Resources on International Issues

Wednesday, President Obama announced that, “the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba.” Here are five facts you should know about the country that has been shrouded in mystery for the past 50 years.... Continue...

  September 26, 2014, marks two years since my husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, was imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith. Despite horrific conditions, including violent beatings and a promise that they would free him if he denied Christ, Saeed has... Continue...

  The International Mission Board announced the election of David Platt as it's new president today. The ERLC is excited about this news and we look forward to all God will do to advance his Kingdom through Platt's leadership. His heart for... Continue...

  Then the Lord said “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them…” (Exod. 3.7-8).... Continue...

This weekend many Southern Baptist churches will put special emphasis on praying for the persecuted Church. In preparation for the observance, here are five facts you should know about Christian persecution around the globe: 1. Christians are the most persecuted... Continue...

“I was traumatized. A nearby pastor paid for me to get out of town when he discovered that Boko Haram said they made a mistake by not also killing me. Boko Haram decided later that they should have killed me... Continue...