Church of Sweden to Use Gender-neutral Terms for God

The Church of Sweden decided in November, 2017 to drop the terms "He" and "Lord" to refer to God when conducting services.

2018 Global Christian Forum to Meet in Colombia

Christian leaders from around the world are gearing up to join Global Christian Forum's gathering in Bogota, Colombia in 2018.

Rwanda Closes 700 Churches for Noise Pollution

The government of Rwanda has shut down 714 churches for failing to meet the minimum building requirements. Most of the churches were small Pentecostal churches and a mosque was...

South Korean Churches Embrace New Worship Style

Churches in South Korea are finding new ways to attract more congregants.

Canadian Ice Cream Chain Drew Flak Over Blasphemous Name

Christians denounced a Canadian-based ice cream chain Sweet Jesus for its blasphemous and misuse of the name of the Lord.

UK Church Reopens After Six Decades to Reach the Youth

Sixty-five years after being closed, a Bristol church in the UK will reopen to reach young people, reports Premiers.

French Christians to Use a New Version of the Lord’s Prayer

French Christians have started using a revised version of the Lord's Prayer on December 3, 2017, the first Sunday in Advent.

UNESCO Rejects Israel’s Sovereignty over Jerusalem

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) passed a resolution rejecting Israel's sovereignty over Jerusalem, Al Jazeera reports.

Christians in Indonesia Demand the Right to Worship

A Christian congregation in Indonesia is demanding the local government to honor its right to worship in its church.

Chinese Christians Urged to Replace Jesus Images with Xi Jinping

In another move to persecute Christians in China, the government has ordered residents of a poverty-stricken village in southeast China to remove posters of Jesus from their walls and put up portraits of President Xi Jinping instead.