International News

Alabama | Mar. 5 2020

Alabama Baptist leaders issue coronavirus statement, caution against international travel

By Margaret Colson The Alabama Baptist What does the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, mean for Alabama Baptists — particularly those... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Feb. 28 2020

IMB forms coronavirus task force

In light of the global expansion of coronavirus (COVID-19), the International Mission Board has convened a task force to specifically address... [READ MORE]

International News | Feb. 28 2020

Coronavirus outbreak fears in Italy led priests to forego Ash Wednesday Mass

Fears of a growing coronavirus outbreak in Italy led Catholic priests in Milan and Venice to forego Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 26. The country... [READ MORE]

Developing News | Jan. 29 2020

As coronavirus outbreak spreads, missionaries and others are finding ways to help

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Coronavirus currently reigns supreme as the latest global health scare, but how worried... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 26 2020

Baptist Union provides relief to Australian fire victims

Massive wildfires have burned 16 million acres in Australia, and though recent rains have helped in the firefighting effort, the country has... [READ MORE]

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]