The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
“If Prime Minister Modi wins again, the persecution of Christians in India will continue to grow”, says Vijayesh Lal, General Secretary of the Evangelical Fellowship of India. Voting will finish on May 19.
The Education Secretary responds to a growing debate after Muslim and Christian parents withdrew their children from classes on same-sex relationships.
A two-year investigation showed direct and circumstantial evidence that a pastor and other religious leader were victims of “enforced disappearance by state agents”.
According to the law, conversion from Islam is illegal and punishable by death. “Christian converts will be forced to hide their faith even more carefully”, Open Doors says.
The Pope congratulated Morocco for what he considers to be a good coexistence between Muslims and Christians. The country ranks 35th in the World Watch List.
Analysts have detected ties between Muslim Fulani herdsmen and Islamic extremist groups.
In an era of polarized politics and dysfunctional governments, it is heartening to witness politicians act with courage, promptness, and moral clarity.
The evangelical body New Zealand Christian Network (NZCN) urged people “to pray for all the families affected, and to offer them support in every way possible”.
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.
For the first time in the history of the country where the Reformation began, there are more Catholics than Protestants.
The victim’s conversion remained a secret until Somali Muslims saw her coming from church worship.
A YouGov survey shows that “substantial portions of Western respondents” believe Islam is incompatible with society.
Most administrative prosecutions end in punishment. Many are prosecuted for sharing their faith on the street. “Believers go out to share their faith less often, and give out publications or invitations less openly”.
The number of tourists to Israel almost doubled in two years, reaching the record of 4 million in 2018. 61% of visitors were Christian.
Under the law, animals have to be stunned before being killed. “It is a sad day for religious freedom in Europe”, the president of the Conference of European Rabbis says.
There are 4,238 evangelical places of worship in the country. Evangelical Christians are the religious minority with the greatest presence in the country.
The Director General for Prison Affairs announced that ‘Ahok’ will be released on January 24, four months ahead of schedule, by virtue of good conduct.
There is no replacement to the discipline of reading a good book and/or going through deep soul-searching while looking at a painted masterpiece.
The training of imams, the foreign influence on Germany's mosques, and the role of Islamic theology in universities, were some of the topics discussed at the German Islam Conference.
Up to 50 Christian schools and hospitals have been affected, and the military has kidnapped four churches. “We need peace and the UN intervention”, a Cameroonian Christian says.
A Pew Research report shows that Christian affiliation has declined in Western Europe, while substantial shares in Central and Eastern Europe believe in God and have greater religious commitment.
A Muslim man pushed the girl from a second floor. Police and doctors refused to help the family. “This is unfortunately very common in Pakistan”, their lawyer said.
Numia meets weekly with other Christian women in a country where they must hide their faith. “My family sees in me something different, I am waiting for the right moment to share my faith with them”.
The Special Committee on Terrorism proposes to “ban and remove all religious literature within their territory that incites to violent and terrorist acts”,
An Assemblies of God Nigeria pastor, his wife and son were among were among the victims. There has been incessant attacks on Christians in the state by armed Fulani herdsmen.