Samuel Smith serves as Deputy Managing Editor for The Christian Post. He began working for CP in 2014 as a staff reporter. Before joining CP, Smith covered Maryland state politics as well as college and high school athletics for various news outlets. He graduated with a journalism degree from Towson University.
His areas of interest include human rights, politics and sports. Smith also serves on the international missions team of his local church. He lives in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with his family.
Christian families flee Indian village under threats of rape, murder after prayer house attacked by mob
Christian families in India have been forced to flee their homes following a series of mob attacks against a Christian prayer house and threats that if they didn't leave the village, they would be raped and murdered.
Search teams are looking for the body of a New Hampshire pastor’s son who's believed to have drowned in an Oregon lake last Tuesday after his kayak capsized during a late-night ride.
More than 70 black pastors have signed a letter urging Jacksonville, Florida, city officials to reconsider hosting parts of the Republican National Convention in late August amid rising cases of coronavirus and fears of “ethnic tensions.”
At least a dozen Christians in Iran were reportedly arrested, some of whom were allegedly beaten, by Revolutionary Guard intelligence officers last week in three cities, according to a human rights monitoring group.
A Texarkana pastor who is accused of assaulting and raping children and teenagers years ago was sentenced by a jury last week to five life sentences and 11 separate 20-year terms after he was convicted on 16 felony counts.
A Pakistani Christian man who was shot by his neighbors in early June for buying a house in a Muslim neighborhood died last week despite multiple operations to save his life.
Jailed pastor's son 'bludgeoned' with baton, detained by Vietnamese police amid US ambassador's visit
The wife of an imprisoned pastor and democracy activist in Vietnam says she and her family members were beaten and detained by police the day U.S. Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink visited their district.
The wife of a recently passed quadriplegic Texas man with brain damage claims that her husband died after a local hospital and court-appointed guardian agreed to stop life-saving treatment against her wishes. The hospital contends that it was not medically possible to save her husband.
A NASA scientist detained in prison and on house arrest for over four years in Turkey has been returned to the United States on Tuesday with his family.
Five police officers in India have been arrested in connection with the killing of a Christian father and son who were allegedly brutalized after their arrest last month for keeping their store open past permitted hours during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.