International News

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]

International News | May. 1 2020

Simulcast of ‘Secret Church’ was target of cyberattacks

The April 24 simulcast of ‘Secret Church’ was reportedly the target of cyberattacks that prevented more than 50,000 participants worldwide... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 28 2020

National Day of Prayer continues with modifications due to COVID-19

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist National Day of Prayer events may look different this year in light of COVID-19, but the need for collective... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 30 2020

Lessons from Italy: Faith and self-sacrifice under quarantine

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Last fall, troubling news images from Italy showed the historic flooding of Venice. Today,... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 10 2020

Mobile pastor, church members back in US following quarantine in Bethlehem

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist A group from Mobile’s 3Circle Church that was quarantined in a Palestinian hotel after a coronavirus... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Mar. 9 2020

IMB recommends mission volunteers postpone travel due to coronavirus risk

The International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention is now recommending that missions volunteers from U.S. churches postpone... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Mar. 9 2020

Alabama governor establishes COVID-19 task force, church leaders begin to plan

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced March 6 the formation of a coronavirus (COVID-19) task force of cabinet... [READ MORE]