International News


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]

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

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]

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]

Africa | Jan. 6 2000

Dotson recalls years in missions

Their main purpose was witnessing, and their greatest reward was helping South Africans fins the Lord.   Anneli and Clyde Dotson, retired... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

By far, the biggest news for Alabama Baptists in 1999 was the defeat of proposed state lottery gambling. Church leaders from different denominations,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 6 2000

Handover: Macau becomes territory of China

On Dec. 20, 1999, the first European colony in East Asia, followed Hong Kong in becoming a sovereign territory of the largest nation in the world.... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

Relief headed to Venezuela continues

Relief has continued to pour into Venezuela following flooding in December that left thousands dead and many more homeless. To date Southern... [READ MORE]