June 5, 2019World
WASHINGTON – Human rights advocates including Christians marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre with a rally in Washington June 4, calling the U.S. to hold China accountable for past and continued human rights abuses.
June 4, 2019World
WASHINGTON – Evangelical bioethicists are calling for a ban – not just a moratorium – on gene editing even as it is being reported that fertility clinics desire to use the controversial technology.
Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced in November...Read More
May 28, 2019World
JOS, Nigeria – Suspected Fulani herdsmen stormed a church choir practice and kidnapped 17 Christians in north-central Nigeria the evening of May 18. And the same night gunmen killed a Christian and kidnapped two others at a Baptist church, sources...Read More
May 20, 2019World
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Only days after witnessing Venezuelan refugees' plight on the Colombia border, and mere weeks after praying with refugees in Uganda, International Mission Board President Paul Chitwood traveled to Capitol Hill Thursday, May 16 to...Read More
May 20, 2019World
TAIPEI, Taiwan – A Christian coalition in Taiwan is lamenting the legalization of gay marriage there Thursday, May 16, months after a majority of voters rejected such unions in a nationwide referendum.
Taiwan is the first Asian nation to legalize...Read More
May 16, 2019World
ABUJA, Nigeria – Escalating violence that has killed thousands of Christians in Central Nigeria must be addressed by the international Christian community and a Nigerian government that has harassed victims, a global religious liberty coalition...Read More
May 9, 2019World
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Advances in 3-D printing technology have brought scientists a step closer to manufacturing organs for people in need of transplants.
Evangelical bioethicists say the technology appears "promising" and "exciting," provided it does...Read More
May 8, 2019World
LAHORE, Pakistan – Persecuted Christian mother Asia Bibi has joined her husband and children in Canada, months after her acquittal of false blasphemy charges and her release from Pakistan's death row.
Bibi's attorney Saif-ul-Malook told several...Read More
May 1, 2019World
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – A father in Canada has committed "family violence," according to a Canadian court, for referring to his teenage daughter as a female in spite of her desire to transition to a male gender identity.
The Supreme Court of...Read More
April 30, 2019World
PEMBA, Mozambique – With Mozambique suffering its second major cyclone in the past six weeks, Baptist Global Response (BGR) has requested prayer for ongoing disaster relief ministry in the southeast African nation.
"Pray for the people in areas...Read More