A wedding videographer in Ohio could face legal action after she declined to shoot a lesbian couples' wedding ceremony because it would have conflicted with her biblical understanding that marriage should only be between one man and one woman.
When Jenn Moffitt and her partner Jerra Kincely were searching in February for a videographer to film their wedding, they sent an email inquiry to a local video production company called Next Door Stories in Bexley, Ohio, a town in the Columbus suburbs.
Evangelical author and former vice president of Liberty University, Johnnie Moore, asserted in a book to be published in April, that Western Christians don't care enough about the threat posed by the Islamic State, which is attempting to wipe out Christianity in the Middle East.
"I am convinced that one of the reasons why Christians in the West haven't been more supportive of Christians in the East is not that they don't care about the situation, they just chose not to care for it," Moore asserted in a Monday interview with The Christian Post. "It is just not relevant to their lives. Everybody has their own lives, and their own problems, and their own jobs, and kids and all these things."
Moore traveled to the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq last October to hear first-hand accounts from refugees on how barbarically ISIS treated Christians when it took over much of its territory in Syria and Iraq last summer. Afterwards he was inspired to write his new book, Defying ISIS, so that westerners can fully grasp the magnitude of what ISIS' rise to power means for the future of Christianity in the region. more >>
A 71-year-old Indian nun, who was gang raped by robbers last Friday night inside a Catholic missionary school in eastern India, is reportedly asking God to forgive the men who assaulted her.
A group of bandits raided the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in West Bengal on Friday and reportedly tried to assault another woman inside the school. The aging nun, who remains nameless, tried to prevent the men from attacking the woman.
The Times of India reports that the men locked the nun in a room while two other members of the church and a security guard were tied down to chairs in a separate area. After the three of them were tied up, the bandits went into the room where the elderly nun was being held and gang-raped her. more >>
If you're looking for a little St. Patrick's Day facts to speak about over some corned beef and cabbage … Well then you have come to the perfect place. These are fun facts to share in a conversation at work, with those who may not be well informed.
Every March 17th St. Patrick's Day rolls around and you will see people in bright green outfits marching in parades to celebrate this joyful holiday. But, most of us don't really know the true meaning of the holiday. It is celebrated inside and outside of Ireland, as both a religious and cultural holiday. It is observed on March 17th because it is said to be the day of St. Patrick's death.
Before you put your shamrock t-shirt on and watch the famous parade in NYC, check out these 5 fun tidbits: more >>
Hillsong UNITED announced a brand new album, "EMPIRES," coming to stores this May.
The new album follows Hillsong UNITED's 2013 release "Zion," their fastest-selling album to date. Along with the album announcement, the band also unveiled the artwork for "EMPIRES," including the album cover, from the stratosphere. Clues about the title and artwork for the album were shared on social media over the course of the past week, but thousands of fans were abuzz over a short video released from outer space on Monday.
"We thought if there was ever a place to launch our new album, it should be somewhere we've never been before," lead singer Joel Houston explained. "In this world that desperately strives to reach new heights and searches for new highs, we thought to debut the 'EMPIRES' album cover as far and as high as we could naturally go. Knowing full well that where it will land and ultimately what this project and our lives are about, begins and ends where our knees hit the ground." more >>
Micki and Deb sing an unforgettable cover of Nicole C. Mullen's gospel hit, "Redeemer." You will get goosebumps when you hear them sing this beautiful cover for Easter.
When you hear this duet it will make your heart soar! God gave them a beautiful gift and they are sharing it in the most amazing way. Praising God at such an important time of the year, reminding us all who our Redeemer is. All the words these girls share in this cover will grab your heart, and make you feel the presence of Jesus.
Check out this awesome rendition below: more >>