Christian Examiner
State Dept. adds Russia to religious freedom 'watch list,' labels Pakistan a 'country of concern'
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:04:57 EST
The U.S. State Department has added Russia to its "special watch list" for religious freedom violators and added Pakistan to its list of "countries of particular" concern.
Town ignores atheists' warnings, keeps Christian cross in Christmas lights display
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:44:52 EST
To the delight of many Christians, a town in Christian County, Missouri, has reversed its decision to take down an illuminated cross from its Holiday display.
Students walk out to protest firing of Christian teacher for opposing transgender pronoun use rules
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:56:13 EST
Students at a public high school have demonstrated their support for a Christian teacher fired from his position because he refused to refer to a trans-identified student by their preferred pronoun.
Leading college faculty union says belief in only 2 genders is based on 'ideology,' not fact
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:55:31 EST
One of America's leading college faculty unions is decrying attempts to define gender as "binary," and claims that the Trump administration and the "religious fundamentalists" who support such a definition are moved by ideology, not fact.
Chance the Rapper leaves the US to 'learn the Word of God,' plans to read 'five or more' books of the Bible
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:43:27 EST
Chance the Rapper has announced he's leaving the country to "learn the Word of God," admitting that while he was raised in a Christian home, he's mostly "unfamiliar" with the Bible.
Hmm... Here's Your Sign
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:32:51 EST
Did you know that the Satanic Temple-Chicago has been granted permission to display a statue called "Knowledge is the Greatest Gift" inside the rotunda at the Illinois Capital? The satanic sculpture will be on display alongside a Nativity scene, a menorah, and a sign from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) claiming, "Religion is but a myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds."
The Gifts!
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:59:12 EST
God's gift to the world is His only begotten Son, Jesus. When we give our lives to Him, His spirit brings out all the best in us—we discover who we really are with meaning and purpose.
'We have more evidence than we need' to prove Christianity, apologist says
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:51:33 EST
Believers in Jesus Christ "have more evidence than they need" to intellectually defend the claims of Christianity, says noted apologist and Liberty University professor Gary Habermas.
Over 578 kids sexually abused at US children's camps; victim describes being molested by counselor
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:49:22 EST
More than 578 children have been victims of sexual abuse at children's camps in the U.S. over the past 55 years, according to a new report.
Mainstream media continues to miss story on America's abortion decline
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:46:10 EST
In late November, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released updated abortion data for the year 2015.
Christian doctor recalls rape of children, prayer in Nobel Peace Prize speech
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:43:49 EST
Denis Mukwege, the Congolese physician who treats women and children rape victims, shared a prayer to God at the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
Does God Measure your Effort or your Effectiveness?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:54:16 EST
So, this morning, while I was leafing through pages and pages of business-related comments on LinkedIn, I found an article by Business Insider that calls for bosses to evaluate employees' efforts rather than their results. According to "top psychologists," judging results could end up giving credit for luck instead of skill.
Can Christians celebrate Hanukkah?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:46:42 EST
Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, began Sunday, a holiday which starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev and lasts for eight days.
Was Jesus a historical figure?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:44:42 EST
Two separate sources recently questioned the historicity of Jesus. But let us set the record straight.
'Town deserves Jesus in it': Dozens of Christians protest in Ohio to bring back Nativity
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:42:55 EST
Dozens of Christians have been protesting in a town in Ohio against the city's decision to follow an atheist demand and not allow a Nativity scene this Christmas at the courthouse.
How evangelical kids can get their faith shaken on the first day of university
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:40:40 EST
Let's consider the first morning at university for one hypothetical 18-year-old raised in a typical evangelical church subculture. His name is David.
Pakistan expels World Vision and other aid groups, accuses them of spreading 'disinformation'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:38:28 EST
The government of Pakistan has expelled the evangelical relief charity World Vision, Catholic Relief Services and 16 other foreign aid groups and NGOs. The nation's top human rights official has claimed that they all engaged in spreading disinformation.
Christian bodies divided on bipartisan prison reform bill
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:37:06 EST
A Christian rift over the bipartisan prison reform bill — the First Step Act — is forming, with the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA announcing its opposition.
Thousands of women burned alive in India, not recognized as humans: Ministry warns
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:34:18 EST
Thousands of brides are being burned alive in India despite the practice being illegal, a Christian ministry has warned.
What is God's gender?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:16:48 EST
While the book of Genesis explains God made human beings both male and female in His image, throughout the biblical narrative God is revealed as a Father who refers to Himself in male terms.