January 2008 Headlines
CWN.com - In the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan, Christian churches are growing, and they're coming under increasing pressure from the government.
A unique village called Blimbing Sari is drawing more and more visitors to Bali, Indonesia -- all because of its strong Christian heritage.
CWN.com - RIFT VALLEY, Kenya --The run-down minibus taxi rattles diligently up the rocky, potholed road. Inside, the mood is somber and tense. No one dares talk. The pastors and their wives are too busy looking out the window for would-be attackers.
CWN.com - SANTA ANA, CA -- Since Christian bookstore manager Rami Ayyad was murdered on October 7, the small Christian minority in Gaza has lived in heightened fear.
CWN.com - RICHMOND, Va. --It looked more like a lawnmower cover than a baptistery, but it served the purpose for a group of Ugandans intent on being baptized.
CWN.com - HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam --Vietnamese Baptists met at Grace Baptist Church in Ho Chi Minh City this month to celebrate the church's receiving official government recognition and to organize a new national confederation. This historic development is expected to encourage future evangelism and church-planting efforts in the country.
CWN.com - It is a first step in helping to end ethnic violence in the African country.
CWN.com - A Web-based ministry is enlisting Christians worldwide to pray for Iraq.
CWN.com - David Kinnaman of Barna Research Broup is the author of the book UnChristian, which explores why young people are turned off to Christianity.
CWN.com - An Englishman who pastors a church in Baghdad says the city is the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian.
CWN - The good news out of Iraq in recent weeks has been the decline in violence since the U.S. military increased troop levels last year.
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MALATYA, Turkey - The first of five young Turkish Muslims on trial for torturing and killing three Christians in eastern Turkey took the witness stand last week, vigorously denying that the group had planned to kill the evangelicals.
CWN.com - SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - What a difference two years -- and the Hand of God -- can make.
CWN - YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON -- As she has done for several years, Mathilde Talla, wife of prominent Cameroon pastor Andre Talla, again organized a Christmas party for the poor in the capital city of Yaoundé, which is a growing tradition with churches in Cameroon.
CWN.com - The Christian church spans across the globe. See what people of faith are doing and going through for their Christian witness.
Political riots rocked Kenya Thursday.
KENYA --A noisy crowd squeezes around the Red Cross table. Most have the clothes on their backs and nothing else. A few hold small plastic shopping bags.
CWN - ISTANBUL, January 8 - A Turkish judge in the Black Sea coastal city of Samsun on Sunday set free a minor who confessed to making telephone death threats against a pastor and his church, a day after authorities arrested the youth.
Radical Hindus burned down a church in Karnataka state, India on New Year's Day.