As the violence rages in Syria, many Christians are reportedly considering fleeing the country, once considered a safe haven for Christians in the Middle East. Christians there are faced with danger on two fronts: getting caught in the crossfire between government and rebel forces.
Police in Oakland, Calif., have identified the suspect arrested for yesterday's shooting rampage at Oikos University. Forty three year old One Goh had been a nursing student at the small Christian university but was not enrolled at the time of the shooting. Now the task gets underway to try and figure out why?1 comments
Christian visitors flocked to Jerusalem Sunday to celebrate Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. Pilgrims joined a procession of about 15,000 Christians that began at the Mount of Olives. They waved palm and olive branches as a reminder of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem the Sunday before his crucifixion.
"Acts 29" Network co-founder Pastor Mark Driscoll has stepped down as President to make room for Matt Chandler . And later in the day, another major move was made by Driscoll.
A massive march to Jerusalem is planned for tomorrow with communities from around the world calling for "freedom for Palestine and its capital Jerusalem" in an event that has attracted the support of Desmond Tutu, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and the nation of Iran.1 comments
The Syrian government has accepted the peace plan of U.N.--Arab League envoy Kofi Annan. It calls for an immediate end to violence and the free movement of aid into the country.2 comments
Picking a new pope for Egypt's Orthodox church could take months, Church officials say. The debate is now on, over the political role the next leader should have as Islamists rise to power. Since then Christians have seen an increase in attacks.
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