Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini spoke out against mass executions before a Free Iran rally at the U.N. in New York on Tuesday, preaching that God sees all the bloodshed, and He never forgets the cries of the victims.
Abedini said in his speech, posted online, that for the last 40 years in Iran "we have seen that freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of speech have been abused."
He recounted his three and-a-half years spent in Iranian prison for his Christian faith, and noted that every Wednesday in Rajaeeshar prison, where he was kept, government officials would execute his fellow prisoners. more >>
Pastor Tim Keller is on a mission to make sense of God, and if you ask him, Christianity not only makes sense, it offers so much more than what many realize.
Human beings crave meaning, satisfaction, identity, justice, and hope, Keller argues, and the Christian faith provides abundantly for those yearnings.
Rarely, however, do people examine how they arrive at their beliefs, said the pastor of Manhattan's Redeemer Presbyterian Church in a recent interview with The Christian Post. more >>
UPDATE: 5:47 PM ET MONDAY, SEPT. 19 NEW YORK — Police arrested an Afghanistan-born American suspected of carrying out this weekend's bombing in New York City that injured 29 people and planting other devices in New York and New Jersey following a Monday morning gun battle with the suspect.
Two law enforcement officers were wounded in the gunfight, as was Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen who lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The suspect was taken by ambulance to a local hospital following his capture in Linden, New Jersey, about 20 miles (32 km) outside New York.
The attacks came as world leaders prepared to gather at the United Nations in New York for the annual General Assembly this week, just days after the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. more >>
NEW YORK – An explosion rocked the bustling Chelsea district of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people in what authorities described as a deliberate, criminal act, while saying investigators had found no evidence of a "terror connection."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials said investigators had ruled out a gas leak as the cause of the blast, but they stopped short of calling it a bombing and declined to specify precisely what they believed may have triggered the explosion.
Neha Jain, 24, who lives in the neighbourhood, said she was sitting at home watching a movie when she heard a huge boom and everything shook. more >>
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Famous male porn star Ron Jeremy is set to debate Christian pastor Craig Gross of XXXChurch on the dangers of pornography later this month in central New York.
According to the Albany Times Union, the two will face off in the "The Great Porn Debate" on Sept. 27 at the Proctors GE Theater in Schenectady, New York, which is about 25 minutes northwest of the state's capital of Albany. more >>
New York Fashion Week is a biannual series held in February and September of each year. The elaborate experience often features celebrity appearances both in attendance and on the runway. This year two popular entertainers in the Christian community joined the mix, Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson and Natasha Bure, daughter of Candace Cameron Bure, who were both celebrated as they walked in the Sherri Hill Spring 2017 show.
Fashion week is an international phenomenon where fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press, and the general public for the first time. The collections are usually exhibited in open space galleries, lofts, tents at Bryant Park and extravagant open rooms when held in New York City. American fashion designer and businesswoman Sherri Hill is now catching the eye of the Christian community after featuring the daughter of "Fuller House" star Natasha as well as Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson in her latest show held at the Gotham Hall on Monday night.
Bure took to social media to share her excitement for both Natasha and Robertson. more >>