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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]

International News | Sep. 5 2013

Bolivian church leaders say new law threatens rights

Protestant church leaders in Bolivia are trying to revoke a new law they say aims to “impose contrary beliefs” and “denies... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Aug. 8 2013

Thomasville teen spends five weeks in Ecuador sharing Jesus, helping women

For 17-year-old Mariah Walker, the scariest part of going alone to Ecuador was “when I officially said goodbye to my family in the Atlanta... [READ MORE]

International News | Aug. 1 2013

Cuba Baptist seminary rises from near-extinction

HAVANA, Cuba — More than 70 students in Havana received diplomas July 5–6 through a partnership that has revived a Cuban seminary... [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]

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]

International News | Mar. 14 2013

Christians urged to pray for unity after Chávez’s death

CARACAS, Venezuela — With the death of Hugo Chávez, Venezuelans face an uncertain future after his 14-year presidency. The nation’s... [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. 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. 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]


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