International News


Asia | Jan. 20 2000

Kim: Prayer most important

The newly elected president of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) offered three words of advice to Baptists around the world. “Prayer is... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 20 2000

Leaders oppose ‘sex exploitation’ definition

Several conservative leaders, including Southern Baptist official Richard Land and Campus Crusade for Christ President Bill Bright, are opposing... [READ MORE]

Australia | Jan. 20 2000

Baptist World Congress meets in Australia, seeks unification

World Baptist delegates from all continents looked at a multitude of problems facing them in a new millennium — and nevertheless said,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 20 2000

IMB votes $23 million expansion project

International Mission Board (IMB) trustees have approved an immediate $23 million expansion of its crowded Missionary Learning Center (MLC) in... [READ MORE]

Human Rights/Freedom | Jan. 13 2000

Saudi Arabia religious police raid Christian worship service

Saudi Arabia’s vigilante religious police raided a private Christian worship service in Riyadh Jan. 7, arresting 15 of the estimated 100... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Muslims demand holy war against Christians

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Thousands of Muslims poured into Jakarta Jan. 7, demanding a holy war against Christians living in riot-torn provinces... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Sentencing worsens condition in China

CHINA – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious repression in China has worsened over the past weeks with... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 13 2000

Seminary student ambushed while serving as Kenyan missionary

A Southeastern Seminary student was viciously beaten and his family terrorized Jan.1 along a dark highway in East Africa during an ambush by... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 13 2000

Turk pastors arrested, churches raided

TURKMENISTAN – Less than a month after Baptist pastor Rahim Tashov was released from prison in Turkmenistan, authorities arrested two pastors... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 6 2000

Spanish soap operas save souls in America

Saving souls with soap operas? It’s happening. Spanish speakers throughout North and South America are coming to Christ through “En... [READ MORE]