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Bible Study Fellowship Rewrites the RulebookSubscriber Access Only
From denim to downloads, BSF is loosening up and adapting for millennials.
just prior to being hired, Rowan was living in Visakhapatnam, India, where she heard stories from Christians fleeing violent persecution in the neighboring state of Orissa (now Odisha).
Gleanings: October 2016Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
Hamas up to $50 million in cash and supplies. India: Court orders more money for Orissa victims. India's Supreme Court ruled in August that justice had
Forgiver of Missionary Martyrdoms Wins India's Mother Teresa Award
Gladys Staines follows the Dalai Lama, Malala Yousefzai, and the 'Machine Gun Preacher.'
Gladys Staines follows the Dalai Lama, Malala Yousefzai, and the 'Machine Gun Preacher.'.
Good News for Christians in India's Most Persecuting StateSubscriber Access Only
After nearly a decade, Hindu nationalist party finally loses power in Karnataka.
After nearly a decade, Hindu nationalist party finally loses power in Karnataka.
Finally: Convictions in India's Deadliest Riots Against ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Fast-track court sentences 12 to six years in jail for Orissa riots in 2008.
Fast-track court sentences 12 to six years in jail for Orissa riots in 2008.
India Intervenes on Christmas Conversion of Thousands of Christians to HinduismSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Hindu nationalists refuse to back down on Christian and Muslim re-conversions, dub India a 'Hindu nation.'
(UPDATED) Hindu nationalists refuse to back down on Christian and Muslim re-conversions, dub India a 'Hindu nation.'.
U.S. Visited by Only Politician Ever Banned Over Religious Freedom Violations: India's ModiSubscriber Access Only
Meanwhile, Indian Christians prepare to protest persecution surge from prime minister's first 100 days in office.
Meanwhile, Indian Christians prepare to protest persecution surge from prime minister's first 100 days in office.
Morning Roundup 11/14/12: Gifts & Talents; Human Rights; Church Growth
This is a particular problem in countries like India, where Hindu nationalists initiated attacks on Christians, 20 of whom were arrested for celebrating baptisms, in Orissa in October.
Hindu Nationalists Attack Peaceful Prayer Meeting Under 'Forceful Conversion' PretenseSubscriber Access Only
Assault on pastors’ meeting in India shows depth of extremist hostility.
Assault on pastors' meeting in India shows depth of extremist hostility.
Gleanings: July/August 2013Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world.
Karnataka had more anti-Christian attacks in 2012 than any other Indian state—including notorious Orissa, where authorities recently arrested two Hindu extremists connected to the
More Arrests in Martyrdom of India Missionary FamilySubscriber Access Only
Two Hindu extremists will stand trial for 1999 massacre of Graham Staines and his two sons.
murders]. But the High Court in Orissa threw out charges against 44 of the accused two months after the arrests, because there was insufficient evidence.".
Indian Government Seizes Land Used By Catholic Ministry To LepersSubscriber Access Only
Sumanahalli Society unable to renew lease on 45 acres currently housing 400 residents.
Sumanahalli Society unable to renew lease on 45 acres currently housing 400 residents.
The Most Troubling Violation of Human Rights? Conversion, Says U.N. ReportSubscriber Access Only
U.N. special rapporteur: Right to conversion is "unconditionally protected under international human rights law."
This is a particular problem in countries like India, where Hindu nationalists initiated attacks on Christians, 20 of whom were arrested for celebrating baptisms, in Orissa in October.
Persecution Prompts Missions Agency to TransformSubscriber Access Only
Operation Mobilization India transforms itself into a local witness.
(October 9, 2008). India's Burning Issue| Conversions in Orissa—and the violent reaction against them—highlight tension in India's not-so-dead caste system. (January 1, 2008).
Christian President Retains Office, Pastor Kidnapped in Mexico, & Other NewsSubscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and world.
Tribals arrested for converting. INDIA Twelve people were arrested in Orissa state for converting to Christianity without first notifying police. Officials say
How Christian Leaders Have Changed Since 9/11Subscriber Access Only
Pastors, authors, & ministry leaders describe how that fateful day transformed their lives and ministries.
seek to harm us. In 1999, Australian missionary Graham Stuart Staines was burned to death by a Hindu mob in Orissa, India. In 2007, German missionary
India's Grassroots RevivalSubscriber Access Only
With its people turning to Christ in waves, India hosts more believers now than at any time in its 4,000-year history.
Radicals Rejected | Orissa Christians breathe easier after election defeat of Hindu extremists. Terror in Orissa | It's time for India to start acting like the world's largest democracy.
Radicals RejectedSubscriber Access Only
Orissa Christians breathe easier after election defeat of Hindu extremists.
Radicals Rejected. Orissa Christians breathe easier after election defeat of Hindu extremists. Terror in Orissa | It's time for India to start acting like the world's largest democracy.
Borders' Bankruptcy Affects Christian Orgs, Pregnancy Center Signs Violate Free Speech & More NewsSubscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world.
The ruling upheld the life sentences for two Indians who burned missionary Graham Staines and his young sons to death outside an Orissa church in 1999.
Regent U. Struggles to Stay Afloat (*Updated), Court Rules that Feeding Poor Is Not Religious, and Other NewsSubscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world.
Editor's note: CT has posted an update and a response from Regent president Carlos Campo on Liveblog. Hindu nationalist finally convicted of Orissa riots.
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose.
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