The first annual International Society for Urban Mission (ISUM) Summit will be held January 26th-29th, 2013, in partnership with the World Evangelical Alliance Theological Commission and Micah Network, a WEA global partner. This year’s theme is “Integral Urban Mission”.
Pastor shot by Islamic militants in PAKISTAN - 10 October, It is reported that an evangelical Pastor in Faisalabad, Pakistan was shot by Islamic militants who opposed his Christian activities in the area. The incident occurred after a church service and dinner when Pastor Babar Bhatti of the Presbyt
Attacks on Christians in the south Indian state of Karnataka are being reported almost every other day. And now, with the state assembly election not too far away, the frequency and the intensity of attacks might further increase. For, the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appear
Russian police demolished Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in Moscow last month. The members of the church now gather near the ruins for worship, bearing testimony to the continued persecution of "non-traditional," or disfavored, religious groups after President Vladimir Putin assumed office about fi
September 9, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani imprisoned on charges of apostasy and sentenced to death by an Iranian court, was released on 8 September, after serving 3 years imprisonment. According to reports, he was freed following a nearly 6-hour court appearance. It is reported that officials lowered hi
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"Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." Hebrews 13:3 Dear Friends in Christ, We have received the following distressing report from the National Christian Ev
"So do not fear for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10 17 killed in attacks on Kenyan churches July 2, On Sunday gunmen attacked 2 churches in Garissa, Ken
"But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. O my Strength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God." Psalm 59:16-17 Suicide bombers kill dozen
In you Lord, I have taken refuge, let me never be put to shamedeliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me. Psalm 31:1-2 Dear Friends in Christ, Th