Women who turn to Christ in this Islam-dominant country often endure abuse from their husbands and family. Zara* prayed to receive Christ and began to secretly attend Sunday services at a local church. Her joy in her newfound faith was quickly challenged. Upon finding her hidden Bible, Zara’s husband began to beat her. His anger was compounded because he discovered it in the middle of Ramadan. Read More: Believers in Tajikistan Risk Their Lives to Share the Gospel – Open Doors USA
Attorneys have requested a rehearing for a case involving a veterans memorial that atheists have claimed is unconstitutional because of its Christian imagery.   In a 2–1 ruling last month, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit declared that the World War I Veterans Memorial in Bladensburg, Virginia, unconstitutional.   The 90-year-old and 40-foot-tall memorial is in the shape of a cross – something the Circuit considers a government endorsement of religion. The memorial is maintained with public funds.   First Liberty Institute and the Jones Day law firm have filed a petition for [More]
Anti-Christian, anti-biblical sentiment is increasing across the West. As our culture grows more and more secular, the chasm between what is “Christian” and what is not is becoming more apparent. And those who choose to base their thinking on God’s Word are increasingly being discriminated against, called intolerant and hateful, or even punished for their beliefs.   Christians Not Welcome in the Air Force   The US Air Force has reportedly suspended a decorated colonel, who was due for a promotion to general, because he did not sign a thank-you note to the same-sex “spouse” of a retiring subordinate. It [More]
A Christian organization is calling out both the United Nations and the United Kingdom for discriminating against persecuted Christians in their refugee programs. According to Barnabas Aid, the U.K. government has colluded with the U.N. to use an “overwhelming majority” of the refugee slots available from the Middle East for Sunni Muslims “who are the majority in Syria.”   “But Christians, and other minorities have been repeatedly targeted for attack” by Islamic jihadist groups such as ISIS, the new report said.   Further, the organization reported that the U.K. government tried to conceal what it was doing in partnership with the U.N. Read More: [More]
We have some great alternative news feeds on health, current events and the Fukushima nuclear disaster. These are news stories you won’t get from the main stream media. It’s vitally important to keep informed as to what’s really going on in the world.
Came across an interesting site, z3news.com, which has posts on current events and of dreams and visions people have had of what is going to come on America and the world in these last days. Check it out.  Admin
An experienced archaeologist who has spent a decade searching for the ancient ruins of Sodom is now confident that his team has located the ill-fated biblical city and evidence of its sudden destruction. Dr. Steven Collins is a distinguished professor of Archaeology at Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque and is also dean of the school’s College of Archaeology & Biblical History. In addition to writing dozens of scholarly books and journal articles, Collins frequently visits the Middle East, where he participates in ongoing archaeological research. Since 2005, Collins has led excavations in the southern Jordan Valley in an attempt to [More]
“Good reason to buy organic.”  Admin The Dangers of Bud Nip in a Compact Sweet Potato Project 6/28/2011 9:24:13 AM By Emylisa Warrick The dangers of bud nip, a chemical herbicide also known as Chlorpropham, become clear in a simple yet illuminating message from a young lady named Elise. In the video, Elise, a slight girl in a blue shirt, is nervous and sweet as she tries to remember her lines and looks down at her cue cards to explain her “Potato Project.” With the help of her grandma, Elise buys a sweet potato each from three different sources: one from [More]
Westminster Abbey has been accused of “denial of the Lordship of Jesus Christ” after the prophet Muhammad was described as “the chosen one” in a prayer at a First World War service. The Abbey, which is a Royal Peculiar under the personal jurisdiction of the Queen and outside the Church of England’s diocesan structures, included a Turkish prayer in the recent service of commemoration and thanksgiving marking the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign. Read More  Westminster Abbey accused of ‘denial of Christ’s Lordship’ in Muhammad prayer row | Christian News on Christian Today.
