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

Nearly 500 ISIS Fighters Killed in Kobani as Fight for the City Rages On

A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border town of Kobani has reached 815, as Kurdish fighters battled Muslim militants for a hill west of the town.

CHURCH

Cuba to Build First New Church in 55 Years

Cuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said Monday. Experts said it's a sign of improving relations between the Vatican and Cuba's communist government.



MISSIONS

30-Year-Old Missionary, Dominic Russo, Thinks Big In Order to Evangelize, Change Whole Countries for God

(Photo: Dominic Russo) Dominic Russo, founder of Missions.Me.

A 30-year-old missionary thinks big when he does evangelism - so big that it can sometimes require 2,000 missionaries and tens of thousands of people hearing the Gospel at a time.

PERSECUTION

Cuban Authorities Threaten Pastor Who Advocates for Religious Freedom with Charges, Arrest his Wife

Religious freedom activists Reverend Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso and his wife Yoaxis Marcheco Suarez have a history of being harassed by the Cuban government, and the month of October has been no exception. On October 15, Reverend Barroso was threatened with criminal charges and the following day his wife, Yoaxis Suarez was arrested. Authorities attempted to force her to sign paperwork accusing her of criminal activities. She refused.

PERSPECTIVES

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby Shares What Should Be Done About ISIS

We may have to use force in the Middle East, but we should not relinquish our values

One hundred years ago, the first casualty reports from the Battle of Mons were received. Although the war had been declared on 4th August, the first British casualty was on the 21st. He is buried opposite the last one, who fell in the same area four years and millions of dead later.


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