Christian Examiner
Retired pastor sues senior living facility that threatened to evict him for holding Bible study
Fri, 24 May 2019 09:30:05 EDT
A Virginia senior living facility is facing a federal lawsuit after threatening to evict two of its residents, a retired Lutheran pastor and his wife, for leading a Bible study in their own apartment.
Thu, 23 May 2019 15:17:16 EDT
According to FOX News, a Sri Lankan defense minister claims the recent Easter church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 Christians and injured another 500 worshipers and passersby was retaliation for prior mosque attacks on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Is Christianity harmful to women? Quite the contrary, says female apologist
Thu, 23 May 2019 15:14:09 EDT
Contrary to a widely held assumption in the secular world, the Christian faith is not harmful to women and in fact, elevates them, according to female apologist Jo Vitale.
Twitter banned psychologist for tweeting clinical opinions on trans identity
Tue, 14 May 2019 11:50:45 EDT
A psychologist who was instrumental in authoring the official position on transgender identity in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel Disorders was banned from Twitter after posting clinical opinions the social media giant deemed "hateful."
The Empty Truth
Fri, 10 May 2019 16:16:37 EDT
As I awoke this year on Easter morning and crawled out of bed, I began to reflect on that word, "empty" and what it truly means.
We Are "Living Land!"
Fri, 10 May 2019 15:48:54 EDT
At a funeral we may hear the phrase "Ashes to ashes, dust to dust." The phrase is not in the Bible – but comes from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer. It is derived from Genesis 2:7 – "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul."
Stepping on Blocks
Fri, 10 May 2019 15:11:49 EDT
There is little pain like the pain felt from stepping on a plastic building block. The small size and sharp edges make it prime for hiding between the carpet strands, hidden away, like it is awaiting the perfect opportunity to injure the parent's foot.
Student gov't at Texas Christian college votes to ban Chick-fil-A over LGBT record
Fri, 10 May 2019 14:18:07 EDT
The student government of Trinity University, a private liberal arts college in Texas affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, has voted unanimously to ban food from fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A for their record on LGBT issues.
Rome opens up exorcism course to all major Christian faiths to fight rising demonic forces
Fri, 10 May 2019 14:15:49 EDT
For the first time in 14 years, the Roman Catholic Church has opened up its annual exorcism class in Rome to all major Christian faiths in a bid to stem the rising tide of demonic forces around the world.
Georgia bans abortion after heartbeat is detected, recognizes fetus as natural person
Thu, 09 May 2019 10:05:16 EDT
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp angered abortion supporters Tuesday when he signed a billinto law that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat has been detected and recognizes fetuses as natural persons.
Womb rental akin to prostitution, campaigners say; women, babies exploited in surrogacy
Thu, 09 May 2019 10:02:32 EDT
The renting of wombs, known as surrogacy, is akin to prostitution and the exploitation done to women often go unrecognized by the public, campaigners opposed to the practice say.
Chick-fil-A to become 3rd largest fast-food chain in US sales amid growing popularity
Thu, 09 May 2019 09:59:40 EDT
Chick-fil-A is set to become the third largest fast-food chain in the United States as their signature chicken sandwiches and waffle fries continue to soar in popularity.
Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan to be reunited with daughters in Canada: reports
Wed, 08 May 2019 11:11:41 EDT
Reports have indicated that Pakistani Christian mother Asia Bibi (Aasiya Noreen), who spent years on death row, left Pakistan and arrived in Canada.
Boko Haram kidnaps pastor, churchgoers on their way to evangelize and deliver aid
Wed, 08 May 2019 11:09:17 EDT
Suspected members of Boko Haram have reportedly kidnapped a pastor, a Christian relief worker and members of Living Faith Church while on their way to deliver relief supplies and evangelize in the northeast Borno State.
'Pastors' in Pakistan helping Chinese men target poor girls for marriage
Wed, 08 May 2019 11:00:41 EDT
Hundreds of Christian girls in Pakistan have been trafficked to China as part of a massive operation in which pastors are paid to target impoverished communities to find brides for Chinese men.
After 40 years, 'megachurch' pastor slams Christianity and quits, deacon claims he had affair
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:53:33 EDT
Dave Gass, a former megachurch pastor who most recently led Grace Family Fellowship in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, has renounced his Christian faith as a system rife with abuse that caused him "mental and emotional breaks."
Lauren Daigle mentors American Idol finalists, says show gave her 'something to believe in'
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:49:48 EDT
Christian singer Lauren Daigle was the celebrity guest mentor on Sunday's American Idol and told the top six contestants that the vocal competition was instrumental in giving her something to believe in.
80 percent of persecuted religious believers are Christians: British gov't interim report
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:46:18 EDT
Approximately four of five people persecuted for their religious beliefs are Christians, according to an interim report prepared for the British government.
North Korean defector details decade of abuse, forced labor at orphanage
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:25:37 EDT
A North Korean defector recounted Thursday the "hell" she experienced during a decade full of abuse, starvation and enslavement as an orphan in the rogue nation, a fate that too many children are still experiencing today under the Kim regime.
Texas pastor on how churches can do better when reaching out to homosexuals
Wed, 08 May 2019 10:09:40 EDT
For many Christians, the Bible is clear on homosexuality: it's a sin. But there's a real struggle among believers on how their convictions should play out when engaging with homosexual persons.