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The first solar eclipse to cross America in 99 years is coming. To some, it’s an act of God
The total solar eclipse that will cross America this summer — an event that last happened 99 years ago — will be an important moment for scientific observers and a massive nationwide spectator event. It will also, for many people of faith, be evidence of God’s majesty — and even, to a few, a harbinger of the coming end of the world. [ 6 Comments ]

Hundreds of Christians Flee Egypt's North Sinai Amid ISIS Killing Spree
Hundreds of Christians in Egypt's North Sinai province fled the area Friday after the Islamic State terror group killed seven Christians in just three weeks. [ 1 Comment ]

Christian Group Compassion Int'l Being Forced to Close Doors, Abandon 147,000 Children in India
Christian child sponsorship organization Compassion International could be forced to leave India and the 147,000 children it helps there by March after the government blocked funding from outside the subcontinent. [ 3 Comments ]

900 Churches in Nigeria Destroyed by Boko Haram
At least 900 Christian churches have been destroyed at the hands of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, as part of the Islamic radical group's campaign to drive out all Christians from the north, the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria reported. [ 4 Comments ]

ISIS Calls for Attack on First Baptist of Dallas: Church Rejects 'Spirit of Fear'
The Islamic terrorist group ISIS is calling on its followers to attack a large and prominent church in Dallas, Texas. [ No Comments ]

Religious Makeup of the New Congress Overwhelmingly Christian
The share of U.S. adults who describe themselves as Christians has been declining for decades, but the U.S. Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center. [ 1 Comment ]

Feds warn of ISIS threats to churches, holiday events
Federal authorities warned Friday that ISIS sympathizers “continue aspirational calls for attacks on holiday gatherings, including targeting churches.” [ 3 Comments ]

Latest Christian Headlines

Christianity is making a comeback in Europe - and it's mostly thanks to Muslims, say experts in Islam and faith leaders.

A federal appeals court says a Texas school board can continue to let students offer public prayers at its meetings.

The Islamic State has pushed it's way across Iraq and Syria, devastating entire cities and families. This hasn't stopped faithful believers from trusting God to restore their lives.

China arrested two South Korean Christian pastors for allegedly helping to smuggle North Korean defectors out of China, the latest in a string of detentions and expulsions aimed at South Korean Christians in the past several months.

Muslims around the world are coming to Christ in record numbers through dreams and visions.

Jesus Film Project is celebrating as it marks its 1,500th language translation this month, Josh Newell, the Jesus Film Project's director of marketing and communications, told Baptist Press.

China Aid's 2016 Annual Persecution Report details a seismic shift in the Chinese government's approach to religious policy that is expected to lead to further persecution.

The risks are huge, but faithful believers are not backing down - but they are being more discreet. Last year new reports surfaced that approximately a 100 million people throughout China have started to worship in 'underground churches' over traditional ones.

Rebels in South Sudan have reportedly abducted eight aid workers with the Christian humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse. The group is led by Franklin Graham, son of famed evangelist Billy Graham.

A partnership of Christians groups have collaborated to create a series called 'Why Israel Matters,' which intends to set the record straight on Israel and the Jewish state.