Asia


Asia | Mar. 2 2000

Hindus attempting to slow Christianity

KATMANDU, Nepal — A Hindu organization in Nepal announced plans Jan. 17 to launch a campaign to stop conversions by Christians. The coordinator... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 24 2000

Lutheran church growth high in 1999

GENEVA, Switzerland — An estimated 1.6 million people became Lutherans last year, reports the Lutheran World Federation, bringing the total... [READ MORE]

Asia | Feb. 3 2000

Religious violence in Indonesia intensifies

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Religious violence between Muslims and Christians, which has killed about 2,000 people in Indonesia in the past year,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

TWR adds programs, expands ministry

ABUJA, Nigeria — Audiences in Nigeria, India and the Baltic nations are the beneficiaries of expanded ministry by international Christian... [READ MORE]

Africa | Feb. 3 2000

Panel: Religious liberty threatened

In its first months of work, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a series of statements detailing threats to religious... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 27 2000

Organization offers new life for old Bibles

How many Bibles are just sitting around in your house, on the back seat of your car or on dusty shelves at your church? Emily Filipi of Wetumpka... [READ MORE]

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]

Asia | Jan. 27 2000

Team ready as disaster hits Taiwan

“Many times we’re afraid to move ahead … because we don’t have the resources,” Donna Burris, International Mission... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 27 2000

Missionaries see success in efforts

Robert Burris, international missionary to Taiwan, said Taiwanese Christians are beginning to take up the mantle of missions. Burris and his... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jan. 20 2000

Kim: Prayer most important

The newly elected president of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) offered three words of advice to Baptists around the world. “Prayer is... [READ MORE]

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