International News


Baptist News | Jun. 11 2019

Persecution on the move at home, overseas, panel shares

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Persecution is on the move around the world — and gradually moving into American life — but God is... [READ MORE]

International News | Jun. 11 2019

Police ban evangelistic events in western Ugandan town

Police have banned evangelistic events in a town in western Uganda following open-air preaching in which many Muslims put their faith in Christ,... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jun. 10 2019

‘Pursue’ Christ through prayer, missions is message of 2019 WMU annual meeting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated June 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. to correct final attendance. By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist “Sweet home,... [READ MORE]

International News | May. 27 2019

Venezuelans cross Colombia border seeking food, medicine

An estimated 80,000 Venezuelans cross the Colombia border daily seeking food and medicine. Venezuela has lost electricity and gas, the currency... [READ MORE]

Europe | Apr. 15 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire

A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame... [READ MORE]

International News | Apr. 1 2019

US expands overseas abortion funding ban

The U.S. will strengthen and expand a policy withholding federal funds from overseas groups that offer or promote abortions, Secretary of State... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 1 2019

Persecuted church: More than 200 Christians killed in continued escalating attacks throughout Nigeria

Christian deaths are spiraling in Nigeria as militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists escalate their attacks, according to reports... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

International News | Nov. 8 2017

Baptists provide humanitarian aid to Rohingya people of Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — Residents of Myanmar — early beneficiaries of the Baptist missions movement two centuries ago — once again are the focus... [READ MORE]

International News | Jan. 12 2017

Missionary reaps harvest as ‘refugee’ in foreign land

After years laboring in a restricted-access country, International Mission Board (IMB) missionary Layla Murphy began reaping a harvest as people... [READ MORE]

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