Ray Downs

Christian Post Reporter

Human Rights Activist Tells of Coptic Christians' Plight in Egypt

Cynthia Farahat, a Coptic Christian and human rights activist from Egypt, testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the House of Representatives, revealing how Christians in Egypt have been suffering violent persecution due in no small part to the billions of dollars in military aid the U.S. has given Egypt since 1979.

Christian Group Forces Lowe's to Pull Ads From TLC's 'All-American Muslim' Show

After hearing complaints from a Christian evangelical group, retail giant Lowe's has decided to pull its advertising from a reality show about American Muslims living in Michigan, causing many to call for a boycott against the retailer, and others to express their support for what they fear is a growing Islamic influence in America that will result in Shariah law.

Pat Robertson Says God Not Pleased With Obama's Push to Promote Gay Rights Abroad (VIDEO)

Pat Robertson, founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and host of "The 700 Club," said Wednesday that God will not stand for an initiative announced by President Barack Obama that will use U.S. tax dollars to help change policies deemed discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in countries where their sexual orientation puts them at risk. Not only will God not stand for it, Robertson said, but “when the blow comes, it’s going to be horrible.”

Facing Deportation, 19-Year-Old Aspiring Pastor's Faith in God Still Strong (VIDEO)

In Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 8, a 19-year-old man who was born in Mexico but grew up in the United States might be deported. His story is not new; the U.S. government deported over 400,000 people this year alone – a record that is expected to be broken next year. However, Deyvid Morales is unique in the sense that, unlike many undocumented immigrants who are deported, he has had the opportunity to speak out about his ordeal.