- Saudi Arabia Embraced Coptic Christmas. Could Its First Church Be Next?Bishop tells the story of decade-long development of pastoral visits to Egyptian Christians, amid speculation of the kingdom’s steps toward religious freedom.
- Let There Be Radio: Lebanese Evangelicals Launch FM StationPersevering amid the world’s biggest economic crisis, BeLight has found an appreciative audience by offering hope and local Arabic worship.
- Why ‘Persecuted’ Is Not the Best Way to Describe Christians in the GulfWhile restrictions on religion remain, most Arab nations pass the tolerance test enough for Christian ministry to continue.
- Wiser than Solomon: Can Evangelicals Lead the Middle East Toward Creation Care?As Egypt hosts COP27, a few pioneering believers struggle to transform the region most at risk of climate change yet demonstrating the least concern.
- Pope Francis in Bahrain: A Royal Reminder of Religious ‘Freedom of Choice’The pontiff esteemed the welcome given to Christian migrants in the Gulf’s island kingdom, while discreetly calling for wider application.
- The Outsized Role of Christian Schools in Arab Israeli PoliticsEstablished in the Ottoman era, Western-birthed educational institutions continue to play a leading role in shaping the public discourse of Israel’s Palestinian citizens.
- Christians Say Sayfo Martyrs Should Get Genocide StatusSyriac-Aramean Christians, fewer in number than similarly suffering Armenians, assert their Ottoman-era plight deserves separate recognition.
- The Push for Women’s Rights in Iran Is a Push for Religious Freedom TooChristian advocate: The uprising in Tehran coincides with the rising disillusionment with Islam and the growth of the underground church.
- The Light Force of God’s Smuggler: Arab Christians Mourn Brother AndrewLeaders gathered at Middle East evangelical meeting recall his conversations and books that shaped their ministries.Português
- Conversations with God’s SmugglerA selection of Brother Andrew’s interviews with Christianity Today.