Showing posts with label CBNNews.com. Show all posts
Showing posts with label CBNNews.com. Show all posts

Friday, 15 February 2019

New Bible Translation Technology Is Helping to Spread the Gospel Faster Than Ever

For more than 70 years, Wycliffe Bible Translators has worked to give people the Word of God in their own language. It took 67 years to complete the first 500 Bibles, and the second 500 took only 17 years. Now, updated software for smartphones called Paratext Lite will speed up the process even more. ParaText Lite grants access to a central database for countries to translate Scriptures and helps missionaries update their outdated software to connect with people quicker.  

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2BypEFK

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Wounded, Dehydrated, and Sick: Syrians Flee Last Remnants of ISIS Only to Face Brutal Conditions in the Desert

Syrian refugees fleeing the last remnants of ISIS are arriving in southern Syria wounded, dehydrated, and sick. There are no humanitarian services waiting for them except a small band of Christian aid workers.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2N0LKW1

'The Safety of Victims Matters More than the Reputation of Southern Baptists': Leaders Respond to Huge Abuse Report

In the wake of the Houston Chronicle's investigation into abuse in Southern Baptist churches, denominational leaders say covering up abuse will no longer be tolerated and have vowed to use all available resources to stop predators in their midst.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2N8ZKgx

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Pakistani Authorities Stopping Asia Bibi From Leaving Country, Despite Asylum Offer

Christian mother Asia Bibi is reportedly being kept from leaving Pakistan, despite a final Supreme Court decision that rejected a final bid from hardline Islamists to have her acquittal overturned.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2SvMKHt

They Barely Survived ISIS, Now These Few Iraqi Christians Are Facing Another Islamic Threat

Two years after Bartella was liberated from ISIS, fewer than a third of its 3,800 Christian families have come back. Most remain afraid, amid reports of intimidation and harassment by Shabak, who dominate the Shiite militias now controlling the town.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2Sq0F1N

UK Mom Arrested for Calling Transgender Activist a Man 

UK officials arrested a woman after she called a transgender activist a biological man on Twitter. 

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2Ig9TJ8

Saturday, 9 February 2019

'It Was a Miracle': Freed Pastor Andrew Brunson Celebrated at Big DC Events, Gets to Walk Daughter Down the Aisle

Pastor Andrew Brunson was celebrated at some big events in Washington this week after being freed from two years of captivity in Turkey. Pastor Brunson made headlines in October 2016, when he was unjustly accused of terrorist-related charges by the Turkish government. Turkey claimed he was a spy, but US officials criticized the government for creating false charges to use him as a bargain for negotiations, and for persecuting him for his Christian faith. 

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2I1PGad

Women and Children Used as Human Shields: Inside ISIS's Scorched-Earth Campaign to Stay in Power

President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that the Islamic State will lose all of its land in Syria and Iraq by next week. However, so far it appears the jihadist army isn't giving up easily .

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2GreLc9

Anti-Christian Discrimination: Couple Barred from Foster Parenting Because They Won't Deny the Bible

A human rights law firm in Canada is accusing a government adoption agency of discriminating against a Christian couple who wanted to become foster parents.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2SvSU9F

Myanmar Pastor Killed After Being Abducted

Myanmar's Pastor Tun Nu was last seen alive when he was taken from his home the evening of Jan. 19.

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New Signs of Religious Freedom in the Muslim Middle East - Could Saudi Arabia Be Next?

Could the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam, be a signal that more religious freedom is coming to Muslim countries? 

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2GbappZ

Radical Islamists Rampage Through Northern Nigeria, Killing 60 in Flame-Filled Violence

At least 60 people were killed by Islamic terrorists in northern Nigeria last week. Amnesty International says the terrorists attacked the northeastern Nigeria border town of Rann, almost destroying it, leaving much of it in flames.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2SpYqe5

The Forgotten Yazidis: Life in Exile Four Years After Fleeing ISIS

The devastation unleashed by ISIS in Iraq is still on display every day, long after the Islamic jihadists were driven out. And families who fled for their lives are still just clinging to life in the aftermath.  

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2MVcVl7

Head of Ukraine’s New Orthodox Church Assumes Office

The newly elected head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church has officially assumed office in the capital of Kiev, a month after the church severed its centuries-long ties with the Russian Orthodox Church.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2MLK1ni

Friday, 1 February 2019

'Pray the Lord Restores Her Completely': Asia Bibi's Road to Recovery and How Christians Can Help

Wilson Chowdhry of the British Pakistani Christians Association warned Asia Bibi's ordeal is not over, saying it will take time for her to adjust to life outside of prison...

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2S3PnQR

Mafia State: Freeing Venezuelans from Maduro's 'Criminal Gang' Government

Anyone who wants to get rid of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro cannot do it without the army. And that's the tricky part because the army has been a willing partner in the Venezuelan government's criminal activities.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2Rw8k9m

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Ebola Survivor Dr. Rick Sacra Receiving Prestigious Award to Expand Medical Mission in Liberia

Dr. Rick Sacra was exposed to the Ebola virus in 2014 while caring for pregnant women at a Christian hospital in Liberia. He narrowly survived.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2DJgPul

Top Pakistani Court Upholds Acquittal, Frees Captive Christian Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi is now free to leave Pakistan and join her daughters in Canada after more than eight years of prison and detention. The Islamic country's highest court has just upheld its acquittal of Bibi, clearing her of all charges of blasphemy.

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2SfcnLN

'Desecration': ISIS Behind Deadly Double Bombing that Killed 27 Churchgoers?

The Islamic State group, ISIS, has allegedly claimed responsibility for the deadly twin bombings that hit a Catholic Church in Jolo, Sulu in the southern Philippines, on Sunday morning. 

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2sRqDft

Not Safe Yet: Pakistan's Supreme Court Reconsiders Decision to Free Asia Bibi

Pakistan's Supreme Court will re-examine its decision to acquit Asia Bibi on all blasphemy charges Tuesday after Islamic extremists pressured the government to execute her immediately. 

from CBNNews.com http://bit.ly/2RorDBL