Pygmy in Congo Receive Their Own Audio Bibles

Pygmy in Congo Receive Their Own Audio Bibles

DRC (Mission Network News) — Over one-third of the population in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is illiterate, according to The Joshua Project. Which means for this portion of the population, their main method of gathering and sharing information is through oral methods. And for the purpose of sharing the Gospel, audio methods […]

800 Christian Farmers Pray Together in Switzerland

800 Christian Farmers Pray Together in Switzerland

(Evangelical Focus) — Winterthur in Switzerland hosted the Farmer’s Conference, a weekend that brought together around 800 participants from across the country. In its 7th edition, the initiative offered times of “prayer, united worship and networking.” Personal testimonies of what faith in God looks like in the context of agriculture across Switzerland were the focus this […]

Christian in India Dies After Tribal Villagers Immerse Him, Wife in Cold Pond, Son Says

Christian in India Dies After Tribal Villagers Immerse Him, Wife in Cold Pond, Son Says

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Jharkhand state, India last month succumbed to illnesses incurred when villagers immersed him and his wife in frigid water because they refused to deny Christ, relatives said. Upset that his family had left their indigenous religion, tribal residents of Kubuaa village, Palamu District immersed Bartu Urawn and […]

Children Do Better With Married Parents, Confirms New Report

Children Do Better With Married Parents, Confirms New Report

(Christian Institute) — Marriage is “associated with more family stability for children across the globe,” and cohabitation “typically associated with more instability,” a new study has found. The report by the Social Trends Institute also stated that there is a “growing consensus” that children are more likely to thrive in a stable family than in […]

Canadian Man Who Beheaded, Cannibalized Bus Passenger Granted Total Freedom

Canadian Man Who Beheaded, Cannibalized Bus Passenger Granted Total Freedom

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Associated Press) – A Canadian man who was found not criminally responsible for beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus has been granted his freedom. Manitoba’s Criminal Code Review Board announced Friday it has given Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, an absolute discharge, meaning he is longer subject […]

Christians in Nigeria’s Yobe State Face Pressure to Convert to Islam

Christians in Nigeria’s Yobe State Face Pressure to Convert to Islam

(Open Doors USA) — The long drawn-out Boko Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria has created an ongoing humanitarian disaster. In the northern state of Yobe, one of the three worst affected states, Christians who have finally returned to their destroyed and severely damaged communities are facing added pressure for their faith. Reports reached Open Doors […]

Earliest Surviving 10 Commandments Stone Sold

Earliest Surviving 10 Commandments Stone Sold

(Biblical Archaeology) — An early copy of the 10 Commandments has been sold for $850,000. Dated by some to c. 300–500 C.E., this marble tablet may be the oldest stone copy of the 10 Commandments—even though it displays only nine of the traditional 10 Commandments from Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5. The 10 Commandments stone omits […]

Report: One Billion Babies Aborted Worldwide in Past Century

Report: One Billion Babies Aborted Worldwide in Past Century

(Christian Institute) — Since abortion was first legalized in the former Soviet Union in 1920, there have been over one billion babies killed worldwide. The appalling figure was presented in a new report by the Global Life Campaign (GLC). The report’s authors called it “the Greatest Genocide in history.” The report is the first to […]

Eight Countries Vow to Counter Trump’s Reinstatement of Ban on U.S. Funding of Overseas Abortions

Eight Countries Vow to Counter Trump’s Reinstatement of Ban on U.S. Funding of Overseas Abortions

(Daily Caller) — Eight countries have joined a fundraising drive to fill gaps from President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban U.S. aid to groups that provide or promote abortions overseas. Trump reinstated the “Mexico City policy” Jan. 23 in one of his first moves as president. The policy has been in place under every […]

Calls for Scotland Drug-Driving Ban as Death Toll Mounts

Calls for Scotland Drug-Driving Ban as Death Toll Mounts

(Christian Institute) — Campaigners have called on the Scottish government to introduce a ban on drug-driving following the publication of an alarming new study. Research in the Forensic Science International journal found there were as many motorists’ deaths relating to cannabis use as alcohol use between 2012 and 2015 in Scotland. One in five drivers […]