A large number of Christians are expected to flock to Sligo, Ireland to attend a conference next month, The Journal reports. Sligo17 is a summer conference for Christians which will be held from July 9th through July 14th, 2017. Organized by New Wine Ireland, the conference aims to gather Christians all over Ireland for a week of fellowship and church empowerment. General Manager John Stewart said Sligo17, "Is for anybody who loves Jesus."
In Tanzania, a small group of deaf people started translating the Bible into sign language. The Biblia ya Lugha ya Alama Tanzania (BILAT) produces videos about teachings in the Bible. In the videos, a presenter carefully narrates a Bible story, supported with images and illustrations, The Citizen reports.
A Christian group in London has been inspiring hope and courage even before various terror attacks in the world sowed fear among people. London has been a target of terrorists; militants have attacked Westminster, Manchester, and most recently, the famous London Bridge.
Christians in Bulgaria celebrated more than a thousand years of Cyrillic Alphabet in style. On May 24, more than 50 people joined "In the Beginning Was the Word," a seven-hour Bible reading marathon in the country's capital, Sofia, Evangelical Focus reports.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with various church leaders and discussed the continuous persecution of Christians in the Middle East, Israel Today reports.