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‘We don’t scare easily’: Greg Locke vows to fight county's lawsuit against his church
Tennessee Pastor Greg Locke plans to fight litigation against his church over allegations that it violates local ordinances regarding planned building expansion, saying the legal action is based on "faulty findings, misrepresentation, and just plain speculation."
Baptist pastor’s son killed, wife and 3 others abducted
Gunmen suspected to be bandits killed the son of a village pastor and abducted his wife, along with three others, in an attack in Nigeria’s Kaduna State on Friday. The Nigerian government continues to be criticized for its inability to curb the rising spate of killings in the region.
China's Communist Party: A brief history
Since it came to power in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party has been a source of controversy regarding its policies, both foreign and domestic. Despite experiencing much backlash at home and abroad, the party maintains a firm grip on the nation.
Salman Rushdie, free speech, Islamic extremism and Chautauqua
Our government and our society must make it unmistakably clear we will not tolerate the kind of violence that was perpetrated against Salman Rushdie. And we will not tolerate those who advocate or reward it, here or overseas.
When bad people feel safe
These individuals require the constant attention of our justice system and all of us must stay vigilant in keeping them fearful of committing crimes or they will quickly regroup and do more evil. As Gandalf said to Frodo in Lord of the Rings: “Always after a defeat and a respite, the Shadow takes another shape and grows again.”
India's wealthy, middle classes need to do some soul searching about COVID surge
But the death of a collective social conscience in the middle class is destroying India, not only in its healthcare but in multiple areas of social cohesion.
Indonesia: Village official threatens Christians at Sunday service, demands they stop worshiping
A local village official in Indonesia stopped a church service on Sunday in what became a mob intrusion, sources said.
The whole (student) Body of Christ: Why community colleges are a vital mission field
By God’s grace, that repentance has produced a growing and vibrant outreach to community colleges in our movement over the last 20 years. Even more, it’s given us a deepened sense of why reaching these campuses is essential for strengthening the whole body of Christ.
Persecuted Christians in South Asia celebrate New Testament translation in hostile territory
An international organization is sowing the seeds of the Gospel in dangerous parts of the world by helping train local Bible translators to present God's Word to remote rural villages.
Texas AG demands Zuckerberg-funded nonprofit turn over documents for investigation
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched an investigation into a nonprofit that received donations from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg amid allegations it misled donors and unlawfully used the funds for partisan purposes.
Jewish groups defend Christian postal worker at center of Supreme Court sabbath case
Jewish groups have come to the defense of an Evangelical Christian postal worker who claims he was forced out of his job for refusing to work Sundays, the day of the sabbath.
Target sells pride merch from ‘Satan respects pronouns’ brand
On the heels — pun intended — of a disastrous transgender Bud Light marketing campaign, retail giant Target is now selling merch from a designer of satanic apparel.
Fishermen Find Sisters Under Blanket After Tragic Crash on Rural Road (VIDEO)
Two fishermen found two sisters sheltering at a crash site in a rural forest area of Oregon Wednesday morning.
Postcard from Baton Rouge
Fairly or not most state capitals seem to be backwaters. Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, is an exception. While overshadowed by much-larger New Orleans, Louisiana’s capital is very much a destination in its own right as I found out during a recent visit.
Christian mailman punished for refusing to work Sundays appeals to Supreme Court
A former postal worker who has sued the U.S. Postal Service for forcing him to work on Sundays despite his religious beliefs has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Christian group laments Church of Scotland presbyteries drift toward allowing gay marriage ahead of vote
A Christian group based in the U.K. says it’s “very sad” that a majority of presbyteries of the Church of Scotland have supported the proposed approval of same-sex weddings in its churches ahead of the upcoming General Assembly.
India: Christians struggle to survive amid COVID-19 lockdown
In India, the COVID-19 pandemic and the national lockdown that followed has presented thousands of house church pastors and persecuted Christians with severe challenges.
Open letter to Francis Chan and hearing able-bodied Christians
I am a Christian. I am Deaf. I am hurt.
Fossil fuels help India overcome air pollution illnesses, deaths
What many in the developed world do not know is that firewood used for household cooking is India’s biggest cause of indoor air pollution and associated deaths.
Tim Keller's spiritual formation, unlikely journey to one of today's most influential pastors shared in new book
Journalist Collin Hansen discusses the spiritual and intellectual formation of one of today's most well-known pastors, Tim Keller, and the influence he's had on church planting today.