Former UK Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron Expresses Regret for Saying Homosexual Sex Is Not Sinful

Former UK Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron Expresses Regret for Saying Homosexual Sex Is Not Sinful

(Premier) — Former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron has spoken of his “regret” at bowing to pressure he felt to say homosexual sex is not sinful. The Christian politician also voiced frustration that his views on sexuality distracted attention away from the Lib Dem’s General Election campaigning last year. Speaking exclusively with Premier’s […]

‘Destiny Readings’? ‘Expert Seers’?: Australian Group ‘Christalignment’ Drawing Concerns Over New Age Practices in the Name of God

‘Destiny Readings’? ‘Expert Seers’?: Australian Group ‘Christalignment’ Drawing Concerns Over New Age Practices in the Name of God

MELBOURNE — An Australian group that identifies itself as “Christalignment” is drawing concerns over practices that have been deemed New Age and occultic, including its use of “expert seers,” who provide “destiny readings,” dream interpretations and “energy impartation”—all in the name of God and evangelism. Christalignment is run by Ken and Jen Hodge, who are the […]

Starving Mob Beats Cattle to Death With Rocks, Four People Killed During Looting as Venezuela’s Economic Collapse Continues

Starving Mob Beats Cattle to Death With Rocks, Four People Killed During Looting as Venezuela’s Economic Collapse Continues

(Daily Mail) — A shocking video showing a starving Venezuelan mob beating a cow to death with stones has gone viral amid violent protests that have left four people dead. Dozens of men shout “we are hungry” and “people are suffering” as they surround the cow in the field, throwing stones at it and beating it […]

Children’s’ Worship in East Jakarta Interrupted by Man With Ax

Children’s’ Worship in East Jakarta Interrupted by Man With Ax

(World Watch Monitor) — Happy Saturday, a children’s worship service in Pulo Gebang flats, East Jakarta, turned frightening when it was interrupted by a man wielding an ax. The police investigation revealed that the culprit, Nasoem Sulaiman, commonly called Joker, said he had been irritated by the noise from the worship service and wanted to […]

North Korea Again Tops ‘World Watch List’ as Most Dangerous Place to Live as a Christian

North Korea Again Tops ‘World Watch List’ as Most Dangerous Place to Live as a Christian

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A watchdog organization that releases a report each year on the global persecution of Christians has again named North Korea as the most dangerous place to live as a Christian—for the 16th year in a row. Open Doors USA released its “World Watch List” on Wednesday, which lists and ranks the 50 […]

Unregistered Independent Church’s Building Demolished by Chinese Communist Government: Video

Unregistered Independent Church’s Building Demolished by Chinese Communist Government: Video

(The Guardian) — A church in northern China was demolished this week, the second in less than a month, sparking fears of a wider campaign against Christians as authorities prepare to enforce new laws on religion. Police cordoned off the area around the Golden Lampstand Church church in Linfen, Shanxi province, on Sunday before construction […]

Poland’s Lawmakers Reject Plan to Ease Abortion Law

Poland’s Lawmakers Reject Plan to Ease Abortion Law

(Associated Press) — Poland’s lawmakers rejected a proposal to liberalize the country’s strict abortion law Wednesday and voted to continue work on further toughening the rules. The opposing approaches were embodied in two separate draft laws proposed by different civic groups. The current law outlaws abortions in all but the most exceptional cases and only […]

European Court of Human Rights: Iranian Christians Safe if They ‘Practice Faith Discreetly’

European Court of Human Rights: Iranian Christians Safe if They ‘Practice Faith Discreetly’

(World Watch Monitor) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled last month that an Iranian who sought asylum in Switzerland based on religious grounds could be deported to his home country because his life was not in danger, despite various reports detailing how Iran persecutes religious minorities and converts to Christianity. Human Rights advocate […]

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