Crucial Prayer Topics : Church & Religion

The spreading scourge of anti-Christian persecution
Washington Times - August 12, 2014

The images projected across our television and computer screens throughout the day as we rest in the creature comforts of our offices and homes are very sobering. They should elicit the most basic instincts of both fear and compassion for hundreds of thousands, perhaps even millions of our fellow brothers and sisters....[view article]

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New Research: Pastors Deliberately Keeping Flock In The Dark
Barna.org - August 8, 2014

Barna statistics on pastoral teaching and the church...[view article]

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North Carolina restaurant offers a 15 percent discount to pray in public
Fox News - August 6, 2014

A Winston-Salem restaurant is giving customers a 15 percent discount if they pray in public....[view article]

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D'Souza responds to criticism of content in his film
OneNewsNow.com - August 5, 2014

A conservative author and filmmaker is responding to criticism of his latest work and "the paranoid style in conservative politics."...[view article]

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Women ordered to stop praying inside mall
Fox News - August 5, 2014

It’s not uncommon for shopping malls to have rules of conduct. Some places ban saggy pants. Others won’t let you ask people for money. But a mall in Georgia may have one of the most unusual rules -- they won’t let shoppers pray – not even over their meals....[view article]

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High Profile Black Christian Tea Party Leader/Entertainer Releases Music Video Calling for America to Repent
Christian Newswire - July 29, 2014

Lloyd Marcus Chairman of Conservative Campaign Committee PAC has released a distinctly Christian new music video featuring his song, "We Are Americans," in which he sends a clarion call for Americans to repent....[view article]

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Prayer for Ebola Victim in Africa
- July 28, 2014

"Saturday afternoon, we learned that Dr. Kent Brantly, medical director for the Samaritan’s Purse Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia, had tested positive for the Ebola virus. He is currently undergoing treatment at the Samaritan’s Purse isolation center at ELWA Hospital. We are continuing medical operations at our Ebola Case Management Centers in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, the Liberia Ministry of Health and other global health authorities. Dr. Brantly has...[view article]

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With Mosul’s Christians gone, Islamic State troops take over 4th-century monastery
Religion News - July 26, 2014

A day after most of Mosul’s Christians fled, Islamic State fighters stormed the fourth-century Mar Behnam Monastery near the city....[view article]

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Arabic Twitter avatar illustrates #WeAreN solidarity with Iraqi Christians
Religion News - July 26, 2014

#WeAreN is sweeping the Christian Twittersphere as churches, organizations and individuals change their avatars to the Arabic letter “Nun.”...[view article]

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IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering
Religion News - July 23, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group...[view article]

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MH17: Call for prayers following Malaysia Airlines tragedy
Christian Today - July 23, 2014

An Amsterdam church leader is asking for prayers after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine....[view article]

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Could These 5 Final Words Be Your Deathbed Declaration?
Charisma - June 30, 2014

One of baseball's greatest hitters of all time died recently at the age of 54. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn hit over .300 for 19 consecutive seasons, something only the legendary Ty Cobb accomplished....[view article]

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White House not happy with Hobby Lobby victory :)
AP - Associated Press - June 30, 2014

The White House says women's health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court's decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives or better stated, "assist in infanticide."...[view article]

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Egypt Sentences Facebook User to Six Years in Prison for “Liking” Christian Page
Christian Headlines - June 30, 2014

Kerolos Shawky was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" the Facebook page 'Knights of the Cross', according to International Christian Concern (ICC).   ...[view article]

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CALL2FALL
Family Research Council - June 25, 2014

The journey back to God, to His forgiveness and favor, begins on our knees in humility and repentant prayer. Consider the words of the Declaration prayerfully: I will answer God's call to fall on my knees in humility and seek His face in repentance so that He might forgive my sins and heal our land....[view article]

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PCUSA OK with Killing Born Babies?
National Review Online - June 25, 2014

The Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly has been making a lot of news on the same sex marriage issue. But this vote has my eyebrows raised. The convention voted no on protecting babies born alive after a failed abortion....[view article]

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You say I can't pray? Well, just watch me!
OneNewsNow.com - June 19, 2014

During a recent graduation ceremony, a principal in Missouri angered atheists and others who are anti-faith by deriding their demands that God be kept out of graduations....[view article]

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Pro-life group launches 'The Pill Kills' campaign
OneNewsNow.com - June 12, 2014

"The Pill Kills" campaign is warning the public about the danger of birth control, and it culminates with a special national event Saturday, June 7....[view article]

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Porn Epidemic in Churches Prompts Christian Filmmakers to Rally Pastors
Christian Newswire - June 11, 2014

Every second over $3,000 is spent on it. Every second over 25,000 Internet users are viewing it. Forty million men regularly visit websites for it. Ten percent of men admit they suffer from an online addiction to it. According to a recent survey of church leaders, 50 percent of pastors and 68 percent of Christian men confessed they visit it online weekly....[view article]

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Sex, Shock, ’n Sacrilege: Are You Aware How Dirty Comedy Has Become?
Charisma - June 10, 2014

Something is terribly wrong with comedy in our country. Decadence is rapidly replacing decency. If it's offensive, embarrassing and raunchy, you've hit the mark. The more today's comedians can push the envelope, the more they're hailed as cool, hilarious and cutting edge....[view article]

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Muslim finds Jesus during pilgrimage to Mecca
Worthy News - May 20, 2014

A Turkish Muslim who made a pilgrimage to Mecca in a desperate attempt to get his life back on track returned as a Christian to the great astonishment of his family....[view article]

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Bible Ban Lifted in FL's Broward County Schools
- May 20, 2014

Following Breitbart News's May 5 story that Broward County Public Schools had banned students from reading the Bible and that lawyers from Liberty Institute were threatening to sue, and our May 14 update when the school changed its story but still maintained the ban, the school system has now capitulated and will allow Bibles into the classroom....[view article]

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Story of four-year-old’s near-death experience transfixes America
Telegraph - April 29, 2014

When doctors told preacher Todd Burpo his four-year-old son was going to die from a burst appendix he railed against God for taking him to heaven too soon....[view article]

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School admits Bible appropriate for reading time
OneNewsNow.com - April 29, 2014

Liberty Institute quickly stepped in to help last week when a Texas second-grader was allegedly told she couldn't bring a Bible to school to read during a "read to myself" session....[view article]

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Boy released by kidnapper after singing gospel music
USA TODAY - April 23, 2014

A young boy's love of gospel music may have saved his life. Earlier this month, police say a man kidnapped then nine-year-old Willie Myrick from his southwest Atlanta driveway. He allegedly drove the boy around for some time before dropping him off unharmed in...[view article]

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Sonia Sotomayor: Court’s right wing ‘out of touch with reality’
NBC News - April 23, 2014

Simmering tensions over the high court's approach to race burst into the open Tuesday morning when Sotomayor, reading from her dissent in an affirmative action case, mounted a full-scale assault on the right wing of the court, calling her conservative colleagues "out of touch with reality."...[view article]

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Department of Justice Vows to Protect Mt. Soledad Cross and War Memorial in California
ChristianPost.com - April 18, 2014

Lawyers for the Department of Justice recently announced that they are willing to legally defend the long-debated, giant cross atop a war memorial in Southern California, saying they find the cross to be an "appropriate" structure and not a violation of the separation of church and state....[view article]

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How the Internet Is Taking Away America’s Religion?
- April 7, 2014

Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use. But for those with ears to hear, it can encourage your faith....[view article]

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China Atheist Government Wants Church to Remove Cross - Church Says NO!
China Aid - April 7, 2014

A Three-Self Patriotic Movement church in China’s coastal Zhejiang province is facing demolition after refusing to remove the cross that tops the building. The little Chinese government atheists are fearful of the church in China....[view article]

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Some States Seek To Bless Prayer In Public Schools
NPR.org - April 3, 2014

Religious groups have been testing the limits on prayer in public school for decades. Now they think they've come up with a new strategy that will allow students to pray wherever and whenever they want....[view article]

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US appeals court upholds new Texas abortion rules
- April 1, 2014

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough abortion restrictions that have forced the closure of about 20 clinics around the state, saying the new rules don't jeopardize women's health....[view article]

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World Vision Reverses Decision To Hire Christians in Same-Sex Marriages
Christianity Today - March 27, 2014

Only two days after announcing it would hire Christians in same-sex marriages, World Vision U.S. has reversed its ground-breaking decision after weathering intense criticism from evangelical leaders....[view article]

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Obama chids Russia for homosexual rights - The Church in Russia stands strong against this sin
CNN - March 27, 2014

A speech to Europe aimed at Russia sounded a lot like President Barack Obama's campaign message from 2012, especially when it came to homosexual rights. But, the Russian Church is standing strong against this anti-Christ message....[view article]

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Vatican Chief Justice: Obama’s Policies ‘Have Become Progressively More Hostile Toward Christian Civilization’
CBSNews.com - March 24, 2014

The Vatican's chief justice feels that President Barack Obama's policies have been hostile toward Christians....[view article]

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Minority taking over UMC
OneNewsNow.com - March 14, 2014

According to one expert, supporters of "homosexual marriage" in the United Methodist denomination have made their strategy very clear, perhaps without realizing it....[view article]

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Egypt’s Young Coptic Christians Energized to Fight for Civil Rights
Religion Today - March 11, 2014

A group of Christian youth activists that came together in the tumultuous aftermath of the Egyptian revolution, is looking to the future and hoping to build on the gains wrought in Tahrir Square by mobilizing young people to better advocate for themselves....[view article]

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Employers Can't Discriminate Against Cross-Wearing Christians Anymore
Charisma - March 10, 2014

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new, detailed guidelines for employers Thursday as the number of complaints and million-dollar settlements for cases of religious workplace discrimination neared record levels in 2013....[view article]

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John Ortberg’s Menlo Park Presbyterian Votes to Leave PCUSA Despite $8 Million Fee
Religion Today - March 10, 2014

Members of one of the largest congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to leave the denomination, despite facing an $8.89 million cost for leaving....[view article]

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Before court hears challenge, Michigan pastors to rally for biblical marriage
OneNewsNow.com - February 27, 2014

Pastors in Michigan are calling on Christians to unite as a federal court prepares to hear a lawsuit against a marriage amendment approved by voters a decade ago....[view article]

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Attacks on Religious Freedom Amount to 'Sophisticated Warfare' on Christians, Say Top Journalist, Legal Scholars
ChristianPost.com - February 27, 2014

Public policy experts at this year's National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville asserted that the government religious liberty and freedom issues facing Christians today are fundamentally and intrinsically tied to the future of culture in America....[view article]

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Obama Calls for Release of Two U.S. Christians Imprisoned Abroad
Religion Today - February 10, 2014

During the annual National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, President Barack Obama asked for the release of two U.S. Christians who have been punished overseas....[view article]

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Catholics Sue Obama Administration
The Daily Caller - February 6, 2014

The Obama administration has been harshly criticized by the Catholic church and civil liberties organizations concerned that Obamacare mandates that organizations provide their employees free access to contraceptives through their health care plans, even if their religious faith calls contraception a sin....[view article]

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God Is Angry—Are You?
Charisma - February 4, 2014

Someone once asked, "We know it's a sin to be angry about things that God isn't angry about, yet is it a sin not to be angry about things that God is angry about?"...[view article]

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Alveda King: Nancy Pelosi Deserves the Margaret Sanger Award for Trampling on Human Rights; Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Reject it Today
Christian Newswire - February 4, 2014

Dr. Alveda King, director of African American Outreach for Priests for Life, reacted today to the announcement that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will receive Planned Parenthood's Margaret Sanger Award....[view article]

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Is Gay Okay?
YouTube.com - February 3, 2014

What does the Word of God have to say about practicing homosexuality?...[view article]

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Picture the Pope Petitioning the President on These 7 Points
Charisma - January 27, 2014

In March a dramatic, first-time meeting will take place between the two most visible and powerful men in the world. Both leaders influence hundreds of millions-maybe billions-of individuals on the planet....[view article]

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Religious hostilities peaked in 2012
Pew Forum - January 14, 2014

The share of countries with a high or very high level of social hostilities involving religion reached a six-year peak in 2012, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. A third (33%) of the 198 countries and territories included in the study had high religious hostilities in 2012, up from 29% in 2011 and 20% as of mid-2007....[view article]

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Young People: Are You Amusing Yourself to Hell?
Charisma - December 28, 2013

Young person, I’d like to share something with you as a father and a former drummer in a rock band that was called The Lost Souls. We were based in Cleveland—home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and where the term “rock ’n’ roll” originated....[view article]

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'Tips for Jesus' Continues; Waiters Get up to $10,000
- December 19, 2013

More waiters from across the country - and at least one in Mexico - have received hefty tips of as much as $10,000 with the words "God bless!" scrawled across the receipt and the handle @tipsforjesus stamped next to the signature....[view article]

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Indian Court Reinstates Law Banning Homosexual Sex
Wall Street Journal - December 11, 2013

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a lower court's ruling that decriminalized gay sex, a move condemned by gay rights activists as a big step backward in their struggle for acceptance in this largely conservative country....[view article]

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2013 ECFA Annual State of Giving Report Shows Solid Increases in Charitable Contributions for Churches, Nonprofits
Christian Newswire - December 6, 2013

Giving to evangelical churches and ministries outpaced giving to secular charities in 2012. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's recently released giving data for the largest 400 charities in America reflected a giving increase of 4 percent for 2012, compared with 2011. This data most closely correlates with giving to ECFA members with $25 million or more in revenue, which showed a 7.5 percent increase....[view article]

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How to Save $10K in Today's Turbulent Times
Charisma - December 5, 2013

How to Save $10K in Today's Turbulent Times 7:00AM EST 12/4/2013 Larry Tomczak Larry Tomczak Astronomical federal deficit. Skyrocketing national debt. Obamacare and what lies (no pun intended) ahead. Escalating health care costs. Mushrooming taxes and hidden fees. Downsizing and pension cutbacks. Food and education increases. "Spread the wealth" socialistic policies.  Surviving and even thriving in the midst of today's economic upheaval is...[view article]

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A different kind of bombing in North Korea: Bibles drop from sky
OneNewsNow.com - December 4, 2013

Gospel-starved North Korea is the target of a Colorado-based ministry and its Bible bombing. The Bibles are dropped by balloon into North Korea and strategic locations through use of tracking devices.  ...[view article]

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Pa. pastor facing church trial over gay marriage
OneNewsNow.com - November 18, 2013

A Pennsylvania pastor charged under United Methodist law with officiating his son's same-sex marriage is scheduled to go on trial....[view article]

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Sarah Palin says those who are offended by religious displays during Christmas season are really offended be Jesus himself
CBN News - November 13, 2013

In a sit-down interview with The Brody File, Sarah Palin says those who are offended by religious displays during Christmas season are really offended be Jesus himself. Palin says the real battle is with those who want to remove God out of the public square completely....[view article]

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Obama's Former Bodyguard: 'It's Worse Than People Know'
Charisma - November 13, 2013

President Obama's former bodyguard stated last week something many are starting to realize: It's worse than people know. This man has been privy to the most in-depth conversations in the Oval Office and shudders at what he has heard. To this statement, he added, "I'm not trying to scare you either."...[view article]

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Billy Graham's Last Crusade: America Actually 58th Country To Host 'My Hope'
Christian Today - November 5, 2013

Billy Graham will celebrate his 95th birthday this Thursday in appropriate fashion, launching his largest-ever and likely last crusade....[view article]

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Iranians Jailed for House Church Attendance
Religion Today - November 5, 2013

Four Iranian Christians jailed for attending a "house church" have lost their judicial appeals. Mojtaba Seyyed Alaedin Hossein, Mohammad-Reza Partoei, Vahid Hakkani and Homayoun Shokouhi were each sentenced in June to three years and eight months in prison....[view article]

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Internet Bible reading surges, now 4 in 10 read God's words digitally
Examiner.com - September 4, 2013

God is still great in the eyes of Americans, even on the internet. While an amazing 88 percent of the nation's homes own a Bible, more and more are switching to the internet, cell phones and iPad for their weekly inspiration, according to a sweeping new survey of Bible use....[view article]

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Child Prays to Obama
Fox News - August 12, 2013

What kind of a parent would allow their child to blaspheme God?...[view article]

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'Angel' priest visits Missouri accident scene
- August 8, 2013

A mystery priest who suddenly appeared at a Mo. accident scene is being called an angel....[view article]

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Why We Shouldn't Judge Pope Francis for Not Judging Gays
- August 1, 2013

By Larry Tomczak Recently, Pope Francis said the following: "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?" To be clear, Pope Francis was not condoning homosexual acts, which are contrary to the Bible and Catholic doctrine. But what about his reference to not judging, which is now being conveniently...[view article]

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Dying Nigerian Pastor: I Will Never Deny My Savior'
Religion Today - August 1, 2013

