Born in Homs & an evangelical Syrian, Tony Alkhoury is 1 of 450 Syrians in the US on an active student visa. In Arabic, his family name means “the priest.”

Following Turkey’s incursion into Syria on November of 2019 and establishment of a “safe zone” in coordination with Russia, the beleaguered nation faces another refugee crisis. According to the United Nations, 6.7 million Syrians have registered with their High Commission for Refugees. Turkey hosts the largest share, with 3.4 million, followed by Lebanon with 1…

A global livestream memorial service will honor the life of Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died after a brief battle with cancer.

ATLANTA — A global livestream memorial service will honor the life of Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19, at age 74, after a brief battle with cancer. The celebration of Zacharias’s life and legacy will be streamed live at RZIM.org/RaviMemorial on May 29 at 11 a.m. ET. Ravi Zacharias spent…

Israel has a reputation for technology, of which was on display in "Our Crowd" conference: solutions for coronavirus infection to the Australia wildfires.

JERUSALEM – Israel’s reputation for groundbreaking technology is one reason it’s described as the “Start-up” nation. Much of that new technology was recently on display in the “Our Crowd” conference in Jerusalem, displaying solutions for everything from coronavirus infection to the wildfires in Australia. Our Crowd is an annual event that showcases Israel’s innovations from…

Planned Parenthood has refused to comply with President Trump's Protect Life Rule and officially withdrew yesterday from the Title X Family Planning Program

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood has refused to comply with President Trump’s Protect Life Rule and officially withdrew yesterday from the Title X Family Planning Program. This withdrawal follows a letter that Planned Parenthood’s lawyers sent to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week indicating that it would withdraw barring emergency judicial relief. The Ninth…

North Korea is the top persecutor of Christians in the world, according to many assessments. The country has occupied the top spot for 18 consecutive years.

This week the State Department hosted its second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.As part of the session, 27 victims of religious persecution met Wednesday with President Trump at the White House.The ministerial convenes foreign diplomats, experts and civil society leaders to address the most pressing issues affecting religious freedom around the world. Certainly among…

Christians looking for opportunities to share their faith should ‘listen, not lecture,’ says Becky Harling of Reach Beyond

Christians looking for opportunities to share their faith should ‘listen, not lecture,’ says Reach Beyond’s Becky Harling COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — As an ambassador for one of the world’s leading Christian broadcasting ministries, Becky Harling believes in boldly proclaiming the good news of Jesus—but there is also a time for his followers to be quiet,…

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is preparing to present its annual Proclaim convention and exposition on March 26-29.

ANAHEIM – The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is preparing to present its annual Proclaim convention and exposition on March 26-29. The four-day event will bring together thousands of Christian ministry and media professionals at the Anaheim Convention Center. This year’s event will include a celebration of the National Religious Broadcasters’ 75th Anniversary. The association was…

WASHINGTON DC – Internationally-known evangelist Luis Palau is currently undergoing treatment for Stage 4 lung cancer. His ongoing treatment prevented him from attending the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast this week in Washington, D.C. Palau was honored at the event with the 2018 Esperanza Advocacy Award. This was the 16th annual National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast sponsored…

JOHANNESBURG – According to Times Live, “On Thursday in Johannesburg‚ Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and SADC health ministers and ambassadors held an emergency high-level inter-ministerial meeting to discuss the world’s largest listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa.” The ominous approach of Day Zero for the Cape Area of the country has reaped much more…