Egyptian Christians Waiting on Government Help to Replace Lost Property
One year after the attacks, Mina Thabet can still see the ruins in his mind -- a seemingly endless series of scorched, hollowed-out church buildings, schools, homes and businesses stretching out across Egypt.

Southern Baptist Pastors Use "3 Circles" Presentation as Way to Share the Gospel
As Derek Staples prepared for a mission trip to Honduras, he was on the lookout for a visual way to express the Gospel. The church mission team, in setting up a medical clinic at a local school, would be sharing the Gospel with people in a pre-literate environment.

South Sudanese Church Leaders Feel Forgotten by the Western World
Church leaders in South Sudan said yesterday that the world has turned its back on the war-torn nation and little is being done to help the millions in desperate need of humanitarian aid.

Kirsten Powers Wants Obama to Know Iraqi Christians Are Dying
It's starting to seem as if the Obama White House operates on a time delay. In the case of Iraq's religious minorities, the results have been deadly.


    

WORLD

Sexual Jihad Is Taking Over in the Middle East

Records show that Australian, British, and Malaysian women travel to Iraq and Syria to participate in jihad al-nikah, or sexual jihad, for the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. They intend to become comfort women for the jihadists as the men continue to establish a Caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

CHURCH

How the Church Can Turn Back the Threat of ISIS

"We have never seen anything like it, and we must be ready for anything," were the words of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in discussing the threat of the jihadist ISIS movement with an obvious note of concern in his voice. Military and intelligence officials obviously are taking very serious the threat of ISIS to bring its horrific brand of terror to America and fly its flag over the White House. Could it happen?


MISSIONS

Pastor David Platt Elected New President of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board

David Platt was elected president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board today (Aug. 27) by board trustees, meeting at the IMB's International Learning Center in Rockville, Va.


PERSECUTION

Christians in Iraq Will Take Up Arms to Defend Themselves Against ISIS

Of all the many ancient peoples who once lived in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates, Iraq's Assyrian Christians pride themselves on having persisted in their traditional homeland for millennia, even as other civilizations thrived then disappeared, as languages and cultures died out, as ethnic groups melted into the ways and genetic pools of their conquerors.

PERSPECTIVES

Kirsten Powers Wants Obama to Know Iraqi Christians Are Dying

It's starting to seem as if the Obama White House operates on a time delay. In the case of Iraq's religious minorities, the results have been deadly.

ISIS militants in Iraq are threatening Christians to convert or die. Credit: asianews.it


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