On May 14, in plain view of his wife and one daughter, suspected Boko Haram Islamic terrorist members gunned down Rev. Faye Pama Musa, general overseer of the Rhema Assembly International Church and secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Borno state....[view article]

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Hymn writers won't change lyric for Presbyterians
OneNewsNow.com - July 31, 2013

The popular hymn In Christ Alone won't appear in the new hymnal of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) because hymn writers Keith Getty and Stuart Townend refused to change the lyrics....[view article]

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Our Eulogy for Exodus International
Christian Today - July 1, 2013

Its end feels like the death of a loved one with whom we've had a complicated history....[view article]

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Bible's strong comeback surprises secular Norway
AP - Associated Press - June 6, 2013

It may sound like an unlikely No. 1 best-seller for any country, but in Norway — one of the most secular nations in an increasingly godless Europe — the runaway popularity of the Bible has caught the country by surprise. The Scriptures, in a new Norwegian language version, even outpaced "Fifty Shades of Grey" to become Norway's best-selling book....[view article]

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Southern Baptists agree to disagree on Calvinism
OneNewsNow.com - June 5, 2013

Southern Baptists are gearing up for their 2013 convention in Houston and will be dealing with Calvinism, which has been a topic of debate within that denomination for quite some time....[view article]

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Fort Hood victims upset; Islamic cult suspect can question them
My Way News - June 4, 2013

Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford says he will never forget locking eyes with the [Islamic cult] gunman who entered a Fort Hood building Nov. 5, 2009, and then unleashed a burst of gunfire into a crowd of soldiers preparing for deployment....[view article]

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Obama Proclaims June As Homosexual Pride Month
- June 4, 2013

"This year, we celebrate LGBT [homosexual sin] Pride Month at a moment of great hope and progress, recognizing that more needs to be done. Support for LGBT [homosexual] equality is growing, led by a generation which understands that, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." [Scripture clearly peaks of homosexuality is a sin.]...[view article]

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Eagle Scout urges BSA: Don't abandon your values
OneNewsNow.com - May 22, 2013

Sitting on the desk of a Boy Scouts of America official is a petition with 19,000 signatures urging the historic organization to adhere to traditional American values....[view article]

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28 Nations Pray for USA
Christian Newswire - May 8, 2013

A world-wide call to pray and fast for the USA went out from Australia and New Zealand on 25 April 2013 from the team at Australia's National Day of Prayer and Fasting. The video Call to Prayer can be seen at www.nationaldayofprayer.com.au....[view article]

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Boston area honors slain MIT officer
Xfinity - April 24, 2013

As bagpipes wailed, more than 4,000 mourners paid their respects Wednesday to an MIT police officer who authorities say was ambushed in his cruiser by the Boston Marathon bombers, while U.S. investigators trying to get to the bottom of the plot looked for answers from the Tsarnaev brothers' parents in Russia....[view article]

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Video tribute to life, ministry of George Beverly Shea
OneNewsNow.com - April 18, 2013

Enjoy this video tribute to George Beverly Shea, who passed away Tuesday evening in North Carolina. The video is provided courtesy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association....[view article]

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Are Evangelicals Now More Scorned than Homosexuals?
CBN News - March 27, 2013

Direct from the school of, “Counter-Intuitive Thinking,” I bring you this question: When it comes to the issue of same-sex marriage, are Evangelical Christians actually the ones more ridiculed than homosexuals?...[view article]

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The element of force in the abortion world
OneNewsNow.com - February 13, 2013

A New York hospital is apparently ending a policy of forcing employees to participate in abortions -- and a Texas teenager is hopeful a court will intervene so she won't be forced by her parents to have an abortion....[view article]

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Scouts’ decision on ‘gays’ will be put to vote in May
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America put off a decision Wednesday on whether to lift its ban on homosexual members and leaders, saying the question will be taken up at the organization's national meeting in May....[view article]

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Inauguration 2013: Inaugural prayer drops 'under God'
POLITICO.com - January 22, 2013

Civil rights legend Myrlie Evers-Williams on Monday quoted the Pledge of Allegiance during her invocation at Obama’s second Inauguration without saying “under God” but mentioned God and Jesus throughout the prayer....[view article]

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Nativity Lighting at Rhode Island Statehouse Celebrates Christmas and the Birth of Jesus
Christian Newswire - December 22, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012 at 4:00 pm, Christians, and faithful will hold a Nativity lighting in the main rotunda at the Rhode Island Statehouse to celebrate that the true meaning of Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ....[view article]

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A must read article from The Alliance Defending Freedom concerning Christmas
Alliance Defending Freedom - December 7, 2012

A must read article from The  Alliance Defending Freedom Article concerning Christmas...[view article]

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What's Next: How the Church Should Respond After the Election
- November 10, 2012

In the aftermath of the election, many of us in the Evangelical Church will have to reassess our strategies regarding what God is calling us to focus upon as we live out the mandate to disciple our nation (Matthew 28:19). In my opinion, we have to start studying the Book of Daniel to extrapolate strategies because, like the Babylon that Daniel served, Election Day showed that our nation continues on the road towards postmodernism...[view article]

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Massive Christian Rally in Egyptian Desert Brings Estimated 25,000 to Christ
Christian Newswire - November 5, 2012

Revival is spreading throughout Egypt...a revival of faith in Jesus Christ....[view article]

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When the Nation is Thrown a Curve Ball
Encounters Network - October 23, 2012

In early 2008, when the U. S. Presidential primaries were in full swing, I was given a visitation from the Lord. It was one I did not fully understand at the time. On the Republican side of the political aisle, John McCain had not yet secured his nomination from his party and Barack Obama was still in a heated debate with Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side of the ticket....[view article]

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Defund Planned Parenthood,' says Civil Rights Activist Dr. Alveda King
Christian Newswire - October 22, 2012

At the polls remember that women need jobs, not abortions. Children need education, not birth control. Defund Planned Parenthood and put their annual $365 million entitlement fund to better use....[view article]

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Ohio Life Collaboration Campaign Applauds 2011 Record Abortion Decrease: 12% Fewer Abortions than 2010
Christian Newswire - October 22, 2012

"Numbers released this month by the Ohio Department of Health documented a 12% reduction in abortions in 2011 compared to 2010," stated Patrick D'Andrea, Chairman of the Ohio Life Collaboration Campaign. "It was both heartwarming and inspiring to learn that nearly 3,000 fewer women and their babies endured the pain of abortion."...[view article]

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10,000 Young Egyptians Gather in Desert to Worship the Lord
Christian Newswire - October 18, 2012

Increased persecution, the election of a Moslem Brotherhood cult leader, the death of the Coptic Orthodox Church pope and thousands fleeing their homeland in fear of an uncertain future....[view article]

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As Protestants decline, those with no religion gain
USA TODAY - October 11, 2012

"Protestant" is no longer America's top religious umbrella brand. It's been rained out by the soaring number of 'Nones' -- people who claim no faith affiliation....[view article]

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Denominational loyalty imploding?
OneNewsNow.com - October 10, 2012

Christian commentators and researchers reacting to a recent study on religious demographics in the U.S. say the findings reveal more than is being discussed about the downtrend in Protestantism....[view article]

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Students say a prayer and defy anti-Christians
OneNewsNow.com - October 9, 2012

Students, athletes and parents peacefully and openly expressed their faith before a West Virginia high school football game despite threats from the Freedom From Religion Foundation....[view article]

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Obama Big Bird ad upsets Sesame Street folks
AP - Associated Press - October 9, 2012

Obama deployed Big Bird in a new campaign ad Tuesday mocking Mitt Romney's vow to end federal funding for public broadcasting. Romney's campaign dismissed it as an example of Obama being small-minded while the foundation behind Big Bird's program, "Sesame Street," asked that the ad be taken down....[view article]

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Ministers defy prohibition on endorsing candidates
AP - Associated Press - October 8, 2012

The pastor of Skyline Church says the law needs to be challenged to prove that it's an unconstitutional violation of pastors' free speech and religious rights. "We believe it's our biblical authority to obey God -- and it's our constitutional right, based upon the First Amendment," says the pastor....[view article]

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The importance of prayer for the persecuted
OneNewsNow.com - October 4, 2012

Christians and Christian organizations are making plans now for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, which will be held this year on Sunday, November 11....[view article]

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Praying for Full Provision for All
Evangelical Environmental Network - October 2, 2012

A prayer common to Christians worldwide is what we now call "The Our Father" or "The Lord's Prayer" -- a model prayer which Jesus of Nazareth, Rabbi Yeshua, taught his disciples as they sat together on the Mount of Beatitudes overlooking the Sea of Galilee....[view article]

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A global school prayer meeting
OneNewsNow.com - September 27, 2012

Millions of students gathered on school grounds this morning for "See You at the Pole 2012," the annual global day of student prayer....[view article]

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'Jesus Not Allowed': Anti-Faith Sentiment Sweeps US
CBN News - September 26, 2012

Could you imagine going to jail for your faith? A recent report warns that it could happen. CBN News investigated the growing wave of hostility to Christianity in America that's led to hundreds of court cases....[view article]

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Egyptians angry at film scale U.S. embassy walls
Reuters - September 11, 2012

Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and pulled down the American flag during a protest over what they said was a film being produced in the United States that insulted Mohammad, witnesses said....[view article]

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Nadarkhani free, but still reason to pray
OneNewsNow.com - September 11, 2012

Even though a Christian is no longer under the death penalty in Iran, one group is maintaining focus on other persecuted Christians in the country....[view article]

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Pastor wins case for street evangelism
OneNewsNow.com - September 6, 2012

Pastor Curt Teesdale and eight members of Garfield Ridge Baptist Church were handing out scripture and talking to the public about the gospel at a street festival in 2008 when police arrested Teesdale on a charge of trespassing, even though he and his church members were standing on a public street....[view article]

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Pastor plants church where 96 percent are lost
Baptist Press News - September 6, 2012

Many recent mornings, Warren Mainard has awakened in the Pacific Northwest asking himself: "What was I thinking?"...[view article]

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30,000 Bibles headed to China
Mission Network News - September 6, 2012

In a country where religious freedom has been described as anything but free, a ministry is preparing to give Bibles to the people of rural China. That's right China....[view article]

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TobyMac Earns First No. 1 Christian Album on Billboard 200 Since 1997
- September 6, 2012

For the first time since 1997 -- and only the third time ever -- a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart....[view article]

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David's Tent D.C. Launches September 25 on The White House Ellipse
Christian Newswire - August 28, 2012

DAVID'S TENT DC will be held September 25 through election day, November 6th, 2012 on The White House Ellipse in Washington DC. For 40 days, continuous 24 hour worship in joyous celebration will take place on the The White House grounds....[view article]

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For Thought: Christians talk the talk, but don't walk the walk
OneNewsNow.com - August 23, 2012

According to Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, Christians might freely discuss their faith within the walls of a church, but not much beyond that....[view article]

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Digital Bible pops up in more pews, pulpits
USA TODAY - August 20, 2012

Not too long ago, the sight of someone using an electronic device during a worship service might lead an observer to assume that person was not fully engaged. But not anymore. Reading the Bible used to mean reading a book, but increasingly, people are getting the Word on smartphones, iPads and other electronic devices....[view article]

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Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Headed Back to Iranian Court
Charisma - August 20, 2012

The Iranian pastor who has spent more than 1,000 days in prison for his faith in Christ is headed back to court. Iranian authorities are demanding Youcef Nadarkhani face a judge in Iran on Sept. 8 to answer for "charges brought against him."...[view article]

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School district intimidated by Moslem group?
OneNewsNow.com - August 15, 2012

A Michigan school district that chose to sell a vacant school to a Moslem group over several other potential buyers is responding to charges of illegal conduct....[view article]

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Missouri votes to fortify public prayer with amendment that critics call unnecessary
Fox News - August 8, 2012

Missouri voters approved an amendment to the state constitution Tuesday that proponents say will help ensure the right to pray in public....[view article]

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Christians Rededicate the USA to God July 4th and July 1st
Christian Newswire - June 26, 2012

Churches will rededicate the USA to God with a special covenant prayer on either July 4th or Sunday July 1st, based on service times. "As Americans rededicate the USA to God, we invite God to help fix our nation's problems," says Pastor Steven Andrew, president of USA Christian Ministries and author of "Making A Strong Christian Nation."...[view article]

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Why You Should Consider Cancelling Your Short-Term Mission Trips
- June 25, 2012

I have seen with my own eyes or know of houses in Latin America that have been painted 20 times by 20 different short-term teams; fake orphanages in Uganda erected to get Westerners to give money; internet centers in India whose primary purpose is to ask Westerners for money; children in African countries purposefully mutilated by their parents so they would solicit sympathy while they beg; a New England-style church built by a Western team in Cameroon that is never...[view article]

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Mission Aviation Fellowship Uses New Congo Airstrip to Combat Malaria
Christian Newswire - June 14, 2012

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is using a new airstrip to bring desperately needed medical supplies to remote parts of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) plagued by malaria....[view article]

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Liquid Church Uses Technology to Help Fight Hunger
Christian Newswire - June 13, 2012

While Michael DeMarco, a parishioner at the Liquid Church in Nutley, was volunteering at the Faith Reformed Church Food Pantry in Lodi he saw great need and knew he had to do more. With demand for food increasing and supplies running low, DeMarco decided to try a different way to raise food for the hungry. He decided to use the web-based technology platform from YouGiveGoods (www.YouGiveGoods.com) to run an online food drive....[view article]

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Mosque construction continues despite court ruling
OneNewsNow.com - June 11, 2012

Due to a caveat in a judge's order, concerned citizens are going to have to jump through another hoop to halt the construction of a 52,000-square-foot mega-mosque in Murfreesboro. Tennessee....[view article]

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The Quran: In Its Own Words
- June 7, 2012

Sura 2:191-193 "And slay them wherever you find them, and drive them out of the places where they drive you out, for persecution (of Moslems) is worse than slaughter (of non-believers)..and fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah."...[view article]

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Ramadan to kick off Christian prayer effort
OneNewsNow.com - June 6, 2012

Did you know that Moslems claim Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Ishmael as major figures in their religion? Did you also know that Moslems also have a positive view of Jesus? Not as the Son of God, but as a prophet of God only....[view article]

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Evangelism 2012
Mission America - June 4, 2012

The whole Church taking the whole gospel to the whole nation - and to the world....[view article]

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The Event of Prayer
- June 4, 2012

About 2400 people from the Greater Austin area and even outside the Central Texas area filled the worship center of Great Hills Baptist Church a couple of weeks ago, to join in an evening of fellowship with God through praise and prayer. Led by Jim Cymbala, Pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York, it was a powerful time of worshipping God together in the unifying presence of the Holy Spirit....[view article]

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LIVING THE GOSPEL | DEFENDING THE TRUTH
ifapray.org - May 25, 2012

Intercessors for America presents an interview hosted by Chairman of the Borad of Directors John D. Beckett with the late Charles Colson....[view article]

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Fort Hood Bomb Plot Suspect's Trial Begins
AP - Associated Press - May 23, 2012

A soldier accused of planning to bomb Fort Hood troops wore a mask in court for the first time Monday as jury selection began in his federal trial....[view article]

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Wright says Obama considered himself Muslim
Washington Times - May 22, 2012

Fox News host Sean Hannity: Here is author Ed Klein. We will do what the mainstream media will not do, we will play the tapes of his recent interview with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright. ... KLEIN: Do you think he ever thought of himself as Muslim? WRIGHT: "Yes." Now you know!...[view article]

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Perisan Treasures SD Bible on a Chip
- May 16, 2012

Imagine a single SD chip that can deliver Persian Bibles, Farsi Audio Scriptures, hundreds of books, over 200 hours of Inspirational, Evangalistic, and Discipleship video and over 700 hours of audioteaching, worship and encouragement - all in Farsi - and you will begin to imagine the Digital Bible Society Persian Treasures project....[view article]

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Byte-sized Bibles
WORLD Magazine - May 16, 2012

Over a decade ago a Chinese missionary enlightened Ken Allen, a Texas pastor and computer programmer, to the need for Bible study materials in a digital format. Allen had asked the missionary why he was trying to scan English pages of Matthew Henry's commentaries onto a compact disc, and the answer was, "Anything is better than nothing. And that's all that we have in China-nothing."...[view article]

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A tireless activist for Israel
OneNewsNow.com - May 15, 2012

Bill Harter comes from pioneer stock. The Pennsylvania Presbyterian hails from Clarence, New York, in Erie County. The early settlers in that area literally carved-out lives and careers in what was once the western frontier....[view article]

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Save The National Day of Prayer
- May 15, 2012

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, just one week after a record turnout for the National Day of Prayer across the country, when millions gathered from coast to coast to unite in prayer, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that the governor's proclamation for a state Day of Prayer violates the Constitutions' provisions for religious liberty. The Colorado Court of Appeals also requested that a trial court decide if a governor should be prohibited from...[view article]

