• Church

    • Egypt Detains 4 Christians Over Deadly Violence
      Four Coptic Christian men who were in one of Egypt’s main churches when it was attacked by an angry Muslim crowd have been jailed, though they were innocent, Christian rights activists said Saturday, April 13. Two of those detained were identified as Shadi Sami and Michael Morcos, while names of the [...]
    • North Korea Ranked No. 1 for Christian Persecution
      North Korea is the most hostile place for Christians around the globe,  according to the annual “World Watch” list from the Open Doors Organization. The list ranks the 50 countries where Christian persecution is most severe. North Korea tops the 2013 list, thus holding its ranking for the eleventh year running. “Christians [...]
    • Obama Sees No Saudi Evil
      Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police, known as the mutawa, charged into a private prayer meeting of at least 53 Ethiopian Christian workers in early February and arrested them for praying in a private home. The arrests were made in the very wealthy Persian Gulf coastal town of Damman. Three of the [...]
    • Merkel calls Christianity world’s ‘most persecuted’ religion
      Opposition lawmakers and human rights groups are criticizing German Chancellor Angela Merkel for claiming that Christianity is “the most persecuted religion worldwide.”  Merkel’s comments came at a meeting of the German Protestant Church late Monday in which she emphasized Germany needed to protect Christian minorities as part of its foreign policy. [...]
    • Story Claims Science Will Trump God
      In the West, Science was born in a monastery. Monks, in their pursuit to know God, committed themselves to the study of nature — God’s craftsmanship. Science then, from the beginning, was the investigation and discovery of natural law — which is, as our forefathers called it, “the law of [...]
    • Physcial = Spiritual
      Kids, don’t try this at home, but an experienced adult with nerves of steel can quickly whip out a tablecloth from beneath expensive china place settings without doing any damage. He would be relying on Newton’s first law of motion which says that objects tend to keep doing whatever [...]
    • A picture is worth a thousand words–but…
      I am sure you have heard the saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  No doubt, as a journalist I have seen some things and taken pictures of some events where, indeed, a picture was worth probably more than a thousand words. But pictures do not tell the [...]
    • National Prayer Committee Chairman Challenges Christians to Pray for the Elections
      National Prayer Committee Chairman, David Butts was in Jakarta, Indonesia for the World Prayer Assembly in May, and during the course of that week, he met six different prayer leaders from six different nations, who told him that they had been mobilizing their intercessors to pray for the elections in [...]
    • The Godless Democrats
      …I’m more worried about the “home team” than the Dems. For years Americans have been living large, to a great extent — since the 50′s and 60′s — our nation has lived life without having to think about God. This historically, distinct Christian nation has lost its bearings, its [...]
    • “Controversial” Pray for Obama Sign Removed
      “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech …” says the First Amendment to the Constitution. Yet, it doesn’t say communities can’t complain. Milton Neitsch, Jr. posted a billboard that displayed “Pray for Obama” — but locals were upset at the Scripture verse cited: Psalms 109:8, which reads [...]
    • Is Your Christian Child Really a Pagan?
      20 Questions to Reveal the Truth … Many of today’s youth grow up in Christian churches, but are adopting very un-Christian beliefs. When we all stand before Him, will their names be found in the Lamb’s Book of Life? Maybe it’s time to re- check the status of your child’s faith [...]
    • Poll: Over Half of Tea Party Members Support Bringing Guns to Church
      According to the Public Religion Research Institute poll, released Wednesday, 55 percent of respondents who identified themselves as tea party members supported allowing people to carry guns to church. This contrasted with 38 percent of Republicans, 17 percent of independents, and 9 percent of Democrats. “Although the [...]
    • Aesha, her face disfigured by the Taliban, begins reconstructive surgery
      Nearly two years after arriving in America with the promise of a new nose and ears, Aesha Mohammadzai has finally begun the process of reconstructive surgery. The young Afghan woman, whose face was mutilated by her Taliban husband and in-laws, checked into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in [...]
    • Attention Maine: Contact the Secretary of State today to keep the marriage ballot question clear
      It is important for the Secretary of State to hear from us during the public comment time for the new wording for the marriage referendum question. The new proposed wording is: “Do you want to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Please visit Citizen Action Center or e-mail [...]
    • China confirms forced abortion case after uproar
      Chinese authorities confirmed Thursday that a woman was forced to abort seven months into her pregnancy, several days after her plight came to light when images of her baby’s corpse were posted online. Rights groups have blamed authorities in north China’s Shaanxi province for forcing Feng Jianmei to [...]
    • Teaching Our Youth About Homosexuality and Gender Identity
      There are two dimensions to standing up against the troubling issue of homosexuality. One is the personal; the other is the political. Christianity speaks to both, and our youth can learn the solid reasons why compassionate, faithful Christians should continue to uphold traditional morality. 1. The first [...]
    • Obama Removes Religious Freedom Section From Human Rights Report
      The Obama State Department has just issued a new report on human rights abuses in countries around the world. Missing from the report is a section on religious persecution – which has been in the report for years. According to CNSNews, the report removed the religious freedom section from 2011 and [...]
    • Muslim Convert To Christianity Imprisoned In Saudi Arabia
      Reprinted from Atlas Shrugs. Hamoud Bin Saleh: Muslim converting to Christianity. This poor guy was studying in Europe and is now living in Saudi Arabia where he is ostracized, imprisoned and tortured for converting to Christianity after applying for asylum in Europe after being rejected and sent back home: Hear what he [...]
    • California Senate Votes To Ban Therapy For Unwanted Same-Sex Attractions
      Gay activist California State Senators have recently succeeded in voting to ban any therapy for individuals who are struggling with same-sex attractions. The Senate voted 23-13 along party lines to deny men and women the right to seek help for overcoming their homosexual feelings. (The bill now goes to the [...]
