28th July, 2014

Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock last Friday after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed.

The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest

28th July, 2014

Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock last Friday after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed.

The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest

25th July, 2014

Persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria by members of the group now known as the Islamic State should be treated as a "crime against humanity", according to the Australian Coptic Movement Association.


24th July, 2014

A noted convert in Egypt released on bail this week for the appeal of his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was quickly imprisoned again on equally controversial charges from 2009 of "defaming Islam,"

South African Ngwedla Paul Msiza has been elected president of the Baptist World Alliance it was announced earlier this month.

Msiza, who was elected along with 12 vice-presidents at an annual gathering in Turkey, will take office at the 21st Baptist World Congress in

UN child agency UNICEF and the UK government have joined in calling for an increased commitment to tackling female genital mutilation and child marriage.

Data shows that while the prevalence of both has decreased over the past 30 years, population growth means efforts to end

An international social media campaign in which Christians are expressing support for their persecuted brethren in Iraq is gathering pace.

The Arabic letter 'N' which is being daubed on property owned by Christians in northern Iraq is now part of a

The World Evangelical Alliance has called for an "immediate end" to hostilities in Israel and Gaza and asked both sides to return to "good faith negotiations".

The death toll from the violence has now reportedly passed 540 including 523 Palestinians, most of whom are civilians,

Christian leaders have expressed their condolences and called for prayer in the wake of news that a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people including 37Australian citizens and residents.

Flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala

21st July, 2014


Churches across Ukraine are praying for an end to the bloodshed in their country, after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down by a missile, killing all 298

20th July, 2014

The Islamist militants controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul have ordered all remaining Christians to leave town immediately or face execution, according to news sources.

Middle East Concern, a London-based association of Christian-rights agencies with operations

19th July, 2014

Five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants this week, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Sister Miskintah and Sister Atur Joseph were held

The short-list for the Australian Christian Book of the Year was announced this weekand it includes a murder mystery, a text looking at "spirituality at the table" and a book on the religious beliefs of Australian Prime Ministers.

Among the eight books which made

Update: 17th July, 2014

The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed a public apology by Wicked Campers for an offensive slogan on one of its vans and an undertaking to change any other slogans on its fleet of campers within six months but

ASSIST News Service

US-based Wycliffe Associates has announced plans to support new translation efforts in Benin, a west African nation known as the birthplace of voodoo.

Located between Nigeria and Togo, and bordered on the north by Niger and Burkina Faso, Benin is

Wonder Heaven Banner


See a link to your organisation listed here!


See your business or event listed here for an introductory price from just $1.50 a day or from $20 a month on the Sight Directory (see below). Inquiries to [email protected]

sight plus logo

Sight+ is a new benefits program we've launched to reward people who have supported us with annual donations of $26 or more. To find out more about Sight+ and how you can support the work of Sight, head to our Sight+ page.


Ad The Angel Star

Sight Directory


Exploring London

Ever wondered about where Sherlock Holmes lived, who the real Dick Whittington was or the amazing story behind the discovery...

We're building a directory of organisations and businesses - The Sight Directory

The SIght Shop frontdoor

The Sight Bookclub

The Hiding Place

For January, 2022, we're reading Corrie ten Boom's classic 1971 book, The Hiding Place, recently re-released in a 35th anniversary edition...

To register your group (and receive our discussion notes via email) and for more details about how the club works, head here...



SIGHT giving large