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Vulnerable Democratic senators balk at Obama's gay marriage endorsement
The Hill - May 14, 2012

Senate Democrats facing difficult reelections are breaking with Obama's endorsement of homosexual marriage, a sign the issue is politically dangerous in battleground states. This will exposes those who indorse homosexual marriage which is contrary to God's Word....[view article]

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A Shameful Endorsement and a Call for Prayer: On the President's Evolution and our Culture's Degradation
Christian Newswire - May 14, 2012

Obama publicly endorsing homosexual marriage is to support that which God explicitly condemns. It is shameful and a reproach to decency and honor and a sad commentary on the regrettable departure of our national leaders from the biblical heritage that has guided our country....[view article]

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Groups call on Georgetown to withdraw Sebelius invitation
Fox News - May 10, 2012

Two religious groups are calling on Georgetown University to rescind an invitation for Heath and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to speak at upcoming graduation ceremonies -- calling her the "architect" of the Obama administration's effort to force religious-affiliated employers to offer insurance-covered contraception....[view article]

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Church leaders denounce Obama 'gay marriage' endorsement
AP - Associated Press - May 10, 2012

The Rev. Bryant Wright, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, predicted that voters will hold Obama accountable for what Wright calls "a calculated, politically expedient decision that completely ignores the biblical foundation of marriage."...[view article]

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Dr. Negiel Bigpond Joins Global Prayer Movement for Jerusalem
- May 10, 2012

  Native American Leader Joins Global Prayer Movement for Jerusalem Dr. Negiel Bigpond Joins the Global Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem -- October 7, 2012 Contact: Joel James, Eagles' Wings, 716-759-1058 BUFFALO, N.Y., May 8, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Negiel Bigpond, who oversees 636 First Nations Tribes in Canada and the United States, officially endorses the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem, founded by...[view article]

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'Defend the persecuted'
WORLD Magazine - May 9, 2012

WASHINGTON-Majed El Shafie grew up a Muslim in Cairo, Egypt. After his conversion to Christianity as a young man, he was arrested and tortured. He will describe his torture in graphic detail, but he can't eat anything after talking about it. He was sentenced to death by hanging and put under house arrest, but he escaped to Israel and then immigrated to Canada as a refugee in 2002....[view article]

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Is 'Suing the Devil' Scaring Luke-Warm Christians Around the World?
Christian Newswire - May 8, 2012

Is the highly-watched movie, 'Suing the Devil,' scaring the 'luke-warm' body of Christ?...[view article]

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Nat'l Day of Prayer's focus: 'One Nation Under God'
OneNewsNow.com - May 3, 2012

Vice Chair John Bornschein points out that American troops are still in harm's way, the economy is weak, and religious freedom is threatened. So Americans are gathering in solidarity to pray for those and other issues. The National Day of Prayer Task Force says it is critical to remain in prayer....[view article]

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Responding to Assaults on Our Freedoms, Americans are Turning to God, and Turning Out in Record Numbers to Pray
Christian Newswire - April 28, 2012

The will of the American people has prevailed to preserve our freedom to gather and pray on Thursday, May 3rd, in observance of the 61st annual National Day of Prayer....[view article]

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Catholic Bishops Take on Obama
Weekly Standard - April 23, 2012

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has taken a bold stand for religious freedom. In a recent statement, titled “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” the bishops call for repeal of contraception coverage mandated by the Department of Health and Human Services....[view article]

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40 days of pro-evil prayer
WORLD Magazine - April 18, 2012

An announcement from Humboldt County Clergy for Choice: "We are religious leaders who value all human life." The flyer, for "40 Days of Prayer," lists prayers such as: "Day 34: Today we give thanks for abortion escorts who guide women safely through the hostile gauntlets of protesters."...[view article]

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'One Nation Under God' Americans to Unite and Pray on Thursday, May 3rd, for the 61st Annual Observance of the National Day of Prayer
Christian Newswire - April 11, 2012

As American troops remain in harm's way, our economy continues to waiver, and we quickly approach our upcoming elections, citizens of the United States are preparing to exercise their freedom to gather, worship, and pray. Millions will answer the call to prayer on May 3rd in observance of the 61st annual National Day of Prayer....[view article]

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Phoenix Church Organizes Dirty Water Campaign to Bring Clean Water to the Poorest of the World's Poor
Christian Newswire - April 5, 2012

Palmcroft Church of Arizona is organizing a campaign to raise thousands of dollars to bring clean water to the poorest of the poor in Haiti and Ethiopia. On April 5, 2012, college students will gather for a 12-mile, four-hour walk to raise funds and bring awareness. The walk will begin at 4:00 pm and will go from Palmcroft Church at 15825 N. 35th Ave. to the State Fair Grounds on West McDowell Road....[view article]

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Pastor Calls Church to Repent at Rally For Religious Freedom
Christian Newswire - March 29, 2012

Speaking at the Rally For Religious Freedom last Friday, pro-life advocate Rev. Jim McGarvey of Church for Life, told the crowd, "...two Biblical mandates...should guide our prayers and response" to the Obama administration's recent Health and Human Services mandate. ...[view article]

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Hubble Telescope Confirms Existence of God with Incomprehensible Power, Author Says
Christian Newswire - March 29, 2012

Hubble telescope validates a passage from the scroll of Isaiah confirming God to be the energy source behind the Universe....[view article]

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Obama silent while Saudi grand mufti targets Christianity
Washington Times - March 21, 2012

If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic. Pundits would lambaste the church, the White House would rush out a statement of deep concern, and rioters in the Middle East would kill each other in their grief. But when the most influential leader in the cultic Moslem world issues a fatwa to destroy Christian churches, the silence is deafening....[view article]

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Catholic bishops say fight against White House mandate a top priority
The Washington Post - March 15, 2012

Top U.S. Catholic bishops on Wednesday formally made their fight against a White House mandate for reproductive services the church's top priority, saying "this struggle for religious freedom" demands their immediate attention....[view article]

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'Gay hate list': Farah, Perkins, Colson
WorldNetDaily - March 15, 2012

WASHINGTON - The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has created an enemies list of 36 commentators - including pastors, authors, radio talk-show hosts, pro-family activists and researchers - in an effort to limit the effectiveness of their media outreach. Christian leaders should consider it an honor to be on this witness list. Those who stand against sinful and godless behavior....[view article]

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VIDEO: Home Bible Studies Illegal in Orange County California
YouTube.com - February 28, 2012

Home Bible studies illegal? What about the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights?...[view article]

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In a Few Weeks Thousands to Converge in Hollywood to Pray (March 15th, 2012)
Christian Newswire - February 27, 2012

In just a few weeks thousands of Christians will converge on Universal City's Gibson Amphitheatre in Hollywood for what some are calling "a watershed prayer gathering." "In the wake of the recent passing of vocal icon Whitney Houston it is a reverent honor to come to the heart of Hollywood and lift up the people of this industry in prayer at this difficult time," says event director Faytene Grasseschi, "our heart is to love this city through prayer."...[view article]

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'Silent Majority' Speaks Out Against Liberal Agenda -- A Christian 'Tsunami' May be Headed to Capitol Hill
Christian Newswire - February 23, 2012

A movement is underway to put lawmakers on notice that the so-called "silent majority" will no longer remain silent on issues of religious freedom and the erosion of America's traditional values as set forth by its founding fathers 250 years ago....[view article]

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Lawsuit Against ObamaCare and HHS Mandate Filed in Federal Court Today on Behalf of All U.S. Employers
Christian Newswire - February 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Priests for Life, a New York-based international pro-life organization of Catholic clergy and laity, today announced the formal filing of a lawsuit against the Obama Administration, seeking to permanently block the implementation of the HHS mandate that imposes clear violations of conscience upon any and all citizens who morally object to abortion and contraception....[view article]

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Faith and Pro-Life Leaders to Challenge Obama Mandate by Praying and Risking Arrest in Front of the White House
Christian Newswire - February 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Obama and HHS mandates at religious institutions energize and "fire up" pro-life and faith community before the 2012 elections....[view article]

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What Does the 'Ministerial Exception' Ruling Mean for Churches?
Christian Today - February 15, 2012

CAROL STREAM, Ill., Feb. 14, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the March/April issue of Church Law & Tax Report Richard Hammar will explain the implications of the "ministerial exception" ruling for churches, church pastors, and church employees. The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously and the Court's nine justices affirmed on January 11, 2012, the concept of "ministerial exception," concluding the First Amendment prevents the civil courts from "interfering with the freedom of religious groups to select" their clergy....[view article]

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Churches Backing Obamacare Contraception/Abortifacient Mandate?
Christian Newswire - February 8, 2012

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, National Association of Evangelicals, Southern Baptist and Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod leaders and others have condemned the Obamacare mandate as an assault on religious liberty....[view article]

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Catholic League Poised To Go To War With Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control Payments
CBSNews.com - February 7, 2012

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Catholic leaders upped the ante Monday, threatening to challenge the Obama administration over a provision of the new health care law that would require all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control....[view article]

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'Coming down to the wire' for NY churches
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

A conservative attorney says churches meeting in New York's public schools will soon be evicted unless state lawmakers take action in the ongoing fight....[view article]

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Commentary: Obama and the Bible
OneNewsNow.com - February 6, 2012

Many of us who are biblical scholars have watched Mr. Obama's use, or should I say abuse, of the Bible with dismay....[view article]

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Patrick J. Buchanan: Obama Sandbags the Archbishop
Human Events - February 2, 2012

At the end of Sunday mass at the church this writer attends in Washington, D.C., the pastor asked the congregation to remain for a few minutes....[view article]

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2 Texas missionaries found slain in north Mexico
OneNewsNow.com - February 2, 2012

MEXICO CITY - The U.S. Embassy in Mexico says a missionary couple from Texas have been slain in their home outside the violence-plagued northern industrial city of Monterrey. The embassy identified the couple as John and Wanda Casias....[view article]

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Moslems Cult Members, Atheists Pressure Military to Remove Christian Speaker
Fox News - February 1, 2012

The U.S. Military Academy pressured a retired U.S. lieutenant general to withdraw from speaking at a West Point prayer breakfast after Moslem cult members and atheists complained, Fox News & Commentary has learned....[view article]

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Free speech --- for some: Uncle Sam is joining in efforts to crack down on Islamists' critics
Jewish World Review - February 1, 2012

According to the Council on Ameri- can Islamic Relations (CAIR), there is a grave threat to America that must be suppressed at all costs. The threat is that Lt. Gen. William G. "Jerry" Boykin might be allowed to exercise his constitutionally guaranteed right to free speech....[view article]

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Obama Protects Abortion 'Rights' Above Protecting the Victims of Sex Trafficking
Christian Newswire - January 18, 2012

Obama recently cut 19 million dollars from a program sponsored by the Catholic Church that helped and assisted the victims of sex trafficking. The reason Obama gave for removing the funds and ending the program; they did not provide abortion referrals. This will rest on Obama's head. Pray for him because he will answer for the lives he is destroying. The murder of the innocent unborn babies is a high priority for Obama....[view article]

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Congressman Forbes Hails Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Reaffirming Religious Liberty in Hiring Practices
Congressional Prayer Caucus - January 11, 2012

Washington, D.C. - Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, hailed the Supreme Court's unanimous religious liberty decision today in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC, which affirmed the right of churches to make employment decisions without government interference.  Courts have long agreed that the "ministerial exception" prevents the government from intervening in churches' employment decisions regarding clergy, but...[view article]

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Cuba 'hungry for the Lord'
OneNewsNow.com - January 5, 2012

A Mississippi pastor is reflecting on his recent visit to a country once closed to the American Christian church....[view article]

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Hawaiian churches denied exemption
- January 5, 2012

The Emmanuel Temple and the Lighthouse Outreach Center Assembly of God requested a restraining order to block a law that permits same-sex couples to enter civil unions....[view article]

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'180' Nears 2 Million Views -- Producer of Fireproof and Courageous Calls it 'Gutsy and Powerful'
Christian Newswire - January 5, 2012

As the award-winning prolife movie pushes 2 million views on YouTube, Stephen Kendrick – Producer of Fireproof & Courageous said, "I am so glad I took the time to watch '180.' It is gutsy and very powerful."...[view article]

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Moslem Leaders to Boycott NYC Mayor's Breakfast Over NYPD Concerns
Fox News - December 29, 2011

Several Moslem leaders have declined invitations to the mayor's annual year-end interfaith breakfast, saying they're upset at police department efforts to infiltrate mosques and spy on Moslem neighborhoods. It is not a bad thing to monitor illegal activity to protect society from cultic practices that some Islamic groups aspire to promote. History proves this as a valid concern....[view article]

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US Commission on Religious Freedom Reauthorized
WORLD Magazine - December 21, 2011

WASHINGTON-After four months of struggle, Congress approved the reauthorization of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, hours before the commission was set to shut down. The House approved the final reauthorization of USCIRF by a voice vote Friday, in a bill that will reduce the commission's budget and remove most of the current commissioners....[view article]

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Objective: Undermine recruitment into the cult of Islam
Christian Newswire - December 21, 2011

A California-based Christian ministry is trying to educate students about Islam. Last week the organization reached some 6,000 students throughout the United States....[view article]

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'War on Christmas' Gets Crazy
Christian Newswire - December 19, 2011

In a South Carolina cancer center, a 67-year-old volunteer Santa was evicted because of the "different cultures and beliefs of the patients we care for"; it later reversed its decision. In an elementary school in Stockton, California, poinsettias were banned but somehow snowmen were permitted; they justified their censorship by saying there was a Sikh temple in the city (note: there is no evidence that Sikhs suffer apoplexy when they see poinsettias, but there is plenty of evidence that cultural...[view article]

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Romney Shows his Pro-'Gay' Colors, LaBarbera Says 'Pro-Family' Supporters of Romney Owe America an Apology
Christian Newswire - December 19, 2011

If Romney wins the Republican nomination, it will be a huge blow to the pro-family movement and our efforts to stop the normalization of sexual perversion....[view article]

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Christopher Hitchens Knows the Truth Now
ChristianPost.com - December 19, 2011

President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Albert Mohler, an influential leader among evangelicals, also tweeted multiple posts in response to Hitchens' passing. He said Hitchens' death "is an excruciating reminder of the consequences of unbelief. We can only pray others will believe."...[view article]

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Atheist Watchdogs Awaken the Church
Christian Newswire - December 14, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- After reading of an atheist group's demand that Athens, Texas remove a nativity scene from the corner of their courthouse lawn, evangelist Ray Comfort spent some time on the atheists' website reading of their many exploits....[view article]

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Egypt's Christian minority praying for a secular miracle
Jewish World Review - December 14, 2011

A caretaker sweeps the stones, a woman slips into a pew. But these days Egypt's minority Coptic Christians are finding little serenity....[view article]

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Town Vows to Defend Nativity Scene
Fox News - December 9, 2011

A group of east Texas pastors has decided enough is enough - declaring their intentions to to fight back against Wisconsin atheists who are demanding that a Nativity located on the lawn of the Henderson County courthouse be torn down....[view article]

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CA Home Bible studiers in the clear
OneNewsNow.com - November 29, 2011

A legal analyst says it was "wise" for a California city to drop a citation filed against a couple for hosting a home Bible study....[view article]

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Thanksgiving a Time to Recall 'Countless Blessings'
Christian Newswire - November 24, 2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Many Americans, including church officials, grouse with complaint about our nation's troubles, forgetting countless blessings meriting thanks, especially at this time of year....[view article]

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A Majority of Democrats Seldom or Never Go to Church, Says Gallup
CNS News - November 9, 2011

(CNSNews.com) - A majority of Democrats-52 percent-say they seldom or never go to church, according to Gallup data published Monday. This explains a lot. Enough said....[view article]

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Dr. Alveda King Commends the California Civil Rights Foundation for Clarifying the Agendas of Herman Cain's Critics
Christian Newswire - October 26, 2011

In response to charges that Mr. Cain "sat out during the Civil Rights movement," Walter B. Hoye II, President and Founder of the California Civil Rights Foundation, a 21st century Civil Rights Organization notes that Mr. Cain was a teenager at the time. With some exceptions, parents advised their children to commit to their studies rather than to take to the streets. Such was the case with Herman Cain whose father directed him to focus on school and to excel...[view article]

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Vatican sides with anti-capitalist protesters and attacks global financial system
Telegraph - October 25, 2011

The Vatican aligned itself with anti-capitalism protesters around the world on Monday when it condemned "the idolatry of the market" and called for a radical shake-up of the global financial system....[view article]

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Why do members of secular media hate Bible-believing Christians?
OneNewsNow.com - October 24, 2011

When Bible-believing Christians share that there is only one true God who is lovingly inviting people to believe in Him and receive His redemption, or face His coming judgment, that is Hell to those who view themselves as their own gods -- masters of their own fates. Many of these self-made gods control our media....[view article]

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New ECFA Paper Urges Faith-Based Nonprofits to Put God First in Fund Management
Christian Newswire - October 19, 2011

