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Japan Church Worships in a Bar

In Japan, a group of Christians flock to the most unlikely place to worship

Pilot Sought Divine Intervention During Turbulent Flight

The pilot of an AirAsia X plane asked his passengers to pray when the Airbus A330 started to intensely rattle midflight, The Independent reports. The...

Samoa is Now Officially a Christian State

Samoa officially becomes a Christian state following amendments in its constitution. All 43 members of the Parliament voted in favor of a bill which declared Samoa as a Christian nation, according to Pacific Islands Report.

Churches in China Help Connect Single Christians

Young people in China are feeling the pressure of tying the knot. During the holidays, family members are expected to be notorious at bringing up the issue of marriage and having kids to their single relatives.

Many Expected to Attend the Irish Christian Conference in July

A large number of Christians are expected to flock to Sligo, Ireland to attend a conference next month, The Journal reports. Sligo17 is a summer conference for Christians which will be held from July 9th through July 14th, 2017. Organized by New Wine Ireland, the conference aims to gather Christians all over Ireland for a week of fellowship and church empowerment. General Manager John Stewart said Sligo17, "Is for anybody who loves Jesus."

Gospel in Sign Language Brings Deaf People Closer to God

In Tanzania, a small group of deaf people started translating the Bible into sign language. The Biblia ya Lugha ya Alama Tanzania (BILAT) produces videos about teachings in the Bible. In the videos, a presenter carefully narrates a Bible story, supported with images and illustrations, The Citizen reports.

Nepalis Turned to God After the 2015 Earthquake

Two years ago, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal which affected millions of lives. The quake left 9,000 people dead and damaged 600,000 buildings and structures.

First African Study Bible Launched

Theologians from different parts of Africa gathered in Sandton, Johannesburg on June 4 to launch the first ever African Study Bible, Times Live reports.

Christians in Bulgaria Joined a Bible Reading Marathon

Christians in Bulgaria celebrated more than a thousand years of Cyrillic Alphabet in style. On May 24, more than 50 people joined "In the Beginning Was the Word," a seven-hour Bible reading marathon in the country's capital, Sofia, Evangelical Focus reports.

Israeli President Expressed Solidarity with Christians

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with various church leaders and discussed the continuous persecution of Christians in the Middle East, Israel Today reports.