Atheists Appeal Ruling After Court Finds Teen Not ‘Harmed’ By Ten Commandments Monument

Atheists Appeal Ruling After Court Finds Teen Not ‘Harmed’ By Ten Commandments Monument

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — A prominent group of professing atheists has appealed a court ruling finding that a Pennsylvania teenager did not and her mother did not have standing to challenge the presence of a Ten Commandments monument because the teen hadn’t had been near the display enough to claim that it harmed her. As previously […]

Billy Graham’s Muslims Are ‘Saved’ Remarks Revived After Son Franklin Opposes ‘Same God’ Professor

Billy Graham’s Muslims Are ‘Saved’ Remarks Revived After Son Franklin Opposes ‘Same God’ Professor

Remarks from Billy Graham asserting that Muslims and those of other religions who “turn to the only light they have” without consciously trusting Christ are saved—despite clear warning in Scripture—have come back to light after his son Franklin Graham, the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), expressed disagreement with a Wheaton professor who […]

Wyoming School District Overturns Ban on Student Prayer in Cafeteria

Wyoming School District Overturns Ban on Student Prayer in Cafeteria

WHEATLAND, Wyo. — A school district in Wyoming has overturned its ban on student prayer in cafeterias during the lunch period after a nationally-recognized religious liberties group intervened in the matter. According to reports, in October, several students at Glendo High School gathered in the back of the cafeteria during their lunch time and stood […]

Statewide Bible Reading Marathon Planned in Kentucky

Statewide Bible Reading Marathon Planned in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A statewide Bible reading marathon is planned for Jan. 1 throughout Kentucky. The marathon was organized by Mark Harrell, pastor of Victory Christian Fellowship in Somerset and founder of the Kentucky Pastor’s Prayer Focus. “These end times are troubled times. We must expect them to be so, for the word tells us they […]

Vatican Announces ‘Mother Teresa’ to Be Sainted After Being Credited With ‘Miracles’ After Death

Vatican Announces ‘Mother Teresa’ to Be Sainted After Being Credited With ‘Miracles’ After Death

ROME — Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, also known as “Mother Teresa,” will be sainted next year as she is being credited with the purported healing of two people through what Roman Catholics believe is her intercession after her death, the Vatican announced on Friday. Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” approved a decree on Thursday that Bojaxhiu was […]

Pastor Appears in Court Over ‘Hate Crime’ of Calling Islam ‘Satanic,’ ‘Heathen’ During Sermon

Pastor Appears in Court Over ‘Hate Crime’ of Calling Islam ‘Satanic,’ ‘Heathen’ During Sermon

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — A pastor in Northern Ireland who was prosecuted with a hate crime for denouncing the Islamic religion during a Sunday sermon last year appeared in court this week as his criminal trial moved forward. As previously reported, James McConnell, 78, pastor of the Whitewell Metropolitan Church in North Belfast, discussed Islam during an […]

Schools Closed in Virginia County Over Controversy About Islamic Calligraphy Lesson

Schools Closed in Virginia County Over Controversy About Islamic Calligraphy Lesson

GREENVILLE, Va. — School district officials in a Virginia county decided to close schools on Friday after its office was flooded with phone calls and email from those who expressed concern about a recent high school calligraphy assignment that had students write “There is no god but Allah” in Arabic. As previously reported, the assignment was […]

‘About Jesus’? Hillsong ‘Sells Out’ Advertised Xmas Services With Dancing Elves, Santa, Mini-Skirt Flappers

‘About Jesus’? Hillsong ‘Sells Out’ Advertised Xmas Services With Dancing Elves, Santa, Mini-Skirt Flappers

LONDON — Hillsong London’s two advertised Xmas services that are said to be all “about Jesus,” but feature clips of Santa Claus, dancing elves, mini-skirt-wearing flappers and other concerning aspects, have both sold out. “#HillsongCarols is now at capacity for both services at 3pm & 7:30pm,” the congregation posted on Dec. 9. “There will be […]

Wheaton Students Demand Reinstatement of Hijab-Wearing Professor Who Declared ‘We All Worship Same God’

Wheaton Students Demand Reinstatement of Hijab-Wearing Professor Who Declared ‘We All Worship Same God’

WHEATON, Ill. — A number of students from a prominent Christian-identified university are demanding that school officials reinstate an associate political science director who posted photos of herself wearing an Islamic hijab, stating that she was doing so to show solidarity with Muslims. As previously reported, Larycia Hawkins posted to Facebook two photos of herself wearing a hijab […]

Judge Rules Lawsuit Filed by Chief Fired Over Book Calling Homosexuality ‘Perversion’ May Proceed

Judge Rules Lawsuit Filed by Chief Fired Over Book Calling Homosexuality ‘Perversion’ May Proceed

ATLANTA — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a Georgia fire chief who was fired earlier this year over a self-published book that included a paragraph citing homosexuality among other sexual behaviors that are a perversion of God’s design may move forward. As previously reported, Chief Kelvin Cochran was fired last year after being […]

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