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Fewer people in the U.S. have a religious affiliation or are members of a faith community, a Gallup poll found. Over the last 20 years, involvement in a church, mosque or synagogue has declined 20%. […] Read More

Half of the world’s children – 175 million – between 3 and 6 years old are not enrolled in pre-primary education programs, UNICEF said, putting them at a disadvantage that will follow many of them throughout their lives. […] Read More

Nearly 20 years. That’s the difference in life expectancy between richer and poorer economies, a World Health Organization report found. And in low-income economies, one out of every 41 women dies from maternal causes. […] Read More

Energy usage worldwide increased by 2.3 percent in 2018, a report said. Three nations – China, India and the United States – were responsible for 85 percent of the net emissions increase. […] Read More

Who are you wearing? Or, perhaps a better question: Are you wearing ethical clothing? Baptist World Aid Australia is urging consumers to check their fashion brands to ensure their clothes are ethical. […] Read More

Yinka Oyekan, senior pastor of The Gate, a Baptist church in Reading, England, has been elected president of the Baptist Union of Great Britain for 2020-21. […] Read More

An estimated 113 million people were food insecure and experienced hunger in 2018, a report found. The two leading causes were conflict and climate change. […] Read More

Presented with eight evangelism approaches, only around half of U.S. practicing Christians are “completely comfortable” with various expressions of evangelism, a survey found. […] Read More

More than 150,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2017 were related to alcohol, drugs and suicide, a study found. Total deaths attributable to these three factors have more than doubled since 1999. […] Read More

Victims of trafficking often end up with criminal records resulting from forced actions during enslavement, making it hard to rebuild their lives after being freed. The laws of most states don’t provide adequate relief. […] Read More