A Splintered Boko Haram Becomes an Even Greater Threat to Christians
The plight of the 218 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls remains uncertain after a recent split in the world’s deadliest terrorist group.
Outside pressure comes from Nigeria's military, which cracked down on Boko Haram's territory in the northeast after the country elected Muhammadu Buhari as president in 2015.
Weekend Edition—June 3, 2016
British Evangelicalism, A Confession, Military chaplains, church signs and more!
British Evangelicalism, A Confession, Military chaplains, church signs and more! What happens when the military chaplain is shaken by war—Michelle Boorstein.
Where Evangelicals Stand on Transgender Morality
LifeWay Research looks at how Americans feel about changing genders.
share; email; print. As politicians debate restroom access, employment protection, insurance coverage, and military service for transgender people, questions of morality have emerged.
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
how extensive that movement is, but followers of exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen are suspected of infiltrating some of the posts closest to the president, including chief military aide Ali
World Relief: One Family’s story—Finding New Dreams
The lives of the war-torn are changed with World Relief’s help.
to them as heroes. By the time he was 17, he applied to work as an interpreter for the US military, but was rejected for being too young. A year later, he
Accused MK Counterfeiter Asks To Be Released to YWAM
Son of Uganda missionaries allegedly smuggled $400,000 into US inside child sponsorship pamphlets.
He later married the granddaughter of Idi Amin, a military dictator who ruled Uganda from 1971 to 1979 and is accused of torturing and killing up to 500,000 people.
Nigerian State Proposes Banning Preaching Without a License
An “obnoxious” bill would require pastors to procure an annual permit and ban playing evangelical tapes and CDs in public.
For more than 30 years, a state in Africa's most populous country essentially ignored a law put in place by its military government that required preachers to get licenses, limited the
Weekend Edition—April 15, 2016
North Korea, a Footnote, the Developing World, and more!
It's also been recently reported that a high-ranking colonel from North Korean military's General Reconnaissance Bureau defected to the south sometime last year.
Continue to Ponder Christian Soldiers
Our series covered a lot of ground, but we didn't hear from everyone affected by war.
read my book Reborn on the Fourth of July knows that I am about as pacifist as they come—but I have also tempered my pacifism with reasonability, with the reality of military service as
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military
They sing anthems that reverence God and country, but speak little of the lived experiences of veterans.
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military. Todd Lovell/ January 7, 2016. How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military. Jim Lopes / Shutterstock.
Nigerian Churches Unite, Launch Plan Against World's Deadliest Terrorists
For the first time, Anglicans, Catholics, and Pentecostals have a strategy to defend and restore Christians decimated by Boko Haram.
After military rule and civil war yielded to a democratically elected government—headed by a Christian president—in 1999, the ruling Muslim political class in the north moved to
Vision: An Odd but Necessary Thing
Vision is important, but the object of vision is primary.
In government, politicians cast a vision for a better tomorrow around themes of change and hope. In the military, generals rally their troops with a vision of victory.