Religion News


National News | Jan. 13 2000

Trend continues: Worship attendance declined in 1999

A new survey of Protestant churches says attendance at worship services during 1999 declined slightly in keeping with the trend of recent years.... [READ MORE]

National | Jan. 13 2000

‘Gospel is for everybody’

Southern Baptists’ focused efforts to share the gospel in Chicago are intended for everyone who will hear it – not any particular... [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]

College and Career | Jan. 13 2000

Miami Baptist pastor killed in shooting spree

MIAMI – A Baptist pastor in Florida was among victims in a Dec. 26 shooting spree that left two dead and three seriously wounded before... [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]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Facing stress topic of upcoming conference

Strength Under Stress, a conference for pastors, staff members and their families, will be held Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. at Huffman Baptist... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jan. 13 2000

Evangelism conference set in Dothan

Five sessions of preaching and singing will be featured during the annual Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference, Jan. 24-25, at the Dothan... [READ MORE]

Bible Study Tools | Jan. 13 2000

Spanish Bible tops 1 million

Less than a year after its launch, the Nueva Version Internacional (NVI) – a Spanish-language Bible produced by the International Bible... [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]

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]

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