“Another study that shows teens are a vast mission field in this country. In the article it notes “The study also notes an “increasing acknowledgment that religion is not consistent with scientific understanding” could be driving adolescents away from religion.” After decades of brainwashing kids with the theory of evolution this is not surprising. That’s why sites like this and many others are vital in getting out the creation message and telling the other side of the story.”  Admin Religion is rapidly losing the youngest generation of Americans, according to new research. America’s rising generation of adults are the least [More]
Christians are frightened to reveal their religious beliefs to colleagues at work, equality chiefs admit. When they do declare their Christianity, whether in the office or on the shop floor, they are often mocked or treated like bigots – and their children are even ridiculed at school. Christians also think their faith is being pushed out of its role as a cornerstone of life in Britain, according to a major study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. And ironically, many feel they are being persecuted by the same anti-discrimination and equality laws supported by the equality watchdog. Persecuted: The [More]
“Excellent article on Washington with numerous quotes from him relating to God and the Bible. Our poor nation is in desperate need of another Washington today but instead we have the exact opposite much to our ruin.” Admin Washington was unanimously chosen as the Army’s Commander-in-Chief, unanimously chosen as President of the Constitutional Convention, and unanimously chosen as the first U.S. President. As General, Washington acknowledged God after victories throughout the Revolution and as President thanked God for the Constitution, October 3, 1789: “Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God… I do [More]
Last week the BBC broadcast an interview with the husband and daughters of Asia Bibi, the Chrisitan wife and mother sentenced to death in Pakistan under that nation’s harsh and unjust blasphemy laws. Asia remains in jail after the High Court in Lahore upheld the guilty verdict and death sentence last year. She has appealed the case to Pakistan’s Supreme Court, the final step in the legal process in Pakistan. No timetable has been set for when the Supreme Court will take up the case. Watch Video  Persecution Blog: BBC Interviews Asia Bibi Family.
“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was once a term used to refer to homosexuals in the military. Now, however, the term is more often being applied to Christians in uniform. Military chaplains are feeling the pressure to conform to the new reality, as some label biblical values “hate speech.” Chaplains have been an integral part of the military throughout our nation’s history, bringing hope to the living and comfort to the dying. Now some chaplains are coming under fire from official government policy and must choose between their consciences and their commander’s orders. A Faith at Odds Read More  Military Chaplains [More]
“Excellent article on the many Biblical themed movies that have come out recently and the impact they are having not only here but elsewhere in the world.”  Admin Nearly crushed under the press and paparazzi on the Hollywood red carpet Friday night, “Jesus” bore each flashbulb and barked question from reporters with the calm reserve of a man accustomed to being under fire from the media. But when WND asked Diogo Morgado, the man who plays “Jesus” in the movie “Son of God,” about the reports of people whose lives have been impacted by the film, the award-winning actor’s face [More]
A new exhibition of ancient clay tablets discovered in modern-day Iraq is shedding light for the first time on the daily life of Jews exiled to Babylon some 2,500 years ago. The exhibition is based on more than 100 cuneiform tablets, each no bigger than an adult’s palm, that detail transactions and contracts between Judeans driven from, or convinced to move from, Jerusalem by King Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC. Archaeologists got their first chance to see the tablets — acquired by a wealthy London-based Israeli collector — barely two years ago. They were blown away. “It was like hitting the [More]
The plight of Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has caught America’s attention, but he is just the latest Christian to have his career vaporized by something that was said or written, according to religious liberty advocates. But unlike the dozens of other Christians who have lost jobs or businesses because they dared to violate the sensitivities of the LGBT community, Cochran’s firing became a national story. The fact that establishment media like the New York Times, ABC, NBC, CNN and others have reported the firing of Cochran is good, but it could also be bad. The widespread coverage could signal [More]
“Please pray for these persecuted brethren. Reading stories like this makes one all the more appreciative of the freedom of worship we enjoy.”  Admin My name is Hua Van Tuong. I am a gospel preacher, pastoring for Immanuel Church in Danang city, Vietnam. I would like to present to you one issue as follows: Our church with more than 41 members had gathered to worship the Lord at above address from 2009 to the present. And now, we also have service for the Deaf church with more than 40 members. Pursuant to Directive Instruction #01 of the Vietnam Prime Minister [More]
