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Sparing Nineveh: US Pledges $300 Million So Iraq’s Christians Can Return Home
A new round of funding, plus improved processes, will help minority faiths rebuild four years after ISIS pushed them out.
Gordon-Conwell Appoints Acclaimed Fuller Missiologist as Next President
Scott Sunquist will be the third global missions expert leading a top seminary.
Longtime Christian Post Publisher Charged in $10 Million Fraud Scheme
Manhattan indictment alleges conspiracy and shady business practices between Christian Media Corporation and Newsweek rescuer IBT Media.
Christians Win the Great British Cake Off
In the UK version of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ashers Baking Company secures a bigger legal victory in the gay cake debate.
Moody Bible Picks Multisite Pastor as Its New President
Mark Jobe of Chicago’s New Life Community Church will take over a year after Bible college’s leadership shake-up.
Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Christian Doctor Who Heals Rape Victims
Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege is on a crusade for women’s dignity.
Still No Churches in Saudi Arabia, But Small Steps Toward Religious Freedom
US envoy celebrates “unprecedented” progress under the promise of more moderate Muslim rule.
Francis Effect Fades: Pope’s Approval Drops Most Among Evangelicals
The latest abuse investigations have rattled non-Catholics’ perceptions more than Catholics themselves, according to survey data.
Indonesian Churches Pray for Thousands Dead and Missing After Tsunami
(UPDATED) Some village churches moved a kilometer in resulting mudslides.
Died: James Earl Massey, the Church of God’s ‘Prince of Preachers’
The influential leader kept teaching—and learning—homiletics over his 70-year career.
Supreme Court: California Can’t Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion
Clinics’ free speech rights trump an “unduly burdensome” state disclosure requirement.
Guess Who’s Coming to Church: Multiracial Congregations Triple Among Protestants
Sociologists evaluate the progress and future of the evangelical push for church diversity.
Canada’s Supreme Court Rejects Country’s Only Christian Law School
Trinity Western University’s loss over its LGBT stance is seen as a blow to religious freedom.
US Tells Iraqi Christians Help Is on Its Way (For Real This Time)
After months of delays, Vice President Pence pushes to streamline aid to the persecuted.
World Refugee Day 2018: ‘Welcoming the Stranger’ Meets ‘Zero Tolerance’
Christians pray for asylum seekers and defend family unity amid US policy changes.
World Cup Evangelism Evades Russia’s Ban
Banned from sharing the gospel at games, Protestants adopt a new missionary strategy.
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases.
Women Are the Talk of 2018’s Southern Baptist Annual Meeting
Both officially and unofficially, leaders of America’s largest Protestant denomination turn their attention to better responses to sexism and abuse.
Patterson Withdraws from SBC Annual Meeting
Decision will avoid a distracting showdown on first day of Southern Baptist delegates’ Dallas gathering.
Died: Sam Moore, Who Made Thomas Nelson a Top Christian Publisher
Former CEO spent decades building up company’s offerings of Bibles and bestsellers.