    • Obama Brags About His Support Of Gay Agenda At $5000-A-Plate LA Dinner
      On June 6, President Obama and his wife Michelle were in Los Angeles at a pricey LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) fundraising event. Six hundred Hollywood homosexuals and liberal politicians – including the California Attorney General and the Mayor of Los Angeles paid $5000 a plate to listen to Obama [...]
    • Arizona Legislator Sponsors Parental Rights Amendment
      Arizona Rep. Trent Franks (R) has just signed on as the lead sponsor of a House Joint Resolution to approve passage of a Parental Rights Amendment – to get the federal government and the United Nations out of micromanaging how parents rear their children. According to Franks: “In my three decades [...]
    • LGBT Celebrity Donors Support Obama With Millions
      The Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT) movement is behind Obama’s re-election 100%. CNN reports that one of every 16 Obama’s biggest fundraisers is gay – and they’ve raised more than $8 million so far. Another LGBT fundraiser is being organized for Wednesday with the pop singer Pink as one of the fundraisers. Among the LGBT celebrities [...]
    • ‘Religion Of Peace’ Kills 15 At Nigerian Church Service
      The slaughters continue from members of the religion of peace overseas. The latest brutal killings occurred outside the Living Faith church in Bauchi, Nigeria as churchgoers left the service. An Islamic fanatic drove into the church compound and set off explosives that killed 15 and wounded 40 others. The car bomb [...]
    • IRS Agents Lie About Church Political Activities
      Theologian Gary DeMar points out that IRS agents recently told a group of pastors at a Faith Leaders Summit that pastors in their official capacities aren’t permitted to endorse or oppose candidates, campaign for them or make contributions to their campaigns. According to DeMar, this isn’t true. The First Amendment states [...]
    • Louis Farrakhan Vows That ‘Allah’ Will Destroy America If It Doesn’t Submit
      Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s Sunday address in San Diego was filled with hatred of America and his support for Sharia Law in America. He also condemned his Arab friends in America for killing their children in “honor killings.” The condemnation, though, was more for Arabs bringing their children into [...]
    • Religious Freedom Film Opens Tomorrow
      Andy Garcia stars in “For Greater Glory,” a fact-based film about Cristeros, the rebels who fought against a Mexican dictator who had banned religion from the country in the 1920s. Garcia said that the film is “… a fight for religious freedom, but really a greater umbrella it sits under is [...]
    • The Becket Fund Launches HHS Abortion Mandate Web Site
      The Becket Fund For Religious Liberty has just launched a brand new site that provides readers with detailed information on the Obamacare/HHS abortion mandate and the lawsuits associated with it. The site will serve as a central location for information on the 23 lawsuits filed by 55 plaintiffs against the Obamacare [...]
    • Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Tells Christians To Convert, Pay Tribute, Or Leave
      Muhammad Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate in Egypt has just declared that he’ll achieve “the Islamic conquest of Egypt for the second time” and tells Christians living there they can convert to Islam, pay an Islamic tax or leave their homes. What Morsi apparently failed to mention was the fourth [...]
    • Christian Anti-Defamation Commission Publishes Anti-Christian Bashing Book
      Dr. Gary Cass, head of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) has published Christian Bashing, a book designed to show Christians how they can deal with Christian-bashing in their own communities. The book has seven chapters: 1. The Problem: Where Defamation Leads 2. The Situation: Where Are We in the Process? 3. The Mission: Faithfully [...]
    • The Cross In Space
      A cross made from the cross what Arthur Blessitt carried around the world years ago, is now orbiting the earth. The cross was carried into space on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Spacecraft. Celestis is the launch company. The cross itself is in a canister that was a secondary payload on [...]
    • Are Facebook, Apple and Google Censoring Christian Speech?
      Social media and smartphones are changing the way people communicate—and consume—information. And there’s a clear bias against Christian speech. That’s why the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is wading into a unique and volatile communications freedom issue—the collision course between free speech on the Internet and the free market power of new [...]
    • Nancy Pelosi Okay With Forcing Military Chaplains To Perform Gay Marriages
      Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is openly opposing an effort in the House to pass a measure that will protect military chaplains from performing gay marriages or other same-sex ceremonies. According to Pelosi, the gay marriage issue is a “manufactured crisis.” Pelosi told CNSNews that “it’s a fraud. It’s a – welcome to [...]
    • Muslim Fanatics Operate Camps In Rural America!
    • California Gay Senator Wants To Ban ‘Reorientation’ Therapy
      A gay state senator is pushing for passage of a bill that will ban reorientation therapy for individuals with unwanted homosexual attractions. The bill is designed to prevent anyone with unwanted same-sex attractions from receiving help. The primary target of this bill is the National Organization for Research and Therapy of [...]
    • Religious Groups File Lawsuits Against Obamacare
      Yesterday, 43 religious groups filed 12 separate lawsuits against Obamacare and the mandate that forces employers to provide and pay for coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and sterilization – regardless of the employers’ moral or religious objections. The groups include Catholic charities, which provide services for inner city children, elderly, deaf, [...]
    • Maine: Least Religious State In Nation
      The Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies has found that Maine is the only state in the union with less than 30% of the population belonging to a religious denomination or independent church. “What’s alarming about those numbers is that more than 300 years after the country was founded by [...]
    • Religious Group Says Pelosi Wrong About Conscience Rights For Chaplains
      The Chaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty, a group representing 2,500 evangelical military chaplains is challenging House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in her claim that chaplains don’t need conscience protections over the issue of gays in the military. Pelosi claims that a provision added to the House Defense Authorization bill by [...]
    • Food Security And The End Time Beast
      The G8, the UN, and many other global subsets are banning together to ensure “food security” for developing nations. The man who Occupies the Oval Office kicked off the G8 Summit with a brief speech about “mobilizing more than $22 billion” for a global food security initiative targeting a billion [...]
