UK Teacher’s Union Calls for Homosexual, Transgender Education in Nursery School

UK Teacher’s Union Calls for Homosexual, Transgender Education in Nursery School

(Christian Concern) — The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has passed a motion calling on its members to teach nursery children about same-sex relationships and transsexualism. The motion was passed by delegates at the NUT’s annual conference in Cardiff, which took place earlier this month. Christian Concern’s Chief Executive Andrea Williams warned that this would […]

Millions of South Sudanese Face Famine in ‘Lean Season’

Millions of South Sudanese Face Famine in ‘Lean Season’

South Sudan (Mission Network News) — It’s been just over two months since the South Sudanese government declared famine conditions in parts of the country, according to Relief Web. Now we’re getting close to what’s called the “lean season” in South Sudan from May to July. The latest UNICEF report says over five million people—almost […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned by Russia’s Supreme Court After ‘Extremist’ Tag Upheld

Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned by Russia’s Supreme Court After ‘Extremist’ Tag Upheld

(Newsweek) — Russia’s Supreme Court has declared Jehovah’s Witnesses an extremist organization, ordering its assets liquidated and banning all activities in the country, Russian state media reported Thursday. The ban will not come into force until after the group’s appeal is heard. The ruling upholds a claim made by Russia’s Ministry of Justice. Responding to […]

French Presidential Candidate: Islamic ‘Preachers of Hate Should Be Expelled, Their Mosques Closed’

French Presidential Candidate: Islamic ‘Preachers of Hate Should Be Expelled, Their Mosques Closed’

PARIS — French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told reporters on Friday that the country should ban Islamic hate preachers and close their mosques in light of the most recent terror attack in the nation. “Our country France has once again had the barbarity of a terrorist assault in the heart of our capital,” she said. […]

Christian Governor ‘Ahok’ Loses Jakarta Election

Christian Governor ‘Ahok’ Loses Jakarta Election

(Evangelical Focus) — Muslim candidate Anies Baswedan won the governmental election in Jakarta (capital city of Indonesia) on April 19. A rough and tense campaign had led to a blasphemy trial against the Christian candidate and Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama. With 100% of the votes counted, Baswedan got 58% of the votes, and Purnama, […]

Three in Ten Germans Believe in Life After Death

Three in Ten Germans Believe in Life After Death

(Evangelical Focus) — About 30% of Germans believe in the existence of a life after death. Women are more convinced about the existence of some kind of afterlife (35%) than men (26%), shows a survey conducted by opinion institute Inse-Consulere. Those who do not believe in a life after death are 35%. Another 28% is […]

Homosexual Professor Suggests ‘Fixed Term Marriage’ Preferable to Lifelong Commitment

Homosexual Professor Suggests ‘Fixed Term Marriage’ Preferable to Lifelong Commitment

(Christian Institute) — Traditional marriage vows would be better replaced by a fixed-term contract, an author and academic has claimed. Jeanette Winterson entered a same-sex “marriage” in 2015, despite previously being “unsure about gay marriage.” Writing in The Guardian, Professor Winterson claimed that a lifelong commitment is “too long for most of us” and “that […]

Pakistan University Mob Kills Fellow Student Over Blasphemy Allegations

Pakistan University Mob Kills Fellow Student Over Blasphemy Allegations

MARDAN, Pakistan (VOA News) — An angry mob killed a fellow student at a Pakistani university campus Thursday on accusations that he’d posted blasphemous content online. It was the latest in a series of vigilante attacks over the increasingly contentious issue in the predominantly Muslim country. Witnesses and local media reported angry students associated with the ruling […]

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