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John Chilembwe’s revolt against colonial Britain failed, but he is still hailed as a hero in Malawi.
Inspired by Western missionaries, a humble Coptic cleric gave new life to the ancient church through education.
The history of the Axum Empire and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
The history of Christianity in the world’s largest country can’t be told without acknowledging the female evangelists and pastors who built its church.
The complex history behind Asia's most Christian country.
The spread of the gospel is usually attributed to foreign missionaries, but the story is different on this Asian peninsula.
How a man rejected by the China Inland Mission became one of the most significant figures in modern missions.
The most influential missionary of the early 20th century never made it to the mission field.
The Student Volunteer Movement mobilized a generation of college students for the cause of world evangelization.
A tough and determined missionary, Lottie Moon called an entire denomination to a greater participation in the Great Commission.
19th-century British evangelicals' efforts to combat anti-Semitism and promote a Jewish homeland had more to do with evangelistic fervor than with eschatological expectations.
Byang Kato (1936-1975) has been called the Founding Father of African Evangelical Theology.
During centuries of persecution, Coptic Christians found bold and enduring ways to show their dedication to Christ.
Early missionaries Cyril and Methodius gave the Slavic people an alphabet and a chance to worship God in their own language.
Father of modern Protestant missions
Irish missionary to Europe
Faith missionary to China
Missionary-explorer of Africa
Controversial evangelist to China
First missionary to Japan
The Assyrians, Iraq's main Christian population, struggle to keep their heritage and their ancient language.
A church worn down by Christian rivalry and Islamic jihad hangs on in the land of Nicea and Ephesus.
The spiritual dynamism of West African Christianity is now well known even in the West. Do credulity-stretching, highly publicized miracles discredit what God is doing in that region?
10 years ago this Wednesday, on April 7, 1994, the newly Christianized African nation of Rwanda erupted into unprecedented ethnic slaughter. Where was the church then? And how can it help Rwandans recover today?
Not heresy hunters, nor Islamic purges, nor even Mongol hordes could wipe Christianity from Iraq.
Anglican liberals are fretting, conservatives rejoicing, and all are scrambling to their history books: whence this new evangelical force on the world scene?
For generations, missionary doctors have healed body and soul in Africa.
The nation's history explains why the current conflict succumbs to, yet simultaneously transcends, the stereotype of African tribal wars.
The modern Anglican mission to Iraq met with initial success, but its story sounds a cautionary note.
Why do Christians still chafe under restrictions in some Muslim nations? It all started with Umar.
Emotions have historically run high as Christians have staked their claims to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
The men who seized the Bounty nearly destroyed themselves while trying to create an earthly paradise. Then one of them discovered the Bible.
Through centuries of warfare and persecution, Armenian Christians have clung to one thing.
Christianity has a long history in China, but much of it lies buried by time, dirt, and false assumptions.
In Africa, survival depends on open waterways. Missionary explorer David Livingstone believed that salvation did, too.
Not your typical African missionary story.
They've called the Holy Land home for centuries, but they've never actually governed themselves.
How a "Holy Ghost revival" among child widows in India became an international sensation and a local wellspring of Christian outreach.