Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has posted a list of the top five most worrisome trends he sees developing in American churches, identifying liberal pastors and youths rejecting Christianity as some of his biggest concerns.
"More watering down of the Word to accommodate our culture's lies. We're consistently seeing more and more churches compromising on God's Word in order to preach what is perceived by our culture as a loving and tolerant message (e.g., supporting gay 'marriage')," he wrote Tuesday about the first trend.
"But it's really a message that's loving and tolerant of sin but contrary to the Word of God, which should be our standard for morality (2 Timothy 3:16). Over the next year and beyond, I anticipate we will see more of 2 Timothy 4:3–4 coming true as many churches become places to satisfy 'itching ears' rather than places to satisfy a thirst for truth." more >>
The Reverend Franklin Graham took to social media to applaud the results of the Republican Iowa Caucus, declaring that #Christianvotesmatter.
Earlier this week, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz upset billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump in the Iowa caucus, largely due to the evangelical Christian turnout.
In a Facebook message posted Tuesday, the head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association focused less on who won or lost the caucus and more on the born again Christian presence. more >>
Church leaders from across the U.K. have condemned a "Christian values" march in Bedfordshire town by a far-right group that handed out anti-Islamic pamphlets.
Catholic Herald reported that the group, called Britain First, marched through the town carrying crosses with the aim to defend "Christian values," with former British National Party Councillor Paul Golding describing its mission as to maintain "British national sovereignty, independence and freedom."
The "Christian Patrol" march apparently went through what the group labeled an "Islamist hotspot," with members of Britain First handing out leaflets and arguing with local Muslims. more >>
As the removal of five Romanian Pentecostal kids from their parents' custody over spanking allegations has enraged thousands of global supporters, some Christian leaders in Norway are combating the notion that parental and religious freedoms are being violated by the Norwegian government.
As The Christian Post has extensively reported, the five children of Ruth and Marius Bodnariu were removed from their parents custody on Nov. 16. after a school principal told Norwegian authorities about their oldest daughter's allegation that her parents spanked her and her siblings as a form of discipline.
As spanking and other forms of physical punishment are considered illegal under Norwegian law, the Barnevernet (Norway's child services agency) placed the five children of the Romanian Pentecostal migrant couple in three separate foster homes while their parents have been granted limited visitation rights. more >>
Evangelical voters were the major reason for Donald Trump's defeat in the Iowa Caucus, according to polling experts.
Monday evening saw U.S. Senator Ted Cruz gain first place in the Iowa Caucus, with Trump getting second, and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio nabbing third.
According to voter polling data compiled by Edison Media Research for National Election Pool and various media organizations, 64 percent of Republican caucus-goers were evangelical. more >>
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. clarified that his endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a "personal" one, and argued that the United States needs a businessman in charge of the country.
The Washington Post reported on Monday that Falwell, who endorsed Trump for president last week, has since clarified that he was expressing a personal opinion, not a professional one, noting that tax-exempt universities are not permitted to make political endorsements.
Explaining his personal endorsement, Falwell said: more >>