Sadiri Joy Tira on the Global Church Family and the Coronavirus

Sadiri “Joy” Tira (DMiss, Western Seminary; DMin, Reformed Theological Seminary) is Coordinator for the Lausanne Diasporas North American Strategy Group. He also serves as Missiology...
Joseph D’Souza on Why the Witness of the Gospel Will Thrive Regardless of American Evangelicals and Politics

Joseph D’Souza on Why the Witness of the Gospel Will Thrive Regardless of American...

The Rev. Joseph D’Souza is archbishop of the Anglican Good Shepherd Church of India and president of the All India Christian Council. The views expressed...
Charles C. Camosy & Sherif K. Moussa on Lent’s Countercultural Call is as Old as the Church—and More Necessary Than Ever

Charles C. Camosy & Sherif K. Moussa on Lent’s Countercultural Call is as Old...

Charlie Camosy, is professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University. Sherif K. Moussa is a litigator in private practice in New York City...
Pope Francis Calls Mediterranean Region to Unity in Bari

Pope Francis Calls Mediterranean Region to Unity in Bari

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis returned to the Adriatic coast city of Bari on Sunday (Feb. 23) to deliver a powerful message of...
Scot McKnight on Faux-Fasting During Lent

Scot McKnight on Faux-Fasting During Lent

Scot McKnight is an American New Testament scholar, historian of early Christianity, theologian, and author who has written widely on the historical Jesus, early...

Five Churches Destroyed, Several Christians Killed as Boko Haram Militants Invade Town of Garkida...

More than 100 Boko Haram militants opened fire sporadically and indiscriminately and set churches and houses on fire, killing many people, in the town...

Coronavirus Outbreak at China’s Prisons Sparks Concern for Christians Imprisoned for Their Faith

The increase in coronavirus cases in China’s prison system has sparked concern among the loved ones of church leaders and other Christians imprisoned for...
Boko Haram Attacks Predominantly Christian Community in Nigeria

Boko Haram Attacks Predominantly Christian Community in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (BP) -- Islamic extremist militants from terrorist group Boko Haram destroyed three worship sites and an unspecified number of houses in northeast...

Ronnie Floyd on Vision 2025: A Call to Reach Every Person for Jesus Christ

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Vision 2025 is not simply a slogan or rallying cry. It's a path forward to help us reimagine a new future...
Baptist Global Response CEO Jeff Palmer Announces Retirement

Baptist Global Response CEO Jeff Palmer Announces Retirement

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Baptist Global Response CEO Jeff Palmer announced Feb. 20 he will be retiring from his current position in the coming months,...

Elyse Durham on Why Going Vegan for Lent Can Orient Us to Christ’s Calling

Elyse Durham is a writer in Detroit. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent...
Cardinal Zen: Vatican Is Complicit in the ‘Killing’ of Chinese Churches

Cardinal Zen: Vatican Is Complicit in the ‘Killing’ of Chinese Churches

As China’s Communist Party rolls out even more restrictions for religious organizations, a Catholic leader is accusing the Vatican of complicity in the “killing” of underground...
Nigeria: 5 Churches Burned, Many Christians Killed in Boko Haram Invasion

Nigeria: 5 Churches Burned, Many Christians Killed in Boko Haram Invasion

More than 100 Boko Haram militants opened fire sporadically and indiscriminately and set churches and houses on fire, killing many people, in the town...

Two Kenyan Christians Executed for Not Reciting Islamic Declaration of Faith After Al-Shabaab Attacks...

Two Christians are reported to be among three people killed after suspected al-Shabaab militants attacked a bus in Kenya on Wednesday morning.  Haji Abass, the...
Iranian Student Group Threatens to Destroy Tomb of Queen Esther, Mordechai

Iranian Student Group Threatens to Destroy Tomb of Queen Esther, Mordechai

The Basij group, a student group of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, has threatened to destroy what many believe to be the ancient burial...

Iran Threatens to Destroy Tomb of Esther and Mordechai in Retaliation Over Trump’s Middle...

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is raising concerns over unconfirmed reports that authorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran are threatening the...

Famine Looms as Exodus-Like Plague of Locusts Wreaks Havoc across East Africa

Vast plagues of locusts have continued to spread across East Africa, causing many to fear that the infestation could usher in a large-scale famine. The...
Report: L’Arche Founder Jean Vanier Abused Multiple Women

Report: L’Arche Founder Jean Vanier Abused Multiple Women

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier, who helped improve conditions for the developmentally disabled in multiple countries over half a century, sexually abused at least six...

Remembering and Praying for Nigerian Christians in the Midst of Persecution

The recent news reports about Christian persecution coming out of Nigeria are horrifying. On December 26, extremists who identified themselves as part of ISIS/ISIL murdered 11...

New Museum Commemorating 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs Beheaded by ISIS in 2015 Opens in...

A Coptic martyrs museum has opened in Egypt to commemorate the 21 Christians beheaded by the Islamic State on a Libyan beach in 2015...