Faith-based nonprofits must operate with "Kingdom values" as stewards, not owners, of the endowments that help sustain their organizations, even as they manage such funds with an eye toward the future, according to a new monograph offered by ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability)....[view article]

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Syrian Believers in Need of Prayer
Worthy News - October 19, 2011

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (Worthy News) - Christians in Syria need prayer during that country's current civil turmoil; at least 2,700 people have been killed and thousands more arrested in an effort to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....[view article]

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Politics and religion 2012 version
WORLD Magazine - October 17, 2011

It was said of Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, that if he won the 1928 presidential election he would take orders from the Vatican and not uphold the Constitution....[view article]

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Evangelical Christian pilgrims take part in mass baptism in Israel's Jordan River
NBC News - October 17, 2011

Evangelical Christian pilgrims from Brazil take part in a mass baptism ceremony in the waters of the Jordan River at Yardenit in northern Israel on Oct. 15. According to the gospels, Jesus Christ was baptized in the water of the Jordan River by John the Baptist. More than 6000 Evangelical pilgrims arrived in Israel during the Jewish holiday of Sukkoth, or the Feast of Tabernacles, to show their support in the Jewish state....[view article]

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
International Day of Prayer for the Church - October 12, 2011

Sign-up to find out more about the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church!...[view article]

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More Than 7,600 Congregations Saw Record Response as Number of Participating Churches Doubles for National Back To Church Sunday
ASSIST News Service - October 12, 2011

VISTA, CA (ANS) -- Although 83 percent of American adults identify themselves as Christians, only about 20 percent attend church on any given Sunday. Only 2 percent of church members invite others on a regular basis....[view article]

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Please make a commitment to Pray, Care and Share!
Mission America - October 12, 2011

We are writing to invite you to make a commitment to pray, on a regular basis, for your neighbors, friends, work associates, class mates, etc. by name, and care for themlove them as Jesus would in specific ways--and then share the Gospel personally or by inviting them to church or an evangelistic event....[view article]

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Afghanistan: Not a Single Christian Church Left, Says State Department
CNS News - October 11, 2011

(CNSNews.com) -- There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department....[view article]

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Slapping Congress in the Face: Pentagon telling chaplains to break the law
OneNewsNow.com - October 3, 2011

Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis (USA-Ret.), who now serves as senior fellow for national security at the Family Research Council (FRC), tells OneNewsNow that the Pentagon's decision on Friday to allow military chaplains to perform same-sex "wedding" ceremonies -- whether on or off military installations -- tells those officials to violate the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between one man and one woman....[view article]

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Virtual Dead Sea scrolls get more than a million hits in just one week
Haaretz.com - October 3, 2011

More than a million people have visited a new website featuring high-resolution photographs of several Dead Sea Scrolls since the site was launched less than a week ago by the Israel Museum and Google Israel....[view article]

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'Candy cane' case comes to a close
OneNewsNow.com - September 29, 2011

According to the courts ruling, a little girl who was threatened for handing out tickets to a religious play, as well as an entire class of children who were forbidden from writing "Merry Christmas" on holiday cards to American troops overseas, also suffered discrimination....[view article]

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Atheists Plan to Hack into New Holocaust Video
Christian Newswire - September 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- While students in Thailand dress up as Nazis, oblivious to the controversy they cause, a new award-winning video about the Holocaust is going viral on YouTube. Simply called "180," the video opens with 14 people (mainly U.S. college students) who don't have a clue who Adolf Hitler was....[view article]

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More than 121,000 Haitians Led to Christ through Billy Graham Evangelistic Association 'My Hope' Project
Christian Newswire - September 29, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Over the course of three days in July, Christians across Haiti opened their homes for meetings and witnessed a combined total of more than 121,000 participants make commitments to Jesus Christ. The gatherings were a part of My Hope, a ministry of the Charlotte, N.C.-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA). The project, the largest evangelism of its kind in Haiti, comes after significant ministry outreach...[view article]

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Moslem cult honor killings: Awareness key to prevention
OneNewsNow.com - September 29, 2011

One expert on Islam says Americans becoming more aware of "honor killings" in the United States is the key to preventing such crimes....[view article]

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VIDEO: Shows incredible progress made in fulfilling the Great Commission
Mission Network News - September 28, 2011

USA (MNN) ― As Christians, we're living in exciting times. The Gospel is going into places of the world never before reached. God's Word is penetrating the hearts of those who have never had Scripture in their own heart language. And, more progress has been made in seeing the Great Commission completed than ever before. Today, the JESUS Film Project wants to tell you about it through an informational video....[view article]

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Dead Sea Scrolls go online
YNet News - September 26, 2011

Israel's national museum, international web giant Google make world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls available online 2,000 years after they were written, decades after being found in desert caves...[view article]

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Freshman Suspended for Speaking Out Against Homos
ChristianPost.com - September 26, 2011

A freshman at Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas, was suspended Tuesday for making a truthful statement about his religious beliefs. Homosexuality is a sin (Romans 1)....[view article]

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Iranian Youth Searching for Answers; Open to the Gospel Message
Christian Newswire - September 21, 2011

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is preparing to address the annual United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, a significant number of Iranians, many from a younger generation, are dissatisfied with the status quo and are searching for answers to the issues they face. As a result, many are coming to Christ....[view article]

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'In God We Trust' banished from classroom
WorldNetDaily - September 21, 2011

A team of free-speech experts has announced plans to challenge a decision by a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that banished the national motto, "In God We Trust," from a school teacher's classroom, even while allowing the display of Tibetan prayer flags and the sayings of the Dalai Lama....[view article]

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Millions to Rally on International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Christian Newswire - September 13, 2011

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- As summer comes to an end and autumn approaches, Christians around the world are preparing for the 2011 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP)....[view article]

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Churches helping churches in Haiti
OneNewsNow.com - August 31, 2011

A Chicago-based ministry that has been actively involved in Haiti's long-term recovery effort since an earthquake devastated the impoverished nation 18 months ago is set to launch a building campaign for churches....[view article]

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ADF: It's OK for school district employees to pray
OneNewsNow.com - August 24, 2011

"Contrary to what the Freedom From Religion Foundation is arguing, this is not a government establishment of religion by any stretch of the imagination, except for theirs," contends David Cortman of the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF)....[view article]

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Indonesian Mayor Decides Churches Can't Be Built on Streets with Islamic Cult Names
Worthy News - August 22, 2011

BOGOR, INDONESIA (Worthy News)- Bogor's mayor has a new reason not to allow the Yasmin church to open: the name of the street on which it is built bears an Islamic cult name....[view article]

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Religion Church to Fight Washington State Decision to Prohibit Baptism in Public Park
Fox News - August 17, 2011

An Olympia church is considering its legal options after the state of Washington denied its request to hold a baptism ceremony at a park on the grounds of the Capital....[view article]

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Pastor: Revival the 'only hope'
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2011

A Baptist pastor who has been meeting with other Christian leaders throughout the country says there are pockets of revival happening in the nation, as well as an effort to connect those movements for a nationwide revival....[view article]

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Church is the body, not the building
OneNewsNow.com - August 10, 2011

"There should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; one part is honored, every part rejoices with it. Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it." (NIV)...[view article]

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Victory for the cross
OneNewsNow.com - August 8, 2011

The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) claims success in rescuing a Livingston, New Jersey, man who wanted to display a cross on his residential property....[view article]

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Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle discovered in Turkey's Denizli
World Bulletin - July 28, 2011

The tomb of St. Philip the Apostle, one of the original 12 disciples of Christianity's central figure Jesus Christ, has been discovered during the ongoing excavations in Turkey's south-western province of Denizli....[view article]

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Churches in Communities Rally Together for National Back To Church Sunday, Sept. 18
Christian Newswire - June 15, 2011

VISTA, Calif., June 15, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Drawing whole communities into church -- that is the goal of many church leaders for National Back To Church Sunday, Sept. 18. In preparation, citywide coordinators will be working to get churches across denominational lines to join together to invite family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to the special Sunday....[view article]

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VIDEO: Shariamerica: Islam, Obama, and the Establishment Clause
YouTube.com - May 12, 2011

This video speaks for itself....[view article]

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Egypt promises justice after Copts and Muslims clash in Cairo
Guardian - May 9, 2011

Egypt's transitional government moved quickly to defuse tensions after Muslim-Christian clashes in Cairo left 12 dead and cast a cloud over hopes for peaceful post-revolutionary change....[view article]

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60 Years Strong: National Day of Prayer to be Held Thursday
- May 5, 2011

Thank God for this day:The day was first set aside in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress and the bill was signed by President Harry Truman....[view article]

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North Korean Underground Church is Inspiration for New Discipleship Manual for American Christians
Christian Newswire - May 3, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 3, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- American Christians confuse freedom of religion and freedom in Christ such that their ultimate pursuit is not fullness in Christ but the freedom to remain spiritually immature. So says Rev. Eric Foley, author of "The Whole Life Offering," a new manual designed to help American Christians grow by emulating discipleship practices of the North Korean underground church....[view article]

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Don't Let Hollywood and Film Schools Rule Over Christian Filmmaking
Christian Newswire - May 3, 2011

PURCELLVILLE, Va., May 3, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Only a dozen spots remain available for Advent Film Group's Annual Film Workshop in Purcellville, VA, June 23-25, 2011 at Patrick Henry College....[view article]

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As Muslim population mushrooms, we may be seeing last days of Europe as we know it
YNet News - May 2, 2011

"If the Muslim population of the UK were to continue growing at an annual rate of 6.7% (as it did between 2004 and 2008,) its share of the total UK population would rise from just under 4% in 2008 to 8% in 2020, to 15% in 2030 and to 28% in 2040, finally passing 50%in 2050." ...[view article]

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David Wilkerson, Famed Christian Pastor Believed Dead in Wreck
- April 28, 2011

A famous Christian author and pastor is believed to have died in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 175 in Cherokee County that also injured two others, including his wife....[view article]

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David Wilkerson's Last Blog Entry on the Day of His Death
- April 28, 2011

Blessed are those who believe when there is no evidence of an answer to prayer-who trust beyond hope when all means have failed....[view article]

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WHITE HOUSE FAILS TO RELEASE EASTER PROCLAMATION
Fox News - April 26, 2011

Obama failed to release a statement or a proclamation recognizing the national observance of Easter Sunday, Christianity's most sacred holiday. The White House has released statements recognizing the observance of major Moslem cult holidays and released statements in 2010 on Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Hajj, and Eid-ul-Adha....[view article]

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Grace in the Trenches: Chaplains on the Front Lines of the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Christian Newswire - April 21, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 19, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following commentary is submitted by Dr. Michael A. Milton, (pictured right) Chancellor/CEO-Elect of Reformed Theological Seminary....[view article]

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National Day of Prayer Lives On
Christian Newswire - April 20, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas, April 19, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- On April 15, 2010, United States District Court Judge Barbara Crabb, for the Western District of Wisconsin, struck down the National Day of Prayer statute, as violating the Establishment Clause. Judge Crabb ruled that the statute serves no secular purpose, but rather calls the nation to engage in a religious exercise - prayer....[view article]

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'Objectionable' Bible verses reinstated
OneNewsNow.com - April 13, 2011

A New Hampshire community has had a change of heart on signs with a religious message. The town of Chichester acted to ban an electronic sign with a Bible message along U.S. Route 4, although dozens of signs can be found along the road advertising different messages. Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) filed suit on the basis of viewpoint discrimination....[view article]

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Exclusive: Donald Trump to Brody File: 'I believe in God. I am Christian.'
CBN News - April 12, 2011

In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, Donald Trump discusses his views on God, going to church and storing all the Bibles he receives in the mail....[view article]

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God's Creativity: A Personal Lenten Reflection
Creation Care - April 12, 2011

Genesis, Bereshith in Hebrew, simply means "beginning." At the beginning, in eternity, was God, Elohim in Hebrew. Linguists and theologians continue in attempts to define the Anglo-Saxon term, God. To plunge into "God" is to plunge into a wondrous linguistic ocean. Reflect on this paragraph from the devotional Bible commentary which British Methodist theologian, Adam Clarke (circa 1760-1832), spent forty years writing:...[view article]

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'A Cord of Three Strands' - 3 women celebrate faith, life
OneNewsNow.com - April 11, 2011

If truth is stranger than fiction -- and we know it often is -- this riveting story proves that truth is also stronger than fiction. The gripping account of relationships forged among three women is a portrait of strength, courage, forgiveness and God's grace all wrapped up in the faith journeys that ultimately bring the women together as a cord of three strands....[view article]

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96th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Christian Newswire - April 7, 2011

As Christians, on April 24th we will celebrate the Glorious Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the salvation of mankind. On that same day, as Armenians, we will commemorate the rebirth of our people from the ashes of merciless genocide....[view article]

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Virginia's Oldest Baptist Convention of African American Churches to Convene its 144th Annual Session in Historic Williamsburg
Christian Newswire - April 6, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va., April 6, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Virginia Baptist State Convention, Inc. (VBSC), will convene its 144th Annual Session this coming May 9 - 12, 2011 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Hundreds of pastors, ministers, leaders and lay persons from Baptist churches across the Commonwealth will gather to focus on the Convention's 2011 theme, "Advancing the Kingdom Through Preaching."...[view article]

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Judge: Pharmacists can't be forced to dispense Plan B
OneNewsNow.com - April 6, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, IL - A judge has ruled that Illinois pharmacists can't be forced to dispense emergency contraception if doing so violates their religious convictions....[view article]

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Human Trafficking Prayer and Devotional
Creation Care - April 6, 2011

Do you know that some 27 million people are enslaved in various forms of sexual and labor exploitation, more than at the height of the transatlantic slave trade? This means that there are literally more slaves today that at any time in human history. Today. Now. In 2011 human beings are the third most lucrative global commodity traded illegally after drugs and guns....[view article]

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Supreme Court supports tax breaks that subsidize religious schools
Jewish World Review - April 5, 2011

The Supreme Court's conservative majority opened the door for new state support for religious schools, ruling that special tax credits that pay for children to go to church schools cannot be challenged by dissenting taxpayers....[view article]

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Bibles for Prisoners Program Expanded into Third World
Christian Newswire - April 4, 2011

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 4, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Crossroad Bible Institute is responding to the lack of Bibles available to prisoners in developing countries by launching its Bibles for Prisoners program worldwide, beginning in Africa and Latin America....[view article]

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Over 1,350 Tonnes of Paper Used In Printing Gospel Literature Last Year
Christian Newswire - April 4, 2011

DROMARA, Northern Ireland, April 4, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Revival Movement Association printed 91 million items of Gospel Literature during the past year. This consisted of items such as Gospel tracts, Gospels of John (over 10 Million), Gospel booklets and sets of Children's Bible Lessons....[view article]

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Nat'l Day of Prayer on firm legal footing
OneNewsNow.com - April 4, 2011

Each year there seems to be a skirmish with the Freedom From Religion Foundation and other atheist organizations over the National Day of Prayer. Alliance Defense Fund is telling public officials that prayer is legal....[view article]

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Churches Helping Churches in Japan
OneNewsNow.com - April 4, 2011

In the wake of Japan's devastating tsunami and earthquake, efforts are under way to rebuild Japanese churches. As less than one percent of Japan's population claims the Christian faith, the nation is one of the least-Christian countries in the developed world, which means each church is critically important....[view article]

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Christianity taking over planet?
WorldNetDaily - March 31, 2011

What is the fastest-growing religion on Earth? Most news reports suggest it is Islam. But the evidence suggests a new, or, perhaps, original form of biblically inspired evangelical Christianity is sweeping through places like China, Africa, India and Southeast Asia - making it, by far, the fastest growing faith on the planet....[view article]

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Ancient Books Uncovered in Jordan May Date to Start of Christianity
Fox News - March 31, 2011

One of the largest and best-preserved collections of ancient sealed books has been discovered in a cave in Jordan and are believed to be some of the earliest Christian documents, according to the BBC....[view article]

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Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls? Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history
Mail Online - March 31, 2011

For scholars of faith and history, it is a treasure trove too precious for price. This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity....[view article]

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100% pro-Muslim ... 100% anti-Islam
OneNewsNow.com - March 31, 2011

An Egyptian-born Christian had his freedom of speech squelched after an Ohio school district bowed to pressure from groups that he not be allowed to speak at a tea party event on school property....[view article]

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Ruling favors free speech, religion on school grounds
OneNewsNow.com - March 31, 2011

A federal court has issued an order that halts an Arkansas school district policy used by school officials to deny a third-grader and her mother permission to hand out flyers for church-sponsored activities....[view article]

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Pro-Life Free Speech Wins Over Library Censorship: Canceled Pro-Life Film to be Shown as Scheduled at Wausau, WI Public Library
Christian Newswire - March 31, 2011

