A court in Iran has sentenced an evangelical pastor, his wife and two other church workers to one year imprisonment each because they were involved in evangelism and converted from Islam to Christianity, Iranian Christians and rights activists told BosNewsLife on Wednesday.


Crisis-trained chaplains of the organisation founded by famed evangelist Billy Graham rushed to devastated regions in the United States as the death toll of super storm Sandy climbed to at least 39.

Additionally, "millions are without power, thousands are in shelters, and

Assist News Service

At least seven people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing on Sunday, during Mass at a Catholic church in northern Nigeria, officials say.


An explosive-laden vehicle drove into St

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While the United States is trying to predict how badly Hurricane Sandy will affect its population, Haiti has already felt its impact. A country already beleaguered by other natural and political disasters, Haiti faces yet another problem: soaring food prices.

The Australian Christian Lobby is calling for a greater focus on building resilience in marriages and couple relation ships as part of early intervention efforts aimed at preventing homelessness.

The call, made this week, came after the release of a new study showing that the

Mission Network News

The civil war in Syria continues to claim lives. More than 30,000 have already died in the conflict. Now, with the rule of law unbridled, innocent Christians are becoming victims as radicals take advantage of the situation.

The Middle East

Australians increased their charitable giving during the first seven months of 2012 by almost 5 per cent on the previous year with giving to medical research and services, cancer and health and disability-related organisations all up, according to the first NAB Charitable Giving Index.


Hundreds of residents were fleeing north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday after three days of attacks against churches and other targets left dozens dead.

Among the churches hit by suspected fighters of the militant Islamic Boko Haram group since Thursday, October 18, was an

Mission Network News

Timor, Indonesia, home of 4000 Dhao speakers, has finally received a way to deepen their walk with the Lord. In 1998 the translation of the New Testament and Genesis began in the Dhao language.

After 14 years, the Dhao people

ASSIST News Service

The mass arrests and disappearance of 40 Christians in Shiraz and Cavar by the state security agents of the Islamic Republic in late September 2012, has been confirmed in the semiofficial media of Islamic Republic, reports the Farsi Christian News


World Council of Churches' general secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has congratulated the European Union for being the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.

The EU was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on 12th October for its six decades

Audio mission organisation, Global Recordings Network, will officially open its new missions centre in Prospect, west of Sydney, later this month - and you're invited.

The renovated building, which was completed in late September, houses six sound recording studios and offices for GRN as


Award-winning Iranian Christian artist Vahid Zarday, a former Muslim, has been temporarily released from a notorious prison in eastern Iran where he was held because of expressing his faith in Christ, Iranian Christians said on Sunday.

Zarday was freed from jail Tuesday,


Seven Christians from Iran's largest evangelical house church movement were detained while attending a prayer service in a home late yesterday, religious rights activists told BosNewsLife.

The Church of Iran members Mohammad (Vahid) Roghangir, Suroush Saraie, Roxana Forughi, Eskandar Rezaie, Bijan Haghighi,


Thousands of Egyptians marched through Egypt's capital Cairo on Tuesday, marking the year anniversary of a military crackdown on Christian protesters that killed 26 people.

They also demanded retribution against army leaders they hold responsible for what has been dubbed Maspero Massacre,




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