Many young people today who enjoy Christian music don’t know the name Andrae Crouch. But his peers knew him as the “father of modern gospel music,” a giant figure over five decades who helped lay the foundation for what is now known as contemporary Christian music while making a lasting mark in the mainstream scene, writing, producing and singing for the industry’s biggest names. A key figure in the Jesus Music movement of the 1960s and 1970s, he helped bridge the gap between black and white Christian music and was recorded by artists such as Elvis Presley and Paul Simon, [More]
While the year 2014 will go down in history for having the highest level of global persecution of Christians in the modern era, current conditions suggest the worst is yet to come. Today, Open Doors released its annual World Watch List, which ranks the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous and difficult to be a Christian. This year, the threshold was higher for a country to make the list, indicating that worldwide levels of persecution have increased. Topping the 2015 list for the 13th consecutive year is North Korea. Africa saw the most rapid growth of persecution, while [More]
“Pastor Chuck Baldwin gives his views on what he sees ahead for America in 2015.”  Admin Every year about this time, we are inundated with self-proclaimed prognosticators telling us (with great certainty) what the New Year will bring. The vast majority of the time they are wrong; but, somehow, that doesn’t keep people from listening to these pseudo-prophets or from buying their publications and videos. So, let me say upfront: I am not a prophet, nor the son of a prophet. I have no crystal ball; and the Almighty has not privileged me with special revelation regarding future events. However, [More]
Still in his junior year, the Oregon Ducks’ Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota appears to be more than ready for the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day against the Florida State Seminoles – gearing up not with just a helmet and shoulder pads, but with the complete armor of God. A Closer LookPerhaps one of the most successful Pac-12 quarterbacks in NCAA history, and becoming the first Oregon Duck and Hawaii-born athlete to win the Heisman, the 6-foot-4, 220-pound quarterback – a staunch Christian – received an astonishing 88.4 percent of first-place votes, accumulating the second-highest percentage of possible points [More]
July 20, 1929 – December 10, 2014 Bestselling Author Don Gossett Home with Jesus World-renowned, bestselling Whitaker House author Don Gossett, 85, passed December 10, 2014, his wife Debra at his side. The prolific author was a pastor, worldwide evangelist, missionary, and longtime Christian broadcaster, serving in active ministry for 66 years. Best known for his teaching on praise and the power of the spoken word, many of his books are considered classics, such as What You Say Is What You GetThere’s Dynamite in Praise, The Power of Your Words, and Words That Move Mountains, coauthored with E. W. Kenyon. [More]
“Given her viewpoints I can see why she was warmly welcomed by the university, she fits in perfectly in a secular setting. It’s no wonder kids come out of such places as unbelievers.” Admin They should stop doing all those conversions and shouldn’t even “do religion” all the time, contends Rev. Jane Shaw, who plans to teach “empathy” in her religion classes. The school explained her duties are to provide “spiritual, religious and ethical leadership to the university community, serve as minister of Memorial Church and also teach undergraduates and graduate students as a professor.” Provost John Etchemendy praised her [More]
“Once again Mr. O showing where his true religious allegiances lie.”  Admin On Christmas Eve, religious police in the capital city of the Islamic Sultanate of Brunei ordered business owners to remove Christmas decorations or face arrest. When Brunei, a tiny oil-rich fiefdom that shares the island of Borneo with Malaysia and Indonesia, adopted Shariah law earlier this year, some questioned whether the harsh penal code that includes amputation and stoning for blasphemy and other crimes would actually be enforced since a third of Brunei’s population is not Muslim. The crackdown on Christmas this year answers the question. Restaurant and [More]
Many American children are looking forward to the arrival of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, bearing presents for good little boys and girls. But most of those celebrating don’t know that there is a real man behind the story of Santa Claus, and that real man was a Christian persecuted because of his faith and actions. Read More  Persecution Blog: Most-Read Posts of 2014: #5.
“Please remember to pray for him. With the new Republican majorities in both Houses now would be an excellent time to contact your senators and representative about working on securing Pastor Abedini’s release. It’s for sure Mr. O our supposed Christian president who is such a great admirer of Islam won’t do anything about it.”  Admin Saeed Abedini has written a heartbreaking letter to supporters about his painful time in prison. The pastor, currently imprisoned in Iran, will experience his first Christmas in prison entirely alone as all of his Iranian family have left the country. In the letter released [More]