Tag: Christianity

Evangelist Franklin Graham Calls For Churches Across America to Pray For Peace During Protests

Evangelist Franklin Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, requests that churches pray for our nation during these dark days. With nationwide protests erupting after the death of George Floyd, Graham is urging pastors to have a special time during their Sunday morning worship service where they pray for peace, […]

Wisconsin Hair Salon Owner Sues Over Stay-At Home Order Violating Free Speech, Religious Rights

The owner of a Christian-based children’s hair salon has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Gov. Tony Evers’ “safer at home” order that closed nonessential businesses is a violation of free speech and religious rights. The lawsuit filed Tuesday is the third legal challenge to the order issued by the Democratic governor that runs until […]

Americans urged to pray remotely for revival, God’s glory on Nat’l Day of Prayer

On the 69th National Day of Prayer to be observed Thursday, the Southern Baptist Convention is calling on Americans to join in a nationwide, remote prayer gathering for spiritual awakening and revival, and to pray specifically for seven centers of influence. As the theme for the National Day of Prayer is “Pray God’s Glory Across […]

Trump: ‘The Light of Christ Will Always Triumph’ Because ‘He Has Defeated Death’

Christ’s light will always triumph over “trials and tribulations,” President Trump said in an Easter message that also commended Americans for displaying the “core tenets of Christianity” during the coronavirus pandemic. The White House released the statement over Easter weekend. “No matter the circumstances, we will always celebrate Easter as a time of rejuvenation, rebirth, […]

Apostate Texas ‘Church’ Announces Homosexuals Allowed to Lead, Pastors Can Officiate Same-Sex Ceremonies

A now former Assemblies of God (AG) “church” in Texas has announced that its elder board has decided to allow practicing homosexuals to serve in all capacities, including as pastors, and that pastors will be permitted to officiate same-sex ceremonies if so desired. The district office of the AG says it “moved swiftly” when it […]

VP Pence ridiculed for praying with coronavirus task force

After a photo of Vice President Mike Pence praying with his coronavirus task force went public, waves of criticism mocking the United States’ second-in-command struck social media. In the White House photo (right), Pence is seen seated in a circle with the task force as they bowed their heads in prayer, with the others remaining in […]

China’s President Xi is turning faith into ‘tool for indoctrination of Communist ideology’

Representatives from five religious groups affected by severe religious persecution, including a Christian, Yazidi, and Uyghur Muslim, identified the most pressing issues facing their communities and shared how the international community can help. During the National Prayer Breakfast sideline event on religious persecution around the globe co-hosted by the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. and […]

Woman wins battle to hold Bible study at condo complex after Christian worship ban

A Florida woman, who filed a federal complaint after her homeowners association barred her from continuing to host a Bible study in the social room of her own condominium complex, has reached a settlement allowing her to carry on with the religious activity, a legal group that represented the Christian woman said. The agreement states […]

Franklin Graham surprised by backlash over UK evangelistic tour

Evangelist Franklin Graham has said in a media interview that he’s surprised to see all the confirmed venues in the United Kingdom pulling out due to his views on homosexuality, even as his supporters have started an online petition calling it “bullying” and a “hate crime.” “I have been surprised… I’m not coming to speak […]

Church leaders raise concerns over Christianity’s future in Iraq

The Islamic State has been defeated and bombings and kidnappings have also decreased, but Iraq’s Christians still don’t find the cradle of Christianity livable and continue to leave the country that has now become a land of militias, causing concerns among church leaders. St. Joseph’s parish in Baghdad once had 5,000 families, but the number […]