WAUSAU, Wis., March 31, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Thomas More Society attorneys confirmed that Marathon County library officials have agreed to rescind their decision to cancel a showing of the pro-life documentary "BloodMoney" by the Wausau "40 Days for Life" group in one of the library's public meeting rooms....[view article]

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Mighty Power Broadcasting Station Launches the Invincible Angels Prayer Network to Answer Prayer Requests
Christian Newswire - March 31, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- For Healing, for Protection, for Prosperity, and for country millions are now turning to the power of prayers as a means to and end....[view article]

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Growing Intolerance for Christianity in U.S.
ChristianPost.com - March 29, 2011

A San Diego elementary school created an extra recess period to allow 100 cult following Muslim students to pray, while a federal judge upheld a Knoxville, Ky., jury's decision that a public school could prohibit its 5th grade Christian students from studying and discussing their Bibles during recess....[view article]

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Luis Palau Festival Draws 110,000+ to Valley of the Sun
Christian Newswire - March 25, 2011

PHOENIX/TEMPE, Ariz., Christian Newswire/ -- The skies of the Valley of the Sun were filled with flying motorcycles, live music, and words of hope through faith in Jesus Christ on March 19 & 20 at Arizona CityFest with Luis Palau. The free, family-friendly festival drew an estimated 110,000+ over two days to Tempe Town Lake....[view article]

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Teacher will not be fired for teaching creationist beliefs in science class
Jewish World Review - March 23, 2011

A suburban school district north of Chicago will not fire a teacher who taught creationist beliefs about the origin of life in science classes, the superintendent said at a public meeting Tuesday night....[view article]

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Florida pastor oversees Quran burning
USA TODAY - March 22, 2011

The controversial Florida pastor who halted plans to burn a Quran on the 9/11 anniversary last year oversaw the burning of the Islamic holy book on Sunday after it was found "guilty" during a "trial" at his church....[view article]

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Malaysia agrees to release 35,000 seized Bibles
Fox News - March 15, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's government agreed Tuesday to release some 35,000 imported Bibles seized by customs officials amid a dispute over their use of the word "Allah" as a translation for God....[view article]

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Pat Robertson: God Won't Let Ahmadinejad Start Armageddon
Newsmax.com - March 2, 2011

Christian Broadcasting Network founder and "The 700 Club" host Rev. Pat Robertson believes the present world will end someday - but not at the behest of nuclear-armed Iranian strongman Mahmoud Ahmadinejad....[view article]

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Boehner's Office: The New Protest Central
Fox News - February 24, 2011

The protesters are demanding that Boehner and other GOP leaders force the Senate to accept a House-approved provision that pulls all federal money from Planned Parenthood. Last week, the House adopted an amendment offered by Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood....[view article]

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Christian Agencies Respond to Deadly New Zealand Quake
ChristianPost.com - February 23, 2011

Two of the world's largest Christian aid agencies are working together to respond to the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand's second largest city Tuesday, killing at least 65 people....[view article]

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'Islam is regarded as the biggest threat to Europe for many Europeans'
MSNBC - February 23, 2011

The Sweden Democrats' success was another sign that a mix of immigration, economic woes and the threat of Islamist extremism has swirled into a perfect storm of problems in Europe....[view article]

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Jay Lowder Faces Declining Statistics Regarding Men and Church Head On
Christian Newswire - February 22, 2011

DALLAS, Christian Newswire/ -- To counter recent statistics, which suggest a low percentage of men are attending church on a regular basis, Jay Lowder, evangelist and founder of Jay Lowder Harvest Ministries, is taking a new approach to reaching men outside of the church walls....[view article]

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Why Do People Say Muslim Now Instead of Moslem?
- February 22, 2011

Is it Muslim or Moslem? When Baby Boomers were children it was Moslem. The American Heritage Dictionary (1992) noted, "Moslem is the form predominantly preferred in journalism and popular usage. Muslim is preferred by scholars and by English-speaking adherents of Islam." No more. Now, almost everybody uses Muslim. According to the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, "Moslem and Muslim are basically two different spellings for the same word." But the seemingly arbitrary choice of spellings is...[view article]

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Free Bible Study Online Resource: Prayers of the Old Testament
- February 17, 2011

Eight studies from Lynne M. Baab, based on prayers from seven Old Testament books, invite you to meet our mighty, loving God in fresh ways, bringing all of who you are to him....[view article]

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Church in Turkey's Southeast preparing for religious ceremony
Hurriyey Daily News and Economic Review - February 9, 2011

After the church on Akdamar Island in Van, the Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır is now preparing for a religious ceremony. The Istanbul Armenian Foundation undertook the restoration of the church, bringing together Turkey and the Armenian diaspora....[view article]

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Biblica, Zondervan and YouVersion Team Up to Give Away 1 Million NIV Digital Bibles in 400 Hours
Christian Newswire - February 9, 2011

EDMOND, Okla., Feb. 9, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- YouVersion's Bible App, Biblica and Zondervan are teaming up to continue to increase access and engagement with the Bible by offering 1 million free downloads of the New International Version (NIV) Bible beginning Feb. 12....[view article]

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Indonesia: Angry Moslem crowd attacks Java churches
- February 8, 2011

More than 1,000 Moslem cult protesters have stormed a courthouse and burned two churches in central Java, Indonesia....[view article]

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What's Behind New City Plan to Help Chronic Homeless
Christian Newswire - February 7, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 4, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Scores of eager volunteers are fanning out all over Albuquerque this week to identify through completion of a survey the city's 75 most "chronic homeless."...[view article]

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Islamic flood coming to U.S.?
OneNewsNow.com - February 7, 2011

An Israeli author and expert on the Middle East is warning Americans that Islamic immigrants could possibly flood the U.S. as a result of the events taking place in Egypt....[view article]

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John 3:16 Ad Airs Unexpectedly during Super Bowl
ChristianPost.com - February 7, 2011

Millions of Super Bowl viewers got a dose of Scripture Sunday night when a Christian group's John 3:16 commercial was unexpectedly aired....[view article]

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1,500-year-old church found in Israel
AP - Associated Press - February 2, 2011

HIRBET MADRAS, Israel (AP) - Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered 1,500-year-old church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks....[view article]

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COMMENTARY: How -- and why -- the Muslim Brotherhood's Egyptian strategy is succeeding
- January 31, 2011

The exchange in the streets of Cairo between the students, both members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, is a telling glimpse into the Arab world's largest Islamic organization as it joins other opposition groups seeking to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak. The Brotherhood is muting its religious message....[view article]

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Islam cult filling Britain's 'spiritual vacuum'
- January 31, 2011

A Protestant renewal organization isn't surprised that a recent study from Great Britain shows that thousands of native-born Brits are converting to the Islamic cult, while Anglican Church membership continues to decline....[view article]

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Liberal Anglican homosexual leanings steer many away
OneNewsNow.com - January 31, 2011

Conservative Anglican leaders have ducked a bi-annual worldwide meeting called by Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, because of the push by the North American contingent of Anglicans to accept homosexuality....[view article]

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If Brotherhood takes over, IDF will face formidable enemy
The Jerusalem Post - January 31, 2011

If the Muslim Brotherhood grabs the reins in the massive Arab country, Israel will face an enemy with one of the largest and strongest militaries around, built on some of the most advanced American-made platforms....[view article]

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Christian Author Reveals Method of Witnessing to Muslims Using the Qur'an
Christian Newswire - January 24, 2011

HILTON HEAD, S.C., Jan. 24 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ed Rodgers, blogger and author of 8 books focusing on America's relationships with Israel and Islam (www.edrodgers.net), reveals in detail how the Qur'an can be used to share Christ with your Muslim friend....[view article]

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US warns Palestinians over Security Council resolution
AFP - January 20, 2011

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Palestinian envoys on Wednesday stepped up lobbying for a Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement building but the United States spoke out strongly against the initiative....[view article]

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Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion?
C-Fam - January 20, 2011

NEW YORK, January 20 (C-FAM) Will a new $40 billion maternal and child health fund include abortion? A just-announced UN commission will decide. The new commission is supposed to "make transparent" funds slated for the UN Secretary General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health, announced last September at a UN summit....[view article]

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EU Calendar Omits Christian Holidays, While Noting Jewish, Muslim Celebrations
Fox News - January 18, 2011

The European Union has published a school calendar that omits Christian holidays, like Christmas and Easter, while noting significant Jewish and Muslim celebrations....[view article]

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Missionary One of Thousands Who Lost Homes as Floods Devastate Sri Lanka
Christian Newswire - January 18, 2011

CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 17, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Gospel for Asia-supported missionary Anthony lost his home and everything in it as floodwaters washed through his village last week in Sri Lanka....[view article]

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Congressman Hunter introduced H.R. 290 to grant all religious symbols inclusion in monuments that commemorate the service of the US Armed Forces.
- January 18, 2011

As previously mentioned, Cong. Hunter and Bilbray wrote a letter to DoJ and DoD urging Attorney General Eric Holder and Defense Secretary Robert Gates to vigorously defend the Memorial....[view article]

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Embattled Iraqi Christians Need Protection Now
Christian Newswire - January 18, 2011

SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- During early evening on Dec. 30, an elderly Christian couple -- Fawzi Rahim, 76, and his wife Janet Mekha, 78 -- answered their doorbell at their Baghdad, Iraq, home....[view article]

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Iran rounds up Christians in crackdown
AP - Associated Press - January 12, 2011

Christians attend the Christmas mass at the St. Grigor Armenian Catholic church in Tehran, Iran. Iran has since arrested about 70 Christians....[view article]

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TUCSON AREA CHAPLAINS, MINISTRIES AND CHURCHES UNITE
- January 12, 2011

Tucson, AZ, JANUARY 12, 2011 – The Family Life Radio Network hosted a meeting Monday, January 10th, as over 50 chaplains and church representatives met for the purpose of forming a “united front” to address the needs of the community in times of crisis or tragedy....[view article]

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American Christians Express Fear of Federal Government Again
Christian Newswire - January 6, 2011

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- In an annual online poll conducted by DefendChristians.Org, a ministry of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission, the surprising number one rated anti-Christian act of 2010 was the threat of the federal government interfering in the employment decisions of ministries. If passed, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would have forced ministries to hire people who don't uphold the faith and values of the organization. For the second straight year it was the policies of...[view article]

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Bible.is Hits One Million Mark in Matter of Months
Christian Newswire - December 28, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 27, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bible.is, the audio-based Bible app created by Faith Comes By Hearing, has reached one million downloads in just 5 months. Faith Comes By Hearing has established its Bible.is app as an expression of their Digital Bible Project (DBP). The DBP is a platform like none other in the world, combining the latest technology with the world's largest digital library of both Bible text and audio recordings....[view article]

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Christians in the Middle East -- Iraq: 'We Remain Vigilant, We Are Determined to Act' Say Top Members of the European Parliament
Christian Newswire - December 27, 2010

"It is clear that there are some fundamentalist elements seeking to create sectarian division within the Iraqi society where Christianity has been an integral part of the fabric of Middle-Eastern society for two millennia. We monitor the situation closely, I will continue to highlight the issue, at every possible opportunity, of the situation of Christians in Iraq and the broader Middle East region," said Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament....[view article]

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Arabs flee home due to racist threats
YNet News - December 23, 2010

Four Muslims, Druze forced out of rented flat in Tel Aviv after neighbors, who say rabbi told them Arabs must leave, vandalize their home and threaten to attach explosives to their car. 'I felt humiliated by hatred,' says Abbas, who served in IDF. But residents claim Arabs were less than neighborly: 'At night we are afraid to walk around neighborhood,' says one woman...[view article]

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Islamists' War against 'the Other'
National Review Online - December 23, 2010

The enduring symbol of Christmas, spanning the world's diverse Christian cultures and the history of two millennia, is the nativity scene inspired by the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Artistically synthesizing the two gospel stories, the nativity scene is infused with profound Christian meaning and symbolism....[view article]

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'Dangerous' for feds to get involved in Moslem's lawsuit
OneNewsNow.com - December 16, 2010

A legal expert says it's a "dangerous" precedent for the federal government to sue a suburban Chicago school district for denying a Moslem middle-school teacher unpaid leave to make a pilgrimage to Mecca....[view article]

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Salvation Army bell-ringer strikes gold
Reuters - December 10, 2010

(Reuters) - Sometimes a lot more than nickels and dimes land in the red kettles of Salvation Army bell-ringers during the holiday season....[view article]

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Islamists Target Christians 'Wherever They Can Reach Them'
Voice of the Copts - December 9, 2010

In 2006, when Pope Benedict quoted history deemed unflattering to Islam, Christians around the Moslem cult world paid the price: anti-Christian riots ensued, churches were burned, and a nun was murdered in Somalia. That was then. Days ago,...[view article]

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China Launches Major Crackdown on House Churches, Labels Them a 'Cult'
Christian Newswire - December 8, 2010

BEIJING, Dec. 7, 2010 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a grave and troubling setback, Chinese authorities last week launched a crackdown directed at Christians who belong to China's vast network of unregistered house churches, calling a "cult" one of the fastest-growing populations of Christians in the world, according to top-secret information obtained by ChinaAid Association....[view article]

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High School Player Flagged For Touchdown Nod to God
Fox News - December 2, 2010

A high school football player in Tacoma, Wash., got flagged for dropping to his knee and pointing to the sky after scoring a touchdown during a playoff game....[view article]

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OPINION: Why America Needs Hanukkah In 2010
Fox News - December 2, 2010

Hanukkah 2010 begins Wednesday night, December 1. As Americans celebrate Hanukkah 5771 on the Jewish calendar, we also begin to wind up the first decade of the 21st century, and what a decade it has been....[view article]

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The War on Christmas vs. the War on Thanksgiving
Christian Newswire - November 23, 2010

Throughout history there exists an ongoing battle over what cultures celebrate and why. In recent American history the battle lines are often described as pro and anti-Christian....[view article]

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China church to ordain bishop Vatican objects to
AP - Associated Press - November 19, 2010

BEIJING - China's government-backed Catholic church will proceed with the ordination of a bishop who does not have the pope's approval, despite objections raised by the Vatican, a spokesman said Friday....[view article]

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ONE TO WATCH: Pastor on trial for witnessing to Moslem cult members
- November 19, 2010

Pastor Mark Holick says the incident in late August occurred as members of the Islamic Society of Wichita were marking the holy(?) month of Ramadan. Police were called when Islamists witnessed Holick and 13 others handing out packets that included the Gospel of John, the Book of Romans in English and Arabic, and a DVD with testimonies of former Moslems who have converted to Christianity....[view article]

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U.K. 'pro-life' Christmas poster meets opposition
OneNewsNow.com - November 19, 2010

A British Christmas ad released by Protestant churches is receiving criticism for using imagery similar to that used by pro-lifers....[view article]

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Operation World's 60 Day Prayer Experience Engages Christians in Informed Prayer for Maximum Impact
Christian Newswire - November 19, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- Operation World's global prayer movement officially launched with two live global webcast celebrations on Tuesday November 9, 2010. Each webcast was hosted by Operation World author Jason Mandryk and Biblica's Publishing Marketing Director Mike Dworak....[view article]

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U.S. motorcycle missionaries attacked in Haiti
CNN - November 18, 2010

Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CNN) -- The Christian Motorcyclists Association came to Haiti to distribute motorcycles to pastors. Instead, angry Haitians, some of them on motorbikes, ended up attacking the 11 American missionaries when they tried to flee this city aboard a big, yellow bus....[view article]

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Moslem Activity with Jihad Rising in U.S.
OneNewsNow.com - November 18, 2010

A California woman has been arrested for funding and providing personnel for a terrorist group in Somalia. According to The Associated Press, Nima Ali Yusuf of San Diego helped an al-Qaeda militia group carry out murders in Somalia, and aided radicals in forming an Islamic state....[view article]

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VIDEO: The story of Jonah
- November 18, 2010

A little girl tells the most animated story of Jonah!...[view article]

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One Man's Search for a Father Leads Him to the Ultimate Father
Christian Newswire - November 17, 2010

When John Rozema heard those three pivotal words for the first time from his aunt, he writes, "all the tears that had been bottled up inside me since I was a little boy . . . continued to pour out of me with loud weeping and wailing." Rozema shares his journey in his new memoir, "The Stories I Never Told You."...[view article]

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Greek Church takes on 'antichrist' in ID card row
Breitbart - November 17, 2010

Senior clerics in Greece have told the state in no uncertain terms that vigilance is required to prevent the antichrist from making a manifestation on new ID cards to be issued next year....[view article]

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Pro-Moslem cult U.N. resolution nearing vote
OneNewsNow.com - November 17, 2010

The United Nations is about to consider the "Defamation of Religions Resolution" -- but as Open Doors USA points out, the measure is really designed to protect only one religion: the cult of Islam....[view article]

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Continuous repressions against Christians in BELARUS
WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News - November 16, 2010

