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.

Bakery Chain Faces Boycott Over Sausage Roll Nativity

Several groups condemned Greggs, a bakery chain giant in the UK, for releasing an advent calendar showing a half-eaten sausage roll in the Nativity scene.

Hidden Christian Sites in Japan Up for World Heritage Status

A UNESCO advisory panel recommended several hidden Christian sites in Japan to be added to the World Heritage list.

Poland to Ban Sunday Shopping

Polish lawmakers have approved a bill that would eventually end Sunday shopping by 2020. The idea was initiated by trade unions to allow workers have a day to spend with their families, according to Catholic Herald.

Study: Theology Matters in Growing a Church

A team of researchers from Wilfrid Laurier University and Redeemer University College in Ontario, Canada has discovered the "secret ingredient" that enables churches to grow. The study revealed that...

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.

Families Flock to UK’s First Bible-themed Play Center

"It's a place where children can engage with faith and discover the truth in the Bible for themselves through play and fun activities. They can discover stories in the Bible, which point them to Jesus and allow the Holy Spirit to work in them and help them to really understand and grasp the gospel."

Christianity Growing in Europe according to Pew Research Survey

A Pew Research Center survey found that Christianity continues to grow in Central and Eastern European countries 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union and communist regimes.

BBC to Include More Religious Shows

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) vowed to include more religious-themed shows in its programming.

London Churches Retract Policy Following Row with Musicians

The Diocese of London has launched on November 1, 2017 a website to cater to musicians looking for church facilities for hire in the city.