Tag : Christianity
Compassion International India title : Compassion International Forced to Leave India Due to Government Intervention
summary : A major Christian charity, Compassion International, is ceasing aid operations in India, due to government officials there not allowing local teams to accept foreign donations. Government officials claim two of the charity's affiliates have been trying to convert children to Christianity.
date : Mar 10, 2017 04:47 PM EST
ChinaAid title : Chinese Christians Imprisoned for Selling Religious Devotional Books
summary : Five Christian leaders in China's northeastern Liaoning province, who were arrested for allegedly purchasing and selling Christian books, now received prison sentences for doing so.
date : Mar 10, 2017 02:28 PM EST
rebel group title : Christian Mother, Son Killed by ISIL Jihadists for 'Defiling' Islam by Converting to Christianity
summary : A Somalia family who was living secretly as Christian converts from Islam was invaded in their own home and shot to death by Islamic extremists believed to be affiliated with the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab terrorist group.
date : Mar 10, 2017 09:51 AM EST
Female Muslim Worshipper title : Muslim Man Pulled Underwater by Violent Tsunami Carried to Shore by 'Mighty' Man With 'Blood-Stained Hands'
summary : A Muslim man who once adhered to a strict interpretation of Islam embraced Christianity after a "mighty man" with "blood-stained hands" saved him from certain death - twice.
date : Mar 06, 2017 11:20 AM EST
Cairo Church Bombing 2016 title : ISIS Vows More Attacks in Latest Video Against Their 'Favorite Prey' - Coptic Christians in Egypt
summary : The Islamic State or ISIS released a new video threatening to launch more attacks against Egypt’s Christians. The 20-minute video said the December attack in Cairo by a suicide bomber was “only the beginning” and vowed more will come. The video also said Coptic Christians are the extremist group’s “favorite prey.”
date : Feb 21, 2017 05:03 PM EST
Ebola Orphans in West Africa title : Sierra Leone Experiencing 'Vast Spiritual Harvest' Thanks to Ebola, 11-Year-War
summary : The Ebola crisis and 11 years of rebel war in Sierra Leone have left many people hungry for the hope of the Gospel and compelled hundreds to reject Islam and embrace Christianity, according to a new report.
date : Feb 21, 2017 11:29 AM EST
Pakistan title : Pakistani Christian Thrown Off Roof After Sharing Gospel With Muslim Family - But Then Something Amazing Happened
summary : A Pakistani man who converted from Islam to Christianity was thrown off the top of a building and injured when he attempted to share the Gospel with his family. However, his bold witness eventually compelled his family to convert to the religion they once hated and become baptized.
date : Feb 21, 2017 10:57 AM EST
Cross title : Muslim Father ‘Lost All Hope’ with Son’s Leukemia—Until God Demonstrated His Power to Heal
summary : A Muslim man from South Asia, who once led a group of extremists to attack Christian churches, was brought to the end of his rope when his only child was diagnosed with leukemia. He planned to commit suicide with his family, but God intervened and saved them, and healed his son.
date : Feb 20, 2017 11:46 AM EST
Peter Bormuth title : Christian-Only Public Prayers at County Meetings Are Illegal, Rules Federal Judges
summary : The tradition of Christian-only prayers at public meetings by Michigan county commissioners violates the U.S. Constitution by promoting one faith over others, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
date : Feb 15, 2017 07:21 PM EST
Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi title : Samoa Poised to Amend Constitution to Declare It as Christian Nation
summary : The Samoan government is about to amend its Constitution to include a declaration that it is a “Christian nation founded of God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit,” emphasizing that it upholds Christian principles.
date : Feb 09, 2017 10:07 AM EST
American Flag title : A Third of Americans Says Being ‘Truly American’ Requires Christian Faith
summary : A new study revealed a third of Americans believe that to be “truly American,” one must be in the Christian faith.
date : Feb 06, 2017 10:59 AM EST
Manny Pacquiao title : Manny Pacquiao Pushes for Death Penalty, Says Even Jesus Was Sentenced to Death
summary : Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, who openly professes faith in Jesus and His finished work on the cross, once more expressed support for the death penalty last week and cited the Bible to justify his stance.
date : Jan 26, 2017 12:50 PM EST
North Korea title : North Korean Defector Vows to 'Pull Down' Corrupt Regime, End Slavery in Country
summary : A North Korea defector has vowed to do all he can to "pull down" the corrupt regime and end slavery in the isolated country.
date : Jan 25, 2017 01:34 PM EST
Nabeel Qureshi title : Nabeel Qureshi Cancer Update: ‘I’m Hoping for an Overt Miracle Wherein the Cancer is Entirely Gone’
summary : Christian apologist and author Nabeel Qureshi, in a recent update, said his cancer treatment has been going well so far, but he is still hoping that the cancer would be completely gone.
