TOKYO – In its second month airing on Japanese television, CBN's Superbook is gaining more and more popularity. This past weekend, Superbook was featured at the Joy Joy Festival – the largest evangelistic event in Japan for kids and their families. Eighty-eight churches worked with Word of Life Press Ministries,...
A Dutch entrepreneur has filed a lawsuit to legally change his age to 49 – that's 20 years younger than his chronological age. He says it is the same as being transgender. Emile Ratelband, 69, wants to change his birthday from March 11, 1949, to March 1969. "We live in a...
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman imprisoned for several years for her faith, is on her way out of Pakistan, according to a report from Agence France-Presse.  Bibi's lawyer did not disclose her final destination.  "No one knows where she will land," the lawyer, Saiful Malook, told Agence France-Presse. On, Oct. 31,...
Conflict is unavoidable. Conflict happens between husbands and wives, parents and kids, brothers and sisters, Democrats and Republicans, employees and supervisors, CEOs and boards, pastors and leaders in the church, people on social media, and a myriad of other ways. Sadly, conflict is just one click or thoughtless response away. In...
Jang-mi was startled as the door to her cell swung open. Bruised, bloody, and soaked from her captives’ attempts to wake her with buckets of water, she was surprised to see her uncle walk through the door. Jang-mi lives in the most oppressive country in the world for Christians —...
ROME (AP) - Italy said Tuesday that it is working to help relocate the family of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, amid warnings from her husband that the family's life is in danger in Pakistan. The Foreign Ministry said it was...
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) - The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still being held, said a church official. "They were brought last night to one of our churches ... near Bamenda (the...
Hours after the United States slapped Iran with some of the toughest sanctions ever to hit the Islamic regime, residents of the capital city of Tehran, already facing economic dire straits, are bracing for even more pain. "The sanctions have greatly affected our lives a hundred percent," said Mostafa Bavafa,...
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) - Armed separatists have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon's restive northwest region, a governor said Monday. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda, the capital of the troubled English-speaking region, according to Governor Deben...
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London for a ceremony in Westminster Abbey with Queen Elizabeth II. But while Germany’s leaders visit the capitals of its...