December 2009 Headlines

The Jewish Jesus: Son of David

The Christmas story is an event that Old Testament prophets wrote about hundreds of years before Jesus was born.

Archaeologists: Place Where Jesus Prayed?

Israeli archaeologists working in northern Israel say they have uncovered a 2,000-year-old synagogue where Jesus may have prayed.

Advent: Anticipating the Return of Christ

Advent means ‘coming,’ and it has been celebrated by the church for more than 1,000 years. It is a tradition with roots deep in the Christian faith.

Nativity Film Shows Christian Success in UK

The box office success of a new family film called "Nativity!" shows citizens in the U.K. are still enthusiastic about Christmas.

Turks Threaten Priest over Swiss Minaret Decision

Slap to religious freedom in Switzerland leads to threat over church bell tower in Turkey.

WorldWatch: Updates on the Global Church

Read this weeks stories affecting believers around the world.

An Orphan's Tale: Fighting AIDS with Love

Grief-stricken and parentless, Teera began a very personal journey of healing that eventually led her to reach out to people suffering with the disease.

China Sentences House Church Pastors to Prison

Christians convicted on fabricated charges arrested en route to file protest of church attack.