    • Dr. David Jeremiah On The National Day Of Prayer
    • Judges Declare National Day Of Prayer Unconstitutional
      Gary DeMar laments the historical ignorance of our current crop of judges – both federal and state – who still believe that public declarations of prayer are “unconstitutional.” DeMar notes that a Colorado appeals judge recently issued an edict declaring that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional. And, Wisconsin U.S. [...]
    • Kansas Governor Signs Conscience Rights Bill
      Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (formerly a U.S. Senator) has just signed a bill that protects pharmacists from having to distribute drugs that cause abortions. The “Health Care Rights of Conscience Act” bars anyone from being forced to prescribe or administer a drug they “reasonably believe” might be used to kill an [...]
    • Missouri Rep. Todd Akin Defends Religious Liberty In Military
      Todd Akin, Republican Congressman from Missouri is working to defend religious liberty in the military – after repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” rule about gays serving openly in the military. Akin accuses Obama of using the military as a “campaign prop to advance the liberal agenda” – including the [...]
    • Islamic Theology: World Conquest – Submit Or Die
      Islam isn’t simply a religion; it is a legal system and a military system that has one goal in mind: The subjugation of the world under Islamic (Shariah law). The source of Islam’s political and religious theology comes from the Koran, which was supposedly dictated to Muhammad by Allah when [...]
    • Congressional Prayer Caucus Appeals To Vanderbilt Officials
      Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes (R) and 35 other Members of Congress have just sent a letter of concern to Vanderbilt University’s Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos asking him to ensure that the school’s nondiscrimination policy will not discriminate against religious student groups. The private university has put a non-discrimination policy in place that [...]
    • ACLU Fights Ten Commandments Display In Virginia
      The American Civil Liberties Union is once again attacking freedom of religion and Christian beliefs. The latest assault on religious liberty is a case involving the posting of a series of America’s foundational documents in a school. The display was donated by a private citizen and included the Magna Carta, Declaration [...]
    • Traditional Marriage Protesters Attacked
      Volunteers with the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family And Property (TFP) have been attacked by gay activists for peacefully standing in public in support of traditional marriage. TFP has posted a video of the various attacks made against them. The organization’s volunteers have been bullied, pepper sprayed, hit [...]
    • Update On Blind Chinese Pro-Life Activist!
      Women’s Rights Without Frontiers (WRWF) has posted an update on the situation involving pro-life Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng. Guangcheng had fled into the U.S. Embassy in Beijing for asylum, but was told by a U.S. official that if he didn’t leave the embassy, his wife would be beaten to death by [...]
    • YouTube Removes Christian Videos From Ministry Site
      Pastor Carl Gallups is one of the founders of the online ministry known as PPSimmons YouTube Ministry. More than 550 videos were posted on the site since 2009 – with 21 million page views since it was created. Now, all that remains of the site is a YouTube message that says: [...]
    • Chinese Pro-Life Activist Needs American Intervention
      He Peirong is a Chinese pro-life activist who recently risked her life by helping Chen Guangcheng escape house detention. She successfully rescued the blind pro-lifer from his captives, but now she’s disappeared! Chen Guangcheng’s name isn’t well known in the United States, but he’s developed a network of pro-lifers who are [...]
    • CAIR/Police Shut Down Pro-Constitution Event
      The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has been responsible for shutting down a conference titled “Constituting Michigan – Founding Principles Act,” in Allegan, Michigan. The event was sponsored by a local chapter of ACT, a pro-Constitution, anti-Islamist group. The purpose of the event was to inform the public on the importance [...]
    • Air Force Secretary Creates Anti-Christian Work Environment
      Air Force Secretary Michael Donley is a direct threat to religious liberty in the U.S. Air Force, according to a recent report from the American Family Association (AFA). AFA reports that Donley is kowtowing to the wishes of a radical group known as the Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers (MAAF). AFA [...]
    • Gay ‘Anti-Bully’ Speaker Bullies Christian Students
      Dan Savage is a gay activist degenerate who was recently given the undeserved honor of speaking before high students at the National High School Journalism Convention in Seattle, Washington. Savage was there to speaking on anti-gay bullying in high schools, but his speech quickly became a curse-filled screed against the Bible, [...]
    • War Memorial Cross Under Attack
      Liberty Counsel, a religious freedom watchdog group has offered free legal help to the city of Woonsocket, Rhode Island from an attack by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The anti-Christian group is protesting the existence of a 91-year-old war memorial located on Woonsocket Fire Department property because it contains – surprise [...]
    • Victory For Mojave Desert Cross!
      A cross erected 80 years ago by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has been the target of atheist hatred for more than a decade. Now, a federal court has finally ruled that the land where the cross stands can be transferred to the VFW. The cross was the subject of [...]
    • EEOC Claims ‘Transgenders’ Are Protected Class Under 1964 Civil Rights Act
      The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which includes lesbian activist lawyer Chai Feldblum, has just issued an edict that stretches the 1964 Civil Rights Act beyond recognition. The EEOC now claims that Title VII of the 1964 law provides federal protected class status to “gender identity,” – which is code for transsexuals, [...]
    • Christians Under Siege In Muslim Countries
      While Muslim propaganda groups in the U.S. call for toleration and religious liberty for members of their faith, the same isn’t true in Muslim nations. In fact, many nations are being systematically purged of Christians. There’s no toleration for other faiths. Last month, according to Open Doors, USA, the U.S. Commission [...]
    • Islamic Organization Pushes Effort To Criminalize ‘Islamophobia’
      The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a coalition of 57 Islamic nations has recently met in Gabon to discuss how they can criminalize so-called “Islamophobia” and the “defamation of Islam.” OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsnoglu told his associates that Islamophobia is “fuelled by a misconception about Islam and Muslims and incites [...]
    • Please Pray For China House Churches!
      The Communist Chinese government is engaging in a new campaign of persecution against the house churches in China. The latest campaign of oppression began in December 2010, when the Communist Party Central Committee’s Public Security Commission issued a secret document that targeted Christians who attend house churches. The document, “Operation Deterrence” told [...]
