Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
A report of the ‘Observatory of Laicité’ says the right to express one’s beliefs in public is protected by “internal and international laws”. Evangelicals are the faith group with the highest percentage of practicing believers.
Systemic persecution and its implications.
The biggest region of the United Arab Emirates starts a process of regularisation. Christians in the country see the initiative with good eyes but “precaution” is needed.
Rev. Iftikhar Indryas, founder of the New Covenant Christian School, explains the issues the educational project is facing. He calls to pray for the “spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being” of Pakistani Christians.
“Nones” are a majority but cities are now more religious than rural areas, analysts say. Evangelicals grow to 1.6% of the population.
Citing a law that requires authorization for non-Muslim places of worship, authorities in North-central Algeria ordered the closure of the church and its Bible school.
Ramez Atallah, Director of the Bible Society Egypt, addresses some of the misconceptions about the country, and analyses the presence and influence of the Christian minority.
The release of Asia Bibi is “extraordinarily good news”, but blasphemy laws “should be repealed once and for all” to protect faith minorities.
The African country is suffering an increase in extremist attacks. Other six Christians were killed two weeks ago in an evangelical church.
All of them served in Turkey. Former church leader in Izmir Andrew Brunson thanks all those who prayed for him during his two-year imprisonment.
Six months after her acquittal, the Christian woman that survived 9 years in prison will now be able to start a new life with her family in Canada.
Muslims in-laws pressured women to accuse husbands.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says a “complication” has delayed the departure of the Christian woman. “She will be leaving in weeks”, he promises.
A two-year investigation showed direct and circumstantial evidence that a pastor and other religious leader were victims of “enforced disappearance by state agents”.
In an era of polarized politics and dysfunctional governments, it is heartening to witness politicians act with courage, promptness, and moral clarity.
Churches pray that the tensions caused by the postponement of the presidential election will result in a peaceful political transition.
Christian leaders file suit alleging 1,000 people killed in the past three years. “The affected Christian communities have been completely overwhelmed and are now desolate and devastated”.
According to Amnesty International, Boko Haram attacked the northeastern Nigeria border town of Rann, almost destroying it. Christian leaders are calling for urgent prayers for peace in this troubled region.
The presidential vote has been postponed one week, to February 23. Analysts say the Nigerian political future belongs to the ethnic group of the Fulani Muslims.
Ab Shaik is a former Muslim from India. His mission, he explains, is to bring the power of the gospel to others who belong to his own people.
In an interview, Lindsay Brown analyses three challenges for the church in Europe and elsewhere and how they can be turned into opportunities for the gospel.
The victim’s conversion remained a secret until Somali Muslims saw her coming from church worship.
Efraim Tendero represented evangelical Christians at the Global Conference on Human Fraternity in Abu Dhabi.
A YouGov survey shows that “substantial portions of Western respondents” believe Islam is incompatible with society.
An interview with Efraim Tendero, Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance and former leader of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches.