Christians arrested to appease Islam?

by Michael Carl -- The Sudanese regime of Omar al-Bashir has detained approximately 55 Christians without charge, perhaps to curry favor with Islamic forces in his country, reports the advocacy group Christian more…

'Missionaries in India expect persecution'

by Michael Carl -- LONDON – India's constitution assures the nation's citizens of religious freedom, but Christians who are trying to spread their faith say there's only one problem with that. "In more…

Christians face threaT
from radical Hindus

by Michael Carl -- DELHI, India – Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde says his nation faces an increasing terrorism threat from self-proclaimed "right-wing" Hindu groups, and that's bad news for Christians here. more…

Old technology tops the new for this message

by Michael Carl -- DELHI, India – In a world in which messages increasingly are conveyed through texting, social media, email, websites and television, there's an old standby that still can't be more…

Ministry goal:
Females who
are 2nd class
no longer

by Michael Carl -- DELHI, India – Indian officials take pride in their economic partnership with Brazil, Russia and China – known as BRIC – which mandates that their constitution protect women more…

Syrian Christians 'running out of places to survive'

by Michael Carl -- Human-rights activists say the situation for Christians in Syria is growing more intense and that the ever-shrinking Christian population is near the breaking point. Middle East Forum fellow more…

Is Allah the Antichrist?

by Michael Carl -- Bible and Middle Eastern scholars are noting a similarity between the Arabic name for Allah and the Greek letters naming the Beast of Revelation. Former PLO more…

U.S. seeks vanishing, 'dissolvable' electronics

by Michael Carl -- In the old television version of "Mission Impossible," Jim Phelps' tape self-destructs after the voice says, "This tape will self-destruct in five seconds." Now if the Defense Advanced more…

Visions of Jesus appearing to Muslims?

by Michael Carl -- "Your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions," asserts the promise of God from the book of Joel. Yet some of more…