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International News | Feb. 22 2021

Uzbek authorities deny Protestant church applications, incite fear

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — The Uzbekistan government reportedly has denied Protestant churches’ applications to exist, with some leaders saying…

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International News | Feb. 21 2021

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “The Last Supper,” reopens to the public

Visitors can once again view Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “The Last Supper,” housed inside the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria…

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International News | Feb. 21 2021

IMB partners with 140 international Baptist conventions in fulfilling Great Commission

The International Mission Board’s 175 years of ministry among the nations has resulted in the formation of 140 Baptist conventions and unions…

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International News | Feb. 20 2021

125 come to Christ during retreat in Europe

By Karen Pearce IMB More than 125 people put their trust in Christ during a three-day mountain retreat in the Caucuses region of Europe. National…

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International News | Feb. 18 2021

SBC leaders: Refugee increase to give church Gospel opportunity

The decision to increase dramatically the number of refugees to be welcomed into the United States will provide Christians with important opportunities…

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International News | Feb. 18 2021

French bill to combat Islamist extremism could prohibit all religious freedom, critics say

France’s National Assembly, the lower house of the French Parliament, approved on Feb. 16 a law to fight Islamist extremism and separatism…

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International News | Feb. 18 2021

Southern Baptists from Missouri among latest relief workers to serve people of Armenia

By Ben Hawkins The Pathway Little more than 100 years ago, an 18-year-old girl staggered into an American relief camp set up along Russia’s…

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International News | Feb. 16 2021

Judson graduate fears Myanmar could become ‘like North Korea’ following military coup

A Judson College graduate who now lives in her native Myanmar fears the country is in danger of becoming “like North Korea” if the country’s…

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International News | Feb. 15 2021

5 Nigerian Christians kidnapped Christmas Day executed by captors

GARKIDA, Nigeria — Five of 11 Christians kidnapped Christmas Day in Garkida, Nigeria, reportedly were executed by Islamic terrorists. The Islamic…

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International News | Feb. 15 2021

World Relief leaders stepping down after guiding evangelical organization through ‘tough season’

World Relief heads Scott Arbeiter and Tim Breene are stepping down after a combined 30 years serving the evangelical Christian organization.…

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