    • Christians Being Driven Off Campus At Vanderbilt
      Eleven religious organizations like Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Legal Society, InterVarsity and other groups at Vanderbilt University are facing a serious dilemma. The university has decided to enforce an “all comers” policy for all campus organizations – including religious ones. This means that any student – regardless of his beliefs [...]
    • Leftist ‘Media Matters’ Targets Business, Wealth, And Christianity!
      The far leftist Media Matters organization run by gay activist David Brock was created to target businesses, wealthy individuals and Christianity – according to The Daily Caller. A reporter for The Daily Caller obtained a copy of the IRS form that Media Matters submitted in order to get its tax-exempt status. [...]
    • Bishop Says Obama On Hitlerian Path
      Bishop Daniel R. Jenky recently delivered a sermon to a group of Catholic men in Peoria, Illinois. During his speech, Jenky noted: “Remember that in past history other governments have tried to force Christians to huddle and hide only within the confines of their churches like the first disciples locked up [...]
    • Obama Is The Most Anti-Christian/Pro-Islam President In History
      William J. Murray, head of the Religious Freedom Coalition and the Government Is Not God Political Action Committee says that President Barack Obama is working to undermine Christianity and promote the interests of Islam in America and around the world. According to Murray: From his very first day in office, Obama has [...]
    • Christian Holidays Result In Death From Islamists
      Raymond Ibrahim, a writer for the David Horowitz Center has recently described the increasing numbers of Christians who are being slaughtered around the world during Christian holidays. The numbers of Christians being killed will inevitably increase as more and more secular Muslim nations become Islamic states due to the so-called “Arab [...]
    • Warning: The Coming Obama Dictatorship
      WorldNetDaily’s Bob Unruh has just written an alarming article that outlines the possibility of President Obama operating like an unrestrained dictator if he is re-elected in November. All signs point toward Obama enforcing executive orders and other dictatorial actions that will destroy individual liberty in America. His most recent action was to [...]
    • Resurrecting Religious Freedom
      The following Op-Ed by Rick Santorum first appeared on Ricochet.com on April 6, 2012: In January 2011, the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize (President Obama) pulled out all the stops to host a full state dinner for the Paramount Leader of the world’s largest dictatorship (Chinese President Hu Jintao), [...]
    • Easter Gift From Muslims: Car Bombs That Kill 38 In Nigeria
      The “religion of peace” has done it again on Easter Sunday in Nigeria. Muslim terrorists planted two car bombs near a church in Nigeria – killing 38, including many church goers. The terrorist group is the Boko Haram (which means “Western education is sacrilege”). Oddly enough, President Obama has yet to [...]
    • Is Christianity Now A Thoughtcrime?
      Outspoken Christian actor Kirk Cameron is being attacked in the mainstream media for upholding traditional marriage and opposing gay marriage as being unnatural. Cameron’s views are being portrayed as “hate speech” and as encouraging mistreatment of homosexuals. Apparently, having a biblical view of sexuality and marriage is now considered an Orwellian Thoughtcrime [...]
    • Vanderbilt University Driving Catholic Group Off Campus
      A Catholic student group will leave the Vanderbilt University campus in Nashville at the end of the year. The reason? The university is enforcing a dictatorial policy that bars religious groups from having leaders that share their faith and beliefs. Vanderbilt Catholic Chaplain Father John Sims Baker stated: “The discriminatory non-discrimination [...]
    • Archbishop Of New York: Obamunists Trying To Divide Catholics
      New York’s Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan was on “The O’Reilly Factor” Wednesday night to discuss Obama’s attempt to divide the Catholic Church over the Obamacare contraceptive mandate. Dolan said the contraceptive issue is a political tool to infringe on religious liberty. According to Dolan: It’s a tough battle because of that, and [...]
    • Obamacare Battered At Supreme Court
      During the first two days of arguments on Obamacare at the Supreme Court, the government’s case was clearly battered by tough questioning from several Supreme Court Justices. One of those Justices was Anthony Kennedy who told Obama Solicitor General Donald Verrelli that the Obamacare “mandate” for health insurance would “fundamentally change [...]
    • Stand Up For Freedom Rallies In 129 Cities On Friday
      Christians and other concerned citizens are holding protest rallies 129 cities on Friday at noon to protest Obama’s contraceptive and sterilization mandates on religious institutions. Stand Up For Religious Freedom.com is organizing the nationwide events to draw national attention to Obama’s unconstitutional attack on religious liberty and conscience. A major rally will [...]
    • Free Sterilizations For College Girls – Says HHS Secretary
      Last Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued more Obamacare rules that include forcing health care plans to provide FREE voluntary sterilization surgery. Women who don’t attend college will also get free sterilization coverage through their employer, parents, or a government-run plan. According to Terrence Jeffrey of CNSNews: All student health [...]
    • Open Doors Posts Religious Freedom Issues Scorecard
      Open Doors, a California-based ministry, has just issued a religious freedom scorecard on the 112th Congress. The organization has analyzed the voting record of each Senator and U.S. Representative to determine how supportive they are of religious liberty here and around the world. “Open Doors USA’s scorecard has helped to increase the [...]
    • Indiana Congressman Enters Dispute Over Voluntary Prayer At Food Pantry
      Congressman Todd Young, (R-IN) is getting to a dispute over a federal policy that was used to cut off federal food aid to clients at a food pantry because the clients were asked if they wanted to engage in voluntary prayer. The incident involves the Community Provisions of Jackson County, a [...]
    • Another Shoe Drops Forcing Americans To Pay For Abortion Coverage
      – From Rep. Chris Smith’s office: This week while the House of Representatives was out of session, the Obama Administration confirmed its insidious plan for public funding for abortion coverage in Obamacare (PL 111-148) when it issued rules for Obamacare exchanges, complete with an abortion surcharge and a secrecy clause. “The mass [...]
