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-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 […]

-Insurance Problems for Churches Who Won’t Perform Same-Sex Weddings?

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Liability Insurance for Churches In the aftermath of the SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage, some churches are now finding out that they have no liability insurance coverage if they are sued for refusing to perform same-sex ceremonies. Here’s the story from  the National Review: Churches, like virtually every functioning corporation, protect against liability risks and […]

-Boko Haram Massacres Several Thousand

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

While most of the attention in the West is turned towards Paris as many world leaders joined hundreds of thousands in a march against terrorism, a radical Islamic group,  continued their rampage killing thousands in northeastern Nigeria.  The Boko Haram recently attacked and destroyed a village in northeast Nigeria killing several thousand men, woman, and […]

-Houston Backs Down On Subpoenas for Pastors’ Sermons? Sort of But Not Quite

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

                     (Mayor Annise Parker: Wikipedia) After a firestorm of criticism across the entire country, yesterday Houston’s activist mayor seemingly backed away from subpoenas demanding Pastor’s sermons on a variety of subjects including homosexuality and LGBT issues. The update initially sounded good but in reality the demands from the pastors have merely been refocused to only […]

-City of Houston Subpoenas Pastor’s Sermons on Homosexuality

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

      (Seal of City of Houston: Wikipedia) In one of the greatest abuses of government power against religious liberty in memory, the City of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding that a number of local pastors turn over any of their sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity, or those that even mention the mayor. The ministers […]

-Supreme Court Pass on Same-Sex Marriage: Impact on Churches?

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The recent Supreme Court decision to pass on 5 cases regarding same-sex marriage may none-the-less have some impact upon Christian churches. Especially in at least 30 states where homosexual marriage is now tantamount to being the law of the land. See the video above from Citizen Link and the following comments: Churches will have to […]

-Nigeria: Boko Haram Burns 185 Churches and Beheads 7

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

              (Borno State Nigeria: Wikipedia) The rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria has pushed this radical Islamist group off the pages of the International press. Nevertheless the Boko Haram continues their reign of terror in Nigeria attacking and capturing Christian towns and villages and then destroying churches and giving Christians the choice to run, […]

-Sacramento: “Too Many Churches Already”

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Immigrant Christians Have Difficulty Getting Their Place of Worship Approved Romanian Christians who left their home country because of persecution found a new kind of discrimination in Sacramento, California when they attempted to receive city approval for a place of worship. One of the reasons given for a permit refusal for their new location was […]

-IRS Makes a Pact with Atheists to Monitor Speech In Churches

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In July the IRS made a deal with an activist atheist group to monitor potential political speech in American churches. The agreement came in response to a lawsuit by the FFRF.  Here’s the story from the PJ Media: The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Internal Revenue Service reached an agreement […]