Asia


Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Organization offers new life for old Bibles

How many Bibles are just sitting around in your house, on the back seat of your car or on dusty shelves at your church? Emily Filipi of Wetumpka... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Challenges great for IMB missionaries

Southern Baptist missionaries risked mounting persecution abroad – for daring to tell the world Jesus is the only way to peace with God.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 27 2000

Team ready as disaster hits Taiwan

“Many times we’re afraid to move ahead … because we don’t have the resources,” Donna Burris, International Mission... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 20 2000

Kim: Prayer most important

The newly elected president of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) offered three words of advice to Baptists around the world. “Prayer is... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 20 2000

Leaders oppose ‘sex exploitation’ definition

Several conservative leaders, including Southern Baptist official Richard Land and Campus Crusade for Christ President Bill Bright, are opposing... [READ MORE]

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]

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Turk pastors arrested, churches raided

TURKMENISTAN – Less than a month after Baptist pastor Rahim Tashov was released from prison in Turkmenistan, authorities arrested two pastors... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Chinese court tries religious couple in secret

WUHAN, China – A couple arrested in the crackdown on the Falun Gong spiritual movement has reportedly been tried in secret in the central... [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]

Asia | Jan. 1 2000

Baptist missionary reaches out to Moscow’s Jews

Luba is middle-aged, divorced and disabled. She has an adult daughter but no one to talk to. She struggles with loneliness and isolation. Katya... [READ MORE]

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