International News

Africa | Oct. 27 2016

Baptists ask for prayer for Ethiopian unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Baptists in Ethiopia are asking for prayer after more than two months of unrest have cost the nation hundreds of lives.... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Oct. 20 2016

Assessments, life-saving relief efforts continue after Hurricane Matthew

By Neisha Roberts The Alabama Baptist By 7 a.m. that morning Jared McCrory had heard from officials at Children’s Hope in Jacmel, Haiti, accounting... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 20 2016

IMB missionaries in Ukraine lay groundwork for medical team

By Brian Harris Special to The Alabama Baptist If you’ve ever been fishing you’ve most likely baited a hook and dipped it into the water... [READ MORE]

International News | Oct. 6 2016

International Days of Prayer for Persecuted Church marks 20 years

The International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) was started because there was “a great need of prayer for the increasing... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Jun. 30 2016

Nutrition plan launched to help end malnutrition

Malnutrition, according to a new report, remains a global issue and affects 1 out of 3 people. The 2016 Global Nutrition Report (GNR) was recently... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jun. 16 2016

UK rejects asylum to recent refugee Christian converts

LONDON — United Kingdom authorities are not granting asylum to several refugees who recently became Christians. The reason? The new believers... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jun. 16 2016

Catholic Church looks at ordaining women deacons

VATICAN CITY — In an opening with historic significance, Pope Francis said he wants to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons,... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jun. 16 2016

World Refugee Day urges awareness, solidarity

The refugee crisis, described as the worst since World War II, has resulted in more than 4.8 million Syrians being registered as refugees by... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 2 2016

Publicity surrounding Chibok girl’s escape questioned

The escape of a Chibok schoolgirl from Boko Haram is being exploited by the Nigerian government as an accomplishment in efforts to recover more... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jun. 2 2016

Legislation would criminalize street evangelism

KADUNA, Nigeria — Street evangelists would be fined and “offensive” preaching at church services would send pastors to jail for up to two... [READ MORE]