Forum 18 News service reports that the Belarusian film "Forbidden Christ", documenting Soviet-era persecution of Protestant churches, was banned from a Catholic film festival by the Belarusian State Plenipotentiary for Religious and Ethnic Affairs. The documentary sent for an "expert analysis" to the KGB secret police. The film director Aleksei Shein told Forum 18 that "perhaps the authorities fear that some believers will see a parallel with what is happening in our country now". Forum 18 aditionally reports...[view article]

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UN Approval of Resolution Could be Devastating for Many Christians
Christian Newswire - November 16, 2010

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 16 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ten days ago Asia Noreen, a Pakistani Christian mother of five previously referred to as Asia Bibi by most media, was sentenced to death by hanging on "blasphemy" charges. She became the first woman to receive the death sentence in Pakistan by the Moslem cult....[view article]

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Assyrians Demonstrate Around the World Against Baghdad Church Massacre
- November 11, 2010

(AINA) -- Assyrians held demonstrations across the world today to call attention to the Baghdad church massacre which occurred on October 31, when the Islamic State of Iraq, an Al-Qaeda affiliated group, stormed Our Lady of Deliverance Syrian Catholic Church and killed 58 parishioners and wounded 75....[view article]

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FRC to Gather One Million in Prayer for Senator Jim DeMint
Christian Newswire - November 11, 2010

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council announced a nationwide initiative today to gather one million people in prayer for Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)...[view article]

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'End of the Spear' and 'Beyond the Gates of Splendor' Now Available for Television
Christian Newswire - November 9, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Christian Newswire/ -- EthnoGraphic Media (EGM) announces that Ocean Avenue Entertainment Inc. will be serving as licensing agent for two of their most popular and powerful films....[view article]

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Charitable Giving Stays Strong Amid Recession
Christian Newswire - November 9, 2010

WINCHESTER, Va., Nov. 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced today that charitable giving to ECFA members stayed strong during the U.S. recession, totaling $12.10 billion last year, just a 0.1 percent decline from the pre-recession level of $12.11 billion two years earlier....[view article]

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HUD Dismisses Complaint Against Woman for Ad Seeking 'Christian Roommate'
Fox News - November 5, 2010

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department has dismissed a civil rights complaint against against a woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate....[view article]

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Brazil Vote's Winners: Evangelicals
Wall Street Journal - October 29, 2010

RIO DE JANEIRO-Brazilians will take to the polls Sunday to determine their next president, but already one big winner of this political season has emerged: evangelical Christians....[view article]

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Service key in reaching public
OneNewsNow.com - October 28, 2010

Beginning with only a handful of youth, an American pastor's message of serving others has had an impact on Peru as he now leads a congregation of over 5,000....[view article]

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Celebrities Lend Their Voices to Bring Bible Alive
Christian Newswire - October 28, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /Christian Newswire/ -- It's the greatest story newly told. Actors from Hollywood, the West End, and beyond have breathed new life into the Good Book, bringing its power and inspiration to a whole new generation. You need only listen to Julia Ormond as "Mary" or Neal McDonough as "Jesus" (see them too at www.truthandlifebible.com) to hear sacred words from the distant past made current and so compelling -- especially in an age when even many Christians...[view article]

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Serving Two Masters: Shariah Law and the Secular State
The New York Times - October 27, 2010

A few weeks ago, the Cardozo School of Law mounted a conference marking the 20th anniversary of Employment Division v. Smith (1990), a case in which the Supreme Court asked what happens when a form of behavior demanded by one's religion runs up against a generally applicable law - a law not targeted at any particular agenda or point of view - that makes the behavior illegal. (The behavior at issue was the ingestion of peyote at a Native American...[view article]

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Ban doesn't stop football team's prayers
OneNewsNow.com - October 26, 2010

A public high school in southeastern Tennessee is in the middle of the latest debate concerning public prayer at football games, but some community Christian leaders feel the main story is the spiritual awakening that is taking place among the team....[view article]

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Fix church, fix culture, fix politics
OneNewsNow.com - October 22, 2010

As one conservative believes the U.S. is trying to replace God with the government, a Christian leader and commentator says the outcome of the upcoming elections will be "profound" -- but won't cure all of the nation's problems....[view article]

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African network praying for America's spiritual awakening
WorldNetDaily - October 22, 2010

Pastors and church members are taking to the West Washington Mall Saturday to pray that God will send a spiritual awakening to America in an event organized by the African Strategic Leadership Prayer Network, and up to 50,000 people are expected....[view article]

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Vets stand guard over Christian flag in NC town
AP - Associated Press - October 21, 2010

The Christian flag is everywhere in the small city of King: flying in front of barbecue joints and hair salons, stuck to the bumpers of trucks, hanging in windows and emblazoned on T-shirts. The relatively obscure emblem has become omnipresent because of one place it can't appear: flying above a war memorial in a public park....[view article]

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Stay requested in TN mosque project
OneNewsNow.com - October 20, 2010

A hearing starts today in a lawsuit challenging the decision by Tennessee officials to approve the construction of a mega-mosque in the town of Murfreesboro.    ...[view article]

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National Pro-life Groups to Hold Prayer Vigil and Witness on Public Sidewalk in Front of Birmingham, Alabama Abortion Clinic for the First Time in 13 Years
Christian Newswire - October 20, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- For 13 years, law enforcement officials have arrested peaceful pro-life activists for praying and sharing on that public sidewalk. This crushing of free speech rights and abuse of the First Amendment is based on a misinterpretation of a federal injunction issued 13 years ago which officials say bans all First Amendment activities on the public sidewalk at the clinic....[view article]

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New 'True Love Waits' Blog Tackles Student Abstinence Issues
Christian Newswire - October 19, 2010

NASHVILLE, Oct. 18 /Christian Newswire/ -- LifeWay's True Love Waits ministry has started a blog to address current issues and provide updated information about the student sexual-abstinence movement....[view article]

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New Film Release Challenges Christians to 'Get Out' and 'Speak Up'
Christian Newswire - October 15, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 14 /Christian Newswire/ -- Go Stand Speak Ministries in partnership with The Apologetics Group have announced the release of their brand new documentary film, "Go. Stand, Speak: The Forgotten Power of the Public Proclamation of the Gospel." (Previews can be seen for a limited time at GoStandSpeak.com.)...[view article]

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100,000 Moslems Expected to Converge on the Hill for Day-long Rally on Friday, October 15th
Capitol Hill Prayer Partners - October 14, 2010

100,000 Moslems Expected to Converge on the Hill for Day-long Rally This largely unpublicized event is scheduled to take place at different sites on the Hill on Friday, October 15th.  The Executive Directer & Host for this event is Imam Abdul Malik. For more information, visit their website at: islamoncapitolhill.com A similar event was supposed to take place about one year ago, sponsored by the same Islamic groups. 50,000 were expected, but in the end, fewer than 3,000 (at...[view article]

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Thousands Respond to CRY OUT AMERICA!
- October 13, 2010

Join me in celebrating the tremendous response to Cry Out America this year! Join me in celebrating the tremendous response to Cry Out America this year! Over 850 counties across America participated in intercession for Awakening on 9-11-10. County gatherings ranged from 10 to 1000 people; people like you coming together to express our desperation for God's visitation on our nation. As a result, exciting things are happening across America. One gathering turned into...[view article]

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Christian song is a 'go' for talent show
OneNewsNow.com - October 12, 2010

After facing an initial ban from school officials, two sisters in suburban Chicago will be allowed to sing a Christian song at their school's talent show....[view article]

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YOUR HELP IS NEEDED RIGHT NOW TO ENSURE THERE IS A TRUE CHRIST-MAS AT THE US CAPITOL!
- October 12, 2010

  Dear Concerned, If you're a parent, grandparent, youth or children's pastor, minister or Christian education director, you're exactly who I want to get this urgent message to: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED RIGHT NOW TO ENSURE THERE IS A TRUE CHRIST-MAS AT THE US CAPITOL! What am I talking about? Every year there's a Christmas tree displayed on the front lawn of the US Capitol here...[view article]

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Private Protests Held in N.C. City Over Removal of Christian Flag From War Memorial
Fox News - October 8, 2010

A holy war is brewing in a small North Carolina city, where the Christian flag seems to be flying everywhere....[view article]

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Christian meteorologist weathering a storm
OneNewsNow.com - October 8, 2010

A Virginia Beach TV weatherman has been fired -- and the reasons management gave him were all related to his after-hours ministry. Jon Cash, a 21-year employee of WAVY-TV, appeared on the station's highly rated morning show, but also traveled as an evangelist preaching at area churches large and small....[view article]

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VIDEO: The 'Muslim Brotherhood' - CBN/FBI Investigative Report
CBN News - October 7, 2010

CBN's "Stakelbeck on Terror" finds its groove - 30-min counter-jihad, pro-Zionism TV series achieves 100k online views to Muslim Brotherhood infiltration feature...[view article]

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VIDEO: Paris waking up to Islam Agenda to Destroy the West
CBN News - October 7, 2010

Pork and wine parties in retaliation to the obnoxious increase of Islamic presence in the city of Paris. Paris is waking up to the cult of Islam's destructive agenda. You will be encouraged by the French reactions to this growing cancer in western society....[view article]

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Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., Chairman of STAND America PAC, Issues Scathing Attack on Democratic Party and Urges Black Christians Not to Vote for Democrats in Upcoming Election
Christian Newswire - October 7, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- In keeping with a promise to set the black community free from the "death grip" of the Democratic Party, Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr. has issued his first broadside in an Open Letter To The Black Church Community: "The Democratic Party has become a Coalition of the Godless, supported by abortionists, homosexual activists, pornographers, casino gambling, activists calling for legalization of marijuana and the anti-Christian ACLU."...[view article]

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New Senatorial Candidate List
Capitol Hill Prayer - October 7, 2010

We have reached the point where it is ALL ELECTIONS, ALL THE TIME! Here is a list of ten of the most important Senate Races:  ...[view article]

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Christians Around the Globe Unify to Pray for Jerusalem and to Feed Her Poor
Christian Newswire - October 5, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Oct. 4 /Christian Newswire/ -- At a time when division seems to reign in nations, in politics, and between religions, millions of Christians joined in both prayer and in their deeds on October 3rd for the sake of Jerusalem and all of her people, during the 9th Annual Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem (www.daytopray.com)....[view article]

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ELECTION '10: Future of 'gay marriage' could be at stake
Baptist Press News - October 5, 2010

WASHINGTON (BP)--The economy may be dominating the election season and Congress may be in the spotlight, but activists on both sides of the "gay marriage" debate are closely watching several key gubernatorial and state legislative races that could determine the future of marriage in the United States....[view article]

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The New, Widely-Praised Movie, 'Suing the Devil' Will Open in Theaters Nationwide on March 11, 2011
Christian Newswire - October 2, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept. 30 /Christian Newswire/ -- On the heels of a new national poll, that reveals 60% of U.S. Christians do not believe in the devil, comes the highly-anticipated movie that many pastors and Christian leaders are saying is one of the best Christian films in a decade....[view article]

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Cambridge, Mass. Hindu Yoga Accepted While Christian Symbols Are Taken Down
Christian Newswire - October 2, 2010

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 30 /Christian Newswire/ -- The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts has pictures of yoga positions on parking ticket envelopes while Christian symbols are being taken down throughout the United States....[view article]

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Download new 2010 Congressional Scorecard
Christian Coalition of America - September 30, 2010

Covered issues include:• Passage of national health care reform (ObamaCare)• Taxpayer funding of abortion• President Obama's budget and stimulus bills• Defending traditional marriage• Marriage tax penalty relief• Revoking federal funds for cities that fail to enforce immigration laws• Protecting health care workers from being forced to participate in abortions• Ensuring free exercise of religion at publicly supported colleges• Special rights for homosexuals• Freedom of speechThese are all issues that Americans need to be aware of BEFORE they...[view article]

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Coach not concerned with ACLU
OneNewsNow.com - September 28, 2010

A Christian coach at the University of Nebraska is not intimated and won't back down, despite the American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) attempts to stop him from sharing his faith at public schools. In fact, he is challenging Christian school administrators to take the same stand....[view article]

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National Life Chain Sunday 2010 to Bring Prayer to U.S. and Canadian Sidewalks in 1500 Cities on October 3
Christian Newswire - September 24, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 22 /Christian Newswire/ -- Above all else, National Life Chain Sunday 2010 urges the corporate church across the U.S., Canada, and beyond to end its abandonment of preborn humanity....[view article]

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OPINION - National Black Pro-Life Union: What Obama Didn't Say
Christian Newswire - September 21, 2010

OPINION, Sept. 21 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Day Gardner of the National Black Pro-Life Union: "Recently, the Obama administration has been going to great lengths to try to prove Obama is not a Muslim. I thought it almost laughable that 'his people' thought a random, politically timed stroll to church would refute that idea....[view article]

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MegaVoice Expands Number of Scripture Messages and Languages Available Through its Audio Library
Christian Newswire - September 21, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 21 /Christian Newswire/ -- MegaVoice announced today that the number of Scripture messages in its Scripture audio library has increased over the past six months to more than 7,000. Scripture messages in 4,600 languages are currently available to MegaVoice ministry partners for use on the Ambassador Classic digital audio player. Audio Bibles, New Testaments, God's Story, The Story of Jesus, and the Mini Bible College are just a few of the audio resources available....[view article]

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What Does it Mean to be Holy?
Christian Newswire - September 21, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 20 /Christian Newswire/ -- Can a godless society be expected to become godly without seeing what godliness is? Are Christians today willing to live their lives in such a way that they reflect God's holiness? Simon Ponsonby's The Pursuit of the Holy: A Divine Invitation tells the story of a holy God seeking friends among the unholy and bringing life to those who, left to themselves, would miss out completely on the joy of His promises....[view article]

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Values Voter Summit kicks off
Family Research Council - September 17, 2010

The 2010 Values Voter Summit has kicked off in the nation's capital with a round of speeches from some high profile Republicans....[view article]

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Tea party gaining momentum
OneNewsNow.com - September 17, 2010

A well-known author, public speaker and business owner says the tea party movement is continuing to grow, despite opposition from the media and the political left. Craig Huey, coordinator and speaker for the California-based Election Forum, explains that the conservative movement is gaining momentum in that state....[view article]

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Texas State Board to consider resolution warning of pro-Islamic textbook teaching
OneNewsNow.com - September 16, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas State Board of Education next week is expected to consider a measure that would prohibit textbooks from pushing Islam over Christianity....[view article]

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Pope addresses sex abuse scandal as he starts visit to Britain
CNN - September 16, 2010

London, England (CNN) -- Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday the Roman Catholic Church has not been vigilant enough or fast enough in responding to the problem of sexual abuse by priests....[view article]

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Middle East Symposium Examines the Future for Israel and her Neighbors
Christian Newswire - September 15, 2010

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /Christian Newswire/ -- On October 1-2, Chosen People Ministries is presenting the Inside The Middle East Crisis conference at The Moody Church in Chicago to critically examine the epicenter of the dramatic spiritual, geopolitical and economic events in the Middle East through a biblical lens....[view article]

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Let's Take America Back
Christian Coalition of America - September 15, 2010

Fill out the form below and become a part of our 2010 "Take America Back" campaign and distribute voter guides this fall....[view article]

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National Preparedness Month Gets Support from Pastors
Christian Newswire - September 14, 2010

"Following 9-11 and Hurricane Katrina it was abundantly clear that it is dangerous and even naive to expect government agencies to swoop in to save everybody in the event of a major emergency," Horn explained. "Now we are hearing from federal authorities that it is only a matter of time -- when, not if -- a catastrophic event could make 9-11 pale by comparison. Experts have placed even-odds on a terrorist attack using a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) inside...[view article]

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VIDEO: What's going on in Minnesota?
Fox News - September 14, 2010

Sharia Law in Minnesota?...[view article]

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Opportunities abound for Rifqa
OneNewsNow.com - September 13, 2010

The head of a Christian ministry that is dedicated to exposing the truth about Islam feels it's absolutely awesome that Christian convert Rifqa Bary has obtained her green card and can eventually apply for U.S. citizenship....[view article]

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Sin or Genetics -- Making Sense of the Dark Side of Humanity
Christian Newswire - September 13, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 13 /Christian Newswire/ -- "I have seen the dark side of humanity," says neuroscientist and author Matthew Stanford, Ph.D. Yet in his interviews with convicted rapists and murderers, Stanford was most struck by how ordinary these individuals were. More than anything, he says, they just seemed ... lost ... and unable to control violent impulses....[view article]

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Why Do People Say Muslim Now Instead of Moslem?
- September 12, 2010

When Baby Boomers were children it was Moslem. ...A Muslim in Arabic means "one who gives himself to God," and is by definition, someone who adheres to Islam. By contrast, a Moslem in Arabic means "one who is evil and unjust" when the word is pronounced, as it is in English, Mozlem with a z....[view article]

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Perspective: The eternal flame of Muslim outrage
OneNewsNow.com - September 10, 2010

