Rescue mission members attacked in India red light district

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By Jacob Philip
Assistant Correspondent in India for ASSIST News Service

PUNE, INDIA (ANS) — Undercover rescuers from the Indian Rescue Mission (IRM), who had gone to rescue minor girls forced into prostitution inside one of the brothels of Pune, India, were thrashed by a gang Feb. 22.

According to organization sources, […] Continue Reading…

Two churches targeted in bomb attack in Nigeria

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Senior International Correspondent, ASSIST News Service

ULEJA, NIGERIA (ANS) — Suspected Islamic extremists detonated a bomb outside a church building here on Sunday (Feb. 19), two months after Boko Haram Islamists killed 44 Christians and blinded seven in a church bombing in nearby Madalla.

One of seven victims blinded by blast at Catholic church […] Continue Reading…

Jerusalem church defaced with hateful graffiti

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By Michael Ireland
ASSIST News Service

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (ANS) — Unknown assailants spray painted blasphemous graffiti on a church building that’s home to several Christian congregations in downtown Jerusalem, according to Julie Stahl, CBN News Mideast Correspondent.

Stahl says the vandalism, which could be part of an ongoing campaign against non-Jewish religious sites, […] Continue Reading…

Wiley shocks Texas Wesleyan in Marshall

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By Jacob Trimmer
Inside The Pew

A five-game winning streak by Texas Wesleyan University’s men’s basketball team meant very little to the Wiley Wildcats. But, home court and the absence of one of the Rams’ targets did matter.

The Wildcats played consistent ball, took advantage of Ram miscues and held on to […] Continue Reading…

Jeremy Lin and his spiritual journey

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By Mark Ellis
ASSIST News Service

This faith-filled son of Taiwanese immigrants was given little chance in the NBA. Only weeks ago, he was sleeping on other people’s couches as he struggled to make his start in New York. But after shutting down the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant and leading the New […] Continue Reading…