Europe | Feb. 18 2016

Men, women pray together at Western Wall

Making the new prayer space at the Western Wall was meant to be “historic” and “revolutionary,” creating a permanent area where male... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 18 2016

Pope, Russia’s patriarch meet for first time

At a historic meeting Feb. 12, Pope Francis and Russia’s Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow signed a joint declaration on the issue of persecuted... [READ MORE]

Europe | Feb. 4 2016

IMB missionaries minister to prostitutes in France

Taking a deep breath, I stepped into the darkened room located in a popular port town nestled along the French Riviera. The aroma of stale alcohol... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 21 2016

Heroes of the Faith: 2016 marks 400th anniversary of theologian Owen’s birth

John Owen (1616–1683) was the most prolific theologian of the 17th century. Charles Spurgeon, the 19th-century Baptist preacher, called him... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 21 2016

Episcopal Church suspended for stance on gay ‘marriage’

The Anglican Communion voted Jan. 14 to censure its American branch, the Episcopal Church, during a meeting in Canterbury, England, called to... [READ MORE]

Europe | Dec. 17 2015

Belarus lawyer seeks to clarify religious freedom rights

MINSK, Belarus — A Protestant lawyer in Belarus’ capital of Minsk is seeking legal clarification over whether individuals have rights... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Nov. 19 2015

Samford University student shares experience about Paris attacks

Samford junior Alyssa Stockard was in Paris when ISIS attacked Nov. 13. One of several Samford University in Birmingham students studying abroad... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 19 2015

Kazakh pastor sentenced to 7 years restricted freedom

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — More than 12 weeks after his arrest by Kazakhstan’s National Security Committee secret police, Seventh-day Adventist... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2015

Baptists in Europe, Serbia, Croatia minister to flood of refugees

Baptist World Aid, the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), distributed more than $65,000 in emergency refugee support... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2015

British Parliament rejects controversial right-to-die bill

CANTERBURY, England — British parliamentarians soundly rejected a right-to-die bill Sept. 11 that would have allowed people with less than... [READ MORE]