How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently
Most pastors want their churches to be a safe haven, but don’t have a plan to get there.
How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently. When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don't know where to start.
Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey's Crackdown
Deportation of evangelist David Byle blocked, while pastor Andrew Brunson still imprisoned without evidence.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide attributes the tense climate to “the promotion of Turkish ultra-nationalism” and “the backdrop of mounting terrorist violence,” as the country grows more
Sudan Frees Czech Missionary Imprisoned for Life
President pardons Petr Jasek, but local ministry partners remain in prison.
He then was accused of entering the country illegally, conspiring against the state, espionage, entering and photographing military areas, inciting violence against the state, provoking
Trump’s Revised Refugee Ban Won’t Prioritize Persecuted Christians
White House softens executive order; Andy Stanley joins evangelical leaders urging compassion.
“I don't mean just being a safe haven to run to when their churches and homes are destroyed by violence, but whether we as a nation are pursuing the policies and diplomacy that give
Black, White, and Blue: How Christians Rate the Police
Race influences views of US law enforcement more than religious tradition—except locally.
Homicide detective-turned-apologist J. Warner Wallace blogged about police violence following the deadly shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas last July.
How Black and White Christians Do Discipleship Differently
Survey: African Americans value spiritual formation in community, while whites prefer the opposite.
mostly still holds true, believers continue to view these congregations as “a necessary place of refuge and resistance” in the aftermath of racially motivated violence and systemic
Most Read Posts of 2016 (1-10)
It's that time of year.
allows and even perpetuates painful and ongoing wounds that many of our brothers and sisters deal with each day—prejudice, harassment, marginalization, violence, and rejection?
Pray for Aleppo? Survey Says Fewer Christians Pray for Refugees
World Vision president sees ‘America’s heart closing’ to Syria and Iraq.
Christian population in Aleppo—“the location of some venerable Christian churches, going back to the faith's earliest years”—now finds itself in a precarious position amid the violence.
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence
Church planter Brian Dye on how the church is helping to heal a troubled Chicago.
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Church Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Image: Fineas Anton / Unsplash. Why
Five Men Sentenced to Death for Burning Christian Couple Alive
Ruling on 2014 incident is rare moment of justice for Pakistani Christians facing blasphemy allegations.
Judge Chaudhry Muhammad Azam imposed a fine of equivalent to US $2,000 to each of the five killers who were convicted of inciting violence and of throwing the couple into the kiln.