Monday, 18 November 2013 15:44

Baptist fined for magazine subscription

A Baptist was fined in the Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe in September after three church members received religious magazines by mail from Belarus.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:58

Baptist seminary head wins labor appeal

A court in Zimbabwe has ruled on behalf of the former head of a Baptist seminary fired three years ago in a dispute over theology.

Published in People
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 15:17

Pastor in Central Asia faces year in prison

Pastor Pavel Leonov has seen the inside of jail cells before as part of a Baptist group that refuses to register churches in accordance with law in Kazakhstan as a matter of conscience.

Published in People
Thursday, 24 October 2013 15:45

Baptists in Uzbekistan lose camp

Property seizures are common for minority religions in the predominantly Muslim nation labeled one of the worst violators of religious freedom in the world.

Published in Politics
Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:18

US Baptist joins Kenya peacemaking cause

The grassroots Peace, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation Initiative began with a paper written for a class at Central Baptist Theological Seminary.

Published in People
Monday, 30 September 2013 15:22

Embrace diversity, says BWA leader

Originally led by Baptists in Europe and the United States, the Baptist World Alliance is trying to reposition itself as an organization in which all cultural groups have an equal voice.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:09

Gaining perspective from afar

Does America have a moral obligation to be the defender of oppressed sectors of other nations?

Published in Thinking Theologically
Thursday, 25 April 2013 13:21

British faith groups reclaim St. George

Organizations including the Baptist Union of Great Britain say England’s patron saint has been hijacked by the far right.

Published in Organizations

North Korea’s leadership cult is the largest world religion that most people have never heard of.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 12:48

Humanitarian aid as a weapon of war

Humanitarian aid is now a weapon of war in Syria. This is in gross violation of all international principles dealing with providing humanitarian assistance.

Published in Commentaries
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