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Archive for the 'Persecution' Category

-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 […]

-Saudi Arabia: New Law Brings Death Sentence for Bible Smugglers?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

           King of Saudi Arabia Apparently the Saudi government has passed a new law that prescribes a death sentences for those ‘smuggling’ in Bibles or other non-Muslim or even non-Sunni religious literature into the Muslim kingdom. For a long time it has been illegal to bring Bibles into Saudi Arabia. Usually customs agents have made […]

-High School Student Suspended for Sharing His Faith?

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

A high school senior in Everett, Washington has been suspended three times and faces potential expulsion for sharing his Christian faith. Here’s the news release about this case from the Pacific Justice Institute: A new lawsuit filed this week in Seattle federal court challenges what attorneys are calling “egregious” speech restrictions in an Everett high […]

-Saudi Arabia: 27 Arrested for Secretly Practicing Christianity in Home

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

                     (Seal of the Committee: Wikipedia) The Saudi religious police raided a home and arrested 27 people for secretly conducting a Bible study and Christian worship. Practicing any religion besides Islam is prohibited in Saudi Arabia with potential jail time or even physical beatings for violators. Here’s the story from The Blaze: Saudi authorities raided […]

-New York: Christian Owners Will No Longer Host Weddings After Losing Lawsuit Over Same-Sex Wedding

Friday, August 29th, 2014

      (Same Sex Marriage: Wikipedia) The Christian owners of a farm in New York which is rented out for public events will no longer host weddings. The couple came to that decision after a judge fined them $13,000 for declining to host a same-sex ceremony that was against their religious beliefs and convictions. The judge […]