A Christian ministry in Nepal has reflected on the changing political currents in Nepal, and noted that as room for preaching the Gospel has grown, so has "false teaching" coming from groups such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, and prosperity gospel preachers.
"When there was persecution, professing the name of Christ was very costly, but since the government became secular there's freedom, and because of that there's a lot of false teaching coming in, so it's imperative that they know what true teaching is," one ministry director working from Nepal said in a press release shared by Christian Aid Mission.
"With Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, prosperity gospel and others coming in, that problem is increasing, and the people that they are shepherding need to get fed the truth of the Scripture." more >>
President Barack Obama has become the first sitting U.S. leader to be featured on the front cover of an LGBT publication, after he was named "Ally of the Year" by OUT magazine.
In a wide-ranging interview, Obama said that attitudes toward LGBT people in America have greatly changed over the past few years, and suggested that parents can no longer find justifications to tell their children why gay people do not deserve equality.
"To Malia and Sasha and their friends, discrimination in any form against anyone doesn't make sense," Obama said in an interview for the magazine, referring to his daughters. more >>
On the 11th day of November every year Americans observe Veterans Day, a federal holiday that honors the millions of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces.
Below, in no particular order of importance, are five interesting facts about the holiday, from its origins to its practice.
1. A Different Name more >>
Leaders of the nation's two largest Baptist denominations gathered in Mississippi for a summit centered on racial unity and reconciliation.
Sponsored by Mission Mississippi, the Wednesday event featured Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention, USA President Jerry Young.
NBC, USA is a historically African-American denomination and the SBC was originally founded by pro-slavery whites. more >>
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul says that liberty and freedom requires virtue and moral underpinnings, echoing Christian social critic and author Os Guinness.
Paul appeared on John Stossel's program on Fox Business Friday to talk about free-markets, the presidential race, and to promote his new book Our President's & Their Prayers: Proclamations of Faith by America's Leaders.
"The one thing interesting about liberty is I want to leave them alone, I want you to be free to do just about anything if you don't hurt anyone," says Paul. more >>
Starbucks is brewing a fresh pot of controversy.
The specialty coffee company's annual red cup is causing quite a stir — not because of what's in the cup, but for what's on it — or isn't on it. This year's simple red cup is devoid of Christmas or holiday motifs, and that's ruffling feathers, especially among many Evangelicals who feel that Christmas has been left out.
Many social media users commented that Starbucks was deliberately attacking Christianity and the birth of Jesus through its lack of Christmastime cup decor, claiming a Starbucks "war on Christmas." more >>