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India: Baptists bring Hope and Aid to Flood Victims

India: Baptists bring Hope and Aid to Flood Victims

Uttarakhand’s flooding is potentially the worst natural disaster in India since 2004. Almost a decade ago, one of the deadliest tsunamis in recent history devastated the southeast coast of India. It killed 10,273 people, and 5,832 were reported missing. In addition, 501 children were orphaned.

Burma: Buddhists, Muslims at odds, with Christians as peacemakers

Burma: Buddhists, Muslims at odds, with Christians as peacemakers

Anti-Muslim preaching by a radical Buddhist monk is feeding anti-Muslim sentiment in Burma today. Surprisingly, this is actually opening doors for Christians in a country plagued by violence. All the while the Buddhists and Muslims are at odds, Christians can be peacemakers in Burma.

Pray for the Christian Minorities in Burma

Pray for the Christian Minorities in Burma

While the world may be ignoring the Rohingya’s plight, God hasn’t forgotten them. And as the Body of Christ, we shouldn’t either. “Our team works so that these people can see God in action and know that He is engaged and cares about them,” says Gumaer. Over the past two months, Partners delivered 910 waterproof tarps, as well as bamboo, to Rohingya families. “Right now, the monsoon season has started, and the rains are heavy,” Gumaer explains.

“New Hope”, Bishops say, “North Korea proposes a summit with the South”

“New Hope”, Bishops say, “North Korea proposes a summit with the South”

North Korea has formally proposed to South Korea to host a joint event to commemorate the inter-Korean summit of 2000, which marked the beginning of a detente and rapprochement phase (the so-called “sunshine policy”) between the two countries.

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

A Better Future for Christians in Karnataka, India

Bangalore – There may be a different future: made of respect for human rights, dialogue, justice and harmony for Christians in Karnataka, one of the major Indian States. After the local elections on May 5, the Hindu extremist party “Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP, “Indian People’s Party”), obtained only 40 seats in the Parliament of Karnataka, while the majority went to the Congress party, which obtained 121 seats, out of a total of 223.

Indonesian Evangelistic Campaign ‘Leading the Way’

Indonesian Evangelistic Campaign ‘Leading the Way’

Dr. Michael Youssef and his son Jonathan both ministered God’s love and compassion on the second day of the Leading The Way to Revival in Indonesia gatherings in the world’s largest Muslim nation.

Obama and Burmese President Discuss Human Rights Issues

Obama and Burmese President Discuss Human Rights Issues

At the White House, President Barack Obama and Burma’s President, Thein Sein, discussed political and economic reforms in Burma, human rights and the importance of resolving the country’s ethnic conflicts and religious tensions.

The Church and the most Critical Elections in Malaysia’s History

The Church and the most Critical Elections in Malaysia’s History

On Sunday, May 5, Malaysians head to the polls for what could be the most critical general elections in the country’s history. The ruling coalition, dominated by Umno (the United Malays National Organisation), has been raising issues of religion and race in an effort to win the support of the Malay Muslim majority.

North Korea: American Christian Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea: American Christian Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor

North Korea says an American citizen arrested last year has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being convicted of hostile acts against the reclusive state.