International News

International News | Jan. 10 2020

Puerto Rico suffers from several recent earthquakes

Puerto Rico remains on alert following two major earthquakes on Jan. 7 and dozens of small quakes that have struck the island since Dec. 28.... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 6 2020

China sentences Early Rain Covenant Church pastor to nine years in prison

China has sentenced Wang Yi, pastor of Early Rain Covenant Church which operated outside the Communist Party-recognized Protestant organization,... [READ MORE]

International News | Dec. 6 2019

Chinese government designates Lottie Moon’s church as historical site

The Chinese government has designated Lottie Moon’s home church, Wulin Shenghui Church of Penglai in Shandong province, a nationally protected... [READ MORE]

International News | Oct. 27 2019

Kenyan Christian runs marathon in under 2 hours

When Eliud Kipchoge arrived home in Nairobi, Kenya, after running 26.2 miles in 1:59:40 in a carefully orchestrated event in Vienna, Austria,... [READ MORE]

International News | Sep. 23 2019

Fire destroys 5th century Holy Land church but preserves church’s mosaic floor

A fire that destroyed a 5th century Holy Land church near the Sea of Galilee around 700 A.D. appears to have preserved the church’s mosaic... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Sep. 3 2019

Tokyo ‘vision trips’ to introduce Olympics outreach

Missionaries in Japan are hosting three vision trips in October for those interested in leading mission teams to Tokyo during the 2020 summer... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 30 2019

Christian mother in Somalia divorced, forced to leave children after Bible discovered

A 32-year-old mother of two in Somalia was forced to leave her home after her husband discovered a Bible in her possession. The woman, who secretly... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 28 2019

More clergy members in Nigeria killed by Fulani herdsmen

Attacks in Nigeria have left more than 600 dead, some of them pastors and clergy members. Dozens of others have been kidnapped in the continued... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 23 2019

Foreign Christians arrested on charges of ‘converting’ in Nepal

A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released Aug. 7. Cho Yusang, a 73-year-old evangelical... [READ MORE]

International News | Aug. 9 2019

Philippine church leaders urging Christians to speak, stand together

Following the killing of a United Church of Christ pastor on the island of Mindanao on Aug. 2, church leaders in the Philippines are urging Christians... [READ MORE]