights group based in Switzerland said it had bought the freedom of 5,514 slaves in Sudan during a secret mission.... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 6 2000

Spanish soap operas save souls in America

Saving souls with soap operas? It’s happening. Spanish speakers throughout North and South America are coming to Christ through “En... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Dotson recalls years in missions

Their main purpose was witnessing, and their greatest reward was helping South Africans fins the Lord.   Anneli and Clyde Dotson, retired... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 1 2000

Pastors in Iran Could Face Death Penalty

ISTANBUL,TURKEY — Three pastors in Iran are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for activities in the house-church movement... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 1 2000

BWA joins Serbian Baptists in appeal for religious freedom

Denton Lotz, general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), joined with Serbian Baptist leaders Jan. 21 to appeal for religious freedom... [READ MORE]

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