Africa | Nov. 1 2013

Gospel for Asia calls for intercession on International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

As Christians prepare to participate in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on Nov. 3 or Nov. 10, Gospel for Asia (GFA)... [READ MORE]

Africa | May. 1 2013

15 countries cited for religious freedom violations

It can be hard to come up with a list of countries with the most egregious records on religious freedom when some of the world's worst offenders... [READ MORE]

Australia | Apr. 4 2013

BWA Australia begins new ‘Disaster Plus’ campaign

FORESTVILLE, Australia — An Australian Baptist organization long committed to disaster relief and recovery is shifting focus to prepare... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Mar. 21 2013

New Pope Francis has ‘unprecedented’ start

ROME — Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s decision to be the first pope to take the name Francis was clearly meant to send a powerful... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 10 2013

Christians most populous, Pew research affirms

Christians are the world’s largest religious group and are nearly evenly dispersed globally, according to a new Pew study on the size,... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 10 2013

Buying fair trade products can help stop forced labor, free people from bondage

A young man came to the United States to look for work because he needed to support his aging parents,” wrote Polaris Project, an... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jan. 3 2013

2012 Year in Review

It may not have felt like it, because a lot of people burned the candle at both ends in 2012, but in a variety of ways this past year was like... [READ MORE]

Africa | Nov. 29 2012

100 years after Lottie Moon’s death, IMB missionaries still risking it all

Nepalese pastors brave threats and bombs to see Christ’s name glorified in the Himalayas.  Believers in West Africa bury a Christian... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Nov. 29 2012

Lottie Moon gave her life to answer question, ‘How many can I reach?’

She died on board a ship 100 years ago Christmas Eve — sick, exhausted, brokenhearted over leaving her beloved Chinese friends in their... [READ MORE]

Africa | Oct. 4 2012

‘Jesus’ wife’ fragment authenticity doubted

Various news outlets caused a stir over the announcement of a small, newly translated Coptic manuscript fragment indicating that Jesus may have... [READ MORE]