Americans remain largely ignorant and indifferent toward the plight of Christians overseas despite headlines featuring ISIS' violence, argued an expert on religious liberty.
Timothy Samuel Shah, associate director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, argued as part of a panel held Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. that American Christians are not as involved as they should be in fighting persecution abroad.
A practicing Catholic, Shah talked about how he was "struck by widespread apathy and indifference and ignorance concerning this issue among Christians, let alone others." more >>
Jim Bakker has declared that witches were the main reason for the downfall of his once renowned televangelism ministry.
During an episode of "The Jim Bakker Show," on Monday, the televangelist relayed a story someone had told him about a conversation that person supposedly had with a witch at the peak of Bakker's televangelism career.
A pastor in Tennessee has launched a witnessing campaign to get approximately 25,000 yard signs with the message "Christmas is all about Jesus" distributed statewide.
Pastor Jimmy Terry of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church of Clarksville has in past Christmas seasons distributed these yard signs on a local scale, but this year's goal is to reach out to the entire state.
A sheriff in Georgia has posted a sign on government property that tells people who are offended by phrases like "In God We Trust" and "Merry Christmas" to leave the area.
Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley posted the controversial sign last week just outside of the sheriff's office and it has garnered national attention since then.
"WARNING: Harris County is politically incorrect. We say: Merry Christmas, God Bless America and In God We Trust [.] We Salute our troops and our flag. If this offends you … LEAVE!" reads the sign. more >>
President Barack Obama has declared at a healthcare summit overseas that the United States of America is the sole sufferer of sicknesses.
Speaking to a group of people gathered in China, President Obama expressed his frustration at the presence of mass illness in the United States, especially in light of challenges to his healthcare law.
"The ongoing and constant legal and political attacks on America's healthcare system are absurd, ridiculous, and counterproductive," declared Obama as he continued to read the teleprompter. more >>
I've been a professor of evangelism for almost twenty years. Over the years, I've continually considered and asked why most believers never do evangelism.
Here are nine of the reasons I've discovered, given in no particular order.
1. Many don't know what "evangelism" is. more >>