Shhhhhhh, we're told. Don't protest the Ground Zero mosque. Don't burn a Quran. It'll imperil the troops. It'll inflame tensions. The "Muslim world" will "explode" if it does not get its way, warns sharia-peddling imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. Pardon my national security-threatening impudence, but when is the "Muslim world" not ready to "explode"?...[view article]

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Florida pastor unclear about Quran burning
CNN - September 10, 2010

Gainesville, Florida (CNN) -- The pastor at a Florida church that planned to burn copies of the Quran added to the confusion Friday over whether he intends to go ahead with the controversial event....[view article]

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9-11 Christian Center's Fiery Opening/Keller Disapproves of Qu'ran Burning Stunt
Christian Newswire - September 8, 2010

ST PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bill Keller, leader of the world's largest interactive Christian website for 11 years, Liveprayer.com, opened his new 9-11 Christian Center at Ground Zero in NYC this past Sunday with a fiery opening message to a crowd of approximately 40 people, along with a contingent of over 30 local, national, and international press....[view article]

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Burning a Koran is Un-Christian, Unkind and Un-American
Christian Newswire - September 8, 2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Rev. Rob Schenck:It's hard to understand why Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida, will burn a Koran on September 11. After my 36 years of Bible study, three degrees from Bible-believing schools and 28 years of preaching in Bible-centered churches, it's impossible for me to cite one instance in the life or teaching of Jesus Christ that could justify such an act....[view article]

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Petraeus: Burning Quran Endangers Americans
NPR.org - September 8, 2010

A small, Florida-based church's plan to burn copies of the Quran on Saturday has triggered outrage in the Muslim world and a warning from the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan that it could generate a deadly backlash against Americans....[view article]

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CRY OUT AMERICA!
- September 7, 2010

September 11, 2001 was a predictive statement about the 21st Century. The terrorist attacks of that day sent a clear signal of what was to come during the first decade of this new millennium. I personally believe that 9-11 was an allowed, prophetic sign. In one day, Americans witnessed a homeland invasion and horrific devastation. The country was brought to a standstill. Americans experienced a sense of vulnerability unlike anything they had ever known. No longer were terrorist attacks just...[view article]

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Exposing the 'real' Quran
OneNewsNow.com - September 6, 2010

A minister wants to help Americans learn the "real" Quran and bring Muslims to Christ. Usama Dakdok, founder of The Straight Way of Grace Ministry, was born in Egypt and raised in a Christian home as the son of a Baptist pastor, where he accepted Jesus at the age of 11. But despite his background, he was forced to learn the Quran in school....[view article]

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Stephen Hawking Breaks Atheist Rules
Christian Newswire - September 3, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- According to professor Stephen Hawking, God didn't create the universe. Instead, nothing created everything. However, according to the author of the book, Nothing Created Everything -- the scientific impossibility of atheistic evolution, Stephen Hawking has violated the basic laws of science. Ray Comfort created an international storm of angry protest from the atheist community in 2009, when he gave away 170,000 copies of Charles Darwin's On Origin of Species to 170,000 students...[view article]

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MOPS International Introduces Momology: The Book, The Community, The Website; Tools to Ensure No Mom is Alone in Mothering
Christian Newswire - September 3, 2010

DENVER, Sept. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- MOPS International, Mother of Preschoolers, announces Momology: A Mom’s Guide to Shaping Great Kids. MOPS has been listening to mothers for almost 40 years and Momology highlights the four essential elements of mothering for all moms. Written by Shelly Radic, Interim CEO of MOPS International, Momology is based on research gathered from thousands of moms by MOPS and includes foundational principles from experts on families such as the Search...[view article]

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Power In United Prayer 830 County Courthouse Prayer Rallies Organized for Nationwide Prayer on 9/11
- September 3, 2010

Washington DC - America is poised to commemorate the 9th anniversary of 9/11, a day of unprecedented shock and suffering in the history of the United States. On this somber day the American flag will fly at half-mast, police and firefighters from around the country will gather at the International Association of Fallen Fire Fighter's (IAFF) Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Americans will reflect on the horrific events of this day in our history and the Awakening America Alliance (www.awakeningamerica.us)...[view article]

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HLI Denounces Eugenicist Professor's Call to Sterilize the 'Unfit'
Christian Newswire - September 3, 2010

FRONT ROYAL, Va., Sept. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carambula, Interim President of Human Life International (HLI), today denounced comments made recently by British Professor David Marsland in which Marsland called for certain "unfit" members of society to be forcibly sterilized....[view article]

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The Call Sacremento
- September 3, 2010

Ten years ago, four hundred thousand primarily young people, the consecrated ones, the Nazirites, gathered to the Mall in D.C. to fast and pray for America. Now, ten years later, the stakes couldn't be higher. Seismic political, economic, and societal shifts are drastically reshaping California, every state, and the nation. This is the time for a great spiritual outpouring to be unleashed to meet the demand of these times....[view article]

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Ground Zero Mosque countered with Ground Zero Christian Center
Daily Jot - September 3, 2010

Bill Keller is this on fire-for-the-Lord internet evangelist who founded LivePrayer.com. I have known Bill for about five years and believe him to be a take-no-prisoners, Bible believing, Bible teaching man. He is not one to see a problem and cower away from it, he attacks it. He was criticized years ago for going on Howard Stern. But Bill handled Howard Stern and because of his appearances on Stern's show, literally thousands came to the Lord, recommitted their lives to...[view article]

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2 Chronicles inspires U.S. prayer initiative
OneNewsNow.com - August 31, 2010

In response to unprecedented spiritual and moral decline in the U.S., the association of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is calling God's people to 40 Days of Prayer in an initiative that begins September 1 and goes through October 10.    ...[view article]

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September is National Preparedness Month: Does God Have an Emergency Plan
Christian Newswire - August 31, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 31 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, a strange paradox exits. People from all three of the world's great religions see developments around the world as potential omens of an 'End Times' scenario leading to the Apocalypse....[view article]

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Teen's Sweet 16 Party Saves Children in Kenya
Christian Newswire - August 31, 2010

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 30 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Chesapeake, Va., teen's decision one-and-a-half years ago to forsake a traditional "sweet 16" birthday party enabled her to fully fund the construction of a $30,000 church-orphanage in Kenya, providing much needed food, shelter, clothing and education for approximately 50 orphans in that country. Instead of presents, Megan MacDonald, age 18, requested party guests donate to the construction project which was overseen by Hampton, Va.,-based International Cooperating Ministries (ICM). MacDonald and her parents...[view article]

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Muslims Coming to Christ at Historic Rate
YWAM - August 27, 2010

It seems that all we hear in the news about Muslims is discouraging: An American imam is trying to build a mosque at Ground Zero in New York. A Somalian version of the Taliban are taking over their nation.  Iran is getting closer to having nuclear weapons. And in various parts of the world, suicide bombers continue to murder innocents. I'd like to share some good news today from the Muslim world. In doing some research for an upcoming book, I've stumbled across incredible reports...[view article]

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Poll: Faith groups lean more Republican this year
AP - Associated Press - August 24, 2010

The poll finds a 13-percent increase in Jews leaning Republican and a nine-percent shift toward the GOP among white Catholics. Identification with the Republican Party also increased slightly among other religious groups....[view article]

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Analysis: Is Anti-Muslim Fervor Just Latest Fear?
AOL News - August 20, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Are Muslims the new Jews? Or Irish Catholics? Perhaps Mormons? Or are they really the war on terror's Japanese? Religious experts and historians say: all of the above....[view article]

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Football coach reveres Muslim holiday
OneNewsNow.com - August 20, 2010

A ministry leader says a high school in Michigan is conforming to President Obama's political correctness and Islamic sentiments by altering its schedule to accommodate its Muslim students....[view article]

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Mega Mosque Plans Target America's Heartland
UCI - August 20, 2010

Type the intro here if you are linking to another story, otherwise paste the entire story here and leave the url blank. The website will display a maximum of 80 words for the introduction. If you are pasting from Word use the word pasteboard icon....[view article]

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Utah Crosses Ruled Unconstitutional
Fox News - August 20, 2010

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has ruled that crosses erected to memorialize fallen Utah Highway Patrol officers are unconstitutional. There are currently 14 of the 12 foot, steal crosses on public land throughout the Beehive state....[view article]

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'Ground Zero' Imam Starts US-Paid Middle East Tour
AOL News - August 20, 2010

(Aug. 20) -- The Muslim cleric behind the planned "Ground Zero" Islamic center is in the Middle East, sent by the State Department on a trip intended to smooth relations between the U.S. and the Muslim world while adding to the uproar back home....[view article]

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They won't build it! Hardhats vow not to work on controversial mosque near Ground Zero
- August 20, 2010

A growing number of New York construction workers are vowing not to work on the mosque planned near Ground Zero. "It's a very touchy thing because they want to do this on sacred ground," said Dave Kaiser, 38, a blaster who is working to rebuild the World Trade Center site....[view article]

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Poll: What would it take to convince you - beyond the shadow of a doubt - that Barack Obama is a Christian?
OneNewsNow.com - August 20, 2010

What would it take to convince you - beyond the shadow of a doubt - that Barack Obama is a Christian? (10,240 responses answered the question this way) Proof that he prays daily to the one true God of scripture - 1.04% He starts going to church regularly - 2.19% He publically retracts his support for abortion and homosexuality - 16.23% He professes with...[view article]

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Two Christian girls raped in Punjab
Voice of the Martyrs - August 20, 2010

Two Christian girls in Pakistan's Punjab province were brutally raped in recent weeks. On July 22, a group of madrassa (Islamic school) students gang-raped a 12-year-old Christian girl in Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi district. A teacher who reportedly witnessed the rape stated: "Three or four Christian girls were washing dishes near a pond.... These guys ran towards them, and the girls started running...[view article]

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White House on the defensive about Obama Christianity
OneNewsNow.com - August 19, 2010

WASHINGTON - The White House insisted on Thursday that President Barack Obama is a Christian who prays daily as it looked to tamp down growing doubts among Americans about the president's religion....[view article]

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Reid Breaks With Obama Over Proposed Ground Zero Mosque
Fox News - August 17, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid broke with President Obama Monday over the proposed mosque near Ground Zero, saying the controversial Islamic center should be built elsewhere....[view article]

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PFLI Condemns FDA Approval of Chemical Cousin of Abortion Pill Mifepristone (RU 486)
Christian Newswire - August 17, 2010

In many places of employment a gigantic board is posted listing the shortages and outages of essential medications, such as antibiotics, pain relievers, anesthetics and drugs for sedation....[view article]

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U.S. Inspector General Audit Reports Show Improper Billing of Family Planning Services in NJ
Christian Newswire - August 17, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 16 /Christian Newswire/ -- For weeks, certain NJ lawmakers have been lobbying to restore $7.5M in funds to family planning/Planned Parenthood clinics and to force the state of NJ to apply for a federal waiver which would reimburse these clinics 90% for every Medicaid service they provide.    ...[view article]

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Forty College Students Finish Walking Over 10,000 Miles on Their 3 Simultaneous Pro-Life Walks Across America
Christian Newswire - August 17, 2010

Walking from Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Washington, DC -- all three groups meet to pray at the Supreme Court for an end to abortion....[view article]

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Dems in Trouble: Obama Strongly Backs Islam Center Near 9/11 Site
The New York Times - August 16, 2010

[Polls show 68% of Americans against this Obama stand.] WASHINGTON - President Obama delivered a strong defense on Friday night of a proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan, using a White House dinner celebrating Ramadan to proclaim that "as a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country."...[view article]

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The Twitter Bible Keeps It Short and Sacred
AOL News - August 16, 2010

LONDON (Aug. 13) -- Chris Juby has set himself a task of truly biblical proportions: to summarize the 800,000-plus words in the Old and New Testaments in a series of snappy daily tweets....[view article]

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Opponents of same-sex marriage rally outside U.S. Capitol
OneNewsNow.com - August 16, 2010

WASHINGTON- More than 100 opponents of same-sex marriage have rallied under threatening skies outside the U.S. Capitol....[view article]

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Newly Identified Corporate Supporters of Planned Parenthood Named
Christian Newswire - August 13, 2010

FRONT ROYAL, Va., Aug. 11 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Decisions International (LDI) has released a revised edition of The Boycott List, which identifies corporations that support of Planned Parenthood, the world's primary abortion-advocacy group....[view article]

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'Ground Zero' mosque faces another hurdle
OneNewsNow.com - August 12, 2010

A Christian law firm is elated about a bombshell report revealing that the developers of the controversial "Ground Zero" mosque only own half of the site where the structure is supposed to be built....[view article]

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TheCall: Sacramento
- August 12, 2010

"Gather to Me my consecrated ones, who have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice . . . call upon Me in the day of trouble and I will deliver you" -Psalm 50:5,15 Ten years ago, four hundred thousand primarily young people, the consecrated ones, the Nazirites, gathered to the Mall in D.C. to fast and pray for America. Now, ten years later, the stakes couldn't be higher. Seismic political, economic, and societal shifts are drastically reshaping California, every state,...[view article]

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Christians Praying for the lost Muslims during Ramadan
- August 12, 2010

For Day 03, 13 August 2010 Friday Prayer Focus Across the entire Islamic World men called the muezzin call the faithful to prayer five times per day: at dawn (fajr), noon (dhuhr), in the afternoon (asr), at sunset (maghrib) and nightfall (isha’a). On Fridays all male Muslims are supposed to attend the noon time prayers which are usually accompanied by a sermon. So today literally hundreds of thousands...[view article]

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Anti-Israel policy spells disaster for U.S.
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2010

A conservative author and activist is warning of the consequences to the United States if President Barack Obama continues on a path to carve a hostile Islamic state out of God's covenant land....[view article]

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Ramadan inspires Christian prayer calendar
OneNewsNow.com - August 11, 2010

As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins today, one Christian leader points out that there is a role Christians can take. Until September 9, Muslims will fast from dawn until dusk, believing that in the process they will shed their sins through acts of restraint. They consider it to be a time of purification accomplished through good deeds and self control....[view article]

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Charity Group Has No Plans to Leave Afghanistan Despite Murders of Aid Team
Fox News - August 10, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Christian charity said Monday it had no plans to leave Afghanistan despite the murders of 10 members of its medical aid team and repeated that the organization does not attempt to convert Muslims to Christianity....[view article]

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21st Annual Harvest Crusades With Greg Laurie Deliver Message Of Hope To 118,000 Southern Californians Over Weekend
ASSIST News Service - August 10, 2010

ANAHEIM, CA (ANS) -- "Hope" was the central message of the 21st annual Southern California Harvest Crusades with Greg Laurie this past weekend, August 6 - 8, and the theme clearly struck a chord with Southland residents as more than 118,000 people packed out Angel Stadium of Anaheim over three nights, many of whom came seeking spiritual answers....[view article]

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ADF: Selected quotes from the California marriage amendment decision
AllianceAlert.org - August 10, 2010

Selected quotes from the California marriage amendment decision Citations taken directly from federal district court opinion  ...[view article]

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The cost of Kagan's confirmation
OneNewsNow.com - August 6, 2010

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, making her the fourth female to serve on the nation's highest court. The 50-year-old Harvard Law School graduate is scheduled to be sworn in Saturday (August 7). While Kagan's confirmation isn't a surprise for most, the possible backlash some lawmakers may face as a result of their vote could be....[view article]

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Afghan woman whose nose, ears cut off travels to U.S.
CNN - August 5, 2010

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Bibi Aisha, a young Afghan wife whose ears and nose were cut off by her husband, is heading to the United States on Wednesday for reconstructive surgery....[view article]

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AFTAH 'Truth Academy' Debuts in Chicago -- Training Americans on How to Respond to Gay Activist Misinformation
Christian Newswire - August 5, 2010

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /Christian Newswire/ -- Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) tomorrow launches its debut "Truth Academy" -- bringing together pro-family experts from across the nation for a three-day seminar that will be one of the most comprehensive conservative conferences on homosexuality ever held in the United States....[view article]

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Christians Unite in DC to Pray for America
Christian Newswire - August 5, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 5 /Christian Newswire/ -- Many of the nation's most noted Christian leaders, Dr. Charles Stanley, Dr Michael Youssef, Chuck Pierce, Kim Clement and others are calling for all Christians to pray for America. Some have called for massive intercession for America. There is no better place to pray for America than the nation's Capital across from the White House, praying for America to return to God, a nation founded on the word of God....[view article]

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The Seed Company Issues 'The Blank Bible Challenge' to U.S. Pastors
Christian Newswire - August 3, 2010

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 3 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Seed Company, the fastest growing Bible translation organization in the world, has unveiled an initiative to churches across the country -- the Blank Bible Challenge. The campaign is designed to bring awareness for the need of Scripture translation for people groups that have never had God's Word in their language....[view article]

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Christian nursing student brutally assaulted
Voice of the Martyrs - July 30, 2010

