Of porcupines and heavy taxes

Israeli authorities have issued a warning to porcupines after a 1400-year-old oil lamp surfaced at the Horbat Siv ancient ruins, a Roman-Byzantine site near Emek Hefer in central Israel. The oil lamp was unearthed by a porcupine in the course of constructing its...

Iraq’s Religious, Ethnic Minorities Face Genocide

Religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq are living at the edge of extinction. They are marginalized and under threat from the genocidal actions of the Islamic State in Iraq, resulting in the purging of religious and ethnic minorities from their historic homes. If...

Is Christianity Dead in Iraq? 4 Signs of Hope

We have heard about the atrocities, the thousands of Christians displaced and the ancient churches being destroyed by Islamic State (IS). Is this a temporary battle that U.S. firepower will help win or are we witnessing the end of Christianity in Iraq? “The...

Christians in the Middle East: We Don’t Want Visas

The West should be helping Christians to stay in the Middle East, not offering them visas to escape, BMS World Mission trustee Nabil Costa says. Costa, executive director of the Lebanese Society for Education and Social Development (LSESD), a BMS partner, is calling...