Human Rights/Freedom


Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Challenges great for IMB missionaries

Southern Baptist missionaries risked mounting persecution abroad – for daring to tell the world Jesus is the only way to peace with God.... [READ MORE]

College and Career | Jan. 27 2000

Student sues over drama program profanity

SALT LAKE CITY – A Mormon student who studied drama at the University of Utah is suing the school, claiming she was forced to leave the... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jan. 20 2000

Wedgwood takes donation from family of gunman

“It is good to know that God is with us even in the line of fire.” This is one of the few visible expressions of grief and faith... [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]

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]

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]

Children | Jan. 13 2000

Ten Commandments issues continue to rise

LONDON, Ky. – The state whose 1978 law mandating Ten Commandments classroom displays was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Jan. 13 2000

Abortion rates dropping, CDC says

The number of legal abortions in the United States dropped to its lowest rate in 20 years in 1997, the government’s Centers for Disease... [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]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Southside sets MLK service

“Living Love and Justice” is the theme of services scheduled for Jan. 16 at Southside Baptist Church, Birmingham. April Wells will... [READ MORE]