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-State Dept. Ignores Pakistan’s Poor Record of Christian Persecution?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Pakistan is consistently ranked among the worst countries in the world for Christian persecution. Yet the US State Department seems to continue to ignore that fact when they list the nations that they are particularly concerned about when it comes to religious freedom abuses. Here’s the story from CNS News: For a record 14th year […]

-Obama Administration Finally Declares That ISIS is Committing ‘Genocide’

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Yesterday Secretary of State Kerry finally declared, what was obvious to everyone around the world, that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities and crimes against humanity. From Politico: The Islamic State is committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shiite Muslims in Iraq and Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry declared on […]

-2015 Worst Year Ever for Christian Martyrdom but Obama Administration Refuses to Call It What It Is?

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

According to a report from Open Doors USA, 2015 was the worst year ever for the persecution and martyrdom of Christians around the world. Here’s the story from Fox News: Beheadings, imprisonment and eviction from ancestral homelands made 2015 the worst year on record for persecution of Christians, with North Korea topping a list of […]

-2015: Worst Year Ever For Christian Persecution?

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

According to Open Doors ministry, which keeps tabs on the persecution of Christians around the world, 2015 might have been the worst year ever in modern history for Christian persecution. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The Christian persecution watchdog group Open Doors has released its annual list of countries where Christians face the […]

-Is It Persecution or ‘Christianophobia’?

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

 PERSECUTION  CHRISTIANOPHOBIA The ‘P’ word (persecution) is being thrown around a lot lately in the Christian community in America. Particularly in response to the growing disconnect most Christians experience in academia, with the main stream media, and in the increasingly secular American culture. It is serious, uncomfortable, and our rights are being threatened but it […]

-Rubio: ‘Clear and Present Danger’ That Christianity Could be Labeled as ‘Hate Speech’

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

In an interview with CBN News, Senator Rubio talked about his fear that ‘mainstream’ Christianity and Catholic teaching could soon be labeled as ‘hate speech’ in this country: “If you think about it, we are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech. Because today we’ve reached the point […]

-Demands For General to be Court-Martialed Because of ‘National Day of Prayer’ Speech?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

( Major Gen. Craig Olson: US Air Force photo) An activist military group is demanding that a general, who spoke about God at a National Day of Prayer event on May 7, be court-martialed claiming that his testimony was against the law and unconstitutional. Here’s the story from the Air Force Times: …Maj. Gen. Craig […]

-Christian ‘Forgiving ISIS’ Videos Go Viral in Arab World

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

“But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” Matthew 5:44 We recently posted the video above of Christian child, 10 year old Myriam, forgiving ISIS even though her family had lost everything because of the terrorist group.  She said: “I will only ask God to forgive them. Now […]

-Florida: City Trying to Force Churches to Get a Business License

Friday, March 6th, 2015

(Common Ground Church/Facebook) A city in Florida is trying to force churches to get a business license. In one case the city government even sent a worker to spy on the church and has threatened to impose fines of $500 a day. Here’s the story from Charisma: Liberty Counsel sent a letter to the City […]

-Obama Foreign Policies Leading to Christian Persecution?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse (a Christian relief organization0 and BGEA believes that  President Barack Obama’s sympathy towards Islam is bringing on a ‘Storm of Islam’ that will result in Christian persecution in this country and around the world. From the Blaze: “We’re going to see persecution, I believe, in this country, because our president […]