Forum of Bible Agencies Conference Focuses on How to Reach the Deaf for Christ

Forum of Bible Agencies Conference Focuses on How to Reach the Deaf for Christ

(Mission Network News) — The deaf are meeting “the God beyond the page,” thanks to groups like DOOR International. DOOR translates Scripture into sign language, and equips deaf believers with the resources they need to fulfill the Great Commission. “Out of the 70 million deaf people worldwide, it’s estimated that less than two-percent of them […]

Indian Hindus Chase, Beat Pastor on Motorcycle

Indian Hindus Chase, Beat Pastor on Motorcycle

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Late one morning in northern India last month, pastor Ram Prakash, 52, was riding his motorcycle home when he noticed men on three motorcycles shouting obscenities as they followed him. The pastor had just visited four Christian families that day, March 24, praying with them at their homes in Karoate […]

U.S. Evangelist in Turkey Detained, Ordered to Be Deported

U.S. Evangelist in Turkey Detained, Ordered to Be Deported

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Turkish authorities have detained a U.S. evangelist and ordered him held for 30 days without charge ahead of deportation, sources said. Declaring David Byle “a danger to public order,” authorities in Turkey took him into custody on April 6 after asking him to report to the immigration office in Istanbul […]

UK Student Expelled Over Facebook Post Citing Biblical Law on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

UK Student Expelled Over Facebook Post Citing Biblical Law on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

SOUTH YORKSHIRE, U.K. — A Christian who had been studying to be a social worker at a prominent university in the United Kingdom has lost his expulsion appeal surrounding a post on his personal Facebook page where he outlined the biblical stance on homosexuality. As previously reported, last September, Felix Ngole, 38, had posted on his private […]

Nigerian Military to Offer Repentant Boko Haram Fighters Rehabilitation

Nigerian Military to Offer Repentant Boko Haram Fighters Rehabilitation

ABUJA, Nigeria (Baptist Press) — Boko Haram members who surrender to the Nigerian military and repent of their terrorism will be offered rehabilitation, life skills and reintegration into society through government training camps, a Nigerian Defense Headquarters (DHQ) spokesman told the BBC. The DHQ plans to open two or three camps within the next few […]

Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger Who Criticized Islam Hacked to Death by Muslim Militants

Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger Who Criticized Islam Hacked to Death by Muslim Militants

DHAKA, Bangladesh (The Independent) — A liberal blogger who criticized Islamism on his Facebook page has been hacked to death by attackers wielding machetes in Bangladesh. Nazimuddin Samad is one of the latest victims in a spate of murders by suspected Islamist militants against secular activists. The 28-year-old postgraduate law student was attacked as he was […]

UK Therapist Suspended for Sharing Christianity With Muslim Co-Worker Loses Appeal

UK Therapist Suspended for Sharing Christianity With Muslim Co-Worker Loses Appeal

LONDON — An occupational therapist who was suspended from her job for nine months after her Muslim co-worker alleged that she was trying to convert her to Christianity has lost her appeal before an employment tribunal. As previously reported, Victoria Wasteney, now 39, had developed a friendship with her colleague Enya Nawaz, now 28, as they […]