International


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]

Alabama | Jan. 20 2000

Alabama hosts IMB missionary appointment service

Four Alabama Baptists were among 36 Southern Baptist missionaries commissioned during the Jan. 10 appointment service at Lakeview Baptist Church,... [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]

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

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]

International | Jan. 6 2000

Missions Millennium: Ours was the age the gospel broke out of its ‘ghetto,’ spread around the world

If you were a European Christian on the eve of A.D. 1000, Y2K’s impact on your holiday plans. You faced threats like starvation or extinction... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 6 2000

A Year in Review

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

Europe | Jan. 6 2000

Greek police close evangelical radio station

ATHENS, Greece – An evangelical Christian radio station in Athens, Greece, has been closed and a retired pastor who helped run it was jailed... [READ MORE]