The empty tomb: archaeology & the ancient record

Gary D. Myers, the director of public relations at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a master of arts student in biblical archaeology who has participated in archaeological excavations at Tel Gezer and Palmachim, told on Baptist Pressabout the empty Jesus tomb, archaeology and the ancient record on this matter, Christian Telegraph reports. The thought of Jesus stepping out of the tomb on the first … Continue reading The empty tomb: archaeology & the ancient record

World Summit ‘In Defence of Persecuted Christians’ started in US capital

From the Christian Telegraph. A “World Summit in Defence of Persecuted Christians” has started in Washington DC, and is expected to be addressed by the US Vice-President Mike Pence on Thursday, 11 May. It has been organised by American evangelist Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Christian Telegraph reports according to World Watch Monitor. 600 participants have come from 136 countries: including Egypt, … Continue reading World Summit ‘In Defence of Persecuted Christians’ started in US capital

China: Vatican gravely concerned for bishop ‘forcibly removed’ from diocese

Agence France-Presse, The Guardian, Tuesday 27 June 2017 01.35 BST The Vatican has expressed “grave concern” for one of its bishops in China, saying he was being held in an unknown location after being “forcibly removed” from his diocese. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said the Holy See was “profoundly saddened” by the situation of Peter Shao Zhumin, who he said has been missing for some time … Continue reading China: Vatican gravely concerned for bishop ‘forcibly removed’ from diocese