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South Pacific Churches Targeted in Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Scam
High-tech con used trusted pastors in Samoa and New Zealand to trick hundreds of congregants into investments that have gone nowhere.
Evangelicals Argue Against US Reducing Refugees to 30,000
Trump administration says Christians in Iraq face genocide; only 18 have been allowed to resettle in America this year.
Do Methodists Have a Case Against Jeff Sessions?
Though the denomination is the least likely in the US to administer church discipline, critical voices have been swirling around its highest-ranking politician.
US Report Bashes China’s Religious Freedom Violations
With its crackdown on Christians and other faiths, the communist country ranks as a top offender by USCIRF for 20 years in a row.
Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit in Over a Decade
Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. It's also still the most restricted.
Bethel Church Survives Redding Carr Fire, But Still Faces Heat
Social media debate on intersection of disaster relief and theology echoes Osteen-Harvey episode.
Israel Supreme Court Ruling Backs Aramean Christian Rights
A decision allowing busing to Hebrew schools calls out the significance of preserving this minority tradition’s unique identity.
Bavaria Requires Crosses on All Public Buildings. Church Leaders Disagree.
German Christians debate whether conservative state’s new law honors or hijacks the core symbol of their faith.
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Is Brett Kavanaugh, Another Religious Liberty Defender
GOP establishment darling and Court of Appeals judge nominated to fill outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s critical seat.
Hillsong: ‘What a Beautiful Name’ for a New Denomination Spanning ‘Oceans’
Influential church separates from Australia’s Assemblies of God.
The Global Refugee Crisis Hit a Record High. The US Welcome for the Persecuted Is at a Record Low.
America is on track to admit 82 percent fewer religious minorities from the countries where they face the most danger.
Iraqi Christians at Odds with World on Kurdish Independence Referendum
Kurds and Christians both want security and autonomy as minorities in Iraq. But one’s dream could dash the other’s.
Americans Now Have Less Faith in Tech Than Church
Christians hope to address the ethical concerns raised as the country grows more skeptical of Big Tech.
The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good.
US Puts Scores of Iranian Christians at Risk of Persecution
Denied asylum after a year-long limbo, refugees face return to one of world's top 10 persecutors.
World Cup Evangelism Has Flourished. What Comes Next?
Hundreds of thousands of Russians have heard the gospel during the month-long soccer tournament. It is just the beginning.
Iranian Christian Refugees Are Still Stranded in Austria. But Are Things About to Change?
Dozens of Christians and other religious minorities from Iran have been on a resettlement roller coaster. It just took a new turn.
Turkey Keeps American Pastor Behind Bars—At Least for Three More Months
Andrew Brunson has spent most of the last two years in prison based on wild—or absent—accusations.
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Clinics Have the Same Adoption Referral Rate: 1%Subscriber Access Only
Why adoption has become a less popular option.
No Refuge: Persecuted Christians Entering US Dwindle to Record Low
The United States took in 100 times fewer Middle Eastern refugees than two years ago.
Scripture and Neuroscience Agree: It Helps to Lament in Community
Scripture and Neuroscience Agree: It Helps to Lament in Community
Through song, liturgy, and communion, the body of Christ inhabits the suffering experienced by its weakest members.
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