(RNS) — American Christians shy away from social issues — racial reconciliation, immigration reform and economic inequalities — that they associate with progressive politics.
ORLANDO, Fla.(RNS) — The Pentecostal pastor died Dec. 7 in Orlando, where he moved his international ministry, Christ for All Nations, in the early 2000s.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — As Francis continues to promote the care of creation, he aims to connect with a broader audience than the country's tiny Catholic community.
(The Christian Chronicle) — Five years after contracting Ebola while fighting the epidemic in Liberia, the doctor is heading to Zambia.
(RNS) — The Christian Academy in Japan is investigating 66 cases of alleged past abuse at the school spanning decades.
(RNS) — Supporters and critics of the late John Allen Chau disagree about his missionary methods. But they also disagree about the message that motivated him.
(RNS) — John Allen Chau’s death has captured international attention. It also has sparked conversations within Christian circles about how Christians approach mission work.
(RNS) — We can take a quick look at the history of America and see why a people group would oppose outsiders who come in the name of Jesus. Missionaries and colonizers often worked hand in hand, leading to genocide, colonization and assimilation done in the name of Jesus.
ISTANBUL, Turkey (RNS) — For many in Turkey, Brunson's case has little to do with his faith or his work as a missionary, and everything to do with how Washington addresses the concerns of Ankara.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.
Caleb Wilde says many churches teach that "death, and our mortality, is at heart both shameful and has little to no redeeming value."
(RNS) In a poor, Rwandan village, four Kenyan sisters from the Little Daughters of St. Joseph Congregation run a health clinic, and build trust in a country still recovering from genocide and civil war.
ISTANBUL (RNS) Analysts say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government has been targeting American Christians in retaliation for United States’ failure to extradite cleric Fethullah Gulen, as demanded by the Turkish government.
(RNS) Others in the Paris-based mission have been asked by the church to stay home.
(RNS) The numbers -- strikingly higher than officials expected or needed -- mean the mission board will be in improved financial health, said International Mission Board President David Platt.