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International stories in 2014 

Annual report on Christian religious freedom shows deterioration in northern Africa, Middle East and the Gulf
BMS World Mission worker requests prayer after ‘deadliest election violence in the country’s history’
The BWA is appealing for assistance to help refugees in the crisis-hit Central African Republic
Nabil Costa relates how Baptists in the region are reaching out to serve their Syrian neighbours
Katrina Butterworth is working hard to change the way medicine is practised all over Nepal
Four years after the devastating earthquake, few Haitians trust the West. How can that change?
Christian Aid and Tearfund release statements ahead of Wednesday's talks in Geneva
Can you set aside a day or an hour, a Sunday service or an evening prayer meeting, to pray for BMS?
A prayer for Syria, circulated by the Free Churches Group
What does growing beautiful rhododendrons have to do with mission?
The Revd Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso was arrested and detained by political police and state security agents
Churches in Ukraine and Russia are calling for prayer as they work to aid the reconciliation process
Russian Christians are spreading God’s word in some unique and inviting ways - with help from BMS
Faith working through love is theme of the first international dialogue between Baptists and Methodists
Ugandan cafe which opened a year ago is thriving and has now launched an Alpha course
Partnership to respond to the needs of people and congregations worldwide through joint participation in work with the United Nations
The All Africa Baptist Fellowship expresses deep displeasure at ongoing conflicts on the continent
A Ukrainian Baptist has urged prayer following a deadly wave of violence that left his country resembling a 'war zone'.
A Baptist elder has been appointed as the interim President of Ukraine
March is the 60th anniversary of the foundation of United Mission to Nepal, a BMS World Mission partner
Prayer continues to be urged for a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine
In a massively deprived area of western Uganda’s Kasese town, BMS-funded skills training is transforming lives
Two major Baptist World Alliance events should be merged because of falling attendances
World leaders must take action against gender inequality if they are serious about eradicating global poverty
How to achieve peace and justice in Israel-Palestine: a report from the Christ at the Checkpoint conference
And how BMS World Mission workers in the country are responding
Ukrainian families are receiving food packages thanks to a £5,000 relief grant from BMS World Mission
Express common ground and mutual support in first meeting since overthrow of Ukrainian government
The Afghan people are optimistic following last week’s elections, says a BMS World Mission worker there
Four Baptist congregations have formed the Alliance of Baptist Churches in Turkey
Tributes have been paid to Glen Stassen, a Baptist theologian and leading voice for peace
Baptists have been encouraged to pray about the situation in Ukraine by the European Baptist Federation
Hundreds of thousands of Christians from over 40 nations are expected to gather for the Viva World Weekend of Prayer
A miracle given and then taken away opened the mind of a French atheist to the possibility that there might just be a God
Horizons is the children's leaders training curriculum for the European Baptist Federation
More than 350,000 refugees from South Sudan are expected to flee across the border into Ethiopia
Charity wants to step up relief operations to help the thousands who have fled in the face of insurgents
Thousands of people from across the globe gathered together in London last week to say enough is enough
Consistent prayer has led to a miraculous breakthrough for BMS World Mission workers in France
Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for apostasy has been freed - and rearrested
More than 300 Baptist leaders, pastors, theologians, seminary presidents, professors to gather in Izmir
But a whole community begins to support him
Ngwedla Paul Msiza will take office at the conclusion of the 21st Baptist World Congress in Durban next year
How do you put an end to a virus that has neither a vaccine nor cure to stop it?
Christians in Mosul have been ordered to leave the city or face execution by Islamic militants
Global development charity describes mounting humanitarian needs of thousands of innocent civilians
Struggling Lebanese and Syrian students are being transformed by a Baptist church project in Lebanon
Reports that Pro-Russian separatists are beating, torturing and even killing evangelical Christians
Baptist leaders in West Africa have also called for prayer as well as taking precautionary measures
The Baptist World Alliance asks Baptists to make contributions to help in alleviating the Ebola outbreak
The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) sent an initial sum of US$20,000 to help Christians displaced inside Iraq
Oslo gathering organised by Norwegian Bible Society aims to bring about mutual acceptance and understanding
The Ebola outbreak is having a devastating effect in a range of ways, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) learns
An Iraqi pastor who was supported through his theological studies by BMS says there is still hope...
Religious leaders from Russia and Ukraine now want more in-depth dialogue
Syria and Lebanon Evangelical Community Council fears for the existence of Christians and moderate Muslims
Heads of state will meet in New York to discuss the global response to climate change
Families in Gaza recovering from the recent conflict are receiving food thanks to a BMS World Mission relief grant
Peacemaking was a theme in the resolutions taken at the recent European Baptist Federation Council
Celebration aimed at affirming Baptist identity within the worldwide Christian family moves to February from May
Invest in education and the alleviation of poverty, say Middle East Baptist leaders
Year-long solar installation project gives eight villages the tools to harness the sun and light in their churches
Baptist Union in Ukraine appeals for help in letter to the Baptist World Alliance
Joe and Lois Ovenden have had a tumultuous year but are looking forward to a brighter future serving in Uganda
The keynote speakers for the 21st Baptist World Congress to be held in Durban are confirmed
Baptist pastor and religious freedom activist told to break ties with “counter-revolutionary elements”
They join other Christian groups to help end fighting in South Sudan
Church leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia are playing a vital role in helping people to stay safe
A 125 year-old partnership in Qingzhou, China, is flourishing
One Chadian man’s violent fits were healed by the ceaseless prayers of the Guinebor II Hospital staff
Respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa through BMS World Mission and its trusted partners in the region
Latest incident thought to be due to church’s work with victims of sex trafficking and drug addicts
How BMS has been helping displaced families and orphaned children following a disaster in Sri Lanka
Baptists are encouraged to commit to the cause of human rights in their communities
The BMS partner will ask important questions about the role of faith and theology in conflicts
Began serving in Africa with BMS World Mission in 1976
The Baptist World Alliance welcomes the announced changes in the relationship between the US and Cuba
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