    • Colorado Presbyterian Church To Leave Denomination Over Gay Ordination
      The 4,000-member First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado is leaving the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. over the denomination’s decision to ordain gay and lesbian clergy who are in “committed” relationships. The church, headed by Pastor Jim Singleton, will become part of the Evangelical Covenant Order. Eighty-eight percent of the members of [...]
    • American Civil Rights Union Fights For Religious Liberty
      The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) has filed a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court involving the Mount Soledad Memorial cross in San Diego. Atheists and the ACLU want the cross torn down – saying it violates church/state separation. The ACRU is urging the Supreme Court to use [...]
    • Proverbs 31, Victoria Secret And Viral Marketing
      (Excerpted from WorldOnCampus.com) When Alex Eklund updated his Facebook status on Nov. 30, he had no idea it would make him a social media star. Eklund was studying in the Baylor University library when he noticed a theme among his friends’ status updates. During the airing of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion [...]
    • Gay Activists Want Chick-Fil-A Kicked Off Campuses
      Gay activists at several colleges are campaigning to have Chick-Fil-A kicked off their campuses. Activists have organized opposition at nine campuses, including Duke, Northeastern, and New York University. They claim that because Chick-Fil-A donates to conservative Christian charities, it is pursuing an anti-gay agenda. Chick-Fil-A’s foundation, WinShape donated $2 million in 2009 [...]
    • Evangelical Christian Fired By JPL For His Beliefs
      David Coppedge, an outspoken Christian who worked on the Cassini mission to Saturn for the Jet Propulsion Lab in California, is fighting his firing from JPL in 2011 after 15 years of work on the mission. Coppedge claims he was fired because of his Christian beliefs – and especially for his [...]
    • David Barton: Obama ‘America’s Most Biblically Hostile U.S. President’
      Christian historian David Barton has recently outlined his reasons for believing that President Obama is the most biblically hostile U.S. President in our nation’s history. He writes: When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own [...]
    • MOMS beat FEMA to Tornado Relief
      You’ve seen or heard the initial reports, My concerned friend, But it’s so much worse when you are right in the middle of human and material carnage. Already, this weeks’ tornadoes and storms in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois have claimed over 40 lives! As soon as we got word, MOMS sprang into action [...]
    • Speaker Boehner Critical Of ObamaCare Contraceptive Mandate
      Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) says that Obama’s forced contraceptive mandate in ObamaCare violates religious liberty in such a way that has never occurred before in America. Boehner notes: “The government, our government, for 220 years has respected the religious views of the American people.  And for all of [...]
    • Liberal Groups Seek To Censor American History
      Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland are attacking the Commissioners in Carroll County, Maryland. Why? They used $800 to pay Pastor David Whitney to teach “the founders’ view of law and government, the American view of law and government, which [...]
    • HHS Secretary Argues That Fewer Births Cover Contraceptive Mandate
      Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who claims to be a Catholic, told a House oversight committee on Thursday that a reduction in human beings will help offset the costs of providing mandated contraceptives and abortion-related resources in ObamaCare. The HHS wrote the mandate rule, which is not in [...]
    • New Resource On Muslim Brotherhood Available
      Robert Spencer, who runs JihadWatch.org. has just published a new resource on the Muslim Brotherhood in America. The pamphlet can be downloaded from the FrontPageMag.com web site. According to FrontPage: The Muslim Brotherhood In America by Robert Spencer is a new Freedom Center pamphlet that shows how the Muslim Brotherhood has targeted the [...]
    • Democrat-Controlled Senate Votes Against First Amendment
      Yesterday, the U.S. Senate, controlled by Democrats, voted against the Blunt Amendment designed to protect religious liberty and conscience in ObamaCare. The Blunt Amendment would have prohibited the Obama Administration from forcing religious institutions/individuals and individuals with conscience objections to provide contraceptives or other pro-abortion related services as part of their [...]
    • House Judiciary Committee Considers Obama’s Assault On Religious Liberty
      The House Judiciary Committee met on February 28, to discuss ObamaCare and its unconstitutional mandate on contraceptives. The committee heard testimony from Jeanne Monahan, Director for the Center for Human Dignity, Family Research Council. Monahan stated: The ObamaCare mandate “is an unprecedented directive which deeply conflicts with religious and conscience freedom protections [...]
    • Senate Votes Today On Religious/Conscience Exemption In ObamaCare
      The Senate will vote sometime today on Senator Roy Blunt’s (R-MO) amendment to create a religious-conscience exception to the HHS mandate on contraceptives announced last month. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius created a rule that forces all businesses and nonprofits to provide free contraceptives and other abortion related materials to their employees [...]
    • Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Calls For 40 Days Of Prayer
      Richard Land, who heads up the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has issued a call for Christians to join him in a 40-day prayer vigil for “Spiritual Revival and National Renewal” beginning on September 26-November 4. According to Land: It is an opportunity for us, as God’s people, to cry [...]
    • Ugandan Muslims Who Convert To Christianity Under Attack
      JihadWatch reports that more and more Ugandan Muslims who convert to Christianity are being attacked, imprisoned or starved. The nation has a minority Muslim population of 12% to 84% Christian, but the Muslims are aggressively going after anyone who leaves Islam. As JihadWatch notes: Last Christmas Eve saw Muslims throw acid on a [...]
    • Syrian Christians Asking For Prayers
      Open Doors is reporting that the plight of Syrian Christians is getting worse and worse because of the upheaval in that nation. According to Open Doors, “The danger has prompted many churches across the country to meet only in daytime, many only on Sundays. On Fridays, the weekly Islamic day of [...]
    • Iran Condemns Pastor To Death For Converting To Christianity
      Pastor Youcef  Nadarkhani, a 34-year-old father of two has been condemned to death by an Iranian court for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity. Nadarkhani was arrested two years ago on charges of apostacy and may be executed at any time. “The world needs to stand up and say that a man [...]