Magdalene Ashraf, a 22-year-old Christian nurse trainee, was brutally attacked on July 13 by several Muslim men who raped her and threw her from the fourth-floor window of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center in Karachi, Pakistan....[view article]

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Sarah Palin to Muslims: Reject Ground Zero Mosque
AOL News - July 19, 2010

Sarah Palin has a new cause - the proposed mosque near Ground Zero in New York. On Sunday, via the social networking site Twitter, the former Alaska governor asked "peace-seeking" Muslims to understand that the mosque will interfere with recovery from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks....[view article]

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Israel: 'Conversion law bad for the Jews'
The Jerusalem Post - July 18, 2010

Relations between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman have reportedly hit a low after the government's budget meeting and the prime minister's reaction to the conversion bill; the two plan to meet on Monday to mend ties....[view article]

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Governors Declare Day of Prayer for Gulf Spill Read more: http://www.charismamag.com/index.php/news/28812-governors-declare-day-of-prayer-for-gulf-spill#ixzz0rtsV0f2m
Charisma - June 25, 2010

Leaders of the Gulf Coast states have designated Sunday a day of prayer for the regions affected by the oil spill that has sent millions of gallons of crude gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the last 66 days....[view article]

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Erosion of religious freedom threatens Church and nation, warns Archbishop Wuerl
CNA - June 24, 2010

Washington D.C.- In an exclusive interview obtained by CNA, Dr. John Haas of the National Catholic Bioethics Center asked Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington D.C. about some of the issues facing the Church in the "contemporary context." In his reply, Archbishop Wuerl spoke about the role of and need for religious freedom in society, a role which is dramatically changing....[view article]

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Christian conservatives target seated judges
TownHall.com - May 31, 2010

A group of conservative attorneys say they are on a mission from God to unseat four California judges in a rare challenge that is turning a traditionally snooze-button election into what both sides call a battle for the integrity of U.S. courts....[view article]

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Protecting Students' Rights to Religious Expression
The Huffington Post - May 29, 2010

In the midst of the Iraq War, a 12-year-old girl attending a middle school in the Schenectady, New York Central School District began wearing a red-white-and-blue beaded necklace. She wore the necklace to display her support for soldiers in Iraq and, more specifically, her family members serving in the war overseas. Officials at her school told her she could not wear the necklace because it might be "gang-related" and thus violated the school's dress code. When the school told her...[view article]

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Egyptian Christians Enraged Over Developments in Nag Hammadi Massacre Trial
Assist News Service - May 3, 2010

CAIRO, EGYPT (ANS) -- The Assyrian International News Agency (www.aina.org) is reporting that nearly 2000 Christian Copts staged a sit-in on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 inside the grounds of St. Marks Cathedral in Cairo during the weekly lecture of his HH Pope Shenouda III....[view article]

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Charismatic Renewal Turns 50
Christian Newswire - March 26, 2010

BALTIMORE, March 26 /Christian Newswire/ -- April 3 marks the 50th anniversary of charismatic renewal, the biggest revival of the 20th century that is having repercussions even now. It was on that date in 1960 when the Rev. Dennis Bennett was forced to resign from his Los Angeles-area church after announcing from the pulpit he'd been 'baptized' in the Holy Spirit....[view article]

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Preachers Who Don't Believe - The Scandal of Apostate Pastors
AlbertMohler.com - March 23, 2010

Are there clergy who don’t believe in God? That is the question posed by a new report that is certain to receive considerable attention — and rightly so. Few church members are likely to be disinterested in whether their pastor believes in God....[view article]

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Incan Descendants Gather to Celebrate Modern Scripture Translation
Christian Newswire - March 22, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, March 22 /Christian Newswire/ -- Framed by 20,545-foot Mt. Chimborazo, the village of Colta is home to the Quichua, one of the oldest indigenous people groups of the Americas. On Sunday, February 28, 2010, approximately 300 Quichua pastors, local dignitaries, and villagers celebrated the launch of Biblica's Quichua New Testament. The event was held in the first evangelical Quichua church, built in 1958....[view article]

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HARRY R. JACKSON ET AL. v. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ETHICS ET AL. ON APPLICATION FOR STAY
Harry Jackson - March 15, 2010

Petitioners in this case are Washington D. C. voters whowould like to subject the District of Columbia's ReligiousFreedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 to a public referendum before it goes into effect,pursuant to procedures set forth in the D. C. Charter. See D. C. Code §§1-204.101 to 1-204.107 (2001-2006). The Act expands the definition of marriage in the District toinclude same-sex couples. See D. C. Act 18-248; 57 D. C. Reg. 27 (Jan. 1, 2010)....[view article]

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Bridgestone Multimedia Group (BMG) Releasing Billy Graham Movie/ Signs Multi-Year Distribution Deal with Carl Jackson
Christian Newswire - March 2, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Christian Newswire/ -- BMG is set to release the movie "Billy" The Early Years of Billy Graham March 12th. Billy Graham became a world renowned Evangelist that preached the Gospel to over 200 million people in over 180 countries since 1950....[view article]

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African American Leaders Outraged at Attacks on Congressman Franks
Christian Newswire - March 1, 2010

ATLANTA, March 1 /Christian Newswire/ -- When U. S. Congressman Trent Franks spoke about communities where over fifty percent of the abortions performed are on black women, abortion proponents called him a liar, again attempting to divert the attention away from the question of the abortion industry's targeting Blacks for abortion and onto mathematical analysis of whether he correctly divided the numbers. African American leaders are outraged....[view article]

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Full Undercover Video Released of WI Planned Parenthood Covering Up Child Sex Abuse
Christian Newswire - March 1, 2010

MILWAUKEE, March 1 /Christian Newswire/ -- Live Action has made public the full, unedited video from an undercover investigation released last week of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Milwaukee, WI. The footage shows clinic staff counseling a purportedly 14-year-old statutory rape victim not to tell anyone about her 31-year-old "boyfriend" and coaching her how to obtain an abortion without her parents' consent....[view article]

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Graphic Sex Ed for Ten Year Olds - Not on Our Watch!
Christian Newswire - February 10, 2010

SIOUX FALLS, SD, Feb. 10 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation is recommending that children as young as 10 years old receive mandatory graphic sex education, which includes teaching them the "pleasures of sex."...[view article]

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Keynote Address at the 58th National Prayer Breakfast
State.gov - February 5, 2010

SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you. Thank you very much. I have to begin by saying I'm not Bono. (Laughter.) Those of you who were here when he was, I apologize beforehand. (Laughter.) But it is a great pleasure to be with you and to be here with President and Mrs. Obama, to be with Vice President Biden, with Chairman Mullen, with certainly our host today, my former colleagues and friends, Senators Isakson and Amy Klobuchar. And to be with so many...[view article]

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A Brief History of Religion and the U.S. Census
The Pew Forum - January 26, 2010

The U.S. Census Bureau has not asked questions about religion since the 1950s, but the federal government did gather some information about religion for about a century before that. Starting in 1850, census takers began asking a few questions about religious organizations as part of the decennial census that collected demographic and social statistics from the general population as well as economic data from business establishments....[view article]

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New Jersey Senate Defeats Gay Marriage Bill
AOL News - January 7, 2010

Jan. 7 - In a 20-14 vote, New Jersey's state Senate defeated a bill that proposed legalizing gay marriage in the state....[view article]

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Brit Hume: Tiger Woods Should 'Turn to the Christian Faith'
Politics Daily - January 4, 2010

On "Fox News Sunday" yesterday, Fox anchor Brit Hume suggested that Tiger Woods should trade his Buddhist faith for Christianity if he wants to make a personal comback. When host Chris Wallace asked the show's roundtable to predict the biggest sports story of 2010, Hume said:...[view article]

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Did Obama Mislead the Christian Community About the Depth of His Faith Commitment During the 2008 Presidential Campaign
Christian Newswire - December 30, 2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 /Christian Newswire/ -- After attending church regularly during the 2008 Presidential campaign, Mr. Obama has not attended church on a regular basis since being elected President and has yet to find a church home. Just this past week, Obama did not attend any Christmas services with his family. Obama also did not attend any Christmas services in 2008 shortly after he was elected. As a candidate, Mr. Obama made his Christian faith and involvement in a local church community...[view article]

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Israel uncovers first Jesus-era house in Nazareth
Haaretz.com - December 24, 2009

Israeli archaeologists said Monday that they have uncovered remains of the first dwelling in the northern city of Nazareth that can be dated back to the time of Jesus. The find sheds a new light on what Nazareth might have been like in Jesus' time, said the archaeologists, indicating that it was probably a small hamlet with about 50 houses populated by poor Jews....[view article]

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The Forgotten Palestinian Refugees
Wall Street Journal - December 24, 2009

Meet Yussuf Khoury, a 23-year old Palestinian refugee living in the West Bank. Unlike those descendents of refugees born in United Nations camps, Mr. Khoury fled his birthplace just two years ago. And he wasn't running away from Israelis, but from his Palestinian brethren in Gaza....[view article]

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Runaway's case takes positive turn
OneNewsNow.com - December 23, 2009

Several positive developments progressed this week in the case of an Ohio teenager who converted to Christianity from Islam and has been fighting the efforts of her Islamic parents to have her returned to their custody....[view article]

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President Obama's Opening Remarks on Religion: Where's the News Coverage?
ChristianPost.com - December 19, 2009

My tweet about President Obama seemed to garner a response from my colleagues in the Twitter-sphere and on my Facebook page, but not much beyond that. Here is what I wrote while watching the opening toast of the first state dinner of the Obama administration: President's 1st words at his 1st state dinner pointed out that he celebrated a Hindu and then a Sikh religious event. Times have changed....[view article]

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Supreme Court to Decide Christian Club Case
CBN News - December 8, 2009

The Supreme Court said, Monday, it will decide if a California law school can force a Christian group to allow homosexuals and non-believers into their organization....[view article]

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Bravo to the bishops
The Washington Post - December 7, 2009

Religious leaders are first of all citizens and they enjoy the same rights as any other citizens and civic leaders to engage in public debate on policy questions. Our democracy is strong when people of faith contribute a moral voice to the debate, particularly on behalf of the poor and vulnerable. The halls of Congress are choked with lobbyists paid to defend the wealthy and their powerful interest groups. We desperately need more voices defending the common good....[view article]

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Real Pilgrims Sought Purity, Not Tolerance or Diversity
TownHall.com - November 27, 2009

As American families sit down to their traditional Thanksgiving feasts they will naturally recall the familiar story of the Pilgrims taught to every school kid and, in the process, distort the true character of the nation's religious heritage....[view article]

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Native American Heritage Day
White House - November 27, 2009

"Tomorrow, Americans everywhere will observe our National Day of Thanksgiving. It will be a time of celebration and reflection as we gather with family and friends to count our blessings and remember those less fortunate. But it will also be a time to remember how this holiday began- as a harvest celebration between European settlers and the American Indians who had been living and thriving on the continent for thousands of years."...[view article]

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Manhattan Declaration
ManhattanDeclaration.org - November 21, 2009

We are Orthodox, Catholic, and evangelical Christians who have united at this hour to reaffirm fundamental truths about justice and the common good, and to call upon our fellow citizens, believers and non-believers alike, to join us in defending them. These truths are:...[view article]

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National Religious Leaders Release Historic Declaration on Christian Conscience
DeMossNews.com - November 21, 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2009-Friday a group of prominent Christian clergy, ministry leaders and scholars released the Manhattan Declaration, which addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty. The 4,700-word declaration issues a clarion call to Christians to adhere to their convictions and informs civil authorities that the signers will not - under any circumstance - abandon their Christian consciences. Drafted by Dr. Robert George, Dr. Timothy George and Chuck Colson and signed by more than 125...[view article]

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Morality Without God?
TownHall.com - November 12, 2009

Confirmation of biblical wisdom came earlier this fall from an unlikely source: an Ivy League savant who says it's wrong to depend on the Bible....[view article]

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NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO OBAMA STATEMENT ON STUPAK-PITTS AMENDMENT
National Right to Life - November 10, 2009

WASHINGTON (7 PM EST) -- ABC News reports the following comments by President Obama today regarding the Stupak-Pitts Amendment that was added to the health care bill by the House of Representatives on November 7:...[view article]

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URGENT PRAYER ALERT: Health Care Takeover Could be Decided Today
Family Research Council - November 7, 2009

Dear Friends, Last night, believers from across the nation gathered via telephone conference to cry out to God, asking Him to intervene to stop the federal health care takeover. Tony Perkins joined Lou Engle, Ron Luce, Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kans.), Tom Minnery and others to lead a time of focused prayer with thousands joining in agreement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Democrat Leaders have worked around the clock to pass their radical 1900+ page bill that...[view article]

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How the Health Bill Funds Abortions - PDF
Family Research Council - November 7, 2009

CAPPS-Ellsworth Amendment Authorizes Public Option to Pay for Elective Abortion...[view article]

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Cases of the H1N1 Virus on the Increase
CEN Christian Emergency Network - November 6, 2009

The Christian Emergency Network (CEN) encourages you to stay informed of the H1N1 virus epidemic. Know the difference between a cold and a flu virus. Take preventative measures...all while praying for protection from its influence and effects. CEN Chapters can help you accomplish this. Contact us to help lead a Chapter near you, or to benefit from one....[view article]

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Christians to take 'hate crimes' challenge to Holder
WorldNetDaily - November 5, 2009

A rally is being planned in Washington to raise the alarm over the nation's new "hate crimes" law and to force Attorney General Eric Holder to confront the unconstitutionality of the measure's "thought" penalties, according to a Christian leader working on the event. ...[view article]

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Russian Baptists alarmed by proposed changes to religion law
Associated Baptist Press News - November 5, 2009

MOSCOW (ABP) -- Russian Baptist leaders have raised concerns about proposed revisions to the nation's religion law -- changes they contend would greatly curtail religious freedom in Russia....[view article]

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Maine Voters Repeal Law Allowing Gay Marriage
The New York Times - November 4, 2009

In a stinging setback for the national gay-rights movement, Maine voters narrowly decided to repeal the state's new law allowing same-sex marriage....[view article]

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40 Days for Life Pro-Life Campaign Concludes With 2,000 Abortions Prevented
LifeNews.com - November 3, 2009

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- The latest 40 Days for Life campaign has concluded and it reached an important milestone at the same time. Organizers of the national event, which sees pro-life advocates pray and help women heading to abortion centers find positive alternatives, has now helped prevent 2,000 abortions....[view article]

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Conservatives Vow to Keep Close Watch on Hate Crimes Law
ChristianPost.com - November 3, 2009

Christian conservative groups will be keeping a close watch over how new hate crimes legislation will be enforced after President Obama signed it into law Wednesday....[view article]

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Disney Princess Turned International Evangelist Launches Book Claiming Life is No Fairy Tale
Christian Newswire - November 2, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 2 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jennifer Beckham's new book, "Get Over Yourself" launches today, ministering to the hearts of women around the world as it calls them to get over themselves and on with their destiny. This powerful book is the culmination of a journey that took Beckham from a broken princess to a powerful woman of God, whose passion is to help women of every age find and fulfill their God-appointed purpose in life. Beckham wrote this book...[view article]

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A dark day for American Christianity
Christian Today - November 2, 2009

Barrack Hussein Obama knew that in order to win the US Presidential election, he had to win over a large voting bloc: evangelical born-again Christians. So he put on a good act, tried to talk the talk, and managed to convince many gullible believers that he was one of them....[view article]

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Purpose of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week (Oct. 25 - Nov. 1) is to Raise Public Awareness About the Hardcore Pornography Problem and to Promote Enforcement of Obscenity and Related Laws
Christian Newswire - October 26, 2009

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /Christian Newswire/ --This year, the annual White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week runs Sunday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 1. WRAP Week is intended to inform the public and public officials about the harms of pornography and the need to enforce obscenity and related laws....[view article]

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Obama Told House Democrat He Wasn't Talking about House Health Bill When He Told Congress 'Our Plan' Doesn't Fund Abortion
CNS News - October 26, 2009

(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Bart Stupak (D.-Mich.) told CNSNews.com that President Barack Obama told him in a telephone conversation that when he said in his Sept. 9 speech to a joint session of Congress that "under our plan no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions" he was not talking about the actual bill drafted in the House but about the president's own health care plan-which has never been written....[view article]

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Report Urges Policy Changes to Protect 1.7 Million Innocent U.S. Children
DeMossNews.com - October 26, 2009

LANSDOWNE, Va., Oct. 26, 2009-It is estimated that 1.7 million¹ children in the U.S have a father or mother behind prison bars. Even though these children have done nothing wrong, they are frequently plagued with shame², institutional stigma², poverty³ and family instability4. As a result, these children often suffer poor school performance² and behavioral and emotional problems5. A report released Monday by the Council of State Governments Justice Center urges policymakers to act immediately to revise unreasonable...[view article]

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