date : Jan 23, 2017 08:55 AM EST
Morgan Freeman title : Christianity, Judaism, Islam Origins Explained in 'Story of God' Season 2 by Morgan Freeman
summary : Origins of all three of the world's major religions - Christianity, Judaism and Islam - will be explored and "explained" in the second season of The Story of God, a National Geographic special hosted and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman. Season 2 premiered on Monday.
date : Jan 18, 2017 10:46 PM EST
Martin Scorsese and Andrew Garfield title : 'Silence:' Martin Scorsese, Fuller Theological Seminary Faculty Discuss Faith at Film Screening
summary : Martin Scorsese, Academy Award winner and director of the new film Silence, joined Fuller Theological Seminary faculty for a private screening of the movie, followed by a discussion about faith. The sold-out screening and interview with Scorsese, held at Laemmle's Playhouse 7 Theatre in Pasadena, was coordinated through Reel Spirituality, an initiative of the Fuller's Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts at Fuller Seminary.
date : Jan 15, 2017 10:49 AM EST
Man Using Facebook title : ‘Blasphemous’ Facebook Post Lands Algerian Christian in Prison for One Year
summary : An Algerian Christian man was sentenced to one year in prison for allegedly insulting Islam and the prophet Muhammad.
date : Jan 14, 2017 11:09 PM EST
Gu 'Joseph' Yuese title : China's Largest Megachurch Ex-Pastor Arrested by Authorities for Supporting Religious Freedom
summary : In what some people are calling the most high-profile religious persecution case since the Cultural Revolution, the former pastor of China's largest state-run megachurch was arrested on Saturday by a local public security bureau in China's coastal Zhejiang province, according to persecution watchdog China Aid. Authorities reportedly re-apprehended Gu "Joseph" Yuese sometime before Christmas; on Jan. 7, his family received an announcement he had been arrested on charges of embezzling funds.
date : Jan 13, 2017 03:13 PM EST
Muslim-Christian Conflicts in European Refugee Camps title : Deaf Muslim Embraces Christianity After Learning About Jesus Through Sign Language
summary : In a miraculous turn of events, a Deaf Muslim man embraced Christianity after a friend invited him to a church where he was introduced to a sign language translation of the Scriptures for the first time.
date : Jan 11, 2017 01:56 PM EST
Woman in Burka title : Islamist Militant’s Sister Gets Healed from Deadly Snake Bite: ‘Lord Jesus Heard Your Prayers’
summary : As if written straight from the Book of Acts, the story of an Islamist militant’s sister who was bitten by a venomous snake and whom Jesus completely healed is only one of many miraculous accounts among Muslims in the Middle East.
date : Jan 05, 2017 08:15 PM EST
115th Congress title : Faith-Based Politics: How Many US Politicians Truly Believe in Christianity and in What Form?
summary : Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life staffers released a new study that indicates one of two vastly different realities: either "a profound theological dissonance" exists between American people and those they elect as their representatives in Congress, or "a great number of those representatives lie to people who take surveys," proposes Charles P. Pierce, lead political blogger for Esquire.
date : Jan 05, 2017 02:03 PM EST
Bible title : Former ‘Enemy of Christians’ Witnesses for Christ with Bible in One Hand and His ‘Unusual Stomach’ in Other Hand
summary : It’s difficult not to notice the unusually shaped stomach of this former Hindu fanatic. As it turns out, there’s an interesting story behind it—one that he does not hesitate to share with those who don’t know Christ.
date : Dec 31, 2016 12:51 PM EST
Andy Stanley title : Andy Stanley Sparks Controversy After Saying 'Christianity Doesn’t Hinge’ on Jesus’ Birth
summary : Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley became the subject of controversy after he said that Jesus’ birth is not as important to Christianity as His resurrection.
date : Dec 27, 2016 06:46 PM EST
Moana title : ‘Moana’ Movie Extends Disney’s 'Faith in Faith' Multicultural Gospel
summary : Disney Studios' new full-length, animated feature, "Moana," expands the ethnic and religious diversity in its heroines, and is likely to impact children in mainstream Christian, Jewish and secular homes in a considerable manner, said Mark Pinsky, author of "The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust."
date : Dec 13, 2016 10:33 AM EST
Christians in Uganda title : Former Muslim Sheikh Who Secretly Received Christ Beaten for Newfound Faith, Forced to Leave Home
summary : A former Islamic sheikh in Uganda suffered torture from Muslims in the community after news got out that he had left the Islam faith to embrace Christianity.
date : Dec 04, 2016 08:29 AM EST
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