Children Endangered by Puberty Blockers, Medical Experts Warn

Children Endangered by Puberty Blockers, Medical Experts Warn

(Christian Institute) — Giving out hormone blockers to “pause” puberty “endangers” young children, medical experts have warned. In an article published in the New Atlantis science journal, experts warned against using hormone-suppressing drugs to encourage gender-confused children to “transition.” The authors concluded that there is little scientific evidence to support the use of hormone blockers […]

Poor ‘Reflection on Society’ as 12-Year-Olds Given Morning-After Pill by NHS Scotland

Poor ‘Reflection on Society’ as 12-Year-Olds Given Morning-After Pill by NHS Scotland

(Christian Institute) — Girls as young as twelve have been offered the morning-after pill by NHS Tayside, a Freedom of Information request has discovered. Scottish newspaper The Courier revealed that dozens of children under the age of 16 had been prescribed the ‘emergency contraceptive’ pill over the last five years in the Dundee area. The […]

Iranian Christians Face Long Prison Sentences

Iranian Christians Face Long Prison Sentences

(Middle East Concern) — Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari, who face long prison sentences. Following a hearing on June 11, Judge Ahmadpour issued his verdict on July 3 and 4. Pastor Victor was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, Amin to 15 years (possibly including time […]

First Discovery of Bodies in Biblical Gezer From Fiery Destruction 3,200 Years Ago

First Discovery of Bodies in Biblical Gezer From Fiery Destruction 3,200 Years Ago

(Haaretz) — A newly discovered massive layer of fiery destruction confirms Pharaoh Merneptah’s boast that he “seized Gezer,” say archaeologists concluding their tenth season of excavations in the ancient Canaanite city – and report finding actual human remains there for the first time: two adults and a child, the latter still wearing earrings. The ancient […]

Turkey to Stop Teaching Evolution in Secondary Schools as Part of New National Curriculum

Turkey to Stop Teaching Evolution in Secondary Schools as Part of New National Curriculum

(The Independent) — Evolution will no longer be taught in Turkish secondary schools after being described as a “controversial subject” by the government. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has personally approved the change, which will be part of a new national curriculum being published later this month. The head of the education ministry’s curriculum board, Alpaslan Durmuş, said a section on […]

A Taxi Driver, a Suffering Woman, a Town in Witchcraft and the Power of Audio Bibles

A Taxi Driver, a Suffering Woman, a Town in Witchcraft and the Power of Audio Bibles

Mexico (Mission Network News) — Audio Scripture Ministries is tackling an ambitious Great Commission goal. In southern Mexico alone, there are 120 spoken languages, and with the help of Wycliffe Bible Translators, ASM wants to get Scripture in all those languages translated and recorded. Jim Loker with ASM reports, “The state of Oaxaca, which is way in […]

Archaeologists Discover Road on Which Jesus Walked From Pool of Siloam to Temple

Archaeologists Discover Road on Which Jesus Walked From Pool of Siloam to Temple

(Evangelical Focus) — Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists have unearthed a road running from Jerusalem’s gates and the Pool of Siloam to the Temple. “Jesus would have walked on this newly excavated road to the Temple Mount,” said Moran Hagbi, one of the directors of the excavation. The archaeologists also discovered evidence of the last battle […]