Most read international news stories in 2019
The top five most read international news stories in The Baptist Times in 2019
1 Tributes paid to Denton Lotz
'Many years of fruitful service' The Baptist World Alliance General Secretary Emeritus has died, aged 80
2 'Keep praying for Sri Lanka'
The President of the Baptist Union in Sri Lanka has thanked British Baptists for their prayers - and urged them to continue as the country struggles to recover from the Easter Sunday attacks
3 'We pray for you in your suffering’
Baptists worldwide have expressed their condemnation of the terrorist attack in New Zealand, and reiterated their commitment to religious freedom for all
4 South Sudan: windows of prayer
The peace deal signed by warring parties went unheeded. But BMS supporters can pray
5 Christian persecution 'approaching genocide'
A major new report warns the persecution of Christians worldwide is spreading, increasing in severity, and has now reached levels approaching genocide – raising the risk of Christians being wiped out in the Middle East