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Shaken Yet Stirred: Turkish Christians Advise Moroccan Church on Earthquake Aid
From Istanbul to Marrakesh, disaster relief can help Muslim-background believers legitimize their faith. But first, say Turks, the church must be united.
Do Artsakh’s Armenians Need More or Less ‘Christian’ Advocacy?
As humanitarian aid—and Azerbaijan’s attacks—return to the Caucasus enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, religious freedom advocates debate the merits of emphasizing religion.
Morocco Earthquake Moves Marginalized Churches to Christian Charity
Their faith unrecognized by the government, local believers serve displaced neighbors seeking shelter and the will of God.
Russian Evangelicals React to Moscow’s Most Wanted Baptist
Former head of Baptist Union flees abroad as the first Protestant charged for opposing the war in Ukraine. His level of support back home is mixed.
From Dust to Lunch: Jordanian Christians Decry Cost of Funeral Feast
Tribal hospitality demands feeding the 500. But believers pinched by poverty call for cultural changes that still preserve honor.
Christians Could Change Adoption Laws in the Middle East. Will They?
Some have been reticent to reform, despite the needs of children and would-be parents.
Evangelical Alliance Accepts Iran Invite. Critics Claim Broken Engagement.
Wise as serpents or naïve as doves? WEA defends why it co-sponsored a UN human rights forum organized by the Islamic Republic, after accusations of legitimizing a persecutor.
Turkish Christians Turn to Tabitha for Earthquake Relief—and Resurrection
Six months after disaster, the biblical Dorcas raised from the dead by Peter inspires Protestant generosity—just as she modeled for the early church.
Like the Cedars of Lebanon: Baptists Honored for Lifelong Service
Recognized for the promotion of women’s rights and inclusive education, two leading figures relate civil war struggles and the challenge of special needs.
Amid Quran Burning Outcry, Should All Blasphemy Be Banned?
Sweden’s desecration of Islam’s holy book has prompted a bid to burn the Bible. European evangelicals condemn the offense but link the freedoms of expression and religion.
Quran Burning in Sweden Singes Muslim-World Christians
Rejecting the act of an atheist “Christian” refugee, church leaders escape the ire of protests in Iraq and Pakistan.
Train Up a Child: Ukraine’s Christian Schools Model Wartime Education
Evangelical-led movement offers family atmosphere and biblical values increasingly attractive to the beleaguered nation.
Ukrainian Refugees Find Christian Welcome—in Russia
Offering food and shelter, Russian evangelicals are caring for the Donbas’s displaced. But in the face of Ukrainian frustration, dare they offer pastors for its empty pulpits?
Baptism by Flood: Kherson Christians Persevere After Ukraine Dam’s Destruction
Occupied, liberated, and now underwater, Kherson remains on the frontline of fighting—and faith, as a local seminary president explains.
Cyrus, Pharaoh, or Xerxes: Nigerian Christians Seek Parallels for New President They Opposed
Bola Tinubu spurned tradition to pick a fellow Muslim as his running mate. Believers wonder if he will champion greater Islamization, be the figure able to resist it, or listen to his evangelical wife.
Vengeance Was Theirs: Armenia Honors Christian Assassins, Complicates Path to Peace
Pastors and professors reflect on the ethical dilemma of extrajudicial justice against Ottoman officials responsible for genocide, and on commemorating their killers today.
Sola Scripturas: Can Evangelicals Befriend the ‘Protestant Reformers of Islam’?
Interview with scholar of American Salafism finds commonalities—and potential for engagement—between the austere Islamic interpretive movement and the Christian community most wary of them.
US Rates Religious Freedom of China, Iran, Russia Among 199 Nations
State Department cites evidence of immigration at release of annual IRF report, first authorized 25 years ago.
How Should We Then Live Among Muslims? Four Arab Christian Views
Theological advice on how Middle East believers in Jesus can best witness to their faith, keep social peace, and maintain unity.
As Churches Offer Refuge, Sudanese Christians Refine Theology of War
“Already but not yet” takes on new meaning as violence scatters believers from Khartoum to corners of Sudan where biblical application has long been lived.