Luiza Oleszczuk

Christian Post Reporter

NYC Fights for Right to Disclose Zachery Tims' Cause of Death

New York City authorities continue their fight to publicly disclose the cause and manner of death of Zachery Tims, the former senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC) in Apopka, Fla. Tims' August death remains a mystery to the public as the legal battle between the minister's family and the City continues.

Bill Gates Donates $750M to Global Fund to Fight AIDS

Bill Gates, perhaps the world's best known entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist, announced Thursday during the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland that the charity foundation he steers with his wife, Melinda, will donate $750 million into the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Fate of Christians Arrested During Christmas in Iran Still Unknown

One month after security forces raided their Assemblies of God Church (AOG) in Ahwaz in western Iran two days before Christmas – which resulted in the arrest of the entire congregation, including children – there is still no word regarding the whereabouts of the church's pastor and three of its congregants. Everyone, but these four, were released from jail not long after the raid.

Boko Haram Using Terror to Drive Christians From Nigeria

The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria has suggested that Muslim extremists, specifically al-Qaida-linked Boko Haram, are not simply trying to push Christians out of the mostly-Muslim northern areas, but are actually using violence in an effort to expel believers from the country altogether.

Christians Between a Rock and a Hard Place Amid Syrian Protests?

Christians in Syria have found themselves faced with a moral dilemma. On the one hand, many feel they have an obligation to oppose President Bashar al-Assad, despite calls from protesters for a toppling of his authoritarian regime; others, however, concerned with the possibility that, if they do support the pro-democracy protests, believers could eventually find their lives threatened by Muslim extremists.