International News

International News | Jul. 9 2020

Israeli regulators order U.S.-based evangelical broadcaster GOD TV’s ‘Shelanu’ channel taken off the air

Israeli regulators on June 28 announced they ordered U.S.-based evangelical broadcaster GOD TV’s ‘Shelanu’ channel taken off the air, saying... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jul. 6 2020

IMB urges caution while encouraging sustained commitment to missions

International Mission Board senior leaders are urging Southern Baptists to use extreme caution if they are considering overseas missions travel... [READ MORE]

International News | Jun. 30 2020

Amid rising Christian persecution, Turkey denies visa to pastor’s American wife

Amid rising Christian persecution, Turkey has denied a visa to a U.S. citizen and wife of a Protestant pastor there, reportedly in an attempt... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Jun. 25 2020

Federal officials in Texas seize website promoting prostitution, indict site’s owner

Officials in Texas have shut down CityXGuide, a prominent prostitution and sex trafficking website. The U.S. Secret Service working with the... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 10 2020

Alabama Baptists among 61 international missionaries commissioned

Two Alabama Baptists, Eric and Heather McDonald, were among 61 missionaries commissioned by the International Mission Board in a virtual Sending... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 29 2020

Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity reopens to public

Bethlehem’s storied Church of the Nativity reopened to visitors on Tuesday (May 26), after a nearly three-month closure due to the coronavirus... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 21 2020

Police arrest, assault Christians preparing relief aid in India

NEW DELHI – A pastor and seven others putting relief packets together for the poor were assaulted by police who arrested them on a baseless... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 19 2020

Evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias dead at 74

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias died May 19 in Atlanta following a short battle... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 18 2020

Montenegro: About 60 detained in clashes over priest arrests

Montenegrin police said Thursday they have detained around 60 people following clashes at protests demanding the release of eight Serbian Orthodox... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | May. 14 2020

June 7 designated as Southern Baptist Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

By Ann Lovell International Mission Board On average, eight Christians died every day for their faith in 2019. That equals more than 2,920 people... [READ MORE]