    • ObamaCare’s First Casualty: Religious Liberty
      The Heritage Foundation has posted a video of experts on religious freedom discussing Obama’s recent mandate that forces religious institutions to support the distribution of contraceptives and other abortion-related materials to their employees. As Heritage reports: This week, two more Christian colleges joined other religious institutions in fighting back against that attack when [...]
    • National Religious Broadcasters Calls For Investigation Of Media Matters
      The National Religious Broadcasters wants a government investigation of  Media Matters, after The Daily Caller reported that the liberal group was spending at least $50,000 to monitor and attack religious broadcasts. The Daily Caller (TheDC) interviewed NRB Senior Vice President Craig Parshall about this. He said he’s “deeply disturbed” by Media [...]
    • Obama Pushes ‘Freedom Of Worship’ Theme In Attacking Religious Liberty
      President Obama is similar in many ways to dictators and despots who pretend to be supporters of religious freedom, but who in actuality are working to destroy this freedom. His recent attack on religious liberty through his ObamaCare contraceptive mandate on religious institutions is an example of this. He’s okay with [...]
    • Obama Giving Pass To Muslims – Rev. Franklin Graham
      Rev. Franklin Graham was on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Tuesday and shocked his liberal hosts when he rebuked Obama and declared that he couldn’t categorically say that Obama wasn’t a Muslim. According to NewsMax: MSNBC’s liberal hosts were flummoxed by Graham’s strong rebuke of Obama, and queried if Graham believed the president [...]
    • Ave Maria University Sues Over Obama’s Dictatorial Contraceptive Mandate
      A Catholic university in Florida is suing in federal court over Obama’s dictatorial contraceptive/abortifacient mandate in his health care law. Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University notes: “The federal government has no right to coerce the University into funding contraceptive services that include abortion-inducing drugs and sterilization, in the health plan [...]
    • Caliphate Conference: Islamize Europe & U.S.
      European Islamists will be gathering in Vosendorf, Austria on March 10 at a gala “Caliphate Conference 2012. The goal of the conference is to strategize on how create a world-wide Islamic dictatorship. Islamist expert Soeren Kern says the conference is being sponsored by Hizb ut-Tahrir (Party of Liberation). This group is [...]
    • Democrats Outraged By Religious Freedom Hearing
      On February 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on religious freedom and Obama’s mandate that religious institutions – through their insurance carriers – provide free contraceptives, abortion pills and other birth control materials to their employees. Democrats were outraged by the hearing – and the liberal [...]
    • Obama Continues War Against Religious Persons
      The Obama Administration continues its relentless war against religious persons. This time, the Department of Education has quietly changed a rule dealing with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The change states that “if you work for a nonprofit organization, your employment will not qualify for PSLF if your job duties [...]
    • Help Rubio Stop Obamacare
      Mr. Obama is not backing down… . . . in his attempt to ram ObamaCare down our throats – to include the paying for abortion pills, sterilization and contraception—against the moral beliefs of many religious Americans! That is why many members of Congress are “FIGHTING BACK!” And so should you! U.S. Senator Marco [...]
    • Senate To Vote On Bill Blocking Contraceptive Mandate
      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) initially blocked any vote on Senator Roy Blunt’s bill to block Obama’s contraceptive mandate in ObamaCare. He told his colleagues to “calm down,” but now he’s changed course and will permit the vote. The Blunt bill will be added to language in the transportation bill [...]
    • Christian Student Quits Choir When Forced To Sing Praise To Allah
      Atlas Shrugs reports on the outrageous case of a high school choir singing an Islamic song that includes praise to Allah with words like “There is no truth except Allah,” and “Allah is the only eternal and immortal.” The choir sings the song in the original Urdu language. Islam is [...]
    • Religious Freedom Bill Pushed In Kansas
      Next Monday, the Kansas House of Representatives will vote on a bill that is titled “Preservation of Religious Freedom Act.” It is sponsored by Lance Kinzer, Chairman of the Kansas House Judiciary Committee. He says the bill is needed because of ObamaCare’s contraceptive mandate. Gay activists in the state, however, claim [...]
    • Vanderbilt Gives Religious Groups Until April To Comply With Non-Discrimination Policy
      Vanderbilt University officials have put all religious groups on notice that they have until April to comply with the new non-discrimination policy or face non-recognition as a legitimate campus organization.  Vanderbilt held a Townhall in late January to explain why the policy is being enforced. Among those facing non-recognition [...]
    • Coptic Christians Deported From Egyptian Village
      CBN is reporting that 5,000 Muslims went on a rampage in a small village near Alexandria, Egypt when a rumor spread that a Christian had illicit photos of Muslim women on his cell phone. The Muslims went on a rampage, burning and pillaging homes. No photos were found on the [...]
    • Mass. Family Attacks Pledge Of Allegiance
      Fox News reports that an atheist family in Massachusetts has asked a judge to order their school district to remove the phrase “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance. The unnamed family says their request is being made under the Massachusetts Constitution’s guarantee of “equal protection.” They claim that these words [...]
    • Senator Roy Blunt On Obama’s Attack On Religious Liberty
      Missouri Senator Roy Blunt had harsh words for President Obama’s unprecedented attack on religious liberty through ObamaCare. He spoke at the Heritage Foundation on February 13. The contraception mandate being forced on religious institutions is an attack on religious liberty and the “faith-based rights of conscience,” said Blunt. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch [...]
    • Liberty Counsel Files Two Briefs Against ObamaCare
      The Liberty Counsel (LC) has filed two legal briefs against Obama’s socialist medical law imposed on all Americans. The briefs address the anti-injunction act and the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution. According to LC: At the federal court of appeals, the Department of Justice conceded that the Anti-Injunction Act (AIA) does not [...]
    • Pennsylvania Considering Bill Banning Foreign Law From Court Rulings
      The Hamas-connected Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is opposing legislation in Pennsylvania that will prohibit judges from using foreign law in their decisions. The House Bill is 2029. The bill stipulates that “a tribunal shall not consider a foreign legal code or system which does not grant … the same fundamental [...]
