International News


Africa | Nov. 25 2020

Week of Prayer for International Missions

Here’s a preview of missionary stories highlighted in this year’s Week of Prayer for International Missions, set for Nov. 29–Dec. 6: Day... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Nov. 25 2020

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering allows Alabama family to follow God’s call to Kenya

Kenya looks a lot different than Alabama, but Eric and Heather McDonald are happy to call the African country their new home. The reason is simple... [READ MORE]

International News | Nov. 24 2020

Restrictions on religion rise across the globe

The number of restrictions on religion continues to rise in countries around the world, according to a recent analysis by Pew Research Center.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 24 2020

Crisis in Armenia: Helping those displaced by conflict

The bombs started falling in once peaceful communities. People — mostly women, children and the elderly — began running for their lives as... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 20 2020

Global Christian community called to help Armenian evangelicals serve refugees

Global Christian leaders are calling on believers worldwide to respond to the expansive and ongoing need of more than 150,000 Armenian refugees... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Nov. 20 2020

Restrictions on religion rise across the globe, Pew says

Government restrictions on religion are at their highest level around the globe since 2007, according to Pew Research. In an analysis of data... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 18 2020

Azerbaijan delays takeover as Armenians flee territory

By Jim Heintz Associated Press Azerbaijan on Sunday postponed taking control of a territory ceded by Armenian forces in a cease-fire agreement,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 2 2020

Iranian Christians denied custody of adopted daughter after arrests

BUSHEHR, Iran — An Iranian couple sentenced for being Christians have been denied custody of their adopted daughter. Sam Khosravi and wife... [READ MORE]

International News | Oct. 30 2020

Missionaries work toward long-term partnership with Portuguese leaders

In 2017, International Mission Board workers Mark and Hannah Bustrum attended a retreat with missionaries from the region and invited national... [READ MORE]

International News | Oct. 30 2020

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is November 1

On Nov. 1, Christ followers around the world will recognize the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church — a global prayer movement... [READ MORE]