Former U.K. Cabinet Member Says Sunday School Inspections Show Govt Sees Religion as ‘Problem’

Former U.K. Cabinet Member Says Sunday School Inspections Show Govt Sees Religion as ‘Problem’

U.K. (Christian Institute) — Proposals for Ofsted to inspect Sunday Schools illustrate that government ministers see religious faith as “a problem,” a former Cabinet minister has said. Labour MP Stephen Timms, a former chief secretary to the Treasury, made the comments while speaking at the release of a new report about faith-based charities. The government […]

Three Evangelical Christians Stated to Be Among Columbia Plane Crash Survivors

Three Evangelical Christians Stated to Be Among Columbia Plane Crash Survivors

(Evangelical Focus) — Three football (soccer) players, a stewardess, an airplane technician and a journalist have survived the airplane crash in Colombia, in which other 75 people lost their lives. “The situation is complicated, difficult. Only God can give us strength now. Thank you God”, wrote Amanda, the wife of Alan Ruschel on Instagram after […]

Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

BUFUJA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Nov. 23 destroyed the maize crops of a former Islamic sheikh (teacher) in eastern Uganda who was beaten unconscious after revealing his faith in Christ, sources said. The day before his fields were destroyed, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi of Bufuja village, Butaleja District, received threatening […]

Ministry Provides Care to Refugees Through Therapy

Ministry Provides Care to Refugees Through Therapy

Middle East (Mission Network News) — The conflicts in Middle Eastern countries like Syria and Iraq are cutting their way through communities and families. The physical, large-scale damage is easily visible and horrifying to witness. But even deeper is the trauma that carves its way through the hearts and minds of those who survive. Ray […]

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

VR Technology Will Help Mothers ‘Bond’ With Their Unborn Baby

(Christian Institute) — Expectant mothers may soon be able to view their unborn baby in virtual reality (VR), after the announcement of ground-breaking new scanning technology. Scientists in Brazil have merged ultrasound images with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to build a 3D model of a baby in the womb, which can be brought to life […]

South African ‘Pastor’ Sprays Insecticide on Congregants ‘to Heal Them’

South African ‘Pastor’ Sprays Insecticide on Congregants ‘to Heal Them’

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) — Images of a South African Pastor spraying insecticide into the faces of his congregants are circulating on social media. Lethebo Rabalago, of the Mount Zion General Assembly (MZGA), in Limpopo, has openly posted photographs on his Facebook page of him spraying congregants with Doom Super Multi Insect Killer to cure various ailments. A post […]

Over 10,000 Rally in Streets in Support of Indonesian President Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Over 10,000 Rally in Streets in Support of Indonesian President Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More than 10,000 Indonesians took to the streets of their capital to call for tolerance and unity in the world’s most populous Muslim nation, after police opened a blasphemy investigation into the city’s Christian governor. Earlier this month, Jakarta was rocked by a massive protest by conservative Muslims against the popular […]

Chinese Pastor Upholds Faith After Nearly Year in Prison

Chinese Pastor Upholds Faith After Nearly Year in Prison

(Morning Star News) – A pastor in southwestern China, jailed for nearly a year on fabricated charges and suffering a liver disease, focuses on trusting God in a letter of encouragement to his wife, according to China Aid. Authorities took pastor Li Guozhi, better known as Yang Hua, into custody after a raid on his […]

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