    • Big Deal: Obama Tweaks Contraceptive Mandate
      On Friday, Obama decided to tweak his mandate that religious institutions must provide contraceptive and abortion services to employees. Obama has decided that workers at religious institutions will be able to get free birth control coverage directly from health insurance companies. Big deal. He’s still requiring insurance companies to provide free [...]
    • Christian Environmental Group Slams Far Left Group For EPA Support
      The Cornwall Alliance, a conservative Christian environmentalist group has recently slammed the leftist Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) for its support of the EPA. The EEN claims to be pro-life and believes that supporting the EPA’s mercury rules is a pro-life position. The group has launched a multi-media campaign to support Lisa [...]
    • Senator Cornyn Calls On Obama To Withdraw Forced Contraceptive Services In ObamaCare
      Reprinted from Senator John Cornyn’s web site: U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) today [February 8, 2012]  sent a letter to President Obama demanding the withdrawal of the final rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that mandates faith-based employers provide healthcare coverage for certain [...]
    • Air Force Removes ‘God’ From Logo
      The U.S. Air Force has removed the word “God” from a Rapid Capabilities Office patch. It originally read: “Doing God’s Work With Other People’s Money” in Latin. The patch was changed after a group called the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers complained about it. They apparently only want freedom of [...]
    • Bill Pushed To Permit Churches To Meet In NY Schools
      This Sunday will be the last day that churches can meet in New York City’s public schools. The policy was imposed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, supposedly to separate church from state. However, Manhattan Bible Church Senior Pastor Bill Devlin is pushing back. He serves on the steering committee of [...]
    • Roman Catholic Military Services Archbishop Warns Troops About ObamaCare Regulation
      Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who heads up the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services has sent a letter of concern over ObamaCare that he has asked be read at all Sunday Masses for military personnel around the world. The letter says that Obama’s requirement that religious institutions be forced to provide [...]
    • Erick Erickson: ‘The Perversion Of The Words Of Our Lord Jesus Christ By The Sinner Barack H. Obama’
      Red State editor Erick Erickson took off after President Obama’s recent National Day of Prayer speech in which he justified socialism by misquoting and misinterpreting several Bible verses where Jesus outlining our duties as Christians. According to Erickson: … the President went to the National Prayer Breakfast and quoted Jesus Christ himself [...]
    • War Hero Blocked From Speaking At West Point
      General William G. Boykin has been blocked from speaking at West Point because he’s an outspoken Christian and critic of the gay agenda and radical Islam. He was put under such pressure that he chose to withdraw from the West Point speaking engagement. Boykin has had an amazing career in the military [...]
    • Catholic Leaders Rising Up Against ObamaCare
      Business Insider writer Michael Brendon Dougherty reports  that numerous Catholic leaders are rising up to oppose the abortion provisions in Obama’s socialist health care plan. Under ObamaCare, Catholic institutions will be forced to subsidize contraception, sterilization and abortion-producing drugs. But, of course, Obama doesn’t care. He wants to do all [...]
    • Vanderbilt Continues To Violate Religious Liberty
      Nashville’s famous Vanderbilt University is continuing to insist that it has the obligation to violate the religious liberty of campus groups such as the Christian Legal Society (CLS). Vanderbilt claims that it can force all organizations on campus to adhere to its non-discrimination policy, which means Christian religious groups must permit [...]
    • No Surprise: Christians Face Increased Persecution In Islamic Countries
      CBN reports that Christians in Islamic nations where the so-called “Arab Spring” has taken place, are increasingly at risk of being killed or otherwise persecuted for their faith. A CBN report from Israel notes: With Islamists poised to take over governments overthrown during the “Arab spring,” Christians and other minorities may soon [...]
    • Pagan Mom Angry About Gideon Bibles
      A practicing witch in North Carolina is making a stink over the distribution of Gideon Bibles in North Carolina’s Buncombe County schools. Ginger Strivelli, who practices Witchcraft, was angered when her 12-yer-old son came home with a Bible donated by the Gideons. The county school board is now reconsidering its policy. Christian [...]
    • No Sharia: American Laws For American Courts!
      Eight leaders of the Jewish and Anglican religious communities have released letters in partnership with the American Public Policy Alliance (APPA) endorsing the American Laws for American Courts (ALAC) model bill (publicpolicyalliance.org/?page_id=38) and affirming that ALAC will not interfere with the religious freedom of any denomination. The eight leaders are: Rabbi Aryeh [...]
    • New York Police Arrest Pastors & Church Members
      Forty-three pastors and church members were arrested by New York City police last week for protesting Mayor Bloomberg’s banning of churches from using public schools for worship services. More than 200 people gathered to sing and listen to the protest leaders. They later broke into small groups  and prayed in front [...]
    • Anti-Christian Obama Administration Handed Defeat By Supreme Court
      This week, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the anti-Christian Obama Justice Department a defeat over religious liberty. The case involved Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School vs. EEOC (which is dominated by a lesbian activist named Chai Feldblum). The DOJ sought to eliminate the “ministerial exception” in employment discrimination law. This permits [...]
    • India Islamic School Issues Fatwa To Condemn Firecrackers
      Darul Uloom Deoband, the leading Islamic seminary in India, has just issued a fatwa against the making of firecrackers. According to Deoband, the making of firecrackers is a violation of Sharia Law. The fatwa says the manufacturing, selling and bursting of firecrackers is a misuse of money and accuses men who [...]
    • U.S. Supports U.N. Anti-Free Speech Plan
      The United States under President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is supporting a U.N. resolution (16/18) that seeks to limit freedom of speech if it is critical of Islam. The resolution is the brainchild of the Organization Of The Islamic Conference, a confederacy of 56 Islamic states. It will [...]
