News: ‘Shattered’ Revelation— Clinton Campaign
24 Hours After Hillary’s Loss
The new Clinton
campaign tell-all, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,
reveals how Hillary Clinton personally placed blame for her bruising defeat
on Russian meddling “within twenty-four hours of her concession speech.”....
|SBC Voices: SBC
In Free-Fall Compared to Southern Population, But There Is Hope
know about the flatlining and then declining numbers of the SBC related
to baptisms, church membership, and worship attendance. We’ve talked about
them for years, heard warnings years ago, and we’ve seen it with our own
eyes. While SBC megachurches are still doing well numbers wise, there continues
to be consolidation going on, churches struggling, and many churches in
steep decline. With the new numbers set to come out in the next few weeks,
an overall analysis might be helpful....
of Church and State!’: Leftist Activists Disrupt Michigan Town Hall
A group of
leftist activists wearing pink pussy hats disrupted a Christian opening
prayer at Rep. Jack Bergman’s (R-MI) Thursday evening town hall in Gaylord,
Michigan, shouting, “Separation of church and state!” as other constituents
stood with their heads bowed in respect.....
Post: Groundbreaking Research Reveals Most
Effective Ways to Combat Christian Persecution— Report
A new study
released this week reveals the extent of Christian persecution worldwide
and the effective strategies the oppressed are employing to combat it...The
study found that 43 percent of persecuted Christians respond to persecution
primarily with what are called "strategies of survival," which includes
adapting ones life and practices to blend into the community, going underground,
or fleeing the land altogether.....
News: Second Detroit Doctor Busted in Female
Genital Mutilation Ring
Attar was arrested in the Detroit suburb of Livonia, Michigan Friday, accused,
along with his wife Farida Attar, of involvement in the same female genital
mutilation conspiracy that led to the landmark arrest last week of Dr.
|Florida Teacher Bans
Cross Necklaces in Class, Promotes LGBT Day of Silence
religious liberty law firm is threatening to sue a Florida public school
district over allegations that a high school math teacher forced Christian
students to remove cross necklaces and that she is engaging in LGBT activism
in her classroom.....
|Are School-Issued Computers
Spying On Your Kids?
widespread outrage back in 2010, when it was discovered that a Philadelphia
school district had issued laptops to students with a very creepy function.
Unbeknown to both students and parents, school officials had the ability
to remotely access the webcams on the laptops, and spy on the students
in their homes. Seven years later, school-issued computers are still
spying on students, albeit in more subtle ways.....
Today: What Can the Church Learn about Sexual
Harassment, Accusations, & Transparency from the Bill O'Reilly Debacle?
controversy surrounding Bill O'Reilly has captured the attention of global
news networks, and his sudden departure has sparked conversation about
harassment, bullying, and organizational response...There are many lessons
Fox News needs to learn from this situation, and certainly O’Reilly has
a lot to learn as well. But I'm wondering something different.
I want to know, what can the Church learn from this debacle? Here
are some thoughts.....
|Erik Raymond: We
Need More ‘Parlour Preachers’
.... The 19th-century
English pastor and author Charles Bridges writes in his book The Christian
Ministry that we need more “parlour preaching.” He defines this as
“the ability to introduce the subject of religion seasonably and acceptably
into social intercourse.” This, Bridges says, “is one of the most valuable
talents to the church.”....
Rebuild Jerusalem Temple Has Earth-Shaking Implications
There is probably
not a more disputed parcel of real estate than the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
A portion of the land there is occupied by an Islamic mosque, yet there
are developing plans to rebuild the prophesied third Jewish Temple. That
leaves the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a
political situation that offers no easy way out. One American pastor now
is telling Christians they need to pay careful attention to what happens
|Christian Post: 'Bible
Answer Man' Booted From Bott Radio Network After Hank Hanegraaff Joins
Answer Man" radio show program with Hank Hanegraaff has been booted from
Bott Radio Network over concerns regarding biblical accuracy, following
Hanegraaff's conversion into the Eastern Orthodox Church......
|Daily Signal: What
This Supreme Court Case Could Mean for School Choice
Court has already acknowledged and disavowed the discriminatory history
of Blaine Amendments...Based on oral arguments from Trinity Lutheran v.
Comer, the Supreme Court is once again preparing to issue a decision on
the question of state aid to a religious institution. As Elizabeth Slattery,
legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center, notes:
“If Trinity Lutheran wins the day, it will be a signal to states that they
may not discriminate against churches under the guise of Blaine Amendments.”.....
the cities were unpleasant places to live, they were the population and
intellectual centers of the empire, and they provided Christians with opportunities
for numerical growth and cultural influence. Indeed, Christianity eventually
dominated the empire by taking root in almost all the major cities of the
ancient Mediterranean world, from Alexandria in North Africa to Cordova