This week on Christian World News: Travel to the poorest country on earth and see how Jews and Christians are working together to give hope to this suffering nation. Plus, from North Korea to Egypt to Iraq, the world is becoming a deadly place for many Christians. And, meet the Indonesia Christian governor on the frontlines of religious freedom. He's on trial for blasphemy against Islam.
As Christians around the globe celebrate the coming of the Savior, we tell you why you can still trust the Christmas story. Plus, the Bible talks of the Balm of Gilead. See how this ancient crop is making a comeback today. And, the lost story from Charles Dickens. How it sheds new light on the author's own life and faith.
ISIS strikes a Coptic Church in Cairo. As families cope with the grief, how will Egyptian authorities protect the tiny Christian community? Also, thousands of refugees are fleeing the Middle East. As the U.S. government debates how many to let in, churches are stepping up to help those already here. And, meet the governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, and find out why this Christian leader in on trial in the world's largest Muslim nation.
Thousands fled the Christian town of Qaraqosh when ISIS came storming in two years ago. Now, it's been liberated and we’ll take you there. Plus, Syrian Christian families face an unthinkable decision: Pay a ransom to ISIS or never see their loved ones again. And, the wars in Syria and northern Iraq are one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time. We'll visit one of the thousands of children forced to flee and find a new life in a foreign country.
Jailed for preaching the Gospel: Meet the Christians who spent months chained up in one of the worst prisons in Iran and hear their story of faith and survival. Plus, Cubans look to the future after the death of Fidel Castro. What does it mean for the country and its church? And, radical Muslims ransack a Christian church in the heart of Israel. See why the pastor continues to put her hope in God.
An atheist who wanted nothing to do with religion has a change of heart when God showed up in the most unexpected way. Plus, China's communist government restricts religious freedom, but many Chinese are finding the freedom of Christ through music. And, it’s never too late to find true love. See how one woman stayed faithful to God's promises and got her fairy tale ending.
This week on Christian World News: Iraq troops battle to get rid of ISIS once and for all, but that means thousands of families are now fleeing for their lives. Plus, international students come to the U.S. every day in search of a better education. See how they're finding Christ in an unexpected place And, millions of people around the world are in chains. Learn about the heartbreaking reality of human trafficking and how churches are stepping in to stop it.
This week on Christian World News: Donald Trump's election victory shocked the world. We'll tell you about the huge role evangelical Christians played in his win. Plus, Christians worldwide are tortured and crucified and the persecution is getting worse every day. Why is the western church so quiet? And, some say New York is one of the most godless places in the U.S., but we'll show you how God is on the move is Gotham.
This week on Christian World News: Iraqi troops fight tirelessly to break the ISIS stronghold in Mosul, but what does the future hold for the country's Christians? Plus, a World War II hero’s story comes to the big screen. The real-life soldier who's faith inspired him to rescue more than 70 men from the battlefield without ever touching a weapon. And, for the first time in centuries, researchers go inside the place believed to be Jesus' burial tomb.
This week on Christian World News: The battle for Mosul is underway. We'll show you how Iraq's Christians are fighting a much darker spiritual battle, on their knees. Plus, Franklin Graham is calling on American Christians to get out of their churches and go to the voting booths. See why he says this is the most important election of his lifetime. And, he's an athlete who brings his faith to the field. See why Tim Tebow won't let his faith be shaken by life's storms.
This week on Christian World News: ISIS is running out of territory and time as U.S. and Coalition forces are preparing for the battle of all battles, to re-take Mosul from the Islamic state. Plus, it's a small building in a tiny town in a remote part of the country, yet, it's the launching point for a ministry that’s touching lives around the globe. And, this might look like nothing more than a dance recital, but these dancers see it as a battle against the powers of darkness.
This week on Christian World News: A monster hurricane ravages Haiti and the Caribbean, before turning on the U.S. Now, Christian ministries are ready to help the hurting. Plus, are China's Christians facing another crackdown? They say they're prepared for the worst. And, we'll show you the challenges missionaries face in Alaska's remote villages and the heights some will go, to overcome them.
This week on Christian World News: See the site where more than 70 Yazidis died at the hands of ISIS as we take you to the killing fields of northern Iraq. Plus, in 2007, three Christian missionaries were tortured and martyred in Turkey. Now, nearly ten years later, we talk with the widow of one of the victims. And, meet an illiterate underdog who rose from the slums to become a chess champion.