    • Egyptian Islamists Poised To Reject Treaty With Israel
      Lt. Col. Jonathan D. Halevi, writing for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs believes that the Islamists who have gained power in Egypt are moving toward ending the peace treaty with Israel. According to Halevi: The Muslim Brotherhood has set a number of criteria for examining international agreements, including [...]
    • Blasphemy Laws Choking Religious Freedom
      Paul Marshall and Nina Shea with the Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute have just published an important book: Silenced: How Apostasy And Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide. Shea was recently interviewed by FrontPage Magazine on their book. According to Shea: We have been tracking and opposing the punishment of [...]
    • Discussion Of U.S. Commission On International Religious Freedom
      Paul Marshall and Nina Shea with the Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute have just published an important book: Silenced: How Apostasy And Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide. Shea was recently interviewed by FrontPage Magazine on their book. According to Shea: We have been tracking and opposing the punishment of [...]
    • Hundreds Of Pedophiles Nabbed In European Sting
      More than 112 pedophiles in 22 countries have been arrested after a wide-ranging investigation throughout Europe. Operation Icarus was conducted by Europol and discovered countless images of victims of the sexual abuse of babies and toddlers. These images were shared on peer-to-peer internet systems. According to Europol Director Rob Wainwright: “It’s the [...]
    • Our Giving Remains
      Even in difficult times Christian charity remains. In fact, Christians are giving more this year than last year according to the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Here at home we’re dealing with a “great recession,” and in Europe nations like Greece have had it even worse — yet the Church’s purse is [...]
    • Thailand Update: Death toll over 400 in worst flood in five decades
      More than 427 people are reported dead as floods continue to ravage Thailand. Sixty-one provinces have been impacted by the floods that are now taking over Bangkok, where 50 of the city’s districts are on alert, and at risk of flooding. Heavy monsoon rains that hit the northern [...]
    • YFCI: Urgent Help Needed in South East Asia
      More than 300 killed in worst flood in 50 years As I sit down to write you this letter, 317 people have died in Thailand’s floodwaters that are as high as 10 feet in many areas of the country. Homes, businesses, factories, and farmland are underwater, and more than [...]
    • Evangelist charged with video voyeurism
      OSNELL, Ark. – A Southern Baptist evangelist, and former camp pastor at LifeWay Christian Resources’ FUGE summer youth events, has been charged with video voyeurism in a home where he was staying as a house guest while preaching a revival at a Baptist church in Arkansas. Sammy Nuckolls, [...]
    • 8 Differences Between Small Groups and House Churches
      Dayton, Ohio’s Jason Wing from Apex lays out eight differences between the small group and the house church.
    • Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says State Department
      There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. This reflects the state of religious freedom in that country ten years after the United States first invaded it and overthrew its Islamist Taliban regime. In the intervening decade, U.S. taxpayers have spent $440 billion to support [...]
    • Christians under siege in post-revolution Egypt
      CAIRO — Egypt’s Coptic Christians have long felt like second-class citizens in their own country. Now many fear that the power vacuum left after the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak is giving Muslim extremists free rein to torch churches and attack Coptic homes in the worst violence against the [...]
    • Another Church in Egypt Attacked By Muslims
      On Monday, October 3, Muslims surrounded St. Mary’s Church in the Upper Egyptian village of Elmadmar, Tema district, Sohag province, in an effort to demolish it. The Muslims blocked the road to the church and hurled bricks at the building. Church personnel contacted the authorities. “For [...]
    • Joel Osteen on CNN: Homosexuality Will ‘Still Be a Sin in 200 Years’
      Megachurch preacher and bestselling author Joel Osteen, pressed by CNN’s Piers Morgan on his views regarding homosexuality, said Tuesday during an interview that his stance on the issue is grounded in the Bible, which he said will still present homosexuality as sin, even 200 years from now. The [...]
    • Latest Iranian Media Reports Suggest Increased Danger for Pastor Targeted for His Beliefs
      New, conflicting reports out of Iran raise further concerns about the fate of a pastor being persecuted for his Christian beliefs. Iranian state-funded Press TV reported in an article published online Wednesday that Youcef Nadarkhani is now considered a security threat and is accused of running a [...]
    • State Media Reports Iranian Pastor Facing Execution for Rape, Not Religion
      Iran state media put out a stunning report Saturday claiming that imprisoned Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is facing the death sentence for rape and extortion, not for apostasy and refusing to renounce his religion, as his lawyer, human rights groups and Western news media have reported. “His [...]
    • Execution Looms for Iranian Pastor Who Refuses to Renounce His Christian Faith
      An Iranian pastor who refuses to renounce his Christian faith could be hanged as soon as Wednesday, after a trial court ruling this week upheld his death sentence for “apostasy.” Religious freedom advocates are calling urgently for governments to take up the case of Youcef Nadarkhani, [...]
    • Can Christians lose their salvation?
      Sincere believers are sharply divided on this question. Some say Christians can lose their salvation and subsequently must be born again and again if they fall away. Others contend that true believers cannot lose their salvation through sin, but they can apostatize or walk away from [...]
    • Archbishop: New York Times, Newsweek, CNN, MSNBC Not ‘Trustworthy’ on Religion
      The news outlets CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, and MSNBC do not “provide trustworthy information about religious faith,” said Philadelphia’s incoming Archbishop, Charles Chaput, at the Catholic World Youth Day ongoing this week in Madrid, Spain. Chaput, the former Archbishop of Denver, made his remarks [...]
    • Ill. judge rules against Catholics on foster care
      An Illinois judge ruled Thursday that the state can stop working with Catholic Charities on adoptions and foster care placements — something the state decided to do in July after the not-for-profit agency refused to recognize Illinois’ new civil unions law. In his ruling, Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Schmidt said [...]
    • NC University Puts Out List of ‘Gay Friendly’ Churches
      A North Carolina state university has put out a list of approved “gay friendly” churches for faculty and students raising concerns by at least one professor that taxpayers are inadvertently involved in “telling people where to go to church.” An office with the University of North [...]