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-China: Christians Forced to Worship Xi Jinping Instead of Jesus?

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

            (Xi Jinping: Wikipedia) Chinese authorities have begun a new campaign to target Christians and force them to acknowledge the supremacy of the Communist Party over their religion. in some cases Christian families have been required to replace crosses and pictures of Jesus in their homes with posters of the Communist leader Xi Jinping. Here’s […]

-Church of Sweden to Clergy: Stop Calling God ‘He’ or ‘The Lord’

Friday, November 24th, 2017

                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Church of Sweden (Lutheran) has instructed its clergy to stop referring to God as a ‘he’ or as ‘The Lord.’ Here’s the story from the UK Telegraph: The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms like […]

-LGBT Activists Demand Christian University Change Policy on Homosexuality

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Students applying to Azuza Pacific University in California are required to read and sign an agreement to abide by the Bible based behavioral guidelines in the student handbook. Now a group of LGBT ‘student’ activists demand that the school change their policy on same-sex relationships and marriage. Also one employee is suing the school for […]

–Happy Reformation Day! Celebrating 500 Years

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

       (Wittenberg Door: Wikipedia) Happy Halloween –Happy Reformation Day! I know. October 31st is known for witches, goblins, pumpkins, and trick or treat. It is amazing to me how in the last 20 years or so Halloween has gone from a one night ‘celebration’ to become an entire ‘holiday’ season of it’s own with parties […]

-Christian Pro-Traditional Marriage Student Group to be Banned?

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

A Catholic Christian student group which supports traditional church teaching on marriage is facing banishment from a Catholic university? Incredible but true. Here’s the story from Breitbart: Leaders of LGBT organizations at Jesuit Georgetown (University) have denounced the pro-marriage group “Love Saxa” as homophobic, calling on the university to strip the group of funding and […]

-Things for Ministers to Avoid on Social Media

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

It is important for ministers and church leaders to have some kind of presence on Social Media. Nevertheless there are major ways that leaders can actually undermine their ministry in the process. Read my article about this @Blogging Ministry:  -Pastors and Social media: Five Mistakes to Avoid Here’s a recent article from Christianity Today that […]

-Clergy Housing Tax Break Ruled Unconstitutional Again

Friday, October 20th, 2017

A federal judge has ruled once more that the clergy housing tax break is unconstitutional. Her first 2013 ruling against the tax break was overturned by an appeals court in 2014. Now the same judge has ruled against the break in a new case initiated by the atheist group- FFRF. Here’s the story from Christianity […]

-Plans for Christian Retreat Rejected Due to LGBT Opposition

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Christian evangelist Morris Cerullo planned to build a Christian retreat center on 18 acres in Mission Valley of San Diego but those plans were rejected by the city council after a great deal of pressure was applied by LGBT community activists. Here’s the story from the San Diego Union-Tribune: Morris Cerullo to transform an aging […]

-The Gospel of Thomas and the Historical Jesus

Friday, October 6th, 2017

The Gospel of Thomas?   (From our Apologetica page): Much has been written about so-called ‘lost Christianities’ in the last decade or so. The Gospel of Thomas is always among the early books mentioned that supposedly demonstrate a possible variety of understanding and teaching in early Christianity. First of all, there are a number of […]

-California: Catholic School Removes Statue of Jesus and Mary?

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Jesus and Mary –Offensive? First Robert E. Lee and Jeff Davis, then Washington and Jefferson along with Chris Columbus. Now Jesus and Mary are added to the list of offensive statues? When is a Catholic school no longer Catholic? When the administrators remove the traditional statue of Jesus and Mary along with 162 out of 180 […]