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Archive for August, 2013

-Egypt: Incredible List of Churches and Christian Institutions Attacked This Week

Friday, August 16th, 2013

                (The Coptic Church: sweet mustache) Egypt is in the midst of chaotic conditions that cannot even be fathomed by those of us living in our confortable homes in the USA or the West. The Western media is dwelling on the battles between the military regime and the Muslim Brotherhood which has resulted in a […]

-California: Christians Arrested for Reading the Bible in Public Found ‘Not Guilty’

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

                     (Photo credit: knowhimonline) In April 2011 several Christians were arrested for reading the Bible out loud in front of a California DMV office in Hemet CA. Here’s a link to my original article on this story. Now a judge has found them ‘not guilty’ of the charges that they were do so without a […]

-Update: Chaplain’s Essay On Faith and Foxholes Republished

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

                              (Elmendorf Air Force Base: Wikipedia) Several weeks ago a controversy arose when Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, a Christian chaplain stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska, wrote an essay entitled, “No Atheists in Foxholes: Chaplains Gave All in World War II” which was posted  on the base’s website in a section called “Chaplain’s Corner.” […]

-Egypt: 10 Year Old Gunned Down leaving Sunday School

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Coptic Christians are being attacked and persecuted all over Egypt since the fall of President Morsi. The Muslim Brotherhood is blaming Christians for the regime change. There are literally dozens of stories every week about Christians being killed or injured and churches being damaged or burned in the country by Islamic […]

-California: Students Can Now Go into Bathroom and Locker Room of Choice?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

                      (Photo credit: photologue_np) It was billed as a law to allow ‘transgender’ children to choose the gender of their choice on any given day in California public schools. The reality is that boys can now choose to invade the girls restrooms or locker rooms on any given day by merely declaring themselves to be […]

-Putin: World Leaders Should Unite to End Christian Persecution

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

               (Putin with Russian Church leaders: Wikipedia) In a meeting with Orthodox Christian leaders in Moscow last week Russian President Vladimir Putin actually said some things that I agree with. He noted that religious minorities, Christians in particular, were being persecuted around the world (especially in the Middle East and in North Africa) and voiced […]

-Billy Graham: “America Needs Our Prayers More Than Ever”

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

(Billy Graham- BGEA website) The BGEA released a letter from Billy Graham last week in which he emphasized the need for Christians to pray for America more than ever before. Here are two poignant quotes from his thoughts: 1.…there are still many things I can do, and one of them is pray. I’ve been praying […]

-Will Churches be Forced to Host Same-Sex Marriages?

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

                         Methodist Ocean Grove Camp There is real concern among conservative pastors that they may be forced to allow their church buildings to be used for same-sex marriages. At least one Kansas town was considering a statute that would force churches that rent out their facilities to host same-sex ceremonies. Also a Methodist camp facility […]

-San Antonio Ordinance May Ban Christians from City Government?

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

                   (The Alamo- San Antonio,Texas : Wikipedia) The San Antonio (Texas) City Council is considering an ordinance that could ban conservative Christians from serving and working in the city government. From Citizen Link: In early August, the City Council will consider an ordinance to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the discrimination ordinances in […]