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

Israel Steps Up Demolition of Homes Tied to Suspected Palestinian Terrorists

Israel said Monday it has sent notices to the families of several Palestinians in the West Bank implicated in attacks against Israelis to vacate their homes ahead of their impending demolitions.

CHURCH

Pope Francis Convenes Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Mormon Leaders for "Historic" Conference on Marriage and the Family

As heavy rains descended on the Eternal City this weekend, so too did hundreds of religious leaders and scholars who will participate in a historic interfaith conference at the Vatican celebrating traditional male-female marriage.

MISSIONS

Rare 16th-Century Hebrew Bible Strangely Goes Missing

Thou shalt not forget to require a signature.

The rare Hebrew Bible was from the collection of Andrew Fletcher, a 17th-century Scottish politician renowned for his private library. (Photo: Jonathan Bandler, The (Westchester County, N.Y.) Journal News)

PERSECUTION

5 People Killed in Terror Attack at Synagogue in Jerusalem

At least five people were reportedly killed Tuesday morning in suspected terror attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem, according to Channel 2.

PERSPECTIVES

Christian Person in Iraq Says ISIS Plants Bombs in Homes to Explode When Residents Return

A Christian who was one of the last to flee his village in the Nineveh Province of northern Iraq before Islamic State jihadists captured it in August claims that ISIS militants are setting up explosives inside of homes so that if residents are ever to return to the village, their houses will explode upon entering.


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