International News

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Sentencing worsens condition in China

CHINA – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious repression in China has worsened over the past weeks with... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 13 2000

Seminary student ambushed while serving as Kenyan missionary

A Southeastern Seminary student was viciously beaten and his family terrorized Jan.1 along a dark highway in East Africa during an ambush by... [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]

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]

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]

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]