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Asia | Aug. 3 2017

Christians arrested for ‘unlawful assembly’

PUJARIPURVAH, India — Police in Uttar Pradesh state, India, detained six Christians in June under “unlawful assembly” laws for worshipping... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 2 2017

‘God opened my eyes:’ Alabama native spurred to reach nations

By Grace Thornton The Alabama Baptist Brittany Hall didn’t feel too much of a pull to international missions. Then one day she agreed to go... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 2 2017

Wellness retreat focuses on ministering to ministers

Ministers from several states convened at Samford University in Birmingham on July 10–14 for the eighth consecutive Ministering to Ministers... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Aug. 1 2017

SPEAK conference draws 900-plus, challenges students to be ‘voice of influence’

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Using the hashtag #speak17, students took their praise of Alabama’s annual SPEAK conference to... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 31 2017

Food aid reaches Christians in Nigeria

BORNO, Nigeria — Food aid is beginning to reach Nigerian Christians and others displaced by Boko Haram violence in the Lake Chad Basin, World... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 31 2017

State of Louisiana sued for its pro-life laws

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in late June targeting Louisiana’s abortion facility licensing law... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 31 2017

Entity leaders challenge Southern Baptists to combine evangelism, discipleship

Disciple making in Southern Baptist churches was assessed by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) entity leaders Kevin Ezell, David Platt and Eric... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 30 2017

Northeast noted as most ‘post-Christian’ region of US

Residents of Portland and Auburn, Maine, aren’t just living in the far Northeast. They’re in the most “post-Christian” part of the country.... [READ MORE]

Asia | Jul. 30 2017

Chinese couple killed, accused of ‘preaching’

Quetta, Pakistan — A Chinese couple was killed in June after Pakistani officials accused them of “preaching.” Reports say Lee Zing Yang,... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jul. 30 2017

Spurgeon collection now available online

A website expected to hold the largest digitized collection on the internet of writings by famed British theologian Charles H. Spurgeon is now... [READ MORE]